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  • MCA Experiences in July

    12th March 2015

    We are planning three experiences during July which encourages our students to enjoy the outdoors.

    Please download the information letter & application form below...


  • Manor Croft Academy Student News Team Report

    4th March 2015

    Here at Manor Croft Academy we have recently established a News Team, made up of Year 7 and 8 students. Our aim is to participate in the BBC Schools New Report this year on Thursday 19th March.

    Our club runs every Tuesday during lunchtime in the library. At the present time we are developing are skills in preparation, learning how to select newsworthy items, conduct interviews as well as editing and publish news reports.

    A recent broadcast entitled ‘RAP with Grant’ which gave students at our Academy an overv

  • Year 11 Maths Mock Exams

    27th February 2015

    Monday 23rd March Period 4 and 5 – non calculator paper

    Monday 27th April Period 4 and 5 – Calculator paper

  • Transition Thursday’s

    25th February 2015

    The Academy would like to thank the Junior schools of Chickenley, Eastborough, Bywell and Hanging Heaton for promoting the ‘Transition Thursday’ taster lessons to their students. Last week we had our largest turn out yet to work in Science. Over 55 students attended the session where they were building towers with spaghetti and marshmallows. The activities take place all year with experiences available for all of our academic areas.  

  • Mrs McHugh - PTA

    17th February 2015

     Mrs McHugh has been appointed the Chair of the PTA at Manor Croft Academy. There will be close ties with the student Leaders to ensure that the PTA can help the students achieve their goals for the remainder of the year. The PTA are an essential group that help the school progress by offering a parents view towards activities conducted by the Academy while helping out on events evenings and fund raising schemes. If this is something you are interested in joining and have a child currently studying at the A

  • Year 10 Mock Exam Timetable February 2015

    10th February 2015

    Year 10 Mock Exam Timetable February 2015

  • Student Leader Training

    9th February 2015

    Student Leader training

    The Student Leaders take an active role in the development of the Academy. Each Student Leader represents their form and acts as a spokesperson to highlight issues the students feel are important to the Senior Leadership Team and the PTA. The meetings are held in the Academy’s library every two weeks and the Students are encouraged to tackle all problems no matter how small or large.  In February it was their turn to experience training in order for them to fulfil their roles more ef

  • Kirklees Apprenticeship Evening

    5th February 2015

    Kirklees Apprenticeship Evening

    Tuesday 3rd March 5.30-8.00pm, The John Smith's Stadium Huddersfield

  • Term 2 - Enrichment Day

    30th January 2015

    Enrichment Day

    Each term the students experience an Enrichment Day which addresses issues that they may encounter away from the Academy. This term the focus was on empathy. The students rotated around 5 activities during the day. These included; Disability, Music for change, Exploitation, The Myth of Race and Homophobia.


    The disability zone was an action packed area with students taking on roles that encapsulated the spirit of the Envictus Games. Students participated in seated volleyball and blin

  • Aladdin - Staff Panto 2014

    20th December 2014

    This year the students were treated to their Manor Croft Christmas present by witnessing the Staff Pantomime. On show was Aladdin, masterfully redesigned by Ms Lyons with a slight Dewsbury slant on proceedings. The acting was at best, wooden, yet the cast were pleased with this review as performances in rehearsals had alarm bells ringing. A huge thanks goes to all the staff who were willing to pull on the costumes. Finally, a special mention is required for Anne and Karen who spend hours bringing the show t

  • December 2014 Newsletter

    19th December 2014

    December 2014 Newsletter

  • Manor Croft Academy Reward Trip

    16th December 2014

    This term the Manor Croft reward trip involved 160 students who visited Hollywood Bowl and Vue Cinema in Kirkstall. Most students managed to creep over 60 points for their bowling score, however there did seem to be a lot of assistance as the barriers were raised, preventing the ball from going dead! After the game we ventured next door to watch the brilliant family movie, Paddington. All the students and staff had a great time and it was a perfect way to celebrate these students for all their hard work sin

  • Year 11 Mock Exam Timetable January 2015

    12th December 2014

    Year 11 Mock Exam Timetable January 2015 attached

  • Senior Citizens Christmas Lunch

    12th December 2014

    The annual Christmas party for Senior Citizens will be taking place in the final week of term at Manor Croft Academy. The event is designed to allow the local community to come together for an afternoon of entertainment. This Year’s performance is provided by the Kirklees Orchestra who will be performing festive songs for everyone to get involved with. Once the show is over the attendees will be eating lunch and partaking in a few games of bingo where the Principal, Ms Clacy will be calling out the numbers.

  • Mr Wallis - Roller HockeyWorld Championships

    9th December 2014

    In November 2014, Manor Croft Academy PE Teacher, Tom Wallis made the 6,000mile trip to Canelones in Uruguay to represent England at the Roller Hockey World Group ‘B’ Championships. He was selected in a squad of 10 players from all over the UK to compete in the competition held every 2years, with a main goal of gaining promotion to the World Group ‘A’ Championships in France in June 2015. Teams from USA, Uruguay, Holland, Egypt, Macao and Austria all competed in an attempt to finish in the top 3 and gain pr

  • Stonewall Charity - Tackling homophobia

    5th December 2014

    Manor Croft Academy is proud to be supporting the Stonewall Charity which helps to prevent homophobic bullying and derogatory language within schools. Key Stage Manager, Kyle Audsley, who is leading on the initiative said: “We, at Manor Croft believe our Academy should be a secure and happy environment where all young people can focus on their education. However, we recognise that homophobic bullying is endemic nationally and affects young gay people's attendance and attainment. Whilst we address this in ou

  • Senior Citizens' Christmas Lunch Booking Form

    2nd December 2014

    Senior Citizens' Christmas Lunch booking form, Wednesday 17th December 10:45am to 1:30pm

  • Post 16 Event

    27th November 2014

    Post 16 event 3rd December 2014 3:00pm - 6:00pm

  • Junior School Indoor Athletics Competition

    26th November 2014

    Well done to all those students who participated in the Junior School Indoor Athletic competition this afternoon. Bywell, Chickenley and Hanging Heaton were fighting it out to see which school would represent the North of Kirklees later on in the academic year. Whichever school turns out to be the winner, Manor Croft Academy wishes them luck in representing our North Kirklees area in the final.    

  • Non-uniform day Friday 21st November

    21st November 2014

    MCA are holding a non-uniform day on Fri 21st Nov for Anti Bullying week. Students pay £1 towards the school Anti Bullying fund and wear something BLUE. No fancy dress please, only clothes suitable and appropriate for school.

    Thank you for your support. H Clacy