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  • Year 8 Saga Writers Achieve Success

    4th June 2014

    Mr Crosby’s Year 8 students have been proving themselves as top writers in recent English lessons. The students entered a Mini Sagas competition, writing stories based around scenes from the film Jurassic Park. The catch though, was that they could only write a maximum of 100 words, meaning that real skill was required in order to relay the tension and atmosphere of the piece!

    As a result of their entries, 18 of the students received a letter back from the competition organisers, informing them that their wo

  • Year 10 Mock Exam Timetable

    22nd May 2014

    Download the Year 10 Mock Exam Timetable from the link below...

  • Year 11 group photograph May 2014

    22nd May 2014

    Year 11 group photograph May 2014

    Download from the link at the bottom of this page

  • Class of 1979 school reunion

    22nd May 2014

    There will be a class of 1979 school reunion to be held at Hanging Heaton Golf Club Dewsbury on October 11th from 19:30.

    Organised by Colin Lane & alumni

  • Manor Croft Academy Pop Choir

    19th May 2014

    Manor Croft Academy Pop Choir

    On the 20th May Manor Croft will be holding a recruitment day for the Pop Choir by organising nearly  a 100 strong group of singers from KS3 students. Mr Cleve Freckleton, Musical Director for the choir, will be in school all day and will be working with students to rehearse a song which will be performed with a live band of KS4 musicians at then end of the day. All students will be given the option of joining the choir following this event and will then be part of a performance

  • ‘A Class Act 2014’ Talent Show

    19th May 2014

    ‘A Class Act 2014’ Talent Show

    On the 10th July 2014 Manor Croft will be hosting its annual ‘A CLASS ACT’ Talent Show. Students from all years will be competing against one another for the winner of the two categories; Music and singing; and Dance, Drama and Variety. Students will be auditioning the week beginning the 9th June and will be trying hard to impress a team of three judges. Tickets will be available after half term and will be priced at £2 each. Please come and support all the acts and even get to

  • Kirklees Faith Forum Newsletter - Issue 15

    14th May 2014

    Kirklees Interfaith group continue to run vital projects benefiting our community and the wider world. Keep up with their latest news, and keep a look out for events that they will be putting on throughout the summer.  

  • PTA meeting will be on Thursday 26 June

    12th May 2014

    The PTA meeting will be on Thursday 26 June 2014 at 7pm in the Conference Room

  • Revision Calendar May 2014

    9th May 2014

    Download a Revision Calendar from the link below

  • Easter Revision Calendar

    7th April 2014

    Easter Revision Calendar for Download

  • Sports Relief - Over 700 pounds raised!

    21st March 2014

    Manor Croft Academy students have raised over 700 hundred pounds by wearing sportswear for the day.

    Many students donated one pound to Sport Relief to be rid of their uniform for the day. Other students took their own initiative by conducting their own sponsored silences. The PE department have been working with all students in lessons to ensure they have had the opportunity to ‘run a mile’ for the Sports Relief campaign.

    Well done to all that took part. Special thanks go to Mr Verity, Mr Dawson, Mr White, Mi

  • Rewards Event - Magic Time!

    21st March 2014

    On Thursday 20th March over 350 Manor Croft Academy students experienced a unique reward event.

    Sam Fitton kindly agreed to shun the corporate hospitality circuit so he could inspire our students into a career that may not be on their usual ‘maybe I could do’ list. With the art of distraction Sam managed to stun the audience into silence, time and time again.

    The presentation highlighted to our students that making a career out of something you love is certainly possible!

     

     

       

  • Next PTA Meeting

    20th March 2014

    There will be no PTA in April and the next meeting will be on Thursday 1 May.

  • Year 8 Options Evening

    20th March 2014

    Year 8 Options Evening letter home

  • Year 11 Prom

    20th March 2014

    Year 11 Prom information attached

  • Year 8 Options Evening

    21st February 2014

    Year 8 Options Evening re-arranged

  • Year 11 Kirklees Basketball Champions!

    20th February 2014

    Last night the Year 11 basketball team representing Manor Croft Academy made history. For the first time in the ten years that the Kirklees basketball competition has been running, a North Kirklees school has beaten a team from the South.

    Having secured the North Kirklees league the week before, the final was set to be a great showdown. Just getting to the final was a huge task. The students had been participating in a league of ten teams playing weekly, in order to see who came out on top.

    The final was a ve

  • College & 6th Form Interview Dates

    29th January 2014

    Interview dates for colleges and 6th forms at Manor Croft Academy for students who have applied.

    13th February Heckmondwike Grammar

    11th March Huddersfield New College

    21st  March Mirfield Free Grammar

    24th March Ossett 6th Form

  • Road safety and Luke Potter

    24th January 2014

    Today the Year 8 and Year 9 students were treated to an event that combined road safety with an up and coming singer called Luke Potter.

    Luke has been touring the country, introducing his songs to the next generation. In addition to his UK tour he has recently returned from America where he has signed to the same management team as Justin Timberlake and Britney Spears.

    The event was a mixture of live music, road safety facts and a game show pitching the girls against the boys. We would like to extend our than

  • Head Boy and Head Girl results are in...

    22nd January 2014

    This year has seen a change in how the students have a voice within school. Running up to Christmas, students had the opportunity of putting themselves forward for the school council.

    Over 100 students applied for the posts and the successful applicants have formed four focus groups within school. The four areas under consideration mirror the Assistant Principal roles for Teaching & Learning, Community & Transition, Achievement and Wellbeing.

    The final task has been to wait and see which Year 11 students woul