• 30 December 2014

      Reading at Montagu

      Within the academy we are striving not only to raise attainment in reading but also to promote a love of reading where children want to read for pleasure. We are currently developing new spaces within the academy for …

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    • 19 December 2014

      Autumn 2 Highlights

      Family Events This term families have taken part in visits organised by the academy. This has included a visit to see Disney on Ice at Sheffield Arena, a pantomime at Rotherham Civic and a visit to Wheelgate to see Santa on …

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    • 17 December 2014

      Music Concert

      This week, our talented musicians and singers treated parents, staff and other children to a music concert. Visit the gallery for more photos. …

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    • 11 December 2014

      Christmas Craft Night

      The academy held its Christmas craft night on Thursday evening. The evening involved parents and their children visiting a craft workshop. There was a variety of crafts that took place including creating tree decorations, …

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    • 05 December 2014

      Christmas Fair

      Today we held our Christmas Fair which was a great success. We had many stalls which included the sale of toys, cakes, festive scented soaps and competitions such as guess the name of the cake. A selection of children, …

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    • 28 November 2014

      Christmas at Montagu

      Christmas has arrived at Montagu! It was great to see our wonderful, hard working and dedicated staff working late on Friday. They worked extremely hard to create a magical place for children to see when they arrive …

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    • 27 November 2014

      Christmas Crafts

      5O were invited to the Mexborough Resource Centre to participate in craft making activities to help them with their Christmas displays.  The children made baubles which will be used to decorate a tree in Mexborough and a …

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    • 18 November 2014

      Orienteering at Austerfield

      Year 6 had a fantastic day at Austerfield today. We learnt all about orienteering before practising our skills in the dis-used quarry. Luckily the weather was great too! Visit the Year 6 blog for more information. …

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    • 17 November 2014

      Den Building

      As part of the Year 3 Stone Age topic, we had a den building day on 17th November. Working with the Den Experiment (http://www.denbuilding.co.uk/), we used a range of different equipment to build …

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    • 17 November 2014

      Ballet Workshop

      Year 4 were visited by the Northern Ballet to do a workshop prior to their visit to see Cinderella. Both classes took part in a range of activities including creative dance moves and a range of movements. This was something both …

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    • 14 November 2014

      Inspire Mornings

      This week we held our first Inspire Mornings in school. They have been very popular events and children have thoroughly enjoyed the experience. We have had excellent feedback from the parents/carers who attended, thank you …

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    • 24 October 2014

      Pumpkin Pie

      This week Year 5 have been making Pumpkin Pie. …

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    • 23 October 2014

      Autumn 1 Highlights

      Highlights from the newsletters in Autumn 1: Parents Consultations Thank you to all of you who attended our parent consultation meetings on Monday. It was lovely to see such a huge turnout of parents. I know the …

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    • 21 October 2014

      Coal Mining Museum

      Year 3 recently visited the coal mining museum in Wakefield as part of their topic. Find out more by visiting the Year 3 blog.   …

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    • 15 October 2014

      Saxon Day

      On Wednesday 15th October, Year 5 welcomed Weyland the Saxon into school. It was fascinating listening to Saxon tales, discovering what life was like in Saxon times and the influence they have had on today’s …

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    • 06 October 2014

      Kingswood Residential 2014

      The children have now returned from the year 5 Kingswood residential. They enjoyed adventurous activities such as abseiling, fencing, orienteering, archery, team building exercises, 3G swing, zip wire, quad biking a leap …

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    • 02 October 2014

      Year 6 Shakespeare Production

      As part of their work in English, ‘Finding the Will’ have spent the week working with Year 6. The children have participated in a drama workshop based on William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet. After …

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    • 05 September 2014

      Montagu Academy Opening

      It was a fantastic first week back at school for children, staff and parents with the official opening of Montagu Academy. To mark the occasion the children completed projects linked to …

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    • 28 August 2014

      Montagu Academy Opening Celebrations

      During the first week of the academic year we will be celebrating the opening of our new school 'Montagu Academy'. We will be undertaking projects linked to the theme 'Mexborough through the …

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    • 27 August 2014

      The School Grounds

      We have been working very hard to improve the school grounds which currently look beautiful. We aim to develop outdoor learning during the new academic year and use our spacious and well resourced grounds …

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