• 18 December 2015

      A little Christmas magic

      Today, the children in KS2 performed Silent Night using sign language. Click the link to view the video. https://vimeo.com/149392904 …

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    • 10 December 2015

      Christmas Craft Night

      On Wednesday, The academy held a Christmas Craft night. The evening involved parents and their children visiting a craft workshop. There were a variety of crafts that took place including creating tree decorations, angels, …

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    • 04 December 2015

      Anti-Bullying Charter Mark

      This week, a selection of children including representatives from the school council visited Castle Park Rugby Club to receive the Anti-Bullying Silver award. The team will now be working towards the gold award. …

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    • 03 December 2015

      Christmas Fayre

      This week we held our annual Christmas Fayre. We had many stalls which included the sale of toys, scented soap, biscuits, buns, Christmas decorations, refreshments, face painting, fresh produce (sprouts grown in the school …

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    • 27 November 2015

      What's in the Box?

      This week, the children took part in a whole school writing event. A mysterious present arrived in school on Monday morning causing much interest and intrigue. Each class were inspired to write using the present as a stimulus …

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    • 20 November 2015

      Inspire Mornings

      Over the past couple of weeks we have held our first Inspire Mornings of the year. Thank you again for supporting us and helping make these events such a success. Year 1 took part in design and …

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    • 04 November 2015

      Curriculum Parental Overviews

      Curriculum Planning Overviews This week you should have received a curriculum planning overview. If you have not received this, please speak to your child's class teacher. We have a lot of exciting topics planned …

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    • 20 October 2015

      National Coal Mining Museum

      As part of their topic ‘Mexborough Miners,’ Year 3 visited the National Coal Mining Museum. During the day, they completed a range of different activities. These included going down the coal mine and exploring …

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    • 16 October 2015

      Mexborough Academy - Science Workshop

      This week, Year 6 visited Mexborough Academy to experience a Science lesson taught in their Science labs. The children enjoyed learning how to use Bunsen burners and were given a Bunsen burner license. During the year …

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    • 09 October 2015

      Shakespeare Project

      As part of their work in English, ‘Finding the Will’ spent the week working with Year 6 through a variety of workshops and projects. The children participated in activities such as drama based on William …

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    • 16 September 2015

      Year 3 Mexborough Walk

      As part of their studies about the history of Mexborough, Year 3 went on a learning walk around the local area. They travelled around the town and stopped at various locations to discuss how it has changed through the years. Some …

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    • 11 September 2015

      Roman Fighting Techniques

      Year 4, as part of their Roman topic launch, have been investigating what made them such good fighters. They looked at four of the different techniques that the Romans performed whlist they were in battle. Below are …

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    • 07 September 2015

      Tudor Day

      Year 6 launched their Tudor topic with a hook day. The children enjoyed making God’s eyes, creating  Tudor Roses, learning all about Henry VIII and creating a timeline of the major events …

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    • 04 September 2015


      On returning to school after the summer, the children and staff took part in an eco-day as part of our eco-schools work. Each class worked on a project linked to the 9 key areas of eco-schools: Energy, water, biodiversity, …

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    • 09 July 2015


      On Friday the 3rd July, 3 children from Year 5 visited a game design studio called Sumo Digital. They had a top secret experience and have been unable to discuss it in detail! The children actually took part in trialling a brand …

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    • 09 July 2015

      Eco-Solar Challenge

      On Wednesday, members of the Eco council visited Dearne Valley College to take part in a solar-powered car race. The ‘Montagu Maserati’ was built by the children and incorporated some recyclable …

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    • 03 July 2015

      Wimbledon Party

      Wimbledon Party Year 1 held a Wimbledon party to celebrate the Wimbledon tennis Tournament this week. They took part in a tennis tournament, enjoyed strawberries and ice cream and created sweat bands in preparation for …

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    • 19 June 2015

      Summer Fayre

      The summer fayre was a great success! Thank you to everyone who came and a special thank you to everyone who helped and provided donations. There was lots to see and do including a bouncy castle, a penalty shoot-out …

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    • 13 June 2015

      Scarborough Residential

      This week, children in year 6 have taken part in their residential visit to Scarborough. The children had a fantastic time and enjoyed some glorious weather! The children enjoyed visits to Peasholm Park, Scarborough …

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    • 15 May 2015

      Cannon Hall

      This week, Foundation 1 visited Cannon Hall Farm as part of their topic ‘animals’. It coincided with a visit from Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex who was there to open part of the newly built area. The children …

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