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  • Thwaite Mills Museum

    9th November 2015

    We have planned a visit for our Year 1 and Year 2 class to Thwaite Mills Museum. All children are invited to dress up in Victorian attire for the day. Please see the letter below for more information. All children will be provided with a packed for the trip.

    For more information about Thwaite Mills Museum please click here.

  • Scary Day

    30th October 2015

    On our last day of the school term we had a scary themed day in anticipation of halloween. All of our children dressed up as something scary. Our kitchen team put on a themed lunch for all our children to take part in! Please take a look at our scary pictures! 


  • School Attendance

    28th September 2015

    We are five weeks into our new school year and our school attendance so far has been impressive. Please look at our attendance page for attendance incentives and schemes which we run in our academy.

     The national expected standard attendance is 95%, so anything above this is excellent. Below 95% is nationally considered poor attendance. May we also remind parents that the Local Authority and School Partnership Trust do not authorise holidays in term time.

  • Macmillan Coffee Morning

    24th September 2015

    A huge well done to Jeremy's Club for hosting their second Macmillan Coffee Morning. They invited parents/carers to attend and all children and staff to dress in anything but uniform! They raised an amazing £324.15 for Macmillan Cancer Support. Thank you to everyone who contributed buns and cakes for the bake off competition. Our well-deserved winner was 🏆 Jack 🏆 from year 2 will his bright and colourful cake. Well done Jack!

  • Welcome Back to England Lane Academy

    2nd September 2015

    Welcome back to all our pupils and new starters at England Lane Academy. We are all very excited for the new school year. Please check back on our website for regular updates on up and coming events, newsletters, pictures and more. Also, just a reminder to all parent/carers our parent zone is always open for you to message any questions to Mrs Thomson our Head of Academy. We enjoy hearing your thoughts.  Please click here to visit our Ask Us! portal.

  • Swap Shop

    19th June 2015

    A huge well done to our pupils seen below who have received an amazing 100 points to spend in our school swap shop!

  • Year 5 and 6 Residential Trip

    5th June 2015

    Our year 5 and 6 pupils had an amazing time on their recent residential trip to Kingswood Peak Venture. Pupils took part in activities such as the archery, the zipwire, quad biking and the terryfying leap of faith.

    We had a great time!

  • Parent Zone

    1st June 2015

    Our Parent Zone is live. Here we post useful information for parents/carers. We have recently added a 'You said, We did' section where we endeavour to update with any information from our parent/carer community.

    If you have a question for Mrs Thompson, please use the ask us section.

     Please click here to go to our Parent Zone


  • Swap Shop Open for Business!

    1st June 2015

    As part of our new, updated behaviour policy we operate a 'swap shop' in school.

    All children earn smiley face points throughout the day. These are recorded in the classroom and on a computer based programme. The points are earned for attendance, punctuality and displaying any of our LEARNER behaviours.

    If children don't show these they get sad face points which are taken off of their total. As the week and term progress the points accumulate and, once they have enough, children can swap their points for priz

  • Lower Foundation Trip to Cannon Hall Farm

    19th May 2015

    Today our Nursery visited Cannon Hall Farm! We had a wonderful time seeing all the amazing animals. If you would like anymore information on Cannon Hall Farm please visit their website.

    Please see below the exciting photographs from our day out.

  • Fluoride Varnish Application Programme

    8th May 2015

    On the 8th of May we had a special visit from the The Mid Yorkshire Hospital Trust who are activley promoting healthy smiles in our Local Community!

    We have had lots of fun being shown how to brush our teeth in Nursery and Upper Foundation. We now brush our teeth in nursery every day!

    Please see below more information about the scheme and also pictures from the day.

    Work together, Smile Forever’

    A Community Based Fluoride Varnish Application Programme


    The Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust Community Dental Serv

  • York Chocolate Story

    16th March 2015

    Our Key Stage 2 pupils had a wonderful time at our recent visit to the York Chocolate Story. Please look over the pictures from our exciting day!

  • Library Opening

    13th March 2015

    Today we had our library re-opened by Yvette Cooper our Local MP. Please see the photos below of this exciting event. A hugh thank you to Yvette for sharing this moment with us.

  • Last Weeks Top Attenders...

    2nd March 2015

    A huge well done to TEAM 2 who came out top in the race to being this week’s attendance stars!!

  • Scholastic Book Fair

    24th February 2015

    This week we have had the scholastics book fair in our school. Jeremys's club members have been opening the fair every morning and evening. You still have Monday the 2nd of March to browse through the books. If the book you would like to purchase has sold out, this can still be ordered. Next day delivery is available free of charge so your book will arrive in school quickly. 

    Please look through the pictures below to see our excited children browsing the Fair! 

  • World Book Day Costume Winners

    20th February 2015

    As part of the scholastic book fair we ran a competition for best dressed. Each of our winners won a book token to spend in the book fair. Congratulations to our winners, Cat in the Hat, Harry Potter, Cruella Deville and Fantastic Mr Fox! A huge well done to all our children for taking part in world book day you all looked amazing! 

  • World Book Day at England Lane Academy

    19th February 2015

    Today we celebrated world book day. We all dressed up as our favourite book character. Please take a look at all our amazing constumes.

  • Early Bird/SATs Breakfast Club

    14th January 2015

    Invites have been sent out this week to invite all our year 2 and year 6 pupils to either the early birds reading club or the SATs breakfast club. We hope to see you all bright and early on Monday the 19th of January. Please see below the letters we have sent out.

  • Poppy Appeal

    1st December 2014

    We received a lovely postcard this week from the Royal British Legion. All together we raised £29.28. A big thank you to everyone who bought a poppy.

  • Pontefract and Castleford Express

    11th November 2014

    Please pick up a copy of this weeks Pontefract and Castleford Express out 13.11.2014 to see our new starters to upper foundation. We are really proud of our butterflies who are progressing in their learning journeys at England Lane Academy.