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  • Year 11 Parents' Evening

    25th September 2017

    YEAR 11 PARENTS' EVENING

     Thursday 28th September 2017

     3pm - 6pm in the Main Hall

     If you can't attend, please call reception on 01977 622850

     

     

  • Technical problems with our safeguarding line

    22nd September 2017

    We are currently having technical issues with our safeguarding telephone line, if you need to speak to a safeguarding officer, please call reception on 01977 622850 and either leave a message or speak to the receptionist.

    Thank you and apologies for the inconvenience.

  • Pencils for Grenfell Campaign

    21st September 2017

    Students at De Lacy ran a campaign to collect writing equipment to send to Ark Burlington Danes Academy for students affected by the Grenfell fire. We had a great response from students and staff to this appeal.

    All donations have been greatly received by Ark Burlingtons, we had this letter from them today to thank our students. Well done De Lacy!

  • De Lacy Academy Post 16 Market Place

    21st September 2017

    De Lacy Academy are hosting a Market Place on Wednesday 27th September for all year 10 and 11 students and parents to come along and meet local colleges and businesses. There will be lots of information on hand about college courses, apprenticeship, traineeships and careers advice in general.

    The main hall will be open from 4.30pm to 6pm, come along and have a chat with us to see what there is on offer.

    See you there!

  • Lettings at De Lacy Academy

    8th September 2017

    We now have a new online service for all lettings at De Lacy.

    This link is on our useful links tab, use this to contact Schools Lettings Solutions who will be able to book our facilities and answer any of your questions:

    http://delacy.schoolbookings.co.uk

     

     

  • Castleford Tigers League Leaders Shield

    8th September 2017

    Thank you to Tim Rumford from Castleford Tigers who came into school today to show our students the league leaders shield that the players won recently.

     

  • Enterprise Day July 2017

    7th September 2017

    Use the link below to see the report from Enabling Enterprise about De Lacy Academy's successful enterprise day.

    http://enablingenterprise.org/archives/22489

  • GCSE Celebrations

    24th August 2017

    Students and staff at De Lacy Academy, part of Delta Academies Trust, are celebrating the success of our GCSE results for this academic year.  Congratulations to all our students who have worked extremely hard and gained some fantastic grades across the curriculum.  Students dealt well with the move to tougher GCSE grades with record numbers achieving the higher grades.  There has again been a great performance in subjects across the curriculum this year.

    The Principal, Chris McCall said “it was a pleasure t

  • Useful information from NSPCC

    13th July 2017

    Become an expert in your child's online world in six weeks, use the link below:

    https://nspcc.o2.co.uk/

  • Snapchat and recent changes to the site

    29th June 2017

    We have been made aware of Snapchat and recent changes to the site. We have been asked to make students aware as the site now shows user locations. This can be miss used and we will advise our students to turn off this facility during form time this week.

    Please use the link below for more information:

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-40382876

  • Gatecrashing Director!

    23rd June 2017

    Lesley Bailey, Vice Chair of Delta's Board of Directors, visited De Lacy today. She started her morning at 8 a.m. gatecrashing students alongside members of the Senior Leadership Team and support staff. Here she is asking a maths question to one of our students!

     

    She also spent time looking at lessons across the academy as well as reviewing the quality of assessment, marking and feedback. Her time with us ended by talking to our Lead Out Loud students followed by a fish and chips lunch - a Friday favourite h

  • Fabulous GCSE Artwork

    23rd June 2017

    Year 11 students have have produced some amazing GCSE artwork this year for their exams, we are expecting top grades looking at this standard of work.

    Well done Y11!

  • Reading in Key Stage 3

    22nd June 2017

    We take reading really seriously at De Lacy Academy, with all students assessed for their reading age every term.  We understand that students who have a high reading age have a better chance of achieving success in their GCSE exams than those with a lower reading age.  The independent reading that is promoted across the academy has enabled several students to achieve a significant increase in their reading age. 

    The English Faculty now has a Year 7 & 8 display on their corridor of all the students who have

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    GATECRASHER!

    20th June 2017

    You may have noticed members of the Senior Leadership Team standing at the school gates with mini whiteboards this week. This is Gatecrasher! Students are asked common literacy and numeracy questions that many people often get wrong in exams, such as the use of  there, their and they're or what the total number of degrees are in a trinagle. The idea is that over time, students will learn from these daily encounters and not make common errors in exams later on.

    Students who get correct answers are given a sli

  • Year 10 Geography Field Trip News

    20th June 2017

    A fantastic day was had by our Year 10 Geographers last Thursday. They spent the day in the sunshine investigating the stunning landforms at Flamborough Head and then completing the fieldwork needed for their GCSE course in Hornsea.

     Textbook pages were brought to life as students could see the processes and features that make up the headland at Flamborough. They also got to practise a variety of fieldwork techniques. After a quick ice cream stop and opportunity to study the sand dunes at Bridlington the har

  • Year 11 Letter given out today

    15th June 2017

    Year 11 have been given a letter today to take home for parents, please see the attached copy.

  • New year 7 uniform event this week

    5th June 2017

    Don't forget the uniform event this Thursday at De Lacy for all our new year 7 students starting with us in September. The Main Hall will be open from 3pm to 6pm to show off the brand new Delta uniform Year 7 will wear from September.

    Students will have the chance to try on uniform for sizes and place orders.

    There will also be pop up shops during the school holidays for any of our students to buy new uniform:

    Tuesday 15th August

    Tuesday 22nd August

    Tuesday 29th August

    All in the Main Hall from 10am to 3pm.

  • Science Club News

    26th May 2017

    Science club members had a great time this week making stress balls, might be handy for some of our students who are taking exams!

     

  • GCSE Exams

    24th May 2017

    De Lacy would like to wish the very best of luck to its Y11 students during this difficult examination time.

     If students feel stressed or would like some useful advice - please follow this link as it may be helpful.

     https://www.childline.org.uk/info-advice/school-college-and-work/school-college/exam-stress/

  • SPORTING NEWS ........................

    15th May 2017

    Wakefield 9s rugby tournament for Years 8 and 9 at Minsthorpe. Well done to all boys who took part!