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

    10th May 2017

    Rounders Results - De Lacy v Castleford Academy

    Year 7 won 4.5 to 1.5

    Year 9 drew 8 to 8

    Year 10 lost 10 to 7

    Great afternoon in the sunshine.

    ROUNDERS TRAINING EVERY MONDAY AT 2.30pm - all girls welcome!

  • New De Lacy App is available to download

    9th May 2017

    The new De Lacy app is now available to download.....



    4th May 2017

    Year 10 and 11 students played rugby league against each other today, it was a close call however year 10 won 24 - 22. A great effort by all the lads who took part.

  • New Year 7 Uniform Event

    28th April 2017

    De Lacy will be holding a uniform afternoon for all new year 7 students who are coming to us in September.

    Students will have the chance to try on different sizes and place or amend orders.

    Come and join us in the Main Hall on Thursday 8th June from

    3pm - 6pm.


  • UKRoC Youth Rocketry Challenge Regional Final

    6th April 2017

    Andrew Rhodes, Lewis Walker, Jake Hutchinson and Luke Lloyd took part in the UK regional qualifying flights at Elvington Air Base.

    Again a great improvement on last year with the team nominally taking 2nd place, from a field of 9, but they were left to curse their luck as they potentially could have taken first place but for the fact they could only manage one flight where their rocket's altitude could be measured, at a heady 690 feet (particularly close to the target height of 775 feet given the gusting win

  • Outward Bound Ullswater Trip Y10 2017

    27th March 2017

    A fantastic week had by all where we encountered all types of weather, including up to 30cm of snow on Wednesday morning!

     Students took part in activities such as gorge walking, camping, canoeing and hiking, they also experienced steam and speed boats. The students challenged themselves by working out of their comfort zone along with students from Wakefield City Academy and Crofton Academy in order to navigate up mountains, cook food in the wilderness and work with others they didn't know at the start of th

  • British Science Week Competition Winners

    27th March 2017

    We had some brilliant entries for the poster competition, it was difficult to choose a winner so we have 2 students who both get first prize:

    Megan Bailey and Karina Jegorova from year 7.

    Congratulations both of you.

    Megan Bailey


    Karina Jegorova


  • Out & About Project 2017

    21st March 2017

    A group of students had the opportunity to take part in the 5 week Out & About Project in conjunction with The Hepworth Wakefield.

    They visited Brimham Rocks, Nostell Priory, The Hepworth Wakefield & Yorkshire Sculpture Park exploring the landscapes and enjoying time working together in some of the most beautiful places that are on our doorstep.

    The students have created sculptures and art work and attended a final celebration event at the Hepworth along with other local schools.

    Take a look at some of the ma

  • SPORTING NEWS................

    20th March 2017

    Some of our year 7 and 8 students are at Huddersfield today competing in the West Yorkshire School Games Finals. All girls are representing not only De Lacy but also Wakefield in the trampolining.

    Lauren Green who is a Trampoline Leader from Year 10 will be coaching the teams along with Miss Anfield.

    Take a look at some of the fab pics we have so far.


  • Science Week

    13th March 2017

    This week is British Science week. We are asking our year 7 and 8 students to take part in a homework competition to create a poster about change.

    Winners will be announced next week.

  • Yorkshire Schools Rowing Championships

    10th March 2017

    De Lacy students took part in the Yorkshire Schools Rowing Championships today with some fantastic results

    Year 11 girls - Morgan Wilson 4th

    Year 10 girls -  Ellie Ramskill 6th

    Year10 boys -  Ryan Wood 5th

    Year 9 girls - Megan Sharp 8th

    Year 9 boys -  Alex Birkitt 9th

    Year 8 girls - Libby Hall 3rd BRONZE medal

    Year 8 boys - Alfie McKinley 9th

    Year 7 girls - Stephanie Spence Hirst 2nd= JOINT SILVER Medal

    Year 7 boys - Sam Sutcliffe 10th

    De Lacy came 5th overall in Yorkshire Rowing Relay Event

    Well done to everyone

  • SPORTING NEWS ......

    8th March 2017

    Year 7 girl’s netball team played against St Wilfrids this week, they lost 5-1 however played really well. Player of the match was Stephanie Spence Hirst.


  • International Studies Takeaway Homework Menu

    2nd March 2017

    Please see the International Studies homework menu for year 7 and year 8 on the attached document

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

    28th February 2017

    Some of our Year 7 Boys took part in the Sky Sports Living for Sport Programme with England Badminton star Jenny Wallwork. Out of 18 boys who started the project, 13 have now completed it.The programme concentrated on improving areas around school,whilst using sport as the catalyst.

    Mr Lewis from Maths commented that Noah Carpenter had improved in Maths during the programme - 'Excellent progress and fantastic effort in all topics covered. Big improvement!'

  • New internet safety advice for parents

    28th February 2017


    This app is risky as it promotes open sharing of secrets and then people can contact you to meet up. Be careful if your child has this app. 

    The recommended age is 17.

    So what is Whisper?

    Promotion blurb:

    ‘Whisper is an anonymous social network that allows people to express themselves. If you have ever had something too intimate to share on traditional social networks, simply share it on Whisper! Connect with others with FREE private messaging and respond to other W

  • SPORTING NEWS ..................

    27th February 2017



     De Lacy have won the Wakefield girls rugby competition.

    Our year 7, 8 & 9 girls had some brilliant matches, they won every game against seven different schools.

    Well done, we are proud of you :)


  • School Governor Vacancies

    22nd February 2017

    Are you interested in becoming a governor at De Lacy Academy?

     Governors are one of the largest volunteer forces in the country and have an important part to play in raising school standards. The role of the governing board is absolutely key to the effectiveness of a school. Time and time again Ofsted (the national inspection body for schools) has noted that the most effective schools demonstrate effective leadership and management - including by the governing board.

    Anyone aged 18 or over and living in the U

  • Wakefield Cathedral Shrove Tuesday Event

    22nd February 2017

    Wakefield Cathedral have launched the Giving Campaign which coincides with Pancake Day and the season of Lent.  Traditionally Lent would be a period of fasting or giving something up – they are asking that people give something instead. Local foodbanks have provided a shopping list of the items that they regularly give out:-

    Long-life milk

    Tins of meat, fish, fruit & vegetables

    Instant mashed potato & soup

    Tins of soup, tinned meals

    Tea bags & coffee


    Wheat biscuits & cereals

    Tins of tomatoes, spaghetti, ra

  • Miss Anfield's visit to Kenya

    21st February 2017

    On Miss Anfield's annual trip to Africa, she was visiting a village called Maungu in Tsavo East National Park, Kenya. Prior to the visit, the chief villagers requested donation of babies' clothes and bras for the local people and sports equipment for schools.

    Miss Anfield approached Minsthorpe and Castleford Academies to support the trip as well as De Lacy. The three schools all gathered together old sports equipment from their PE departments. This totalled over 40kg of balls, nets, cones and bibs for three

  • SPORTING NEWS ..............

    20th February 2017

    Year 7 & 8 students loved their karate training today.