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  • Important Notice - Please read

    18th July 2017

    School will finish this Friday (21st July)  at 1pm for all students, the twitter notice on our website is incorrect.

  • 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/

  • Help us raise money for Brad's new wheelchair

    7th July 2017

    Bradley started playing wheelchair basketball 2 years ago. In this time he's represented Wakefield Whirlwinds, playing for the U15's squad and has been picked to play for Yorkshire in a national competition held in Worcester in August.

    Bradley's dream is to be a Paralympian and play wheelchair basketball for his country.

    For Bradley to fulfill his dream he needs a specially made wheelchair.
    Please help this young man in making his dreams come true by donating on the following link:

    https://www.gofundme.com/r94

  • Year 7 Carnival Event

    4th July 2017

    90 year 7 students took part in a carnival experience day with the company Bangdrum. They participated in a wide variety of carnival art from Africa, Brazil and India. Students creates totem poles, rehearsed and performed dance routines as well as musical numbers. It was a great day to show the resilience of De Lacy academy students and a wonderful opportunity for cultural enrichment.

  • 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

  • Problems with incoming calls

    29th June 2017

    We are currently having problems with incoming calls to reception, if you are having a problem trying to contact us by telephone, please email us at:

    info@delacyacademy.org.uk

    Thank you, apologies for the inconvenience caused and your patience while we rectify the problem.

  • 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

  • Lettings at De Lacy Academy

    15th June 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

     

     

  • 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!

  • Year 11 Exam & Revison Timetable

    12th May 2017

    Click on the link below for our revision and exam timetable for the next 2 weeks. Copies are available in school.

     

  • 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.....