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  • New School Gateway App

    6th March 2018

     We have now launched the “Schoolgateway” App as part of our commitment to improving communication links between parents and school. This free App will enable us to communicate with parents on a whole range of issues including :


    • Rewards & Achievements
    • Attendance
    • Student Reports
    • Letters from the Principal
    • Information regarding School trips and events
    • Exam timetables and revision sessions
    • After school clubs
    • Parents evenings

    The app will enable you to contact school free of charge to notify us of your child’s attendan

  • Internet Safety Day

    15th February 2018

    Take a look at the link below for some more valuable information to keep children safe when using the internet




  • New Careers Pathway Information

    14th February 2018

    Have you checked out our new career pathway displays?

  • Safer Internet Day Today

    7th February 2018

    Today is Safer Internet Day. We have produced a useful information sheet for parents and students to use.

    This link is also a useful tool for parents:


  • We raised £287 for World Cancer Day

    6th February 2018

    What a great day we had on Friday raising money for World Cancer Day.

    Students wore pink socks, cheered on staff who volunteered to have their legs waxed and bought lots of cakes, cookies and cupcakes from the bake sale.

    Thank you to all staff who got involved in the day, to parents and staff who baked some lovely cookies, buns and cakes for everyone to buy and to Miss McIlroy and her band of students who organised the day.

    Rikki Banks won the 'name the rabbit' competition, students chose the name M.C. Flopste

  • Knottingley Foodbank Donations

    2nd February 2018

    Thank you to everyone who donated to the local foodbank from October - December 2017.

  • De Lacy are supporting World Cancer Day

    25th January 2018

    This year in alliance with World Cancer Day, De Lacy Academy intends to support Cancer Research and raise money on Friday 2nd February. Throughout the day, we will be hosting a number of events and activities including: Pink Socks, Name the Teddy Bear, Leg Waxing and a Coffee Morning. Please find more details below.

    We hope your child will take part in some or all of the activities during the day, if you would like to make a personal donation this can be done through school or through the Cancer Research web

  • Quality Award for Careers Guidance

    21st January 2018

    De Lacy Academy achieves award for careers work


    De Lacy Academy, in Knottingley, has been recognised for its outstanding careers work this week. The school has been awarded the Quality in Careers Standard awarded by Prospects.  The Quality in Careers Standard is awarded to schools and education providers who can demonstrate the importance they place on careers and how they support students to make decisions about their life after school.

    De Lacy Academy is a Good school, continually working to improve the ch

  • Writing Competition Winners

    18th January 2018

    Thank you to all year 8's who entered the careers writing competition, there was some very good quality writing. Top 3 winners will be announced in next week's assembly. These will go forward to the company competition ( Topic U.K.).



  • University of Lincoln Philosophy Competition

    18th January 2018

    University of Lincoln are hosting a philosophy competition. Entries need to evaluate What is Love? Entries need to be no longer than 1500 words. Winners will receive £100.

    If you would like to get involved entries need to be given to Miss Williams before Monday 12th March.

    Good luck and get writing!!

  • Auditions for 'Our Day Out'

    15th January 2018

    Auditions are being held for Our Day Out on Wednesday 17th January from 2.30pm - 3.15pm in the Drama Studio. We are looking for actors, singers and backstage crew.

    No scripts needed before the audition. Come along and find out more about the musical.

  • Writing competition

    8th January 2018

    If you're in Y8 or Y9 and want to enter a writing competiton for our region - please see Ms Robson. You need to write a 400 word article on a sector/company/job in anticipation of Careers Week. The best entries form the area will be published in the February edition of TopicUK magazine!


    Deadline - Jan 20th.

  • Pie Night

    8th January 2018

    Thursday night is Pie Night! Please come and join us if you're a Y11 parent and have a steak/chicken pie on us! We're having a quick evening to go through what's in store for Y11s this term and we're also giving out free revision guides for many subject areas. This is a great opportunity to ask questions, get resources and have a free meal.

    Looking forward to seeing you from 5:30pm in the Main Hall. Please e mail or ring reception to let us know you're coming - and if you need a vegetarian option.

  • Visit to London

    22nd November 2017

    Some of our Lead Out Loud students travelled to London yesterday to visit the Houses of Parliament.

    They met with Yvette Cooper and discussed what matters to them about their local community. Students also got the chance to observe from the gallery to listen to Boris Johnson debating in the House of Lords.



  • Odd Sock Day

    15th November 2017

    Thank you to students and staff who came to school in odd socks today to support anti bullying week.

  • 2017 Leavers Destination Board

    3rd November 2017

    We are very proud of our students who left us this July for even bigger and brighter things. Take a look at our destination board.

  • Restart A Heart Day

    16th October 2017

    Our students have had a great morning learning all about CPR skills at the Restart A Heart Day run by The British Heart Foundation. Thank you to all the volunteers who came to De Lacy today.

  • Top Exam Results in English

    11th October 2017

    Well done to Jess Lin year 7, Freya Gregory year 8, Brandon Wetherall and Chloe Duggan year 9 and Armaris Parmer year 11 for all acheiving top results in their English mock exams. Keep up the good work!

  • Y7 Space Music

    6th October 2017

    Year 7 have been composing music to be broadcast in outer space focussing on layers of music (texture) and pitch (high and low notes). 

    Space Music EH and JR

    Space Music GC

    Space Music KA and LC

  • Next week is colours week!

    3rd October 2017

     Colours week begins on Monday 16th October.

    Students will receive their colour pin badges for contributing to wider Academic life in assemblies all next week, look out for them on your child's blazer lapel.