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  • ‘Yorkshire Skills’ Career Event for Year

    17th October 2014

    On Thursday 16th October all Year 11 students had the opportunity to visit Elland Road for the ‘Yorkshire Skill’s’ annual careers fair.

    Over 140 students participated in the trip. This enabled our learners the opportunity to talk with key recruitment agencies and post 16 establishment’s about their next career choices. Local Colleges, Sixth Forms and even Universities were there to help students understand the required qualifications and process they must undertake if they wish to follow their chosen career

  • Year 7 Introductory Parent's Evening

    9th October 2014

    On Tuesday our new Year 7 parent’s had the opportunity to meet with Form Tutors. The night had a good attendance with parent’s discussing the progress of their child for the first half term.

    These meetings are vital to ensure our students transition well from our feeder Junior School’s to Manor Croft Academy.

    Thanks to all those parent’s and Form Tutors that attended the evening.

  • Open Evening 25th September

    25th September 2014

    Open Evening on Thursday 25th September between 5.00pm and 8.00pm

  • Extra Curricular Activities - Autumn Term

    20th September 2014

    The autumn term has plenty of extra-curricular activities for all students to get involved with. If you need any further information, contact the department which is running the event. All students are welcome to attend and they are completely free.

  • Prefect Applications

    19th September 2014

    On Friday over 40 Students were put through their paces by participating in Prefect interviews. This was the second part of the selection process, following on from an initial letter of interest.

    The result will be out this week and although there will a lot of disappointed students they can be proud of their achievements today. Every student represented themselves in a remarkable fashion.

    Once the results are public the bar will be raised further to find out who will be Head Boy and Head Girl for the 2014-1

  • Mr Zafar Iqbal

    15th September 2014

    Dear Families,

    It is with great regret that I am writing to inform you Mr Zafar Iqbal, our ICT and Business Studies teacher sadly passed away on Saturday 13th September. Mr Iqbal died as a result of a short respiratory illness that was made worse by the fact that he suffered from the condition cystic fibrosis. Our thoughts go out to Mr Iqbal’s family. 

    I am sure you will support the Academy at this very difficult time to maintain an atmosphere of calm and respect. If your child has been affected by this sad n

  • C&K Post 16 Opportunities in Kirklees

    10th September 2014

    C&K Post 16 Opportunities in Kirklees

  • Tim Gregory - Dewsbury to NASA

    8th September 2014

    During Manor Croft Academy’s induction week the students had an inspirational talk from one of our previous students – Tim Gregory.

    Tim is currently studying for a Master’s degree at Manchester University. He applied for an internship at NASA and was successful with his application. Tim spent the summer in Texas conducting research and writing a paper for the organisation. With such a rare opportunity we were delighted that Tim took time out of his studies to present to all 5 year groups on his experiences.

  • Summer Reward Trip Day

    24th July 2014

    The summer reward trip day was a huge success this year. Over 200 students chose to take on the crowds at Alton Towers while others decided to take up the opportunity of visiting Chester Zoo. The fun did not stop there, in house activities included a cinema event and an inflatable fun fair for both staff and students to enjoy.

    The most active day out belonged to the 40 paintballers who attended Delta Force. They had a wonderful time and have already insisted on a return visit next year.

    Thanks to all those

  • A to Z Booklet for Parents

    18th July 2014

    A to Z Booklet for Parents

  • GCSE Results Day & Prom Photos

    18th July 2014

    GCSE Results Day is Thursday 21st August

    Students can collect their results from 10:00am

    For all those who attended the Year 11 Prom, photos are available to purchase online from C&D Photography  Click on Manor Croft and the password is 030714

  • Summer 2014 Newsletter

    17th July 2014

    Summer 2014 Newsletter

  • September Mock Exam Timetable

    17th July 2014

    September Mock Exam Timetable

  • Celebration Tea Party

    15th July 2014

    Just a quick message to say thank you to all those parents and staff that were able to attend the end of year celebration tea party. Over 200 people enjoyed the afternoon of celebrations. It highlighted perfectly the amazing students we have at Manor Croft Academy. Well done on a fantastic year.   

  • Careers Event - Year 10 Mock Interviews

    10th July 2014

    Year 10 students had their first real test with regards to interview pressure this week.

    Each student was tasked with trying to perform under pressure. Appointment times were given, advice into conduct and best practice offered, yet it was down to their own self confidence to perform.

    The students performed brilliantly. 95% turned up on time and suitably dressed in suits and dresses. We hope this experience will help them build confidence for the post 16 interviews that are just around the corner.  


    Well don

  • Huddersfield Town & Dewsbury Rams Activities

    24th June 2014

    Once again, Huddersfield Town and Dewsbury Rams Success Centre are holding activities during the first 2 weeks of the school summer holiday.  The activities are targeted at pupils aged 8 – 11 and will take place 10.00am – 3.00pm across Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday each week (Only one week will be held at  Dewsbury Rams).

    • Activities will include: Arts and Crafts, ICT projects, Team Challenges and Outdoor Skills

    • The activities will aim to promote enjoyment and team work whilst improve confidence and se

  • Year 8 Saga Writers Achieve Success

    4th June 2014

    Mr Crosby’s Year 8 students have been proving themselves as top writers in recent English lessons. The students entered a Mini Sagas competition, writing stories based around scenes from the film Jurassic Park. The catch though, was that they could only write a maximum of 100 words, meaning that real skill was required in order to relay the tension and atmosphere of the piece!

    As a result of their entries, 18 of the students received a letter back from the competition organisers, informing them that their wo

  • Year 10 Mock Exam Timetable

    22nd May 2014

    Download the Year 10 Mock Exam Timetable from the link below...

  • Year 11 group photograph May 2014

    22nd May 2014

    Year 11 group photograph May 2014

    Download from the link at the bottom of this page

  • Class of 1979 school reunion

    22nd May 2014

    There will be a class of 1979 school reunion to be held at Hanging Heaton Golf Club Dewsbury on October 11th from 19:30.

    Organised by Colin Lane & alumni