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  • Mr Wallis - Roller HockeyWorld Championships

    9th December 2014

    In November 2014, Manor Croft Academy PE Teacher, Tom Wallis made the 6,000mile trip to Canelones in Uruguay to represent England at the Roller Hockey World Group ‘B’ Championships. He was selected in a squad of 10 players from all over the UK to compete in the competition held every 2years, with a main goal of gaining promotion to the World Group ‘A’ Championships in France in June 2015. Teams from USA, Uruguay, Holland, Egypt, Macao and Austria all competed in an attempt to finish in the top 3 and gain pr

  • Stonewall Charity - Tackling homophobia

    5th December 2014

    Manor Croft Academy is proud to be supporting the Stonewall Charity which helps to prevent homophobic bullying and derogatory language within schools. Key Stage Manager, Kyle Audsley, who is leading on the initiative said: “We, at Manor Croft believe our Academy should be a secure and happy environment where all young people can focus on their education. However, we recognise that homophobic bullying is endemic nationally and affects young gay people's attendance and attainment. Whilst we address this in ou

  • Senior Citizens' Christmas Lunch Booking Form

    2nd December 2014

    Senior Citizens' Christmas Lunch booking form, Wednesday 17th December 10:45am to 1:30pm

  • Post 16 Event

    27th November 2014

    Post 16 event 3rd December 2014 3:00pm - 6:00pm

  • Junior School Indoor Athletics Competition

    26th November 2014

    Well done to all those students who participated in the Junior School Indoor Athletic competition this afternoon. Bywell, Chickenley and Hanging Heaton were fighting it out to see which school would represent the North of Kirklees later on in the academic year. Whichever school turns out to be the winner, Manor Croft Academy wishes them luck in representing our North Kirklees area in the final.    

  • Non-uniform day Friday 21st November

    21st November 2014

    MCA are holding a non-uniform day on Fri 21st Nov for Anti Bullying week. Students pay £1 towards the school Anti Bullying fund and wear something BLUE. No fancy dress please, only clothes suitable and appropriate for school.

    Thank you for your support. H Clacy

  • Our First Enrichment Day

    11th November 2014

    Friday saw our first Enrichment Day of the year that was very much focused around students knowing how to keep themselves safe and understanding the consequences of their actions.

    It was a vibrant day and we were delighted by the many external speakers and facilitators who delivered workshops to the students. The activities ranged from looking at Bullying by creating a 'play in a day'; working with 'Prison Me No Way' to understand the law and significant consequences of breaking it; sex & relationship educat

  • Raising Aspiration Programme

    21st October 2014

    Manor Croft Academy Raising Aspiration Programme

  • SPTA 'Let's Get Lost Art's' Festival

    21st October 2014

    A selection of our finest Drama and Music students embarked on a weekend of performance in Doncaster.

    The weekend was called the ‘Let’s Get Lost’ dedicated to the Art’s and involved a number of SPTA schools. The students rotated through workshops during the day which all built up to evening performances with a real theatre.

    Saturday was dedicated to drama and Sunday was all about the music. Our students were fantastic offering solo drumming performances and taking the lead with solo music pieces.

    A huge tha

  • Tackling Bullying Event 22nd October

    20th October 2014

    Tackling Bullying Event 22nd October

  • ‘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