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  • Moto in the Community - Writing competition

    6th October 2017

    We are delighted to announce the launch of our latest library competition, which is supported by our local partner 'Moto in the Community' and the famous children's author Gill Lewis. 

    Pupils in Years 4, 5, 6 and 7 have the chance to write their very own story, which should be no less than 200 words using a selection of 'story starters' provided by Gill Lewis. (These are available from the library).

    There are some fabulous prizes to be won including £2500 to be spent on brand new playground equipment and four

  • Serlby Park Reading Challenge 2017/2018

    3rd October 2017
    We are delighted to announce the launch of our brand new Reading Challenge.
    There are four fantastic new books in each guided colour band for our pupils to choose from including traditional tales, classic fiction, information books, graphic novels, folk tales and even the popular steampunk.
    Last year was the most successful yet with 106 pupils achieving 'Gold Level'. We are hoping that even more children will enjoy reading this year and receive a fantastic prize next summer if they manage to read all twen
  • Pete Johnson - Latest Book Launch at Serlby

    3rd October 2017
    We would like to say a huge thank you to Pete Johnson, the award winning author of over 50 books for children, who paid a visit to Serlby Park Academy on the 27th September to launch his brand new book 'How to Fool Your Parents'.
    This was a very prestigious event for Serlby Park Academy, as we were chosen as the venue for a new book launch by this well known, international author and we look forward to working with Pete and his publishers again.
    Our pupils were delighted to hear all about Pete's life as a
  • Collaborative Banners

    27th September 2017
    It is very exciting to see our collaborative banners are starting to be put up around school!
    Towards the end of last year, year 7 and 8 pupils were involved in a large Art and English project. Pupils wrote inspiring sentences that they would like to see around school.
    After some tough deliberation, pupils selected 3 key sentences to be made into banners for our school.
    We are special
    We are important
    We are unique
    We are us!
    Every day I learn something new.
    Smile! We all support you!
    Pupils have done an
  • 'A Street Cat Named Bob'

    27th September 2017
    Congratulations to all the winners in our latest library competition, which was inspired by the heart warming story of Bob the homeless cat by James Bowen.
    This delightful and thought provoking picture book was voted Serlby Park's favourite children's book in 2015 and has once again proved to be a firm favourite with our younger pupils.
    Well done to everyone who took part and created their very own 'street cat'.
  • Bookbuzz 2017

    27th September 2017

    Bookbuzz 2017 was launched in the library this week to all our pupils in Year 7 and 8

    Once again the children’s charity ‘Booktrust’ have carefully selected a fantastic collection of twelve children’s books which our Year 7 and 8 can choose from to read and keep.

     The books will be funded from this year’s library budget.

    The books are available to school at the reduced cost of £3.00 per book.


  • Peer Mentoring

    26th September 2017


    Our Peer Mentoring Scheme was set up in April 2017and from then it has gone from strength to strength.

    In the summer term Year 9 students are invited to apply for the role of “Peer Mentor” and following a rigorous interview process 12 are selected. They then take part in various training sessions in order to develop their skills and prepare them for their Peer Mentoring roles.

    During the summer term all Peer Mentors participate in our transition programme with students from our feeder schools to

  • The Doncaster Youth Council 2017

    26th September 2017

    On 18th September, our Post 16 students met with Debbie Burton, Partnership and Engagement Officer from Doncaster Council.  Debbie led a presentation on The Doncaster Youth Council.

    The Youth Council are a diverse group of local young people (aged 11-19) who want to ensure the voices of the young people in Doncaster are heard.  They provide a forum for young people to have a voice on the things that matter, highlighting issues that affect young people.  The Youth Council represent and communicate the views o

  • Bircotes Leisure Centre Promotion

    25th September 2017

    As part of our ongoing partnership with Bircotes Leisure Centre they have a 'No Joining Fee' promotion running throughout September, saving new members £20!

    Please contact the Leisure Centre for more details.



  • Super Mums – Thankful Thoughts

    20th September 2017


    This was the week many of our primary pupils have been waiting for.

    The Super Mums poetry book finally arrived in school. 

    During the summer term our primary pupils took part in a library competition to write a poem about their ‘mums’

    Fifty-six of our pupils were lucky enough to have their poems published in this lovely anthology. Some mums even had their photographs published alongside the poems.

    Well done to everyone who took part!

    More poetry competitions will be launched by the library later this term.



  • Bookbuzz 2017 comes to Serlby Park Library

    18th September 2017

    There was great excitement in our library today for year 7 pupils.

    Bookbuzz is a reading programme which gives our pupils the opportunity to choose and keep their own book from a list of  twelve specially selected titles

    The aim of Bookbuzz is to encourage students to read for pleasure and get them excited about books and reading.

    To find out more about this year's Bookbuzz titles, visit the Bookbuzz website at Here you will find useful links about reading and lots of fun activit

  • Presentation from Welcome Meeting

    15th September 2017

    Please see below the Presentation from the welcome meeting for new parents given by Mrs Fotheringham.



  • Back to School

    First Day Back - Opening Times

    24th August 2017

    Wednesday 6th September

    Nursery start time 8:30am

    Year 7 start time 8:30am

    Primary doors open for reception to Year 6 at 8:40am and close at 8:50am

    Years 8 to 11 start at 9:00am

    Note: Any secondary students needing to catch the school bus can do so at the normal time and will be supervised in school.

    Thursday 7th September

    School open as normal for all years.

  • GCSE Results Day Arrangements

    21st August 2017

    The Academy will be open at 9:00am for students to collect their GCSE Results on Thursday. 

    We look forward to seeing you all then!

  • Laser Combat

    20th July 2017

    Year 9 and 10 pupils spent the day at Bawtry Paintball Fields battling it out over several combat arenas in order to decide the champions between the red and blue teams. Unfortunately for me (Mrs Hunt) the blue team were victorious, claiming a win in the final deciding game. It was a really great day!



  • Reading Challenge Gold Award Ceremony

    19th July 2017

    This morning ninety-seven of our primary pupils received their much awaited Gold Award during a special assembly to celebrate the importance of reading.

    These hard working pupils have all read at least eighteen books from the Serlby Park Reading Challenge and we are very proud of their achievements.

    This has been the most successful year yet for our Reading Challenge and we are looking forward to the launch of our brand new reading challenge in the Autumn Term.

    The new books will be available in our own librar

  • World Wildlife Fund UK

    17th July 2017
    Congratulations to Maille in Year 4 who has received a runner up prize in a national story writing competition organised by the WWF.
    Over 1000 entries were received and we are delighted and proud that Maille's story about a lost tiger has been selected by the judges as one of the best in the country.
    Maille was presented with a Cuddly Tiger and a WWF Goody Bag. Well done Maille!

  • Reading Challenge Platinum Award

    17th July 2017
    We are delighted to celebrate the success of Daniel in Year 1 who has just completed the Serlby Park Academy Platinum Reading Challenge Award by reading an extra twenty books.
    This is in addition to the eighteen books Daniel read to claim our coveted Gold Award.
    Congratulations and well done to Daniel.
  • Reading Challenge Platinum Award

    17th July 2017


    We are delighted to celebrate the success of Chanelle in Year 4 who has just completed the Serlby Park Academy Platinum Reading Challenge Award by reading an extra twenty books.


    This is in addition to the eighteen books Chanelle read to claim our coveted Gold Award.

    Congratulations and well done to Chanelle.



  • Primary Sports Day

    17th July 2017


    Congratulations to all the pupils who took part in our fantastic sports day events last week which were held on the primary sports field.


    The combined results for all the events are as follows: 

    First place was Rufford House with 202 points

    Second Place was Clumber House with 187 points

    Third place was Welbeck House with 177 points

    Fourth place was Thoresby House with 173 points


    The house Captains from Rufford are pictured here with the prestigious 'Robert Needham Cup' which was presented to the winning house