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  • Train to Teach with Delta TSA

    12th April 2017

     

    School Direct is a national teacher training initiative, which offers an exciting opportunity to train alongside outstanding practitioners, gaining valuable knowledge, skills and professional attitudes that will enable you to start your personal journey towards becoming an excellent teacher and future leader. 

    Delta Teaching School Alliance is working in partnership with Sheffield Hallam University to offer School Direct places for 2017/18.  As part of the training you can gain a Post Graduate Certificate i

  • Ofsted focused inspections of SPTA

    9th June 2016

    Please read the pdf below to view Ofsted's inspection findings.

  • New CEO announced

    10th March 2016

    The Board of Directors of School Partnership Trust Academies (SPTA) has appointed Mr Paul Tarn to the post of Chief Executive Officer.

    Paul was previously the Deputy Chief Executive for Outwood Grange Academies Trust (OGAT), one of the country’s highest performing academy groups.

    Chair of SPTA’s board Steve Hodsman was ‘delighted’ to have appointed Mr Tarn. “Paul is a National Leader of Education with an outstanding record of rapid school improvement and has many years of experience working alongside Sir Mich

  • Top of the Class

    29th February 2016

    Please read the pdf document below to see which SPTA academies have been identified as some of the highest attaining and most improved in Yorkshire. Highest attaining are recognised based on the percentage of students achieving 5+ A*-C GCSEs including English and Maths in 2015 (blue headers). All schools performed at least above national average of 54%. Most improved schools are recognised as having increased their percentage of students achieving 5+ A*-C GCSEs including English and Maths by at least 20% si

  • Vale Primary - Highest Performer in Yorkshire

    2nd February 2016

    ‘Vale Primary Academy – One of the highest performing schools within Wakefield and Yorkshire’.

  • Literacy Festival 2016

    28th January 2016

    Do you take part in the BBC 500 words competition?
    Some of our academies do, and some don’t……… 

    As part of the work of the SPT Foundation Fund, under the objective of the pursuit of excellence, we would like to invite you to encourage our pupils and students to enter the local SPT Literacy Festival, as well as the BBC Radio 2  500 Words Competition. 

    There will be prizes awarded by SPT Foundation Fund to pupils/students at each academy and then prizes will also be awarded to the overall SPTA winners within eac

  • 4th February - Festival - Let's Get Lost

    26th January 2016

    As part of the SPTA Arts projects, there is an event that will be taking place on the evening of Thursday 4th February. 

    The event is called ‘Let’s Get Lost’ and is a regional festival which will take place at CAST in Doncaster city centre on Thursday 4th February. Bands and artists performing include: 

    Dennis Rollins and the Doncaster Youth Jazz Orchestra
    Garforth Jazz Rock Band
    Arts Live Folk Band
    Vale Taiko Drummers
    Vale Wind Band
    Roma Khamoro
    + more TBC 

    As you may know, the venue, CAST, is a new £22 million art

  • Train to Teach

    18th December 2015

    Please see the flyer below.

  • Train to Teach – Doncaster

    17th December 2015

    Rossington All Saints Academy, 20th February 2016, 10:00am to 1:00pm
    On behalf of NCTL, SPTA Teaching School Alliance is delighted to host the Doncaster region Train to Teach roadshow event at Rossington All Saints Academy.  Train to Teach - Doncaster will be an opportunity to meet organisations that deliver teacher training in the Doncaster area.  A range of providers will be at the event to advise on different teacher training options, courses and entry requirements, how to apply and prepare for interview,

  • School Direct 2016/17

    2nd October 2015

    The School Direct application process opens on Tuesday 27 Oct 2015

    Want to find out about routes into teaching? Want an exciting and challenging career in teaching?

    SPTA Teaching School Alliance is working in partnership with Sheffield Hallam University to offer 83 School Direct places including both primary and secondary opportunities for the Academic Year 2016-2017.

    To apply for a place with SPTA apply via UCAS at http://www.ucas.com/apply/teacher-training which is now open to applications until July 2016.

    To

  • TL's first head leads new school to success

    9th July 2015

    A headteacher’s success at a new alternative provision free school in Leeds has received national recognition. Elland Academy was established a year ago to re-engage challenging and vulnerable students in the city and surrounding area. Its leader, Alice Ngondi, in her first headship, has been singled out for praise by Teaching Leaders for the positive impact she’s made on the students and the community.

    To read the full article please click on the link below:

    http://www.teachingleaders.org.uk/fellows-programm

  • Academy closures

    29th January 2015

    Please note that the following academies will be closed today due to the poor weather conditions:

    Hanson Academy in Bradford

    Serlby Park Academy in Bircotes

    De Warenne Academy in Doncaster

    South Leeds Academy

    Queen Elizabeth’s Academy  in Mansfield

  • Park View students create Anti-bullying video

    26th January 2015

    Students from Year 6 at Park View Primary Academy in Leeds, presented a thought provoking assembly about anti-bullying. They created their very own video on anti-bullying. To view this please go to  https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=wASEvg1bZEw&x-yt-cl=84503534&x-yt-ts=1421914688

     

     

  • SPTA Academy games for Seconday Academies

    20th January 2015

    As part of a growing competition calendar within the Schools Partnership Trust we are delighted to confirm the date of the annual SPTA Academy Games.

    This year’s athletics competition will take place on Wednesday 25th March at The English Institute of Sport, Sheffield.

    The competition is split into four categories, Under 13 Boys, Under 13 Girls, Under 15 Boys and Under 15 Girls. Teams should arrive no later than 9:30am to register ready for a 10:00am start and the event should finish around 3:00pm. There is n

  • Year 5/6 Primary Athletics Competition

    20th January 2015

    As part of the overall development of school sport across the trust we are proud to announce the first Schools Partnership Trust Primary Sportshall Athletics Competition.

    This will take place on Thursday 26th March at the English Institute of Sport, Sheffield. Teams should arrive no later than 12:00pm to register ready for a 12:30pm start. The event should finish around 3:00pm each school can enter 1 team in total. A team is made up of 20 children (10 boys and 10 girls).

     Competition

    All Teams must enter 1 com

  • SPTA Post 16 Open Evenings

    19th September 2014

    Find out about the wide choice of courses available to study with the SPTA Post 16 Doncaster academies.

    Students from across the region are welcome to these events. For further information about these events please contact the Head of Sixth Form at your nearest academy:

    • Ash Hill Academy, Monday 6th October 2014, 5.30pm – 7.30pm
    ashhill@schoolpartnershiptrust.org.uk

    • De Warenne Academy, Thursday 9th October 2014, 5pm – 7pm
    admin@dewarenne.org.uk

    • Don Valley Academy, Thursday 23rd October 2014, 5.30pm – 7.30pm,

  • Ex-Garforth pupil wins Silver at Commonwealth

    11th August 2014

    Former Garforth Academy Student James Denny has won a Silver Medal at the Commonwealth Games in the Men’s 10m Synchronised Diving. James who partnered Tom Daley, left Year 13 at Garforth Academy in 2013, after successfully completing his BTEC Sport studies. He now combines diving with the City of Leeds Diving Club with alongside studying Sports, Physical Activity and Health at Leeds Metropolitan University.

    A huge Congratulations to James Denny on his fantastic achievement!

    Read more about his achievement at

  • Year 5/6 - Primary Athletics Competition

    7th April 2014

    As part of the overall development of school sport across the trust we are proud to announce the first Schools Partnership Trust Primary Sportshall Athletics Competition.

    This will take place on Friday 11th July 2014 at the English Institute of Sport, Sheffield. Teams should arrive no later than 12:30pm to register ready for a 1:00pm start. The event should finish around 3:00pm each school can enter 1 team in total. A team is made up of 20 children (10 boys and 10 girls).
     
    Competition

    All Teams must enter 1 co

  • Sixth Form students visit Microscope facility

    28th January 2014

    Sixth form students from De Warenne Academy and Rossington All Saints Academy went on a joint visit to the University of Sheffield Department of Biomedical Science electron microscope facility. The students, who are studying Level 3 Applied Science BTEC, enjoyed a guided tour of the laboratories and found out how the microscopes can be used to magnify specimens over 150,000 times.

  • De Warenne Sixth-Formers awarded

    28th January 2014

    Hardworking sixth-form students from De Warenne Academy were awarded graduation certificates by the Mayor of Leeds at a ceremony at Leeds Metropolitan University. The certificates were awarded to students who successfully completed the 'Progression Module' which guides and prepares students for university applications.