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  • Are you worrying about exams?

    22nd March 2017

    GCSEs are just around the corner and revision is a priority for thousands of students. Exam anxiety is reportedly at record levels, so BBC Bitesize has stepped in.

    Last year, Bitesize asked students from across the UK what type of resources would help them deal with exam stress. The answer they gave us was short, shareable videos featuring young people who've recently taken their exams. 

    The Mind Set is a group of twelve young people, from a range of social backgrounds, with mixed GCSE and Nationals results.

  • Celebrating Success - Maths,English & Science

    27th February 2017

    To give a boost to students in the run up to the summer exams, De Warenne Academy has held an Y11 Celebrating Success in Maths, English and Science assembly this morning. A number of students have been recognised for improving grades or marks from the beginning of the year. Mrs Rooney also delivered a presentation detailing the countdown the exams and highlighted how important every aspect of the process is. We have also launched a prize draw in which students can win an iPad amongst other prizes for attend

  • Relaunched Year 11 Resource section now live

    16th February 2017

    We have been putting lots of work into our new look Year 11 resources section of the website, this can be accessed by clicking the Year 11 button at the top of the page.

    We have added a number of subject specific resources with more to come over the next few weeks as we draw ever closer to the exam season. 

  • New features of the website

    26th January 2017

    You might have noticed over the past month we have added some new sections to our website and therefore I thought i should give you an overview of whats new. 

    Letters Home

    All letters that are sent home from the academy can now be found in the Parents tab and then by clicking Letters home. 

    Year 11

    We have launched a dedicated section of the website for Year 11 resources, this will be added to over the coming months in preperation for the exam period. 

    Enrichment

    As we have many more enrichment activities we have

  • School of Rock - Tickets now available

    6th January 2017

    We are getting the band back together, putting on a show, a rock musical with a difference. This summer we peform School of Rock, an award winning musical written by Andrew Lloyd Webber and based on the popular film.

    This production contains theatrical smoke and haze effects, strobe and high intensity lighting effects and occasional high noise levels.

    Purchase your tickets in advance below, you can either book tickets for our events below or you can purchase them without a booking fee in the academy by going

  • Takeover Day a great success

    1st December 2016

    Wednesday 30th November was the first ever takeover day at De Warenne Academy, expertly organised by Mrs Rooney (Associate Principal) and the admin team a fantastic day was had by all. Students spoke of the excitment of following staff around the academy to see what actually happens in the day-to-day running of De Warenne. 

    Throughout the day 186 students took over from various staff in the academy, from walking the corridors with SLT, teaching a lesson or being part of the admin team for the day. Student Ko

  • De Warenne Enrichment schedule update

    9th November 2016

    A new enrichment schedule has been uploaded to the Enrichment tab at the top of the website and also attached to this news story. It would be great to see more students attending our great range of activities. 

  • De Warenne Academy's new twitter account

    13th September 2016

    Please see the attached letter for information about De Warenne academy's new twitter account which you can now follow @DeWarenne1

    If you do not wish your child to be featured on twitter please see instructions of how to opt out on the letter. 

  • A record breaking year at De Warenne Academy

    25th August 2016

    Staff and students at De Warenne Academy are today celebrating record-breaking GCSE results.  GCSE English and Maths results are the best the school has ever achieved, with 61% achieving a C grade or above in both subjects, an increase of over 18%. The percentage of our students gaining 5 A*-Cs including English and Maths at GCSE has also dramatically improved, by 14% in a single year. This is particularly significant as it increases the range of opportunities open to so many more of our students. 

    Executive

  • Best ever results for A Level students

    18th August 2016

    Students and staff at De Warenne Academy are today celebrating some of their best ever Post 16 results. In Year 13 more students than ever have been successful in achieving the highest grades and securing their places at their chosen universities. Notable successes include Adam Davies who achieved A* grades in Mathematics and Physics and has won a place to study Mathematics at the University of Sheffield and Josh Taylor who gained grade A in both Mathematics and Physics. Alongside their A and  AS Level succ

  • Iceland Trek

    15th July 2016

    A number of students have worked hard over the past 2 years to raise money for a trek to Iceland. The trip which lasts just over a week has been going extremely well and below are some of the images taken during the activities. Thank you to Ms. Wain-Hobson and Mr Allgood for the hard work and dedication they have shown, we would also like to say that all the students have been amazing, and have supported each other as is the culture of De Warenne Academy. 

  • Sporting News - Doncaster Athletics Results

    26th June 2016

    We have just received the Doncaster and District Athletics Results 2016. Well done to all students below and the PE department for all the hard work you have put into this event. 

    Year 10

    Boys:

    Name

    Event

    Position

    Time/Distance

    Cobi R

    800m

    6th

    2.29.87sec

     Girls:

    Name

    Event

    Position

    Time/Distance

    Grace T

    100m

    3rd

    13. 16sec

    Elisha B

    200m

    1st

    27.94sec

    Elisha B, Tia S, Grace T, Elle S

    4 x 100m relay

    4th

    57.66sec

    Elisha B

    Long jump

    2nd

    4.03m

    Grace T

    Shop put

    1st

    8.43m

    Lucy B

    Javelin

    6th

    12.50m

     Year 9

    Boys:

    Name

    Event

    Position

    Time/Distance

    Sam M

    100m

    1st

    11.7

  • Drama club wows the audience at CAST

    29th April 2016

    The De Warenne drama club took part in a performance of a play called "The Musicians" by Patrick Marber on the main stage at CAST on 21st April. This was as part of the National Theatre Connections Project. During the project, the students had a performance at the Academy where a director from the National Theatre gave them excellent feedback on their work. The drama club has students from year 7 to Year 13, who worked fantastically as a team to present a very well received performance. The performance was

  • Non-uniform day raises £602

    4th January 2016

    Chelsea Rose Cartwright was a student at De Warenne Academy from 2006 to 2014. Chelsea suffered from leukaemia but fought it bravely.  After beating it once the disease returned and Chelsea tragically passed away at the age of just 20 on 15 October 2015.

    Students wished to remember Chelsea and on Friday 18 December 2015 the academy held a non-uniform day with a focus on Chelsea's favourite colour, purple.  The response from students and staff was fantastic and £893 was raised on that day. The money will be g

  • Smooth Pedalling

    16th December 2015

    Academy caterers Chartwells educated and entertained students at the same time by setting up a hydration station in the dining room one lunchtime. They brought in a vast range of fruit and vegetables and two ‘smoothie bikes’ and in the picture you can see sixth former Corey Widdowson providing pedal power to make a delicious smoothie. A selection of imaginative, healthy smoothies were distributed to students along with a message which stressed the importance of keeping our bodies hydrated.

  • Y11 Hospitality students host charity lunch

    11th December 2015

    The Year 11 GCSE Hospitality students have very been busy recently. As part of their Controlled Assessment they prepared, cooked and served a three course fundraising luncheon to a group of staff here at the academy.

    Staff were greeted with non-alcoholic cocktails and  sat down to a menu of mini quiches, tomato soup or stuffed mushrooms for starters. Main courses of honey roast chicken, red lentil curry or potato, ham and cheese bake followed with desserts of  cheesecake, gooey chocolate fondants or pavlova

  • De Warenne Academy raises funds for Macmillan

    30th November 2015

    This year Macmillan  celebrated 25 years of the World’s Biggest Coffee Morning. At De Warenne Academy we showed our support  by hosting our own coffee morning. Cakes and bakes were made by Year 10 GCSE hospitality students during their catering lessons. Customers could choose from a wide selection including  flapjack, lemon drizzle cake, cupcakes, marble cake, brownies and scones. Sales continued throughout the day until all the goodies had gone. A total of £150 was raised for Macmillan cancer care. Well do

  • First World War battlefields visit.

    14th October 2015

    Two Year 11 students represented the academy as part of the First World War Centenary Battlefields Programme which is a government-funded project that allows two students from every school across the country to visit the battlefields in Ypres and the Somme. Liam Lynskey and Keanan  Rolph were joined by students from schools across South Yorkshire and the Midlands.

    During the visit the students were able to explore the battlefields and cemeteries of the First World War, which they  found very moving as they i

  • Yorkshire Three Peaks

    25th September 2015

    In mid-September De Warenne students packed up the mini bus and headed to the Yorkshire Dales. Their aim was to complete the Yorkshire Three Peaks over the course of the weekend in order to raise money for their Iceland Expedition  in July 2016.

    The weekend started well, with some students up at 6.00am ready for the challenge ahead. We set off to climb Ingleboroough, a 723m mountain that is the second highest of the three peaks. The team got up it easily, with only a few rests; a lead pack was established, w

  • Theatre Magic

    17th July 2015

    In June a group of students from across all year groups spent two exciting days in London enjoying its many sights and sounds. They watched the street performers at Covent Garden and walked the city getting a chance to see some of London's famous landmarks. The drama of Phantom of the Opera had the students on the edge of their seats. The theatre magic continued with a performance of the world famous Matilda. Fun was had by all and everyone is looking forward to next year! This was a great trip to say thank