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  • West Notts Futsal competition

    13th December 2016

    Over the past 3 weeks the Wainwright Primary Academy football team has been competing in a Futsal competition at West Nottinghamshire College. We are proud to announce that they came in 2nd and produced some very fine performances where they demonstrated a great team spirit.

    Well done to all involved - thank you also to Mr Blackwell for his great coaching and giving up his time!


    Train to teach with the TVTSA

    12th December 2016

    Are you considering a career in teaching? As a member of the Trent Valley Teaching School Alliance (TVTSA), Wainwright Primary Academy and schools across the region, are offering the opportunity to gain experience in the classroom and apply for one of 50 School Direct trainee places for 2017 entry.

    What is School Direct?

    School Direct allows you to train to teach in a school of your choosing – with the expectation that you’ll then go on to work there on completion of the programme.

    All TVTSA School Direct plac

  • Academy Prefects and Class Ambassadors

    9th December 2016

    We are so proud of all children here at WPA and they make a fantastic contribution to academy life.

    In recognising this we are pleased to say we now have a number of Year 6 prefects who have completed a rigorous interview process being a academy prefect.

    Prefects are role models in our academy and also take positions of responsibility.

    Well done to  the pupils who have been successful in their prefect application:

    Karina, Ella, Pirajeena, Ellie, Katie, Henry, Jack, Millie, Jack M, Robson, Jade and Josh.

    In addit

  • Newstead Abbey

    28th November 2016

    Our visit to Newstead Abbey was a great success! The children enjoyed a wide range of activities based on how the Victorians celebrated Christmas.

    This included making a traditional sugar mouse, creating a little posy of perfumed herbs, taking part in parlour games and watching an authentic lantern show.

    The children interacted with professional actors and it gave them an insight into the way a Victorian child lived and celebrated this Christmas season.

    This all took place in the grand surroundings of Newstead

  • Parent Coffee Morning

    25th November 2016

    Many thanks to those parents who came to our first coffee morning. It was a good opportunity to have a chat about school life and events that are happening. It was agreed that the coffee morning would run fortnightly. We strongly encourage parents to drop in and have a chat.

    Our next coffee morning will be on Thursday 1st December from 9.00-10.00am.

  • Well done!!

    25th November 2016

    Our football team came 4th in the Mansfield Town Football Club competition which was against 9 other schools. Well done to the children who took part!!

    In addition to this we are in a 3 week Futsal competition that started Tuesday and have had a very good start.

  • School Disco

    25th November 2016

    The children thoroughly enjoyed the school disco last week which rasied £261.46 for our School Funds.

  • Our latest Newsletter

    24th November 2016

    Here is a copy of our latest newsletter. You will find information about road safety week, parent coffee mornings, changes in Nursery for 2017, anti-bullying week and much more .....

  • Maths Challenge

    23rd November 2016

    Here are some photographs from our Maths Challenge last week. During our Maths' Challenge our Houses, Clumber, Thoresby, Rufford and Sherwood nominated team members to compete against one another in a maths quiz which tested their knowledge of place value. The children and staff had lots of fun and the winning team was Clumber.

  • Children in Need 2016

    Supporting Children in Need

    22nd November 2016

    To support this year’s Children in Need, our academy has been raising funds and awareness by taking part in a charity day.

    On Friday, pupils and staff attended the academy in a variety of weird and wonderful outfits as we held a ‘Wacky Clothing Day’, with children from nursery to year 6 getting involved. All pupils and staff had to make a donation to the charity to dress in their outlandish outifts, with a large sum of money being raised as a result.

    Children at the academy also baked and sold Pudsey biscuits

  • Healthy Eating workshops

    Tasty healthy eating workshops inspire pupils

    22nd November 2016

    Pupils at Wainwright Primary Academy enjoyed a healthy eating workshop recently when Warburtons visited the academy to deliver sessions to year 2 pupils.

    The visits were arranged to work alongside the healthy eating lessons that pupils in year 2 undertake as part of their ‘I’m amazing’ topic. Warburtons’ School Visitor Claire Stephens visited the academy on Tuesday 8th and Wednesday 9th November 2016 to teach approximately 50 children about the health benefits of bread and the importance of trying new, healt

  • Nominations for Parent Governors

    21st November 2016

    The Governing Body of Wainwright Primary Academy has a vacancy for Parent Governor and is looking for parents/grandparents/carers who are interested in this role and who currently have children at the academy. If you have any queries about your eligibility as a 'Parent Governor', please contact Mrs Hazlehurst for further advice.

    Each nomination must be received at the school by 10.00am on Monday 28th November 2016. It should be sealed in an envelope marked 'Nomination for Parent Governor' and may be delivere

  • Anti-Bullying Week

    21st November 2016

    Last week the children learnt about bullying and ways to deal with this in class and through assemblies.

    Year 5 and 6 had a special assembly from PC Romek Kordecki where they gained a deeper understanding about cyber bullying. Each class shared what they had learnt in a whole school assembly. An invaluable learning experience as it has raised awareness and it ensures all  children know what to do if they need help.


  • Our diverse community

    17th November 2016

    We are looking to see how we can support  our non – English speaking parents.  If you feel you can speak English well enough to become a voice for  your community whether this be in Polish, Latvian, Bangladeshi , Slovakian or any other language,  please come and talk to Mrs Hazlehurst

  • Early Years Foundation Stage Meeting

    15th November 2016

    We are holding an Early Years Foundation Stage meeting on Thursday 24th November at 9.10am in the main school hall. The meeting will outline the EYFS curriculum giving details of what the children are learning at what stage in their development. The meeting will focus on Tapestry, a new method of recording the children's Learning Journey in the Early Years.

  • The BFG's Newsletter (6W)

    11th November 2016

    Here you can find the latest newsletter from Mrs Travills class 6W. Each term they put together a newsletter for parents to inform them about what the class have been getting up to recently, information about homework, topics and attendance.

  • QEA Remembrance Service

    8th November 2016

    The Year 5 and 6 pupils have been invited to Queen Elizabeth's Academy for a Remembrance Service on Friday 11th November 2016.

    This will be a wonderful opportunity for our older students to take part in a special event with other children from within DALP (Diverse Academies Learning Partnership).

    Staff from our Academy will be walking to and from QEA with the children and will remain with them throughout the visit.

    If you require a duplicate copy of the permission letter, you can find this under the 'Key Infor

  • Autumn Term 1 Attendance Winners

    7th November 2016

    Congratulations to our Autumn Term 1 attendance winners!! Each winner recieved a voucher for Smyths Toy Store.


    F2W - Julia D

    F2P - Szymon K

    1W - Steven S and Kieran S

    2W - Lauren C and Freya U

    3/4P - Owen P

    3/4W - Millie Sue T, Dylan A and Neha B

    5/6P - Felicity H

    5W - Jack F

    6W - Jack M and Kayley C


    Well done to all of the children who have achieved 100% attendance this half term.


  • Midday Supervisor Job Vacancy

    19th October 2016

    We are seeking an enthusiastic and motivated individual to join our Midday Supervisory team. We are looking for someone who will help to ensure our children behave well and benefit fully from their playtime period, in a fun and safe environment.

    For more information please see advert below for details.

  • QE Open Evening

    Queen Elizabeth's Academy Open Evening

    4th October 2016

    Date: Tuesday 4th October 2016
    Time: 6.00pm to 8.00pm

    For parents/carers of our Year 4, 5 and 6 pupils, Queen Elizabeth’s Academy are holding their Open Evening on Tuesday 4th October 2016. Held on their site on Chesterfield Road South, Mansfield there will be the chance to discover what facilities are on offer and find out about the curriculum and enrichment options for children looking to move into Secondary education. You will also get details of the FREE uniform on offer for incoming Year 7 students*.