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  • Easter Raffle!

    16th March 2015

    We are running a raffle for Easter, this will give the children the opportunity to win a luxury Easter egg. Tickets can be purchased at 25p per ticker or a strip of 5 for £1.00 from class teachers.


    There wil be 4 Easter egg prizes available, one for Year 5 and 6, one for Years 3 and 4, one for Years 1 and 2 and a final egg for Reception and Nursery. The winners will be chosen at random during the final assembly before Easter, taking place on Thursday 2nd April.


    Good Luck everyone!!!

  • Wainwright's Got Talent

    12th March 2015

    We now have a display board located in the main entrance, were we will be showcasing all the talents of our children at Wainwright Academy. We know lots of children take part in hobbies and sports and we would like to recognise and share their achievements.


    We have asked parents/carers to send in any certificates or photographs of their child with any badges or trophies which they are happy for us to display on the board.

  • Mill Base Fun!

    5th March 2015

    Here are some recent photographs taken at The Mill Base Adventure Group, Kings Mill Resevoir.

  • World Book Day!

    4th March 2015

    Here are some photographs of the children taking part in World Book Day.

  • Mediterranean cooking in Year 3

    3rd March 2015

    3P had a cooking morning in February, they cooked a Moussaka, Tortilla, Greek salad, Pesto and pasta and Minestrone soup. Each group cooked the dishes from scratch and Miss Kirkbride cooked them in the oven. When they were cooked all the class tried the dishes and commented on what they liked and what they did not like about the food.


    The children then tried foods such as: Mango, Pineapple, Kiwi, Grapes, Avacado, Lime, Melon, French Stick, Pitta Bread, Goats Cheese, Brie Cheese and Olives. They rated the fo

  • Look at what we raised!

    13th January 2015

    We raised a fantastic £82 in free books for our school during our Scholastic Book Fair.


    Thank you to everyone who attended and helped at our Scholastic Book Fair!

  • Winter Veg Garden

    9th January 2015

    Our Year 6 pupils have their own garden that they tend to on a regular basis. They thoroughly enjoy looking after their garden and have grown some vegetables over the Winter months, they, please see photographs below.


    They have grown: Spring Onions, Watercress, Kale, Cabbage, Lettuce, Wild Rocket, Spinach, Leaf Beat 'Bulls Blood' and Chicory.


    The Year 6 children have ordered some gardening goodies from the Morrison's Let's Grow voucher scheme, which they are very excited about.

  • Netball

    6th January 2015

    Our Deputy Head Teacher Miss Robinson will be starting up a Netball after school club on Thursday 8th January from 3.20pm - 4.00pm (due to dark nights, the time will extend to 4.20pm after half term). 


    If you would like a a duplicate copy of the permission letter, you can find this below, in our 'Letters to Parent's' section and in the 'Year Group' section.

  • Welcome Back!

    5th January 2015

    We hope that everyone had a great Christmas and we would like to wish you all a Happy New Year!

  • Fossil making

    18th November 2014

    Year 3 children investigated Fossils and made their own using shells and plasticine. They also made some chocolate rocks. Please take a look at our photographs below.

  • Manor Sports Festival

    14th November 2014

    Some of our Year 1 and 2 children took part in 8 mini athletic activities such as javlin and relay at the Manor Sports Festival on Thursday 13th November. They showed team work and brilliant sportsmanship!

    Here are some photographs from the event.

    Well done Year 1 and 2!!

  • Victorian Christmas Market

    13th November 2014

    Queen Elizabeth Academy will be holding their annual Victorian Christmas Market on Thursday 27th November. The market will be taking place on the academy site and will start at 5.30pm.

    There will be stalls full of Christmas goodies for all the family and an array of laterns provided by Farmilo, Crescent and Flying High Academy will bring the venue to life!

    There will be performances from Pleasley Colliery Brass Band and the Queen Elizabeth's Family of Schools.

  • Free SEAL Course for Parents

    13th November 2014

    We will be running a SEAL course for parents about 'How to Manage Children's Behaviour'. The course will be free of charge and will run for 7 weeks, starting on Wednesday 19th November from 1.00pm - 3.20pm in the Community Building.


    If you are interested in taking part in the course please give your name and contact details to the school office.

  • School Games Website

    24th October 2014

    Visit and click on our school and go to 'find a school' then you will need to type in our school post code of NG19 6TF to locate our school. You will then be able to see what games are taking place in our local area.

  • Parents' Evening!

    22nd October 2014

    Parents' Evening will be taking place on Tuesday 4th November and Thursday 6th November 2014. Please complete the reply slip and return to your child's class teacher so that they can find you a time close to your preference. All consultations will take place in the Main School Hall and will last for 10 minutes.


    There will be a boof fair set up in the main reception area, were parents can purchase/order books, there will also be an opportunity to discuss school meals with our catering staff and sample the fo


    10th October 2014

    We are delighted to announce that we have teamed up with change4life (as seen on TV) and as a result of this we are able to put on two after school clubs, on a Monday for Years 3, 4 and 5 and a Thursday for Years 1 and 2.

    We have been provided with a fantastic kit bag of new equipment and game ideas. The change4life program will also be run along side a fun fit club which many of the children are already familiar with and enjoy. This is an after school club that is non contact, high eneergy and extremely enj

  • Bonfire Night Menu

    8th October 2014

    Our kitchen staff will be preparing a special bonfire night menu on Wednesday 5th November 2014.

    The children will have the following meal:

    Hot-dogs with onions and tomato ketchup with wedges, mushy peas and sweetcorn


    Jacket potato with cheese and beans


    They will then be able to choose from the following deserts:



    Ice Cream

    Please complete and return the reply slip by Friday 17th October 2014 so that our kitchen staff can order the right amount of food for the day. Children entitled to free school


    7th October 2014

    Wainwright Primary Academy will no longer be closed on Tuesday 14th October as the strike action has been cancelled. School will be open as normal for pupils.

  • Gardening Club

    2nd October 2014

    Our Year 6 teacher Mrs Robinson is now running a Gardening Club for Year 6 pupils. Here are some photographs of them planting bulbs/seeds, which they will then continue to look after.


  • Money Raised at our MacMillan Coffee Morning

    30th September 2014

    We raised a total of £124.00 for MacMillan Cancer Support on Friday 26th September. We would like to thank everyone who attended our Coffee Morning and donated, your help was greatly appreciated.


    Thank you!