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  • 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!

  • MacMillan Coffee Morning

    22nd September 2014

    We are holding a MacMillan Coffee Morning on Friday 26th September from 9.00 am - 10.15 pm in the Upper School Hall. Parents will be able to buy a cup of tea or coffee and we will be selling cakes and buns. All money raised will go to MacMillan Cancer Support.


    Come along, have a chat, a drink and a cake - all while raising money for this worthwhile charity.


    Everyone is welcome!!


    Please visit the website for more information

  • Year 2 Allotment visit

    15th September 2014

    On Friday 12th September the Year 2 children went on a walk to a local allotment to begin their topic of 'How does your garden grow?'


    They found lots of different vegetables, the children brought a variety of them back to school as they are going to be conducting a growing Science investigation.


    Here are some photographs they took on their visit.

  • Sure Start Fitness Club

    12th September 2014

    Sure start have invited our Reception children to attend an after school club starting on Thursday 18th September. The club will run from 3.30pm - 4.15pm for a 4 week period, it will be held in the Lower School Hall.


    If you require a duplicate copy of the permission letter, you can find one below & in our 'Letters to Parents' section.

  • Notts Schools Athletic Cross Country League

    9th September 2014

    We have been invited to attend the Nottinghamshire Schools Athletic Association Cross Country League over three dates. Our Year 5 & 6 children have been invited to enter, the teams will be mixed boys & mixed girls.


    The dates are as follows:

    • Saturday 4th October
    • Saturday 15th November
    • Saturday 13th December


    If you require a duplicate copy of the permission letter you will find this below & in our 'Letters to Parents' section.

  • After School Clubs

    8th September 2014

    We are now running several after school clubs, these include: Cricket, Football & Running.


    Mr Blackwell will be running the Football club every Monday from 3.30pm - 4.30pm and the Cricket club every Tuesday from 3.30pm - 4.30pm. Our new Deputy Head Teacher will be leading the Running club every Tuesday from 3.20pm - 4.20pm. These clubs are only available for Year 5 & 6 pupils but we are hoping to offer it out to more year groups in the future.


    Please note that we only have a limited amount of places in each


    4th September 2014

    We would like to welcome everyone back after the Summer Holidays, we hope you've all had a great time during the 6 weeks holidays and we look forward to hearing all about the exciting things you've been doing.


    We would also like to welcome new staff members to our team: Miss Pippa Robinson - Deputy Head Teacher, Mrs Wendy Tamdi - Assistant Principal, & new teachers Mr Kyle Prometheus, Mrs Maura Cox, Miss Carah Westmoreland & Mr Darrell Hynd.


    We hope you're all ready to work really hard this term!


  • Happy Holidays!

    24th July 2014

    From everyone at Wainwright Primary Academy, we would like to wish you all a happy holiday! Our first day back after the Summer Holiday's will be Thursday 4th September 2014.


    Have fun and stay safe!!

  • Book Fair

    19th June 2014

    The book fair is back! We will be holding a Scholastic Book Fair after school for 1 week, starting from Wednesday 25th June - Tuesday 1st July in the school hall.


    The good news is that due to our success last time, the books will now be half price! This will be our last book fair until March 2015 so please support us as much as you can.


    Every book you buy helps us to earn free books forour school. We were able to purchase new books for every Year Group from the proceeds we earned at the last book fair.



  • Family SEAL

    17th June 2014

    Family SEAL sessions will take place on Wednesday's from 1.00pm - 3.20pm starting on 25th June for 4 weeks, in the Community Building.


    Learn with your children to help them to ....

    • build self confidence and self esteem
    • understand their thoughts and feelings
    • make and develop
    • understand other people's feelings
    • be the best that they can be
  • KS2 Disco

    13th June 2014

    Year 6 are hosting a school disco for Key Stage 2 pupils to help raise money for School Fund. The disco will start at 3.30pm and finish at 4.45pm on Thursday 26th June. The theme of the disco is the World Cup, we would like pupils to wear clothes that represent a country competing in the World Cup ie: colours of the flag.


    There will be several games during the disco including: Guess the Teacher, Lucky Dip and Hoopla.


    Tickets will cost £1.00 each and pupils will need to return their permission slip from pare