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  • Summer Fayre

    7th July 2017

    A huge thank you to everyone who supported us at the Summer Fayre. We raised an incredible £1035.16. Thank you all for your continued support.

  • What a good sport!!!

    7th July 2017

    A huge thank you to Mr Tindle who volunteered to have wet sponges thrown at him to raise extra funds at our Summer Fayre. We are sure you will all agree it was great fun!!!

  • 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

  • Bluebell Wood Donation

    25th December 2016

    This year the Academy Council suggested that instead of sending Christmas cards to each other the staff made donations to Bluebell Wood. The staff thought this was a good idea and the Academy Council collected donations of £88.06 from the adults in school.

    We received a lovely email of thanks in response to our donation:

    Dear Ms Kahler

    I am emailing you in respect of your recent donation to Bluebell Wood Children's Hospice, made through our website,


    We are incredibly grateful for your ama

  • Christmas Jumper Day

    16th December 2016

    All the children and staff came to school wearing Christmas jumpers on the last day of term to raise money for Save the Children. The event raised an amazing £166.51!! Well done everyone.

  • The Magic Castle Pantomime

    16th December 2016

    On the last day of term the whole school enjoyed a performance of The Magic Castle by Chaplins. A great deal of FUN was had by ALL!!

  • Christmas Fayre

    2nd December 2016

    A huge thank you to everyone who supported us at the Christmas Fayre. We raised an incredible £1506.88. Thank you all for your continued support.

  • Remembrance Day 2016

    11th November 2016

    The children sold poppies and new poppy related items (wristbands, bracelets etc) in school all week to raise money for the Royal British Legion. Can we say a Big Thank You to everyone who supported this worthwhile cause. We raised an impressive £240.91.

  • Attendance Tree

    13th September 2016

    A huge well done to everyone for the excellent attendance throughout the whole school in the first week back. Let's keep those apples green and continue to exceed the whole school target of 97%! Thank you to all parents/carers for your continued support.


  • Children in Need 2015

    13th November 2015

    The children and staff had a fun non-uniform day with many children dressing up as their favourite 'Superheroes' for the day.  We raised an amazing £494.01 for Children in Need. Well done everyone.

  • Samaritan's Purse Appeal 2015

    13th November 2015

    A huge thank you to everyone who filled a shoebox for the Samaritan's Purse Appeal. We sent an incredible 64 shoeboxes to different parts of the world to children who are less fortunate than us.

  • Primary Science Quality Mark (PSQM)

    26th September 2015

    We are delighted to announce that Rowena Academy has been awarded the Gold Primary Science Quality Mark.

    Our reviewer Jane Turner wrote in her report: "I congratulate you on achieving a Gold Award. As an outstanding Academy and from your submission I have no doubt that you are fulfilling the ‘beyond the school gate’ part of PSQM Gold and also your role as an academy to support others. Obviously to do this you must have excellent practices in place yourself.

    Congratulations on your very well-deserved PSQM gol

  • Achievement for All Quality Mark

    22nd May 2015

    We are delighted to announce that Rowena Academy has been awarded the Achievement for All Quality Mark. The Assessors came into school recently to look at our evidence, and to speak with the children and staff.  They were very impressed and sent us the following personal congratulations message:

    “As you will be aware, in my 4 years working with Achievement for All, I have visited many schools.  However, I cannot remember visiting one with such a powerful combination of positive factors.  For me the most memo

  • The Chicks have arrived!!

    17th April 2015

    Our eggs have all hatched and we now have 9 lovely chicks - 6 females and 3 males. They are adorable and the children (and parents!) have thoroughly enjoyed watching them emerge from their shells and turn into fluffy, chirpy chicks. The chilcks will be with us for one more week and then they will return to the farm.

  • Hatching in Progress!!

    13th April 2015

    Today the incubator arrived with 9 eggs. Over the next 3 days we are expecting some new arrivals. The incubator is in the main entrance to the Academy so please feel free to pop in and have a look.

  • Enterprise Week

    26th March 2015

    All the children took part in our Enterprise Week to raise money to support Peter Kaira, a child we sponsor in Malawi. Each class was given £20:00 and they used this to purchase ingredients to make Easter produce to sell on stalls at our Enterprise Market. The children made an incredible £162:27 profit!

  • Easter Craft Sessions

    25th March 2015

    A huge thank you to everyone who came to our Easter Craft sessions.The children and parents had great fun creating lots of wonderful Easter items.

  • Autobotmobile Challenge!

    24th March 2015

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    The children had lots of fun creating their environmentally friendly Autobotmobiles and the results were fantastic! Thank you to everyone who came along. The winning vehicles will be announced soon!

  • Foundation Fund Friday

    30th January 2015

    All the children and staff had a fun day during our 'Wear a Hat to School Day' and raised an amazing £250.40 for the SPTA Foundation Fund. Well done everyone!

  • Let it Snow!!

    28th January 2015

    The children had a wonderful time when the snow arrived in Conisbrough. We even brought the snow indoors for the children to investigate!!