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  • 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.

  • 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!!

  • Poppy Appeal

    8th November 2014

    The children have been selling poppies 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.

  • Rowena Academy to become a Teaching School

    14th June 2014

    We are delighted to announce that Rowena Academy has been selected by the National College for Teaching and Leadership (NCTL) to become a national teaching school. Rowena Academy is to be paired with The Vale Primary Academy in Knottingley within a Teaching School Alliance.

    Teaching Schools take a leading role in recruiting and training new entrants to the profession, identifying leadership potential and providing support for other schools. 

    Rowena Academy was one of only 200 schools in England to be granted

  • Youth Sports Trust Silver Quality Mark

    14th May 2014

    We are delighted to announce that Rowena Academy has been awarded the Youth Sports Trust Silver Quality Mark for Physical Education. Youth Sports Trust works with primary schools to raise standards and achievements in physical education. The Quality Mark is recognition of the high quality PE, physical activity, school sport and clubs that we deliver at Rowena Academy. A huge thanks to Mrs Webster for all the hard work she does as our P.E Co-ordinator in organising all our clubs and P.E activities.

  • World Book Day

    6th March 2014

    The whole Academy came dressed as their favourite book characters to celebrate World Book Day.

  • Wear a Hat to School Day

    21st February 2014

    All the children and staff came to school wearing hats for the day to raise money to continue to sponsor Peter Kaira in Malawi through the charity Action Aid. The event raised an amazing £254.14!! Well done everyone.

  • Children in Need

    15th November 2013

    The children had a fun non-uniform day with many children dressing up in their favourite fancy dress costumes and raised an amazing £436.62 for Children in Need.

  • Samaritan's Purse Shoebox Appeal

    11th November 2013

    A huge thank you to everyone who filled a shoebox for the Samaritan's Purse Appeal. We sent 30 shoeboxes to different parts of the world to children who are less fortunate than us.

  • Arts Mark Gold

    15th September 2013

    We are delighted to announce that after many months of hard work at Rowena Academy we have been awarded Arts Mark Gold in recognition of the school’s commitment to, and excellence in, arts education.

  • Ofsted Outstanding 2013

    31st August 2013

    Following our recent Inspection which judged the Academy to be outstanding in all areas we are delighted to announce that Rowena Academy has been placed on the Ofsted list of Outstanding Providers for 2013. This is an excellent achievement and is an outcome that staff, governors, parents and pupils should all be proud of.

  • Academy Arts Project

    17th July 2013

    As part of our Artsmark Gold application and our community project work Miss Grain from De Warenne Academy's art department spent three days working with the nusery and reception classes to produce two giant sized elephants for the Outdoor Play Area.

    The children painted sections of the elephant before adding layers of patterned tissue paper to create a patchwork effect. The finished elephants were then varnished ready to be displayed as part of the academy's outdoor play areas. It was a fantastic opportunit

  • Pyjama Day - A visit from the Civic Mayor

    23rd May 2013

    The children and staff held a Pyjama Day to raise funds for the Charities of the Civic Mayor. The Civic Mayor visited the Academy for an Assembly to collect a cheque for £100 and to thank the children for their fundraising efforts. She even came in her pyjamas!!