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  • £5 Blossom

    1st March 2016

    On Tuesday 1st March our Enterprise Councillors went to the Guildhall for the end of the Make £5 blossom campaign. We met up with our sponsor A.B Rooms Locksmiths and told them all what we had been doing since we last saw them. We also met the Lord Mayor. Mason & Paige are already thinking of ideas for next year’s make £5 blossom campaign. It was lovely to meet up with the children from our sister academy Mersey and build relationships with them.

    We totally agree with Hull Youth Enterprise - A fantastic pres

  • Our Brilliant Boys Win at Rugby

    1st March 2016

    Well done to our brilliant boys, who enjoyed the taste of success when coming first at the Hull Schools' Rubgy Championships!

  • Well done Corey!

    26th February 2016

    Fantastic work Corey - confirmation of 1st place in the Speed Bounce at the Hull Schools' Athletics Competition. we are very proud of you!

  • Calculation Workshop for Parents

    23rd February 2016

    Calculation workshop for Parents Tuesday 23rd February 2:30pm

    Thank you to all of those parents who attended the workshop and show a great interest in their children's learning, your support is greatly appreciated.

    It was lovely to hear your supportive comments about the great work the academy is doing- we are glad you found it helpful!

  • Chinese New Year Celebrations!

    11th February 2016

    On Thursday 11th February, we loved celebrating the Chinese New Year. A huge Chinese Dragon visited the academy to help us with our celebrations, which Penguins particulaly enjoyed!. Frogs and Spiders loved making delicious barbecue chicken as part of their celebrations. Lions and Ladybirds created a dancing dragon and learnt some Chinese numbers. Butterflies made a Chinese drum and wrote instructions, so others would be able make one too. They also compared Hull and China, finding out all about the similar

  • Swimming Competition

    11th February 2016

    A huge well done to all who represented the academy this afternoon at the Hull Schools' Swimming Competition: Ellie and Annie came first and second in their heats. Ellie won both of her individual races, with the fastest time in front crawl, she was also the third fastest swimmer overall in the 25m backstroke. Well done to Lucy and Katie who came 3rd out of 39 pupils in the 25m front crawl sprint and backstroke respectively! fantastic representatives of the academy! Estcourt came 8th out of all the schools

  • Phonics Workshop for Parents

    9th February 2016

    On Tuesday 9th February, we held a phonics workshop for parents, friends and families. It was great to hear how  beneficial those who came found it. They said that they loved the resources we gave out to help their children with phonics at home, and had much more undertstanding of how we taught phonics in the academy!

    At you request, we will be running more workshops. Keep checking the newsletter and Twitter pages to find out more!

  • Indoor Athletics

    Indoor Athletics Competition

    29th January 2016

    On Friday 29th January, children from year 4 & 6 went to Ennerdale Leisure Centre to take part in Hull School Games Indoor Athletics Competition. They competed against 17 other schools from Hull. The children had a great day they showed fantastic resilience and team work and we are very proud of them. Results of the competition will be published shortly

  • Football Tournament

    Year 6 football Tournament

    19th January 2016

    Year 6 took part in a Football Tournament at Goals Football Centre. They won one game, lost one game and drew one game. They had a great time, the boys showed great spirit and teamwork.

  • Hull Uni VIsit

    Year 4 & 5 Hull Uni Visit

    12th January 2016

    On Tuesday 12th January Meerkats, Tigers & Panthers went to Hull Universify for a lecture on Senses, some of the children were asked to participate during the course of the afternoon.

  • Hull Uni

    Year 6 Hull Uni VIsit

    11th January 2016

    On Monday 11th January, year 6 were invited to Hull University for a lecture about Space. They learnt lots of new things

  • Dodgeball

    Dodgeball Tournament

    8th January 2016

    Year 6 took part in a Dodgeball Tournament at St Mary's. Although they didn't win the children enjoyed themselves     , they used their 5 R's throughout the tournament.

  • Church Service

    Church Service

    17th December 2015

    On Thursday 17th Decembper we walked to St John's church for our Christmas service. Well done to all of year 6 who lead the service. A big thank you to Rev Westby and all parents/Carees/family and friends who came along and supported us.

  • Christmas Jumper Day

    Christmas Jumper Day

    17th December 2015

    On the 17th December we had a Christmas Jumper day, all proceeds raised went to charity. It was lovely to see so many of the children wearing Christmas jumpers.

  • Father Christmas

    Father Christmas Visit

    17th December 2015

    Father Christmas visited the academy on 17th December, every child received a selection box.

  • Bowling

    Key Stage 2 Reward Visit

    16th December 2015

    Key Stage 2 had their reward visit on Wednesday 16th December, they went bowling. The children had a great time, especially those in year 3 as it was the first time they had been bowling.

  • Christmas Parties

    Christmas Parties

    16th December 2015

    On Wednesday 16th December we had our Christmas Parties. The children had a fabulous time eating party food, playing games and dancing the afternoon away.

  • Christmas Disco

    Christmas Disco

    14th December 2015

    On 14th December we held our Christmas Discos, Mr Watweson was our DJ. The children had a great time dancing and spending money in our tuck shop. Thank you to all our parent helpers.

  • Billy Biscuit

    Key Stage 1 Reward

    8th December 2015

    On Tuesday 8th December key stage 1 had their reward visit. The entertainer Billy Biscuit came into the Academy. The children had a great time watching him.

  • Christmas Fair

    Christmas Fair

    4th December 2015

    On the 4th December we held our Christmas Fair, the children worked very hard on their stalls. Thank you to everyone who donated. We raised over £600. Our make £5 blossom stall made £97 thank you to all the children involved.