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  • Y2 Reading Expectations

    29th April 2016

    To be working at national standard, Year 2 children are expected to read at a rate of at least 90 words per minute. Click on the link below to hear our Fabulous Fluent Reading from Year 2


  • Y2 SATs Parent Meeting

    26th April 2016

    Thank you to all of the parents who were able to attend the Y2 SATs information meeting this afternoon. If you were not able to come along, please pick up an information pack from your child's teacher.

  • Digital Art: Monday 25th April

    25th April 2016

    In preparation for being part of the City of Culture, some of our chidlren enjoyed a Digital Art day with the Children's University. They made apps and videos to promote the Hull Maritime Museum to tourists. The children returned from the visit very enthusiastic and couldnt wait to showcase their work to others. 

  • Brilliant Biathletes!

    22nd April 2016

    On Friday 22nd April, some of our Y4,5 and 6 children represented the academy at the Biathlon Championships at Ennerdale. We are exceptionally proud of all of the chidlren, they showed resourcefulness and resilience... a special mention has to go to the Y4 girls who secured 1st place and GOLD - well done!

  • Easter Activities this week...

    21st March 2016

    Roll up, roll up...come and enjoy our Easter activities with us...


    There will be a musical performance from the children in Y1-Y6 on Tuesday 22nd March at 1.30pm. We hope you can join us.

    On Wednesday 23rd March we will be having our annual Easter bonnet competition for all the children in Foundation ,Y1 and Y2. Children in Y3 –Y6 are having a decorated egg or garden competition. Entries for both competitions should be brought in on the day. Winners will receive an Easter egg.

    There will also be an Easter b

  • Sport Relief: Friday 18th March

    18th March 2016

    Sport, sport, and yes....more sport was the theme of today!

    All of our work today was based around Sport Relief. Check out Twitter to see more photos of fantastic topic pages!

    From Andy Murray, dodgeball, football to basket and resilience was shown by all, and all for a good cause.


  • Y6 SATs workshop for Parents

    8th March 2016

    Tuesday 8th March 2016 at 2:30pm

    Year 6 Parents

    Please join us for our up and coming SATS workshop in which we will discuss the format of the new tests and answer any questions you may have.

    We will look forward to seeing you there!

  • Science Week

    7th March 2016

    Whoop whoop - we can't wait for our Science week commencing 7th March. Donations of 2 litre bottles will be greatly appreciated - keep in touch with our Twitter pages to find out what we do with them...

  • Science Week

    7th March 2016

    Frogs and Spiders have been sending the Beebots out on a mission into space. Check our blog and twitter for all the pictures. What a fantastic week in year 1! The children made and launched rockets for science week and they had lots of fun!  Butterflies have loved learning all about Tim Peake and space. They enjoyed being scientists by carrying out investigations to find the best material to keep a room dark. All of the children also enjoyed making and launching their own rocket; they would love you to ask

  • Y6 London Visit

    3rd March 2016

    Our Y6 children thoroughly enjoyed a visit to London today with the Children's University: they were delighted seeing the view from the London Eye, they especially loved seeing the main sights such as Big Ben and discovering a lot of information about the House of Lords and House of Commons.

    They still managed to squeeze in some reading on the train for World Book Day too - such dedication!

    For more pictures, check out our Twitter pages.

  • World Book Day

    3rd March 2016

    Characters galore descended on the academy today for World Book Day 9our thanks go to all of the parents for your wonderful support as usual!)


    Lions & Ladybirds created observational drawings of penguins and made penguin clay models.

    Butterflies enjoyed making their own map for a magical adventure as well as painting pictures of butterflies.

    Our own Penguins enjoyed dressing up and taking part in activities relating to our class book Matilda.

    Leopards learned about food chains, habitats and predators and every

  • £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.