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  • School of Rock success

    17th July 2017

    On Tuesday 11th and Wednesday 12th July De Warenne Academy rocked to the sound of the School of Rock. Students have spent 7 months rehearsing for the show which is provided by Andrew Lloyd Webbers Really useful group free of charge for schools. Our significant investment in the students and the technology made the show the biggest De Warenne has performed over the last 5 years. Mr Willis the director said “I am so proud of the kids and what they have achieved, we could not do it without them”. Mrs Hunt musi

  • Year 11 Prom photos

    10th July 2017

    Year 11 prom photo previews are available to view by clicking the following link

    Click here for photos

  • Telephone issues

    29th June 2017

    We are currently experiencing problems with incoming calls, should you not be able to speak to someone by phone please email admin@dewarenne.org.uk.

  • School of Rock comes to De Warenne Academy

    5th June 2017

    This July we are performing our biggest musical spectacular at De Warenne Academy, ‘The School of Rock’. This is a rare opportunity for a school to perform a show whilst it is still playing in London and on Broadway, and is thanks to an innovative package form Andrew Lloyd Webber. Rehearsals are now well under way for our two night run at the De Warenne Academy auditorium. Students have been working hard twice a week since January, learning a 100 page script, songs and dance routines. Students have said “Th

  • Conisbrough Music Festival visits the academy

    20th May 2017

    Today (Friday 19th May) James Taplin visited the academy to perform for students and promote the forthcoming Conisbrough Music Festival which will take place on 1st July 2017. After a performance for students in the auditorium to encourage students to take part in the academy talent show he held a jamming session with the Year 10 performing arts class, even handing his guitar over to Mia Ogley-Hough to play. 

    You can find out more about James Taplin by clicking here and more about the Conisbrough Music Festi

  • De Warenne students wow the audiences

    19th May 2017

    A number of De Warenne Academy students took part in a local production of Les Miserables. The event which took place at Doncaster Little Theatre featured Emily Straw Y11 as Cosette, Emily Wileman Y8 who played various parts and our very own Brogan Jones Y11 on the bass guitar. These students are all part of the Carr-nival Academy of Theatre Skills and put the show together in a limited time frame. Well done to our students it was a great show that received a standing ovation every night. 

  • SYPTE Travel Pass update

    10th May 2017

    DISCOUNTED public transport fares are to be offered to more young people in South Yorkshire, after South Yorkshire Passenger Transport Executive’s (SYPTE’s) proposals to extend the current concessionary travel scheme for 16-18 year olds were approved by the Sheffield City Region Combined Authority Transport Committee today, 8 May.


    The enhancements mean that from 1 July all 16 to 18 year olds living in South Yorkshire, including those in apprenticeships and employment, will be able to apply for a 16-18 Travel

  • 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

  • Easter revision session information

    7th April 2017

    We have a number of revision sessions taking place across the two weeks of the Easter holidays. Please see the table below for an overview. 

  • Class of 2016 afternoon tea

    3rd April 2017

    "You are cordially invited to join us to catch up, chat and collect your exam certificates at De Warenne Academy". This was the invitation sent to all Year 11 and Year 13 students who left us in 2016. The event was held in the Sixth Form room and an afternoon tea was be served. It was a good opportunity for Alumni to catch-up with their friends and teachers, and discuss the exciting things they are up to at the moment.  

  • School of Rock London trip is a great success

    27th March 2017

    30 Students and Staff travelled to London on Thursday 23rd March to see School of Rock at the New London Theatre. Students are due to perform the show in July and therefore got a good chance to see the show in action.

    The day started at the academy at 8am when the bus left for London, we arrived at the New London Theatre where students browsed and purchased most of the souvenir stand. As students took their seats the excitement began to increase. At the interval the consensus was that the show was brilliant,

  • Are you worrying about exams?

    22nd March 2017

    GCSEs are just around the corner and revision is a priority for thousands of students. Exam anxiety is reportedly at record levels, so BBC Bitesize has stepped in.

    Last year, Bitesize asked students from across the UK what type of resources would help them deal with exam stress. The answer they gave us was short, shareable videos featuring young people who've recently taken their exams. 

    The Mind Set is a group of twelve young people, from a range of social backgrounds, with mixed GCSE and Nationals results.

  • Celebrating Success - Maths,English & Science

    27th February 2017

    To give a boost to students in the run up to the summer exams, De Warenne Academy has held an Y11 Celebrating Success in Maths, English and Science assembly this morning. A number of students have been recognised for improving grades or marks from the beginning of the year. Mrs Rooney also delivered a presentation detailing the countdown the exams and highlighted how important every aspect of the process is. We have also launched a prize draw in which students can win an iPad amongst other prizes for attend

  • Relaunched Year 11 Resource section now live

    16th February 2017

    We have been putting lots of work into our new look Year 11 resources section of the website, this can be accessed by clicking the Year 11 button at the top of the page.

    We have added a number of subject specific resources with more to come over the next few weeks as we draw ever closer to the exam season. 

  • New features of the website

    26th January 2017

    You might have noticed over the past month we have added some new sections to our website and therefore I thought i should give you an overview of whats new. 

    Letters Home

    All letters that are sent home from the academy can now be found in the Parents tab and then by clicking Letters home. 

    Year 11

    We have launched a dedicated section of the website for Year 11 resources, this will be added to over the coming months in preperation for the exam period. 

    Enrichment

    As we have many more enrichment activities we have

  • School of Rock - Tickets now available

    6th January 2017

    We are getting the band back together, putting on a show, a rock musical with a difference. This summer we peform School of Rock, an award winning musical written by Andrew Lloyd Webber and based on the popular film.

    This production contains theatrical smoke and haze effects, strobe and high intensity lighting effects and occasional high noise levels.

    Purchase your tickets in advance below, you can either book tickets for our events below or you can purchase them without a booking fee in the academy by going

  • Takeover Day a great success

    1st December 2016

    Wednesday 30th November was the first ever takeover day at De Warenne Academy, expertly organised by Mrs Rooney (Associate Principal) and the admin team a fantastic day was had by all. Students spoke of the excitment of following staff around the academy to see what actually happens in the day-to-day running of De Warenne. 

    Throughout the day 186 students took over from various staff in the academy, from walking the corridors with SLT, teaching a lesson or being part of the admin team for the day. Student Ko

  • De Warenne Enrichment schedule update

    9th November 2016

    A new enrichment schedule has been uploaded to the Enrichment tab at the top of the website and also attached to this news story. It would be great to see more students attending our great range of activities. 

  • De Warenne Academy's new twitter account

    13th September 2016

    Please see the attached letter for information about De Warenne academy's new twitter account which you can now follow @DeWarenne1

    If you do not wish your child to be featured on twitter please see instructions of how to opt out on the letter. 

  • A record breaking year at De Warenne Academy

    25th August 2016

    Staff and students at De Warenne Academy are today celebrating record-breaking GCSE results.  GCSE English and Maths results are the best the school has ever achieved, with 61% achieving a C grade or above in both subjects, an increase of over 18%. The percentage of our students gaining 5 A*-Cs including English and Maths at GCSE has also dramatically improved, by 14% in a single year. This is particularly significant as it increases the range of opportunities open to so many more of our students. 

    Executive