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Children in Need 2017 (13 images)

Open Evening 2017 (36 images)

TeachMeet 2017 (25 images)

Year 11 Prom (57 images)

Masterchef Final 2017 (20 images)

Masterchef Heats 2017 (28 images)

Preparation for Working Life Day - 4th April 2017 (11 images)

Well done to our Year 10 students who got some great insight into the world of work through our ‘Preparation for Working Life Day’.

ASDA head office trip (11 images)

Some members of our STEM club on a visit to ASDA’s Head Office in Leeds.

Tenner Challenge event (6 images)

Here are some photos of our Tenner Challenge team selling their goods at break time.

Year 11 Prom June 2016 (38 images)

Farewell to the "Class of 2016". We wish you all the best and good luck for Results Day.

The Lion King Jnr Production (39 images)

Our Academy production for 2016 was The Lion King Jnr which took place over three nights on the 1st, 2nd and 3rd March 2016.

Bright Stars Bookshop Visit (21 images)

Students who participated in our Bright Stars reading work attended a local bookshop to purchase books.

Cinema Trip 2016 (27 images)

Our first reward visit of the year took place on 4th March and was a great morning for all involved.

Primary International Roadshow (50 images)

Year 4 students from our pyramid Primary Schools took part in an range of international themed activities. A great day was had by all involved.

Rotary Technology Competition (16 images)

Once again a team of our students competed against other local schools in the annual Rotary Technology Competition.

Ski Trip 2016 (295 images)

This year, our Ski Trip went to Obertraun in Austria.

TeenTech STEM event (17 images)

A group of our students took part in a regional STEM event.

World Book Day 2016 (84 images)

Students and staff once again dressed as a variety of literary characters whilst a range of activities took place to promote a love of reading.

Presentation Evening - October 2015 (123 images)

We held our annual presentation evening on the 8th October 2015 where prizes, certificates and trophies were awarded to students in all year groups. Well done to all winners.

YET Academies' Performing Arts (30 images)

Horbury Academy students joined forces with their peers from Ossett Academy and Armthorpe Academy for a day of fantastic performances. Well done to all who took part.

DT Student Work (16 images)

A selection of students' work produced across all of our Design and Technology Courses

Open Evening 2015 (64 images)

New Year 7 (7 images)

2015 Prom (129 images)

Our Year 11 students left us in style at this year's Prom which was held at Cedar Court Hotel.

Paris Visit (35 images)

A group of our staff and students participated in our annual visit to Paris at the start of the Spring Bank Holiday.

Year 4 International Event (36 images)

Year 4 pupils from our pyramid schools attended an International Roadshow and took part in a wide range of international themed activities. A fantastic morning was had by all.

World Book Day 2015 (94 images)

As ever, staff and students celebrated World Book Day by dressing up as their favourite literary characters, this year under the theme of Heroes and Villains.

Cinema Reward Visit 2015 (15 images)

A record number of our students took part in our Cinema reward visit on Friday 6th March in recognition of their fantastic attitude to learning across the academic year so far. Well done to all who were invited.

Hospitality Events (27 images)

Our Year 10 and 11 GCSE Hospitality students organised 4 fantastic evening events as part of their course - the food was fantastic and a wonderful evening was had by all.

Ski Trip February 2015 (26 images)

Once again staff and students spent some of their February half term holiday on the piste. A fantastic time was had by all.

Guys and Dolls Performance (15 images)

A variety of photos from our production of Guys and Dolls which took place in the Academy from the 10th to the 12th of March 2015. Well done to all involved in putting on such a fantastic show.

Christmas Dinner 18th December 2014 (109 images)

Once again the whole Academy had a fantastic Christmas dinner with a fine array of Christmas jumpers worn by both staff and students.

Pantomime (2 images)

On the 15th December, Year 9 Drama students performed to an outside audience for the first time. They had created two pantomimes ‘Sleeping Beauty and the Seven Dwarfs’ and ‘Cinderella and Friends.’ They were responsible not only for putting the stories together but for costumes and props; and they all did really well to get the pieces ready for the stage. 300 primary school students from our feeder schools came to watch. It was a wonderful afternoon with dames, elves and dwarfs galore and even Father Christmas and the Easter Bunny made an appearance! All the students worked hard to create two very funny pieces. Well done to all.

Horbury's Got Christmas Talent (20 images)

Tuesday 16th December 2014 saw the annual talent contest merge with our festival of Christmas. We were thrilled to welcome the choir from Horbury Churches Together who opened the evening with some lovely carols. Our fabulous orchestra played festive pieces and the academy choir jollied us along with lots of vocal delights. All this was interspersed with magical performances from our superb talent show finalists: Melissa Bragan, Luke Bennett, Grace Sanders, Isabelle Lindley, Jessica Terrell, Ellen MacCourt, Kaytie-Jo Genty, Eve Waddington, Holly Hicks and Morvyn Gardiner Mackie. The standard was as high as ever – judging was extremely difficult, and the winning acts were separated by only half marks. The overall winner was Eve Waddington from Africa House with a simply breath-taking rendition of ‘Yours’ by Ella Henderson.

Presentation Evening - November 27th 2014 (141 images)

Welcome back to our leavers of Summer 2014 who attended our annual Presentation Evening to collect their awards and certificates

Othello Theatre Visit (10 images)

Our GCSE Drama students went to the Lowry Theatre in Salford to watch a performance of Othello.

Children in Need 2014 (30 images)

A variety of activities took place on Friday 14th November and we raised over £1600 for Children in Need.

Geography Worldwise Quiz (5 images)

A massive congratulations to Nathan Chan, Andrew Beevers and Charlie Hamilton who represented Horbury Academy at the Geographical Association Worldwise Quiz on Monday 17th November. They faced stiff competition from 3 local Independent Schools, Wakefield Girls High School, QEGS and Silcoates but we are delighted that our students thrashed them all and came home as champions!

Berlin Visit (120 images)

A group of students went on the annual Berlin visit, some of the photos can be seen here.

STEMNET Awards (17 images)

Four of our students were nominated to attend the national STEMNET Awards at the House of Lords. They attended on Wednesday 12th November and got to meet Vince Cable and Mary Creagh. Unfortunately they didn't win, but well done to them all.

Sky Sports Living (118 images)

Year 8 University Visits (47 images)

All our Year 8 students visited an open day at a local University as part of our Careers Education programme.

Reptilia Visit (49 images)

Celebration Evening July 2014 (187 images)

Once again a whole array of students across the Academy received rewards for their successes across the school year. Well done to all who won something.

Sports Day July 2014 (36 images)

All staff and students took part in our annual Sports Day which was held at the athletics stadium in Thornes Park.

Year 11 Prom July 2014 (28 images)

Our leavers' Prom was held at Woolley Hall.

Summer School 2014 (167 images)

Some of our new starters attending our annual Summer School delivered by Academy staff and Engaging Education designed to develop literacy, media and ICT skills. A fantastic time was had by all.

Uniform Photos July 2014 (5 images)

Guidance for parents and students as to what our uniform looks like when correctly worn.

Horbury Academy on Good Morning Britain (65 images)

We were live to the nation on the 13th June where Kate Garraway interviewed staff and students about our World Cup celebrations and activities.

Year 10 into 11 Graduation (93 images)

Well done to all our Year 10 students as they graduated into Year 11 on 13th June.

Wheelchair Basketball (76 images)

Master Chef - Final (17 images)

Year 7 Ypres Visit (181 images)

Bike Fest May 2014 (78 images)

"We Will Rock You" performance April 2014 (97 images)

Our annual Academy production was our version of the West End musical with our own Freddie and supporting cast!

World Book Day 2014 (25 images)

Technology Tournament (11 images)

Some of students competed at the Annual Rotary Club Technology Tournament

Sainsbury's Food Challenge (54 images)

Mrs Stringer took a group of our Hospitality students to a local branch of Sainsbury's to complete an in-store challenge.

Curtis Jobling visiting author 12-3-14 (42 images)

Some of our Year 7 and 8 students had a fantastic day with Curtis Jobling, all arranged thanks to a very persistent Year 8 girl!

Christmas Dinner 2013 (37 images)

Once again our catering staff excelled and produced a wonderful Christmas dinner for all staff and students. Our students were fantastic, well done to all!

Children in Need Day (273 images)

Staff and students made fools of themselves in the name of charity, we raised £1422.16 on the day. Thank you to all who took part.

Blood Brothers Theatre Visit - 2nd October 2013 (15 images)

A group of Year 11 students were taken to the theatre by some of our English department staff, a fabulous evening out was had by all.

Archery Reward Visit (17 images)

A group of our Year 7 students were taken to the local Methodist Church to try thier arm at archery. Well done to all who took part.

Art Exhibition, 19th September 2013 (61 images)

Our inaugural annual Art exhibition took place in the Art department showcasing a wide range of students' Art and Textiles work created over the last academic year. Well done to all of the students who had work on display, the quality is amazing.

Celebration Evening 11th July 2013 (27 images)

Our Key Stage 3 Celebration Evening took place on Thursday 11th July. Invited guests dressed to impress, were entertained by our musicians and special guest speaker Mr Craig Heap, double Commonwealth Gold Medallist and Olympian for Great British Gymnastics. Craig inspired guests with his inspirational life stories and awarded students for their contributions to Horbury Academy, subject prizes and attendance. Our Prefects and Head Boy and Girl were also announced. It was a fabulous evening and a fitting end to another successful year at Horbury Academy. Thank you to everyone who attended.

Masterchef 2013 (20 images)

House Competition

Horbury General Photos (8 images)

A selection of photos from around the school