Welcome to Whetley Academy










Front Row (left to right)

Miss Johan Stephenson Assistant Principal & Director of Learning

Miss Rebecca Stansfield Head of Academy

Mrs Donna Brown Associate Executive Principal

Second Row (left to right)

Mr Aaron Metcalfe Maths Lead

Miss Aysha Bi Maths & KS1 Lead

Mr Jonathan Townend Yr6 Leader

Third Row (left to right)

Miss Suzanna Morrison English Lead

Mrs Karena Rogers Assistant Principal

Mr Andrew Brentley NQT & Students Lead

Miss Elizabeth Sayer English Lead

Mrs Gail McAllister SEND Lead

Thank you for taking the time to look at our website to find out what Whetley Academy has to offer.

We work very hard to build strong, supportive links with parents in the belief that positive partnerships between home and school benefit our children. The ethos of the school is respect, tolerance, kindness and being the best we can be. We expect our children to work hard, co-operate, look after each other and achieve highly in everything they do! Above all, we want every child to enjoy school and be able to thrive in as many ways as possible. Please enjoy reading our website and if you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact us.

Kind Regards,
Mrs D Brown         
Associate Executive Principal                       
Miss R Stansfield
Head of Academy

Upcoming Events

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  • Jan 18

    Whetley's Little Learners

    A group for parents and children from birth to 3 years old.  Every Thursday 8.30am - 10.30am at Whetley Academy.Learn, Play, Chat, Enjoy Free Refreshments & Par » Read More

  • Jan 29

    Nell Bank

    Year 1 visit to Nell Bank in Ilkley. » Read More

  • Feb 1

    Magic Show

      Year 2 will be watching 'A Box of Tricks' Magic Show in the KS2 Hall » Read More

  • Feb 9

    School Closes

    School will close at 3.10pm and will re-open on Monday 19th February 2018 » Read More

  • Feb 19

    School Opens

    School will open at 8.30am » Read More

  • Feb 28

    PG Study Fair SHU

    PG Study Fair SHU (Sheffield Hallam University)Wednesday 28th February 2018 between 4.30pm – 7.30pm Come along and speak with the events team about the subjects » Read More

  • May 23

    PG Study Fair SHU

    PG Study Fair SHU (Sheffield Hallam University)Wednesday 23rd May 2018 between 4.30pm – 7.30pm Come along and speak with the events team about the subjects and » Read More

Latest News

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  • A Quote to contemplate

    12th January 2018

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  • Whetley's Little Learners

    12th January 2018

    A group for parents and children from birth to 3 years old. Learn, Play, Chat, Enjoy Free Refreshments and Parenting help.Please come along and join in.... » Read More

  • Whetley's Healthy Breakfast Club

    11th January 2018

    The children and families at Whetley Academy are invited to a free breakfast club every morning (Monday-Friday) between 7.45am - 8.30am.  There is always cereal... » Read More

  • Online Safety

    9th January 2018

    The Year 5 pupils thoroughly enjoyed a visit from the local police team, to learn about online safety and cyber bullying and the laws of being online. ... » Read More

  • Lunch Taster Session

    8th January 2018

    Our new chef, Joe, teamed up with Miss Sayer and the Pupil Voice Team to encourage more pupils to have a healthy school meal, by hosting a tasting session.  The... » Read More

  • Snow and bad weather

    3rd January 2018

             In the event of bad weather it is always the priority of the academy to remain open and as such the site team will work to ensure that the site is both... » Read More

  • Little Star's

    14th December 2017

    Mrs Rogers class excelled once again, with several members of the class winning awards and badges for fantastic achievment in Maths, Reading, Writing, Oracy, At... » Read More

  • Year 1 Achieve

    14th December 2017

    Congratulations to all the pupils who were awarded badges and certificates for winning the Star Achievers for this half term. ... » Read More

  • High-fliers in Year 2

    14th December 2017

    Well done to all the children in Year 2 who were successful in winning this terms Star Achiever awards. ... » Read More

  • Y3 pupils win awards

    14th December 2017

    7 pupils out of each year 3 class have won awards in Maths, Reading, Writing, Oracy, Attendance, Sport and being a fantastic Role Model. Congratulations to you ... » Read More

  • Star Achievers in Year 4

    14th December 2017

    Well done to the pupils who won the Star Achievers awards for this half term.... » Read More

  • Amazing success

    14th December 2017

    35 pupils in Year 5 had to stand up in Assembly to receive their well earned rewards. Well done, you are amazing. ... » Read More

  • Success all round

    14th December 2017

    The year 6 pupils at Whetley Academy have once again excelled in various areas of the curriculum, with many picking up the Star Achievers awards for this half t... » Read More

  • Silver Medals in Athletics

    14th December 2017

    The Year 3/4 Whetley Athletics team came 2nd, winning Silver Medals in their recent tournament which involved 16 schools.  Congratulations to you all, that is a... » Read More

  • Year 6 Athletics

    14th December 2017

    Congratulations to all the year 6 pupils who recently took part in a local Athletics competition. The pupils were brilliant athletes and were a real credit to t... » Read More

  • Christmas Performance in Nursery

    13th December 2017

    The children in Nursery have carried out their Christmas Performance this week, singing and acting to a delighted audience of parents and family members.  All t... » Read More

  • Tiny Star's

    13th December 2017

    Congratulations to all the children who were awarded a Star Achiever badge and certificate for their hard work this term. ... » Read More

  • Gold Medals for the Girl's Football Team

    4th December 2017

    Congratulations to the Year 5 & 6 Girl's Football Team who recently won Gold Medals.  The girls won every game beating several local schools to become champions... » Read More

  • Multi-Sports Club

    30th November 2017

    Wednesdays 6pm-7pm & 7pm-8pm at Whetley Academy.  Please  Contact Mr Khan on 07427599477.... » Read More

  • Delta Debating Competition

    22nd November 2017

    Last week some members of 5SR visited East Garforth Primary school for a debate. There were four schools from Delta in total. The topic we had to debate was, sh... » Read More