Achievements

Footballing Success!

The Danesgate team completed an emphatic victory of a three team football tournament held at Askham Bryan on 26th February. They won every game – by at least 2 goals! The boys behaved impeccably and shook hands at the end…

Outstanding GCSE results celebrated in the Press!

We were delighted to see Francesca’s success celebrated in the paper and on the Press website!  She has been a valued member of the Danesgate Community for two years and her hard work has paid off with three 9s and six 8s – the equivalent of all A* results – in her GCSEs!

Click to see the photo gallery in the Press

Francesca’s mum, Alison, was quoted in the paper, saying “I just think it would be great for other students who would otherwise drop out to hear Francesca’s story. Her success is testament to Danesgate.”

You can read the story on the York Press website.

Holocaust Memorial Day

  On Wednesday 23rd January, staff and KS4 students took part in a city wide project as part of the Holocaust Memorial Day commemorations, entitled ‘Torn from home.’  Within this, students that study History, Citizenship and RS took part in…

Christmas Fair – thank you!

Thank you to everyone who supported the Christmas Fair on 14th December. We raised a superb £780 for Save the Children’s Fund. All the pupils worked so hard running stalls and being part of the different activities through the morning; we are very proud of them and we really appreciate the support of our Danesgate families who helped to raise such a fantastic total for a great cause.