News

Well done to the football team

Five fantastic footballers (CM, RW, EM, BP and ND) recently took part in a tournament comprising of PRU schools from across North Yorkshire in which we lost two matches, drew another and won two! It was a great day, typified by a wonderful moment at the beginning of the Forest Moore game (a group of Harrogate students we have played several times before) where the two teams chatted about their respective schools and the form of their teams BEFORE kick off.

The whole team played with a positive attitude, shaking hands with the opposite team without question at the end of each game, and didn’t let the size of some the opposition faze them at all – although Tommy Kindred did comment, “I’m not sure what they feed them in Scarborough but all the 6 outfield players were 6 foot plus!!!”.  A special mention for EM and BP.  EM was playing in her first ever competitive game of football and was was the only girl in a league of 50 male KS3 footballers. She played well, made a lot of tackles and was commended by several other players and members of staff.  BP scored 10 goals in total as well as showing a positive and mature attitude throughout.

Oh, we do DO like to be beside the seaside!

On Monday 24th July the GCSE Geography and GCSE Science students had a rather damp trip to Flamborough Head.

We all got very wet but Chris Teesdale managed to find 15 minutes of fame (getting interviewed on BBC Radio Humberside, no less!) and we all had great fun whilst learning a lot. The chips helped to keep our spirits up!

More photos from our trip to Durham

We had a GCSE History/Geography day trip to Durham. We travelled up on the train. Our main aim was to visit Durham Cathedral and then carry out some Urban Geography fieldwork in the city centre. We all had a great day, we learnt a lot and had fun.

Work in the Walled Garden

We have been hard at work in the walled garden.

We are very proud of the results!

Durham Trip

We have had a fabulous day out in Durham! Everything went really well and everyone enjoyed themselves; our students, pictured below at the Cathedral, were a credit to the Danesgate community.

School Closure due to Polling Day

  • Just a reminder that we have to close the school today (Thursday 8.6.17) as we are being used as a Polling Station for the General Election.
  • If your son/daughter is taught off site or is at Rossmoor Grange, The Boxing Club, The Woodland Project (Ad Astra), Toolbox or Country Classroom then their timetable will be as normal on that day.
  • If your son or daughter has a GCSE examination on this day (a lot will as it is the day for GCSE Maths) then please be assured that this exam will run as normal and there will be staff of duty at all points to support students around the site.

 

In the York Press!

We are very proud of our children’s success in the “Alternative View of York” art competition.  As one of the 5 winning schools, we were mentioned in the Press again yesterday!

Click to go to the article on the Press website!