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Hazel Leys Academy


June 2019

  • Author Visit - Paul Cookson - Monday 1st July

    Published 27/06/19

    As part of the Greenwood Academies ‘Loving Reading’ event, we are very excited to welcome poet/author Paul Cookson to Hazel Leys Academy on Monday 1st July 2019.

    Paul has written many amazing poetry books such as ‘Pants on Fire’, ‘Give Us a Goal!’ and ‘100 Brilliant Poems for Children’. As part of the National Year of Reading, Paul was nominated a National Reading Hero and received his award at 10 Downing Street. His work has appeared on CBBC, Sky Sports, Radio 5 Live and he is the official poet in residence for the National Football Museum.

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  • National Sea Life Centre Visit for YR 1 & YR 2 - Wednesday 26th June

    Published 25/06/19

    Year 1 and Year 2 will be visiting the National Sea Life Centre in Birmingham.

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  • GAT Orienteering Event YR 5 - Wednesday 26th June

    Published 24/06/19

    Year 5 will be taking part in a literacy themed orienteering event on Wednesday 26th June 2019. 

    This will take place at Thoroughsale Woods in Corby.  They will be competing against other Greenwood Academy Trust schools.  The children will need to find a number of checkpoints that will have literacy themed questions for them to answer. 

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  • Netball Tournament - Monday 24th June

    Published 20/06/19

    The team have done really well so far and have reached the final! 

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  • GAT Indoor Athletics Competition - Friday 21st June

    Published 18/06/19

    Some of our children have been selected to attend the ‘Greenwood Academies Trust Indoor Athletics Competition’ at Braunstone Leisure Centre.  The children will be competing in athletics events against other Greenwood Academies Trust schools.

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  • Town Sports Day at Rockingham Triangle - Wednesday 19th June

    Published 17/06/19
    Some of our children have been selected to represent Hazel Leys Academy at the ‘Corby, Oundle and Thrapston Schools District Athletics’ event at Rockingham Triangle on Wednesday 19th June.  We will be leaving school via coach at 9.30
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  • YR 6 Hazard Alley Visit – Tuesday 18th June 2019

    Published 15/06/19

    'Hazard Alley' was the first purpose-built safety education centre in the UK, designed to give visitors a unique interactive learning experience.  During a tour in their 'life size' village, the children will encounter a range of 'hazards' giving them the opportunity to develop vital knowledge and strategies on how to stay safe.

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  • YR 4 Visit to Thinktank Birmingham Science Museum - Tuesday 18 June

    Published 14/06/19

    We have organised a visit for Year 4 to ‘Thinktank’, Birmingham's award winning science museum, which offers an enlightening and fun packed day out.  From steam engines and talking robots through to gurgling guts and a chocolate wrapping machine, Thinktank has over 200 hands-on displays on science and technology.

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  • Reception Corby Cube Theatre Visit to see Puss in Boots - Wednesday 5th June

    Published 05/06/19

    We have arranged 3 amazing visits to the Corby Cube Theatre for Reception Class this year:

    • 27th February 2019 - ‘We’re Going on a Bear Hunt’
    • 22nd May 2019 – ‘Zog’
    • 5th June – Northern Ballet ‘Puss in Boots’
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