Welcome

Welcome to Darton Academy

Darton is a popular and vibrant 11-16 school which serves the communities of Darton, Kexborough and is within easy reach of Leeds, Wakefield and surrounding areas, located minutes from J38 of the M1. Our amazing building offers exceptional facilities for our learners, we have superb sports facilities , modern science labs and excellent performance spaces. The school is continuing to develop its ICT infrastructure and use of mobile and new technologies to support and enhance learning.

Darton Academy converted to Delta Academies Trust on October 1st 2018. We have a new leadership team with high expectations to ensure that all students reach their potential. 

We do hope that you can visit us to share with you the exciting changes taking place.

Latest News

Trip to Normandy

Trip to Normandy

11th July 2019

The French trip to Normandy has now been opened up to students in y7 studying French. Please contact Mrs Joys for more information about the …

Academy Uniform

Academy Uniform

11th July 2019

Academy Uniforms can be ordered via the website SPT Uniforms, see link below.   www.sptuniforms.co.uk   Click on the …

Pontefract New College visit

Pontefract New College visit

10th July 2019

Twenty-five Darton Academy students took part in an A Level taster day at Pontefract New College on 9th July. Students were able to choose s …

Year 11 Prom

Year 11 Prom

4th July 2019

Our final year 11 celebration took place on July 3rd, our y11 prom. Staff and students enjoyed an excellent evening at Tankersley Manor cele …