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

The HEPP.SY Bus

The HEPP.SY Bus

7th December 2018

The HEPP.SY bus is a great opportunity for Y9s to learnabout university life, degrees and their future careers. Theyalso had interesting p …

Fire Service Assemblies

Fire Service Assemblies

26th November 2018

The Fire Service delivered assemblies to year 7 and year 10 regarding safety.  The year 7 presentation taught them about the dangers an …

Darton Academy Food Bank Appeal

Darton Academy Food Bank Appeal

26th November 2018

Can you help?  Darton Academy are looking to support a local food bank in the weeks leading up to Christmas.  Any donations of no …