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

Year 7 Football Tournament 14 February 2019

Year 7 Football Tournament 14 February 2019

16th February 2019

Darton Academy Under 12 football team competed in a North West Area Final of Fives Football. After two  previous successful qualifying …

Year 8 Options evening

Year 8 Options evening

14th February 2019

Year 8 Options Evening - Wednesday 6th March, 5:30pm to 7:30pm Dear Parent/Carer We are pleased to invite you to a Year 8 Options Evening …

Letter to parents

Letter to parents

13th February 2019

13th February 2019 Dear Parents/Carers, School Day and Transport Arrangements I am writing to you with a reminder that the school day c …

New bus times

New bus times

24th January 2019

24th February 2019 Dear Parent/Carer, I am writing to you to confirm the new bus timetables in advance of the changes to the school da …