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Welcome to David Young Community Academy

Welcome to David Young Community Academy

Our Academy opened in September 2006 and serves the area of East Leeds.We are part of the government’s original Academies programme, working within a network of high-performing Specialist Schools and Academies nationally. Our building is a state of the art 21st Century Academy with students and staff working in an ICT rich environment. OFSTED visits in May 2012 (section 5 and section 48) reported the Academy to be 'Good' and 'Outstanding' respectively. We attract a lot of attention nationally and internationally and host visitors on a very regular basis, as a key part of our role is to model innovative...

DYCA recognised for support to reservists

DYCA recognised for support to reservists

DAVID YOUNG COMMUNITY ACADEMY OF SEACROFT RECOGNISED FOR SUPPORT TO RESERVISTS David Young Community Academy has been recognised for its continuing commitment and dedication to the region's Reserve Forces by being presented with a special certificate after reaffirming their support, one of only 80 presented each year.  Signed by the Chief of the Defence staff and the Secretary of State for Defence, the certificate was presented by the Yorkshire and Humber Regional SaBRE Campaign Director Richard Lenton on 8th October 2012. The Academy has supported reservists for over six years.  PC Gordon Black, Safer Schools Police Officer, has been an...

Nicola Adams Olympic Boxer Visits DYCA

Nicola Adams Olympic Boxer Visits DYCA

When it was announced that Nicola Adams was coming into DYCA all of the school was hoping to be able to attend her assembly. I was specially selected with Holly Carr to attend a brief ‘meet and greet session’ in the board room with Nicola before the assembly began. It was an opportunity to meet an Olympic star who was brought up in my local area and I jumped at the chance to meet her and ask her about her experiences leading up to the Olympics. When she arrived and entered the boardroom she shook hands with everybody and...

GCSE & A Level Results

GCSE & A Level Results

As "top grades" go down across the country DYCA sees a 50% increase in students achieving GCSE grades at A*, A and B. A staggering 2005 increase in these top grades for English and 100% increase in Maths. This follows a record year for sixth form results with 37 students obtaining places at university and 5 at prestigious Russell Group Universities.            

  • Welcome to David Young Community Academy

    Welcome to David Young Community Academy

  • DYCA recognised for support to reservists

    DYCA recognised for support to reservists

  • Nicola Adams Olympic Boxer Visits DYCA

    Nicola Adams Olympic Boxer Visits DYCA

  • GCSE & A Level Results

    GCSE & A Level Results

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