Welcome to Queens Road Academy

This website is designed to provide new parents and carers with a flavour of our school. We hope that you will want to become part of friendly, caring school, where we endeavour to work with you to ensure the best outcomes for your child. Queens Road Academy is a new school opened 2013 (Formally Pipers Grove Primary School) committed to working closely with the local community we serve. We are transforming ourselves to further success, through a commitment to delivering high quality teaching, whilst enabling our pupils’ to enjoy their learning journey with us.

We hope you like reading what we offer as a school, but recognise that you cannot beat visiting us. If you would like to see us, please contact the school office who will be happy to make an appointment with you.

We currently have places available in our Nursery Unit.

Our Nursery runs:

8.45am – 11.45am Monday to Friday (15 hours)

8.45am – 3.15pm Monday to Friday (30 hours) 

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View our most recent Ofsted Report here.

"The curriculum is vibrant and enriching." OFSTED 2017
"Pupils clearly enjoy school and want to attend." OFSTED 2017
"The headteacher, leaders and governors have an unwavering commitment to raising the standards that pupils achieve." OFSTED 2017

Free School Meals

The procedure for applying for Free School Meals has changed. The Free School Meals department will no longer accept paper applications. All applications must now be done online:


The school online payment system:


Contact Us

Queens Road Academy
Queens Road
S71 1AR

Telephone number: 01226 737010

Email: qroad@smat.org.uk

Headteacher: Mr S Kaufman

News & Events

  1. Tour De Yorkshire – Friday 3rd May 2019

    As you may be aware the Tour De Yorkshire is coming to Barnsley on Friday 3 May 2019. Children can come to school dressed in the Tour De Yorkshire colours of Yellow & Pale Blue, for a small donation. Money raised will be donated to the “Air Ambulance Charity”. We would like to let parents Continue…

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