MacMillan Coffee Morning

October 24, 2018 1:17 am

Year 7 students baked or bought cakes, buns and muffins to sell at the MacMillan Coffee Morning on Friday 28th September. Staff, students and members of the public attended the coffee morning to donate money in exchange for some yummy treats. One member of the public took the time to comment on the Year 7…

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Literacy Poem Competition

October 24, 2018 1:10 am

To celebrate National Poetry Day on the 4th of October, the library hosted an Autumn-themed poetry competition. Miss Draper chose the winning entries, who read their poems aloud in a presentation by the Head of School. Prizes included gift vouchers and certificates, with book and stationery prize bundles being given to a number of runners-up….

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Pontefract Academies Trust Celebrate GCSE Success with record number of 9’s

September 3, 2018 2:14 pm

The King’s School and Carleton High School, both members of the Pontefract Academies Trust, are celebrating GCSE success with a record number of 9’s. The King’s School achieved it’s best ever results with progress measures improving across all areas. There was a notable improvement in English and Maths with Science and Geography results continuing to…

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British Sprinting Champion Beth Dobbin Inspires Pontefract Children

July 3, 2018 2:05 pm

Children from Pontefract Academies Trust were treated to an inspirational visit from British 200m Sprint Champion, Beth Dobbin. As well as sharing her motivational stories in a school assembly, the successful sprinter led the children in a sponsored multi fitness event where they raised £1,287 for the PE department of Halfpenny Lane Junior, Infant and…

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Pontefract Children Celebrate Their Life Choices

July 3, 2018 1:57 pm

Hundreds of children and parents from Pontefract primary schools have completed a 30 week intervention programme aimed at promoting career opportunities and school attendance. The programme is called CHOICE – Children Have Options, Imagination, Challenge and Experience which concluded with an awards ceremony at The Pontefract Town Hall where each child received a certificate for…

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