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Local Children Involved In Remembrance Day In Pontefract

January 18, 2022 1:48 pm

Both of our secondary schools were delighted to welcome Mr Brian Berry MA from the Ackworth and Pontefract branch of The Royal British Legion along with other ex-veterans. They gave an inspirational presentation about their stories of serving in the war. They also spoke about the significance of the poppy. Both schools were also very…

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Children In Need 2021

January 17, 2022 4:48 pm

Every year, all eight of our schools find fun ways to raise money for Children in Need. Whether it’s baking, running races, raffles and much more. The Rookeries Junior, Infant & Nursery School featured on Look North and the Children In Need programme as they attempted to break the world record of how many wet…

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Pontefract Academies Trust Staff Felt The Freeze

October 7, 2021 8:58 am

Staff including teachers, lunchtime supervisors and housekeepers across the eight schools in Pontefract Academies Trust have each endured at least 92 seconds of ice cold water on their feet to raise money for the Motor Neurone Disease (MNDA) by taking part in the Ice Foot 92 challenge. The eight schools include six primaries, Carleton Park…

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HUGE SUCCESS FOR PONTEFRACT STUDENTS IN GCSE RESULTS

September 8, 2021 2:05 pm

The King’s School and Carleton High School, both members of Pontefract Academies Trust, are celebrating GCSE success today. Two students from The King’s School achieved an incredible set of results comprising off all 9s. 9% of students across both schools achieved all 7-9 grades in all subjects (A-A*). 52% of students at Carleton High School…

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Pontefract Academies Trust Phenomenal Fundraising Week

June 10, 2021 3:46 pm

All eight schools who are part of Pontefract Academies Trust have had a busy few days packed full of fundraising activities to raise money for both The Prince of Wales Hospice based in Pontefract and Motor Neurone Disease (MNDA). The six primary schools including Carleton Park Junior and Infant School, De Lacy Pontefract Primary School,…

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Local 12 Year Old Selected to Represent Great Britain In Upcoming World Championships

May 26, 2021 9:27 am

Ryan Bradley, from Pontefract has been successfully selected to represent Great Britain along with his partnership at the Acrobatic Gymnastics World Championships in Geneva in June. The 2021 Acrobatic Gymnastic World Championships is the 27th edition of the acrobatic gymnastics competition. It was originally scheduled to take place in Geneva, Switzerland from May 29 to May…

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Pontefract Food Bank Thank Pontefract Schools for their Support

May 26, 2021 9:26 am

Together the 3,900 pupils and over 300 staff members of Pontefract Academies Trust collected 315kg of food which has been donated to Pontefract Food Bank. The amount collected is enough to create 21 food packages for those in need within the local community. Pontefract Food Bank which is based at Central Methodist Church, Newgate, Pontefract…

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Masked Readers celebrate World Book Day at Pontefract Academies Trust

May 26, 2021 9:25 am

Teachers, pupils and parents didn’t let lockdown stop them from celebrating this year’s World Book Day as they enjoyed an action packed agenda to enjoy their love of storytelling and reading. Harry Potters, Hermiones, Dennis the Menaces, Tom Gates and Fantastic Mr Foxes are just some of the characters that joined Pontefract Academies Trust online…

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