Dates of interest for New College, Pontefract and Wakefield College

November 18, 2019 2:16 pm

Dates of interest for NEW College Pontefract: Open events: Wednesday 20 November 2019 5.00-8.00pm Thursday 6 February 2020 5.00-7.00pm Interview evenings (they will be invited in order of applications) Wednesday 4 December 2019 Wednesday 22 January 2020 Wednesday 26 February 2020 Wednesday 29 April 2020 Excellence Academy Evening (invite by you via a letter that…

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August 23, 2019 11:06 am

GCSE Results day 2019 has seen continued success at The King’s School with another set of excellent results. The overall attainment at King’s (using the 5+ including English and Maths measurement) rose to 43% – another excellent performance. Additionally, there was a 5% increase in higher grades 7-9 across the Sciences from last year. Significant…

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Two Athletics Records Broken

June 21, 2019 2:43 pm

Two students from Year 9 have smashed The King’s School’s Athletics Records for Discus and 1500m. In May, Jack Smith threw an outstanding 39m 36cm in the discus, beating the previous record of 38m 50cm which has stood since 1993. Along with Alex Fletcher who stormed the 1500m in 4mins 42.5secs, beating the previous record…

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Year 10 College Taster Days

May 20, 2019 1:58 pm

Year 10 students have two college taster days coming up… Thursday 04 July 2019 at Wakefield College, Castleford site and Wednesday 10 July 2019 at New College. These days are fantastic opportunities for all students to experience life as a college student and to learn first-hand about Post 16 options before making their important choices…

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James Patterson’s Big Book Giveaway – Winners

May 13, 2019 10:26 am

We are thrilled to announce that our Learning Resource Centre Manager, Miss Draper, has recently won £250 of free books for The King’s School. The competition was: ‘In 500 words or less, tell us why your school library deserves to win £250 of books!’ Miss Draper’s entry is written below: As Albert Einstein famously said,…

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