Burrow Family Scoop Up Awards At Yorkshire Choice Awards

May 16, 2022 9:37 am

10-year-old Macy, 7-year-old Maya, and 3-year-old Jackson Burrow were amazed and excited when they won the Young Achiever Award at the Yorkshire Choice Awards held at Elland Road. The three children, who all attend Orchard Head Junior, Infant & Nursery School, part of Pontefract Academies Trust, are used to fancy award ceremonies and being in…

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Hat-trick Of Titles For King’s Football Team

April 25, 2022 10:06 am

The Year 11 football team who are part of Division 1 of the Wakefield School’s League have completed the treble without losing a game locally. The team was made up of, Leyton Spencer, Joe Royle, Dom Brian, Jacob Bacon, Adam Barnes, Frayza Benton, Joel Learmouth, Harry Charlotte, Alfie Charlotte, Toby Copley, Riley Bennett, Logan Kotchie…

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Pontefract Student Elected To Represent Wakefield East

March 23, 2022 9:02 am

Daniel Hopkins, a 15-year-old who attends The King’s School in Pontefract, part of Pontefract Academies Trust, has been successfully elected as part of the Wakefield Youth Council. The Wakefield Youth Council is a platform for Wakefield residents ages 13-18 to serve as youth leaders empowered to share policy ideas and youth comment in the community….

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Young Fundraisers Receive Special Mayor Award

March 22, 2022 1:12 pm

Pupils from 6 primary schools in Pontefract, all part of Pontefract Academies Trust, were invited to a special awards ceremony at the Mayor’s office on Thursday to celebrate the incredible fundraising effort they and other schools in the local area contributed to. Organised by The Prince of Wales Hospice, the ceremony celebrated £61,000 being raised…

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Local 12 Year Old Set To Be A Tennis Star

March 15, 2022 10:57 am

12-year-old Evie, a student at The King’s School, part of Pontefract Academies Trust has aspirations to one day be a professional tennis player. Her dream is to play at Wimbledon and follow in the footsteps of her hero Johanna Konta. Evie, who has been playing in tournaments since the age of 5, trains for a…

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