Headteacher’s Welcome

September 3, 2020 12:54 pm

Dear Parent/Carer, I am delighted to be addressing you as the Headteacher of the Rookeries and that we are part of the Pontefract Academies Trust, a Trust which has a reputation for transforming schools. I strongly believe with the support of the Trust, a strong leadership team and the dedication and commitment of our staff…

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Full Marks for Pontefract Academies Trust – Top 10% of Education Trusts in the Country and 3 Schools in the Top 10 of all Wakefield Primary Schools

February 7, 2020 9:47 am

Pontefract Academies Trust has been named in the top 10% of education trusts in the country in the Department for Education Performance Tables for primary schools, published last month. The performance tables compared the performance of 297 multi academy trusts for primary school performance with the Trust being rated 22nd in the rank order for…

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Key Stage 2 SATs Success!

July 25, 2019 12:57 pm

The recent publication of the the Key Stage 2 SATs results is proving that the Trust is continuing to transform the quality of education for the young people of the town. The primary schools within the Trust have improved by 24% points overall. This means that primary school performance is now above the national average…

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An Interserve Newsletter for The Rookeries School project

February 15, 2019 12:38 pm

Interserve has been on site at The Rookeries School for a couple of months now, constructing a new single storey extension to the rear of the existing school building. This will provide three new classrooms, a studio and kitchen area. An unused temporary building at the back of the school will also be removed, creating a…

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