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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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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