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As Acting Head of School, I have great pleasure in welcoming you to Carleton High School. I work closely with the Trust's Executive Director of Secondary Education in order to achieve our vision to provide aspirational and continuously improving outcomes for our students through structured collaborative working, effective professional development and operational excellence.


Mrs Jo Cross, Acting Head of School

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3 September 2018

Pontefract Academies Trust Celebrate GCSE Success with record number of 9’s

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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3 July 2018

British Sprinting Champion Beth Dobbin Inspires Pontefract Children

Children from Pontefract Academies Trust were treated to an inspirational visit from British 200m Sprint Champion, Beth Dobbin. As well…

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3 July 2018

Pontefract Children Celebrate Their Life Choices

Hundreds of children and parents from Pontefract primary schools have completed a 30 week intervention programme aimed at promoting career…

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Introducing Carleton High School
Introducing Carleton High
Pontefract Academies Trust
Pontefract Academies Trust

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