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Pontefract Academies Trust Phenomenal Fundraising Week

June 10, 2021 3:46 pm

All eight schools who are part of Pontefract Academies Trust have had a busy few days packed full of fundraising activities to raise money for both The Prince of Wales Hospice based in Pontefract and Motor Neurone Disease (MNDA). The six primary schools including Carleton Park Junior and Infant School, De Lacy Pontefract Primary School,…

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Pontefract Food Bank Thank Pontefract Schools for their Support

May 26, 2021 9:26 am

Together the 3,900 pupils and over 300 staff members of Pontefract Academies Trust collected 315kg of food which has been donated to Pontefract Food Bank. The amount collected is enough to create 21 food packages for those in need within the local community. Pontefract Food Bank which is based at Central Methodist Church, Newgate, Pontefract…

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Masked Readers celebrate World Book Day at Pontefract Academies Trust

May 26, 2021 9:25 am

Teachers, pupils and parents didn’t let lockdown stop them from celebrating this year’s World Book Day as they enjoyed an action packed agenda to enjoy their love of storytelling and reading. Harry Potters, Hermiones, Dennis the Menaces, Tom Gates and Fantastic Mr Foxes are just some of the characters that joined Pontefract Academies Trust online…

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Pontefract Academies Trust raise £7,442 for Local Hospice

May 26, 2021 9:25 am

Pontefract Academies Trust has raised over £7,442 for The Prince of Wales Hospice in just four months. All eight schools have been working incredibly hard over the past four months to raise much needed funds for the hospice as they know how difficult it’s been for charities during the pandemic. Fundraising activities so far have…

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Pontefract Academies Trust Support Children’s Mental Health Week

May 26, 2021 9:24 am

Pontefract Academies Trust has been embracing Children’s Mental Health Week and encouraging all their students to find activities that help them feel good about themselves whether that be art, drama, exercise or music. The schools will be following the Place2Be’s theme of ‘Dress to Express’ this week and all students and staff will be taking…

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Pontefract Academies Trust Donate to Pontefract Food Bank

May 26, 2021 9:23 am

More than 500 teachers and staff from Pontefract Academies Trust are collecting tins of food and urgent items to donate to the Pontefract food bank. The Trust are pleased to be able to help them continue their phenomenal work of helping those needing support especially the increased numbers during the pandemic. Pontefract Food Bank which…

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Pontefract Academies Trust Pledge Support for Motor Neurone Disease Association and The Prince of Wales Hospice in Pontefract

May 26, 2021 9:06 am

Pontefract Academies Trust has announced that for this academic year all of their eight schools as well as the central office, will be fundraising for Motor Neurone Disease Association (MNDA) as their national charity and The Prince of Wales Hospice in Pontefract as their local charity. Throughout the coming year, the Trust hope to help…

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Carleton High School Awarded Most Improved School in North of England

November 17, 2020 3:45 pm

Carleton High School in Pontefract, part of Pontefract Academies Trust, has been hailed as the most improved school in the North of England, according to the Fairer Secondary Schools Index league tables, published by the Northern Powerhouse Partnership The index ranks schools on a contextual progress score that takes pupils’ backgrounds into account.  Even prior…

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First Ever Virtual Open Evenings

October 5, 2020 12:53 pm

Pontefract Academies Trust are delighted to announce that Carleton High School and The King’s School will be “opening their doors” to prospective students and parents virtually this year, for what will be their very first “Virtual Open Evening”. Carleton High School’s Virtual Open Evening will be on Thursday 15th October 6.30pm and the link will…

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Communication from the CEO – GCSE Results

August 20, 2020 1:19 pm

Dear Pupils and Parents/Carers, I wanted to take the opportunity to congratulate all our pupils and their families on the outstanding GCSE results achieved across Pontefract Academies Trust in 2020. The stunning performance has been achieved at a period of history that has been unsettling and confusing for all. It is vitally important that everyone…

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