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 9:37 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 12:43 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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Year 3 Mini-Olympics

July 9, 2019 11:43 am

Our fantastic Year 3 children competed at a Mini-Olympics at The King’s School on Thursday 4th July. All children gave their absolute best and we had some 1st place finishes. But most importantly they showed wonderful sportsmanship, cheering their team and everybody else’s! A huge thank you to the parents and family members who also…

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Visit by Commonwealth Games Gold medal winner James Willstrop

July 9, 2019 10:32 am

The school was paid a visit by a very special guest this week, former world number one squash player and Commonwealth Games Gold medal winner James Willstrop. James gave a whole school assembly where, amongst many interesting topics, he spoke to the children about the world class squash facilities right here in our town at the Pontefract Squash Club….

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