Pontefract Academies Trust Support Children’s Mental Health Week

February 3, 2021 12:44 pm

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  

January 30, 2021 12:38 pm

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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De Lacy School Welcomes new Headteacher

January 10, 2021 11:40 am

James is already well known to De Lacy Primary School, having previously been Headteacher at Halfpenny Lane Junior, Infant and Nursery School which is also part of Pontefract Academies Trust. James has a wealth of teaching knowledge having worked for Pontefract Academies Trust for just over 6 years, starting as a Deputy Headteacher and now…

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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 9:37 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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