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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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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