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 9:43 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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Orchard Head J, I & N School graded a ‘Good’ School by Ofsted

December 2, 2019 1:35 pm

Orchard Head Junior, Infant and Nursery School has reason to celebrate after being rated as ‘Good’ in its latest Ofsted inspection. The result has been even more pleasing for the school, which has 355 pupils on roll, due to it being one of a handful of schools in the district to be inspected using the…

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Key Stage 2 SATs Success!

July 25, 2019 12:54 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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Orchard Head J, I and N School rated “Good” by Ofsted

March 9, 2019 11:54 am

Orchard Head Junior, Infant and Nursery School has announced that a recent Ofsted inspection has rated the school as good. The school which is part of Pontefract Academies Trust was given a big thumbs up by inspectors that visited the school in February. Newly appointed Head of School, Mr Joe Mitchell, was praised for “wasting…

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