Children In Need
On Friday 18th November, we celebrated Children in Need across all eight of our schools. Staff and students raised money with various activities including bun sales, toy sales, sponge the… Read more
From Pontefract to Representing Yorkshire
After only 5 years of playing Badminton competitively, Eva Hursthouse, a 14-year-old student at Carleton High School, part of Pontefract Academies Trust, has been chosen to represent Yorkshire in the… Read more
Walk for Rob
Orchard Head Junior, Infant and Nursery School are holding a fundraising event to raise money for Motor Neurone Disease Association starting in the week commencing the 10th of October. Most of… Read more
King’s Fest was a Sell Out!
Over 1,000 parents, carers, students and community members turned out in the sunshine to support The King’s School’s annual event King’s Fest! It was an incredible evening showcasing talent of… Read more
Primary School SATs Success
Message from Julian Appleyard OBE, CEO: A huge congratulations to the incredible 10 & 11 year olds across the primary schools within Pontefract Academies Trust. 81% of our pupils have… Read more
Two New Mascots In Town
Pupils at Pontefract Academies Trust primary schools have been given an important task this week. They have been given the challenge of naming the brand new mascots from The Prince… Read more
Children In Need 2021
Every year, all eight of our schools find fun ways to raise money for Children in Need. Whether it’s baking, running races, raffles and much more. The Rookeries Junior, Infant… Read more
Key Stage 2 SATs Success!
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… Read more