Creative Pontefract Children produce 200 Poppies for Remembrance Day

May 24, 2021 1:16 pm

Primary school children from Pontefract Academies Trust have made around 200 poppies to be displayed opposite Valley Gardens in Pontefract Town Centre for all to come and see and mark Remembrance Day on the 11th November. The idea behind this was to help all the children to learn the meaning behind Remembrance Sunday, Armistice Day,…

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Thousands of Pontefract Kids Took Part in the Cross Country Challenge

May 24, 2021 1:15 pm

Around 3500 children in Pontefract put their best feet forward to take part in the Trust’s first Cross Country Challenge competition.  Each child raced against their individual class mates along a designated track to adhere to social distancing rules.  Key Stage 1 children ran 800 metres and Key Stage 2 children ran 1200 metres. At…

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Super Seven-year-old Cycles 174 miles in a month for charity

February 23, 2021 8:47 am

A super impressive seven-year-old boy called Leo from Carleton Park Junior and Infant school is inspiring all his family and classmates by cycling a staggering 174 miles throughout the month of February to raise money for Life for a Kid charity. Leo loves riding his bike and raising money for charity. Last year Leo raised…

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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 9:32 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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