Halfpenny Lane J, I & N School rated “Good” by Ofsted

March 26, 2019 12:36 pm

Staff and pupils at Halfpenny Lane Junior, Infant & Nursery School are celebrating after an Ofsted inspection saw them receive a ‘good’ rating. Inspectors spent two days at Halfpenny Lane J, I & N School observing lessons, talking with staff and students and seeking the viewpoints of parents. The school, which is part of the…

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Orchard Head J, I and N School rated “Good” by Ofsted

March 11, 2019 9:43 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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Carleton High School OFSTED Monitoring Visit

January 2, 2019 11:06 am

On 20 and 21 November 2018, Phil Smith and Mary Lanovy-Taylor (HMI Inspectors) completed an OFSTED monitoring visit of Carleton High School on behalf of Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Education, Children’s Services and Skills. The inspection was the fourth monitoring inspection since the school became subject to special measures following the inspection that took…

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Pontefract Academies Trust appoints two new senior leaders

September 11, 2018 1:13 pm

Pontefract Academies Trust has appointed two senior leaders to drive improvement across all eight of its schools in the the town. James Franklin-Smith has joined the trust as Executive Director of Secondary Education. James has a first-class track record in improving student outcomes to outstanding and experience in working in Oftsed rated outstanding institutions. Tom…

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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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