Larks Hill J & I School Celebrates Ofsted GOOD news!

July 25, 2019 1:23 pm

Staff and pupils at Larks Hill J & I School are celebrating the outcomes from their latest visit from Ofsted. The school continues to be ‘Good’ following their last inspection in 2015. The lead inspector heaped praise on the staff and pupils after his one-day visit at the end of June 2019. He spoke with…

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Key Stage 2 SATs Success!

July 25, 2019 12:35 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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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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