Deaf Awareness Week is Celebrated in Pontefract Primary School

May 12, 2021 9:53 am

Children at The Rookeries Carleton, Junior, Infant & Nursery School, part of Pontefract Academies Trust, celebrated Deaf Awareness Week last week. They focused on what It means to be deaf and explored the differences encountered by deaf people. The Rookeries are proud that their school is home to the Deaf and Hearing Impaired Resource, which…

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Pontefract Food Bank Thank Pontefract Schools for their Support

April 30, 2021 8:45 am

Together the 3,900 pupils and over 300 staff members of Pontefract Academies Trust collected 315kg of food which has been donated to Pontefract Food Bank. The amount collected is enough to create 21 food packages for those in need within the local community. Pontefract Food Bank which is based at Central Methodist Church, Newgate, Pontefract…

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Halfpenny Lane Welcomes new Headteacher Hayley McNeill

April 26, 2021 9:06 am

Pontefract Academies Trust and Halfpenny Lane is delighted to welcome Hayley McNeill as Headteacher of Halfpenny Lane Junior, Infant & Nursery School. Hayley brings with her 29 years of impressive educational experience as a teacher, 11 and a half of them as a Headteacher. Hayley is no stranger to Pontefract as she was born in…

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