Pontefract Academies Trust raise £7,442 for Local Hospice

February 17, 2021 1:49 pm

Pontefract Academies Trust has raised over £7,442 for The Prince of Wales Hospice in just four months. All eight schools have been working incredibly hard over the past four months to raise much needed funds for the hospice as they know how difficult it’s been for charities during the pandemic. Fundraising activities so far have…

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Pontefract Academies Trust Support Children’s Mental Health Week

February 3, 2021 11:38 am

Pontefract Academies Trust has been embracing Children’s Mental Health Week and encouraging all their students to find activities that help them feel good about themselves whether that be art, drama, exercise or music. The schools will be following the Place2Be’s theme of ‘Dress to Express’ this week and all students and staff will be taking…

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De Lacy Primary School Welcomes new Headteacher

January 30, 2021 11:33 am

De Lacy Primary School is pleased to announce the appointment of their new Headteacher, James Parkinson. James is already well known to De Lacy Primary School, having previously been Headteacher at Halfpenny Lane Junior, Infant and Nursery School which is also part of Pontefract Academies Trust. James has a wealth of teaching knowledge having worked…

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Pontefract Academies Trust Donate to Pontefract Food Bank

January 28, 2021 11:33 am

More than 500 teachers and staff from Pontefract Academies Trust are collecting tins of food and urgent items to donate to the Pontefract food bank. The Trust are pleased to be able to help them continue their phenomenal work of helping those needing support especially the increased numbers during the pandemic. Pontefract Food Bank which…

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Blue Peter Badges for two Pontefract Children

January 20, 2021 11:30 am

Two delighted siblings Daisy and Henry from Halfpenny Lane Junior, Infant and Nursery School, which is part of Pontefract Academies Trust, have been awarded with their very own Blue Peter Badges for their fantastic artwork. The children are absolutely ecstatic as they’re both big fans of the popular Blue Peter tv programme and never believed…

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