Pontefract Children Win National Writing Competition

April 20, 2021 9:48 am

Twelve children are following in the footsteps of their favourite authors such as Jacqueline Wilson and David Walliams after being selected out of 10,000 children to have their creative writing published in a book. The children are all from Larks Hill Junior & Infant School in Pontefract, part of Pontefract Academies Trust and were tasked…

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Pontefract Caped Crusaders will be celebrating Red Nose Day

March 19, 2021 8:52 am

Wearing red, telling funny jokes and dressing up as their favourite superheroes are just some of the ways that the children at Pontefract Academies Trust schools plan to celebrate Red Nose Day this Friday 19th March. Carleton Park Junior school council had a committee meeting to decide what they would like to do and it…

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Masked Readers celebrate World Book Day at Pontefract Academies Trust

March 4, 2021 9:10 am

Teachers, pupils and parents didn’t let lockdown stop them from celebrating this year’s World Book Day as they enjoyed an action packed agenda to enjoy their love of storytelling and reading. Harry Potters, Hermiones, Dennis the Menaces, Tom Gates and Fantastic Mr Foxes are just some of the characters that joined Pontefract Academies Trust online…

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

February 23, 2021 8:45 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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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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