Author Archives: Alex Norris

04 Feb

New College to embark on Ski Trip to Folgarida in 2021

Enrichment trips and visits are designed to support both learning and the personal development of students. Providing opportunities to explore a subject in greater depth, beyond the curriculum or within a particular setting, it helps prepare students for their next steps in education or employment.  Therefore, the sport department of New College are organising a

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30 Jan

Future engineer inspired through national collaboration programme

New College student Max Clayton With the deadline for UCAS applications recently closing, one of our Year 13 students, Max Clayton, has been inspired to apply for engineering courses at university as a result of taking part in a national initiative. The ‘Fast Trackers’ project, led by Network Rail and Mott Macdonald, ran from March

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14 Jan

Arguing their way to success

New College Pontefract’s debating society held its annual debating competition this week with a lively event during which four teams competed to claim the winner’s trophy. The event involved teams presenting opening and closing speeches in favour or against a proposal, whilst also taking questions from the audience of staff and students. The topics covered

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24 May

New College students embark on ‘Fast Trackers’ scheme

A group of New College students have been given an opportunity to work with Engineering industry professionals Network Rail and Mott McDonald, with the aim of creating a solution to one of the country’s greatest challenges as part a scheme known as ‘Fast Trackers’. It offered a unique chance for the students to work collaboratively

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