Author Archives: Alex Norris

20 May

BBC’s ‘The Apprentice’ comes to New College Pontefract

BBC’s ‘The Apprentice’ finalist and motivational speaker Adam Corbally visited New College Pontefract this month to share his inspirational story.  The audience of Business Studies students and Year 12s undertaking the Student Leadership Development Programme were given insights into Adam’s success. Adam shared his motivational journey, charting his rise as an entrepreneur and business leader,

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19 May

New College students see success on Grade 5 Theory enrichment

Four students of New College Pontefract have seen success after taking part in the Grade 5 Theory offered by the college as part of their enrichment programme. The Grade 5 Theory is a music enrichment that can be taken by the students alongside their curricular studies, and is often popular with students in the college’s

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11 Mar

Talented New College music student gains place at Yorkshire Young Musicians

Harrison Tennick, a 16-year-old New College music student, has recently been given the opportunity to join the Yorkshire Young Musicians (YYM). Formerly of Carleton High School, Harrison is presently studying 3 A-Levels at New College Pontefract, and has flourished in his time at the college, leading to him becoming a part of the scheme offered

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08 Mar

Exam Certificate Collection – UPDATE

As staff are involved with the Covid Mass Testing for our students between 8 – 19th March – please collect your certificates from Monday 22nd March onwards.  Please read details HERE for more information. Thank you

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