Author Archives: Gareth Dodson

08 Jan

New College secures top national award for PE provision

New College Pontefract has been recognised by the Association for Physical Education, who have awarded the college an afPE Quality Mark with Distinction, for the college’s PE, sport and physical activity provision, marking the department out as one of the best in the country. The award, which the college also secured in 2017, lasts for

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16 Oct

New College Pontefract wins double at the 2020 TES FE Awards

We are delighted to have been named as SIXTH FORM COLLEGE OF THE YEAR and OVERALL FE PROVIDER OF THE YEAR at the 2020 TES FE Awards!! We are beyond proud of all of our amazing students and staff! Overall FE provider of the yearNew College Pontefract New College Pontefract is one of the most

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14 Sep

Collection of Exam Certificates

College is currently closed to visitors and the Exams Staff are currently working from home – therefore is not possible to collect certificates until the college reopens IMPORTANT: Collection of Exam Certificates Uncollected Certificates– Please collect from NC Pontefract Reception We also are still holding certificates from 2015-2016, 2016 – 2017, 2017-2018 and 2018-2019. We have

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14 Sep

New College’s Leadership Team win a National Teaching Award

New College Pontefract’s senior team have won a silver Pearson National Teaching Award for FE Team of the Year. The award reflects the success that the leadership team have had over the past five years, with the expansion of the college, the creation of two sister colleges and the consistent outstanding success rates of all

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05 Jun

New College teacher nominated for Oxford University Inspirational Teacher award

New College teacher, Mark Anderson, has received a nomination for a University of Oxford Inspirational Teachers Award. The University’s Undergraduate Admissions and Outreach Office runs the annual award scheme which recognises the crucial role teachers and careers advisors play in encouraging talented students in their schools or colleges. A selection of current first-year Oxford undergraduates

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21 May

New College students receive offers from Oxbridge

New College Pontefract has once again seen a healthy number of students gain offers from Oxbridge, with five students receiving the offer of a place to study at one of the two elite universities. Brian Coughlan, Oxbridge Programme, coordinator said “We are delighted that once again our students have successfully received offers of places at

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