Category Archives: News

22 Mar

Edition Three of New College Press arrives

Students at New College Pontefract have produced the third edition of the New College Press. Written in a similar style to its predecessors, this edition provides topics for debate. It covers astrology ad an alleged ‘Ninth Planet’, the effects of a planned business merge and the treatment of the video game knowledge to name a

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21 Mar

New College student takes part in INTERLAND 2019 orienteering event

The Talented Athlete Scholarship Scheme (TASS) is a Sport England funded partnership between talented athletes, education institutions and national governing bodies of sport. We work together to bring the best out of our country’s most exciting young talent. TASS helps athletes in education – aged 16-plus – to get the very best from their sporting and

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20 Mar

New College Mens Football Team Win AoC Yorks. and Humber League Title

Congratulations to our first XI mens football team who have won the Association of College category 2A division 1 title. Today’s hard fought 3-2 victory over Wakefield College football academy means the title has been wrapped up with 2 games to spare, the best finish in the college’s history! 👏 🏆 😎⚽️ See the photo

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01 Mar

New College Press release second edition of student newspaper

Following on from the announcement of the opening edition of the New College Press, the second edition of the student newspaper has now been released. It follows on from the first, reporting on a number of issues. There are reports looking at issues regarding murder, psychology, science and current affairs, and the issue provides an

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15 Feb

First edition of the ‘New College Press’ launches

Students from New College have released the first edition of their newspaper the ‘New College Press’ as part of the New College Newspaper Club. This edition marks the first release, with more in the pipeline for future release. The newspaper covers a wide variety of different aspects that the students come across, both in college

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15 Feb

New College students reach semi-finals of national business competition

Business students from New College have reached the semi-final round of a national business event. They achieved 47th place out of over 5600 groups, gaining them automatic qualification to the semi-final round. Student Thomas Bartle, Louis Skerrett, Joshua Rodriguez and Victor Tang form the Electronic Smarts team, and they will compete over four weeks starting from

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11 Feb

Final Open Evening – Thursday 21st March 2019, 5-7pm

Our final open event of the academic year takes place on Thursday 21st March 2019 from 5-7pm. This is a great opportunity to come in and speak to students and staff in all of our subject areas. Come and find out about our wide range of A-Levels and Level 3 BTECs and sample the unique

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01 Feb

New College Student starring in Channel 5 Show

New College’s Public Services student, Stephanie Fishwick, 17 from Pontefract, is currently starring in Channel 5’s ‘Raw Recruits’ which follows the basic training course taken by Britain’s junior soldiers at the Army Foundation College in Harrogate. Stephanie said “I signed up to the Army at aged 15 and started [at the Army Foundation College] on March

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24 Jan

Business students make most of National Skills Challenge opportunity

New College Pontefract’s Y12 students of Business made the most of a fantastic opportunity on Wednesday when they were visited by representatives of the National Skills Challenge for 2019 in partnership with Natwest. The aim of the campaign is to develop individual and interpersonal competencies of students by designing tasks that require a vast number

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