Category Archives: News

30 Apr

New College Pontefract’s English Department shortlisted for the TES awards

Following on from the success of winning “Sixth Form College of the Year” and “Overall FE Provider of the Year” at last year’s awards, New College Pontefract has once again been shortlisted for a TES award, this time for its outstanding GCSE English results. The “Outstanding GCSE resits provision” shortlisting reflects the sustained efforts of

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22 Apr

Thinking Ahead – Careers Support for Year 12 Students

Here you can find the recording of the presentation that took place for Year 12 parents’ evening. Careers lead, Helen Lonsdale takes you through the careers support available at New College and how parents/carers can support their young person when making plans for when they leave college. 

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19 Apr

VIRTUAL OPEN EVENING FOR APPLICANTS – Weds 28 April, 5:30-6:30pm

VIRTUAL OPEN EVENING FOR APPLICANTS – Weds 28 April – 5:30-6:30pm. Applied to study at New College from September? Want to have any last questions answered or even request a course change? Then make sure you join us for our virtual open event on Wednesday 28 April by visiting openevent.ncpontefract.ac.uk Our teachers, Progress Tutors, specialist

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16 Mar

Assessment and Revision Information Evening – RECORDING

On Monday 15 March from 5:30-6:30pm, we held a live event where we explained the rationale behind the remaining Y13 assessments, offered advice on how students should prepare for these, and also explained the process by which grades will be awarded this summer. Below you can see a recording the Microsoft Teams event. It is

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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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10 Mar

ASSESSMENT AND REVISION: Information Evening

Join us on Monday 15 March from 5:30-6:30pm for our live event where we will explain the rationale behind the remaining Y13 assessments, offer advice on how students should prepare for these, and also explain the process by which grades will be awarded this summer. The first half of the event is relevant only to

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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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