Category Archives: News

21 Sep

New College Music Students Excel in Summer Exams

7 music students from New College Pontefract have excelled themselves in their ABRSM and RockSchool music examinations in the Summer session. The students study music, have instrumental lessons, or have attended a music enrichment offered at the college. The achievements include: Alfie Harding – Drums Grade 6 Alex Wardle – Drums Grade 6 with Distinction Amelia

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19 Sep

OPEN SATURDAY – 13th October 2018 – 10am-2pm

Come along to our first open event of the year on Saturday 13th October 2018 from 10am-2pm. Come and see why we consistently achieve outstanding results and see why we are one of the top 5 sixth form colleges in the country for student achievement! In 2018 our results were: 100% pass rate for A-Level with

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10 Sep

Results Day Video

“I did IT and Science and absolutely smashed both of them!”  See what our students had to say when we put them in front of the camera on results day.

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30 Aug

NCLT Conference – ‘The Golden Thread’

Today our staff from all across the trust have been at New College Doncaster for our conference entitled ‘The Golden Thread – Teaching for learning the New College Way’. We are developing an evidence-based pedagogy across our multi-academy trust. Staff took part in sessions and masterclasses at our brand new campus in Auckley, Doncaster.

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23 Jul

Summer Holiday FAQs

Important information and dates for New College Pontefract The Student Services Team are on summer holiday until Tuesday 14 August. We tried to give you all the information below. If after reading below your query is not answered, ring either 01977 702139 option 2 or email studentservices@nclt.ac.uk. A-Levels & BTEC Level 3 Results + Times

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21 Jun

New College Annual Bus Pass 2018/19

From September 2018 the cost will be a one off payment of £200 for the year.  We hope you agree that this is a fantastic rate for allowing you to access the outstanding education that New College Pontefract offers. To support students in meeting this cost we are offering the following payment options: 1. A

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31 May

New College Pontefract accredited by ground-breaking dual career scheme

New College Pontefract is leading the way with supporting talented athletes in education in England, having been accredited by an innovative Talented Athlete Scholarship Scheme (TASS) initiative. The Sport England-funded Scheme believes that every young person on a talent pathway should have the opportunity to gain qualifications alongside their sporting pursuits and have the chance

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24 May

Leavers’ Assembly 2018

The year 13s attended their leavers’ assembly today. The event started with some music from performing arts and music students. This was followed by a talk from Principal, Richard Fletcher. Next up was the excellent ‘memories’ slideshow that contained photos, videos, messages from teachers & tutors and even some DIL memes! Awards were then given

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23 May

Student shortlisted for writing award

Current New College Pontefract student, Mia Lofthouse, 17 from Castleford, has been shortlisted for the Wicked Young Writers award. The award, now in its 8th year, is a chance for young people aged between 5 and 25, to get creative and write about anything they choose. There were over 4500 entries, competing in 6 age categories.

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