Category Archives: News

25 Jun

National Honours for New College’s Inspirational P.E. Department

New College Pontefract’s PE and Sports Studies department have won the Silver Award as FE Team of the Year from the Pearson National Teaching Awards, following their outstanding commitment to changing the lives of the students they work with every day.  The award means they go on to a short list of a handful of

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22 Jun

Music students to take part in music festival

The music students at New College Pontefract are certainly looking to the future post lockdown restrictions. 3 of our bands have applied and been successful in securing a booking for Wakefield’s famous Long Division festival in September! Look out for the release of the schedule and confirmed acts on June 30th! Blue Chandelier are our

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21 Jun

Y13 Leavers’ Celebration Arrangements

Dear Y13 students, Due to the recent increase in Covid cases, we will now be holding our leavers’ celebration on Friday 25 June at 4pm as LIVE STREAM ONLY. We are deeply disappointed to not be able to see you in person for this wonderful celebration of your 2 years with us. We hope that

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17 Jun

Important Information Regarding Induction

We are looking forward to welcoming you this week for one of our induction days. Please attend the day you have been invited to so we can keep numbers down and make sure you have a subject session that is running on that day. The day will give you a flavour of what New College

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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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