Category Archives: Vacancies

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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04 Mar

NCLT ranked in top 30 nationally for equality and diversity once again

The New Collaborative Learning Trust, the multi-academy Trust that runs New College Pontefract, New College Doncaster and New College Bradford, has been ranked number 29 in the National Centre for Diversity’s Top 100 Index. This index ranks the top institutions in the country for equality and diversity. The National Centre for Diversity is a campaigning

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13 Dec

New College students quiz candidates in climate change husting

New College Pontefract recently hosted a hustings for candidates to become Pontefract’s next MP. Participants joined in a question and answer session with students, followed by a debate on current political affairs. Taking place in the Learning Resource Centre (LRC) on Friday 29th November, representatives of all the major parties standing in the election were

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02 Oct

New Collaborative Learning Trust achieves Wakefield workplace wellbeing charter

New College Pontefract’s multi-academy trust has been recognised by Wakefield Council as an exemplary model of a healthy and productive workplace. New Collaborative Learning Trust was awarded the Wakefield Workplace Wellbeing Charter due to the trust’s success in meeting the charter’s five objectives. These include promoting a physically active and productive workforce that are able

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25 Feb

New College Sees Record Oxbridge Intake

New College Pontefract has broken its record for Oxbridge applicants with a total of thirteen 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 with this year’s offers for Oxford and Cambridge universities. The offers cover a wide range of

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29 Jan

New College once again tops the table for the local area

New College’s consistency as a provider of excellent post-16 education has once again come into the spotlight with the release of the latest figures from the Department for Education (DfE). The figures, based on last summer’s A-Level results, show that whatever post-16 option you are considering – school sixth forms, FE colleges, a sixth form

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13 Nov

Female gamers break down gender stereotypes

New College Pontefract has seen a significant increase in the number of female students taking up their BTEC Games Design course. Students at the top-ranked sixth form college have been challenging gender stereotypes about the gaming industry, making in-roads in an area once seen as an almost exclusively male domain. “We have seen the largest

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26 Oct

NCLT achieves Investors in People benchmark

The trust behind two of the region’s key sixth form colleges has been recognised by a national body responsible for raising standards in leadership. The New Collaborative Learning Trust has been awarded the Investors in People standard, a signal that the trust is matching the highest standards across the country. The award followed an intensive

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09 Oct

NCLT recognised for excellence in equality

New College Pontefract’s parent trust has won a national award for leadership in promoting equality, diversity and inclusion. The New Collaborative Learning Trust won the Leaders in Diversity Award following a rigorous assessment based on various criteria, including staff interviews and student surveys. The trust’s staff were praised for a commitment to building a culture

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