Category Archives: Vacancies

23 Feb

New College maintains its strong Oxbridge record

New College Pontefract has seen its strong track record with Oxbridge applicants continue into another year with a total of nine students receiving the offer of a place to study at one of the two elite universities. Five students have been accepted to study at Cambridge. Emelia Wood and Elisha Bagg have both secured places

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21 Feb

New College tops DfE tables once again

New College’s strength as a consistent 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 results, show that whatever post-16 option you are considering – school sixth forms, FE colleges, a sixth form

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11 Jan

New College Mathematics students receive multiple awards

New College Pontefract Mathematics students have had a busy few months this winter. In November, 37 students sat the United Kingdom Mathematics Trust Senior Maths Challenge. 82,000 took part nationally with the top 10% receiving a gold certificate, the next 20% receiving a silver, and the following 30% receiving a bronze.  New College students accumulated

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21 Dec

New College Students Deliver Christmas Gifts to Pinderfields Children’s Ward

Chris Pugh and Kathryn Marsden, members of the Student Executive at New College Pontefract, have delivered Christmas presents to Wakefield’s Pinderfields Hospital Children’s Ward this week. As part of the group’s charity fundraising events, staff and students were asked to donate gifts that could be then given to children who would be spending Christmas in

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27 Nov

New College Student receives Diana Award

Current New College Pontefract student, Maisie Graham, age 17 from Barnsley, has been awarded a prestigious Diana Award. The award recognises young people from around the world for going above and beyond in their daily lives to create and sustain positive change. They are awarded for selflessly transforming the lives of others. In April 2015,

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08 Nov

New College gains ‘Working Towards’ TASS accreditation

New College Pontefract has been awarded ‘Working Towards’ status, as part of the process of achieving TASS (Talented Athlete Scholarship Scheme) Dual Career Accreditation. The scheme aims to support the academic life of gifted athletes, and is awarded to providers who can demonstrate an enhanced level of academic flexibility and understanding, allowing athletes to balance their

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