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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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26 Sep

APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN

Applications are now open to study with us in September 2020. You can view our Prospectus HERE. You can access the online application form HERE. The closing date for applications is Friday 1 March 2020. Applications will still be accepted after this date, but priority will be given to people who meet the deadline. We had a

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11 Sep

Gas repairs on Park Lane

🚧 🚦 The emergency gas works currently taking place on Park Lane are due to continue into next week with temporary traffic light in place. It is advisable to drop off and collect students from Pontefract Collieries car park on Beechnut Lane. Many Thanks

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04 Sep

2019 Bus pass information

Any students who have purchased a New College Pontefract Bus Pass – these will be available for collection at the LRC Info Desk starting on Monday 16 September.  Poppleton’s will be having a ‘grace period’ to allow students time to get their passes so they can get the bus without a pass.  This only lasts until Friday

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15 Aug

New College Pontefract achieves its best ever results

Students, staff and governors are proud and delighted with this year’s exam results, which have once again exceeded the outstanding performance achieved of previous years. Our A-Level students of 2019 achieved an overall pass rate of 100%, an A*-B (high grades) rate of 60%, which is the highest in the college’s history, and an A*-C

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10 Jul

Start of term arrangements for year 13s

Students will return to college on Monday 9 September 2019 and lessons will start at 8.50am.  Students will be able to view their timetable on Cedar after 12.00noon on Friday 7 September. If students require any IT support for password changes etc. they should visit the IT support menu on Moodle and select ‘changing your password from home’.

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14 Jun

More New College students earn places at specialist Performing Arts colleges

Following Charlotte Atkinson and Miley Foley-Hall’s successful entry to the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire, additional New College performing arts students have gained places at other prestigious colleges and academies. David Haigh, from Kettlethorpe High School, has received an unconditional offer at Bristol Old Vic for Production Arts Stage and Screen. “Throughout my years at New College,

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24 May

New College students embark on ‘Fast Trackers’ scheme

A group of New College students have been given an opportunity to work with Engineering industry professionals Network Rail and Mott McDonald, with the aim of creating a solution to one of the country’s greatest challenges as part a scheme known as ‘Fast Trackers’. It offered a unique chance for the students to work collaboratively

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