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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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04 Feb

New College to embark on Ski Trip to Folgarida in 2021

Enrichment trips and visits are designed to support both learning and the personal development of students. Providing opportunities to explore a subject in greater depth, beyond the curriculum or within a particular setting, it helps prepare students for their next steps in education or employment.  Therefore, the sport department of New College are organising a

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31 Jan

New College Pontefract achieves award for careers work

New College Pontefract has been recognised for its outstanding careers work this week, having been awarded the Quality in Careers Standard by Prospects, a national body responsible for assessing careers work in schools and colleges.  The Quality in Careers Standard is awarded to schools and colleges who can demonstrate the importance they place on careers

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30 Jan

Future engineer inspired through national collaboration programme

New College student Max Clayton With the deadline for UCAS applications recently closing, one of our Year 13 students, Max Clayton, has been inspired to apply for engineering courses at university as a result of taking part in a national initiative. The ‘Fast Trackers’ project, led by Network Rail and Mott Macdonald, ran from March

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14 Jan

Arguing their way to success

New College Pontefract’s debating society held its annual debating competition this week with a lively event during which four teams competed to claim the winner’s trophy. The event involved teams presenting opening and closing speeches in favour or against a proposal, whilst also taking questions from the audience of staff and students. The topics covered

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14 Jan

FINAL OPEN EVENING – Thursday 6 February – 5-7pm

Visit us on our Open Evening on Thursday 6 February from 5pm-7pm.Our results of 2019 saw us achieve record breaking high grades! Come and see why we consistently achieve these outstanding results and see why we are one of the top 5 sixth form colleges in the country for student achievement! Speak to students and

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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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