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02 Mar

Open Evening – Thursday 22nd March 2018, 5-7pm

Our final open event of the academic year takes place on Thursday 22nd March 2018 from 5-7pm. This is a great opportunity to come in and speak to students and staff in all of our subject areas. Come and find out about our wide range of A-Levels and Level 3 BTECs and sample the unique

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23 Feb

New College Production – The Addams Family

New College is proud to present our production of The Addams Family – A New Musical Comedy. Running from the 7-9th March. Evening performances at 7pm and matinees at 1:15pm in the Jphn Godber Theatre. Please note, there will be no matinee performance on Friday 9th March. Tickets just £6 each (£3 concessions) available from

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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 Students hold tribute gig in memory of Angelas Finnan

A music gig was organised in honour of New College student Angelas Jack Finnan (AJ) who suddenly passed away late last year. The gig was organised by friends of AJ, and by New College student executive members Chris Pugh and Kathryn Marsdon, and took place on Wednesday 31st January. The tribute gig, to commemorate the

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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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19 Feb

Extra investment helps Pontefract Titans team go from strength to strength

The Pontefract Titans, New College Pontefract’s rugby league team, have gained extra investment in the form of a new main shirt sponsor, Spot On Solutions. The team are an RFL Category 3 status team, an award that reflects the high quality links the team have developed between education and professional sport. Those links have helped

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07 Feb

New College Student Aims for Gold

Joe Ferguson, who studies A-Level PE at New College Pontefract, is officially one of the fastest young sprinters in the country. The seventeen-year-old recently achieved a 200 metres time of 22.07 at the EIS championships at Sheffield, which compares favourably to Usian Bolt’s Olympic record of 19.30. That time ensures that Joe has a place

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