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12th May 2022

Next Steps Evening Resources

Thanks to the 900+ people who attended our Next Steps Evening earlier this week, a record turnout for an event like this! Please see all the resources used during the evening below if you wish to go over anything. Next Steps PowerPoint Next Steps – Apprenticeships Next Steps – UCAS An Introduction To Apprenticeships...

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22nd March 2022

NCP Students Participating in Work Placement Programme in the UAE

The UK Government’s TURING scheme funding provided eight business students with the opportunity to participate in a two-week work placement programme with one of Dubai’s leading Marketing Companies. Students experienced live events, activations, workshops and seminars in addition to visiting the delayed EXPO 2020, a global event showcasing 200 represented countries. Pontefract-born, Rebecca Selby,...

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14th March 2022

New College ventures into competitive E-sports via enrichment group

New College Pontefract has setup a competitive e-sports team, the NCP Pirates, which runs as part of our comprehensive enrichment programme. Adam Watkin, Teacher of IT and Computer Science, explains more about the venture below: “The British E-sports Association Student Championships have been running since 2018 and have been on our radar since 2020...

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14th March 2022

NCLT – University of Hull, Parents and Carers Information Evening

Here you can re-watch the recording of the NCLT Parent and Carers Information Evening, hosted by the University of...

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7th March 2022

New College Pontefract builds winning links with top universities 

New College has recently secured two significant feathers in its cap, to celebrate its close ties to the HE sector.   Firstly, the college has just secured a partnership grant from the Royal Society to develop a research project with the University of Leeds.   The project, which will involve STEM and Sports Studies students working...

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4th March 2022

A Night at the Musicals

New College Pontefract os proud to present ‘A Night at the Musicals’, a celebration of west end and Broadway songs. The three performances will see a return of our annual college production in the fantastic John Godber Thatre after the disruption caused by the pandemic. The dates of the shows are as follows: Thursday...

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3rd March 2022

New College PE and Sport girls take referee course

Six girls from the PE and Sport courses at New College have joined the iCanRef campaign by West Riding FA by enrolling on a refereeing course. The girls attended a session at A1 Football Factory, took an in-depth online course and undertook practical sessions at the brand new 4G facility at Aspire @ the...

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17th February 2022

Revision Evening Thursday 17th February 6-7pm

New College Pontefract’s Revision Evening will be taking place in person on the top of the LRC at 6pm on Thursday 17th February. The evening will last about an hour. This event is fully booked but don’t worry if you didn’t get a place as it is being recorded and the recording of the...

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17th February 2022

Spanish Visit to Prestigious Language House in London

On the 8th and 9th of February, our A-Level Spanish students attended a Spanish Language Day at the International House Language School in London. This is a very prestigious school in the language learning world! To make the most of their time down there, they also fitted in a visit to Covent Garden Market,...

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9th February 2022

New College’s Talented Athletes Program Sees More Success

New College Pontefract is leading the way with supporting talented athletes in education in England, having been accredited by an innovative Talented Athlete Scholarship Scheme (TASS) initiative. We recently caught up with two of our TASS students; Asia Harris, Year 12 who is taking the world of squash by storm, and Harrison Lee, also...

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