Sport enrichment

Recreational Sports

Squash at Pontefract Squash and Leisure club, Monday to Friday 9.00am – 4.00pm. This is a fantastic opportunity to get involved with Pontefract International Squash Club. It is only a five minute walk from the College and boasts excellent squash facilities. Whether you want to play recreationally or officially join the club and play competitive squash is your choice. £4pp per game. Ensure you have your NEW College ID badge with you.

5-a-side Football is on Tuesday during period 2 in the College Sports Hall. Football for fun! Get together with friends to play five-a-side once a week. If representing the College is not your thing, take advantage of this well organised recreational activity.

Skiing at Xscape, on offer (exclusively to NEW College students) NEW College can get discounted sessions on a Wednesday, Thursday and Friday evenings at Sno Zones student night. SIX starter sessions will begin in September- Please note these are limited places! To get you a level 4 skiing qualification and will allow you to go in and out at discounted rates. Ask a member of the PE staff for further information.

Fitness Classes Coming soon: girls only training sessions, inc: Zumba, Bokwa, pilates, yoga, gym instruction and personal training.


Table Tennis coaching sessions, Volleyball Club and Tchoukball and cross fit (from April onwards) are some activities you can get involved with at NEW College.

Competitive Sport

College sport gives students the choice to compete against other sixth form colleges on a Wednesday afternoon.  Sports include Rugby League – 1st and 2nd team, Men’s Football – 1st and 2nd and Women’s Football,  Basketball, and Netball.

All of our sports team are relatively successful in their respective league structures. Depending how far teams go in the competitions, they could play almost anywhere in the country when competing in National Competitions. This is also an opportunity to team up with your past competitors from different schools to almost create a district team.

All the College teams train regularly during the week.  With the Rugby teams entered into the Student Rugby League leagues and the Champion Colleges Cup.  All the other teams compete in the British Colleges of Sport North East leagues, and the BCS Cup where you can keep track of our fixtures and results!