Full Marks for Pontefract Academies Trust – Top 10% of Education Trusts in the Country and 3 Schools in the Top 10 of all Wakefield Primary Schools

February 7, 2020 9:39 am

Pontefract Academies Trust has been named in the top 10% of education trusts in the country in the Department for Education Performance Tables for primary schools, published last month. The performance tables compared the performance of 297 multi academy trusts for primary school performance with the Trust being rated 22nd in the rank order for…

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Key Stage 2 SATs Success!

July 25, 2019 12:48 pm

The recent publication of the the Key Stage 2 SATs results is proving that the Trust is continuing to transform the quality of education for the young people of the town. The primary schools within the Trust have improved by 24% points overall. This means that primary school performance is now above the national average…

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Halfpenny Lane J, I & N School rated “Good” by Ofsted

March 26, 2019 12:45 pm

Staff and pupils at Halfpenny Lane Junior, Infant & Nursery School are celebrating after an Ofsted inspection saw them receive a ‘good’ rating. Inspectors spent two days at Halfpenny Lane J, I & N School observing lessons, talking with staff and students and seeking the viewpoints of parents. The school, which is part of the…

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