Pontefract Academies Trust Phenomenal Fundraising Week

June 10, 2021 3:46 pm

All eight schools who are part of Pontefract Academies Trust have had a busy few days packed full of fundraising activities to raise money for both The Prince of Wales Hospice based in Pontefract and Motor Neurone Disease (MNDA). The six primary schools including Carleton Park Junior and Infant School, De Lacy Pontefract Primary School,…

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Pontefract Food Bank Thank Pontefract Schools for their Support

May 24, 2021 1:23 pm

Together the 3,900 pupils and over 300 staff members of Pontefract Academies Trust collected 315kg of food which has been donated to Pontefract Food Bank. The amount collected is enough to create 21 food packages for those in need within the local community. Pontefract Food Bank which is based at Central Methodist Church, Newgate, Pontefract…

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Halfpenny Lane Welcomes new Headteacher Hayley McNeill

May 24, 2021 1:22 pm

Pontefract Academies Trust and Halfpenny Lane is delighted to welcome Hayley McNeill as Headteacher of Halfpenny Lane Junior, Infant & Nursery School. Hayley brings with her 29 years of impressive educational experience as a teacher, 11 and a half of them as a Headteacher. Hayley is no stranger to Pontefract as she was born in…

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Pontefract Caped Crusaders will be celebrating Red Nose Day

May 24, 2021 1:21 pm

Wearing red, telling funny jokes and dressing up as their favourite superheroes are just some of the ways that the children at Pontefract Academies Trust schools plan to celebrate Red Nose Day this Friday 19th March. Carleton Park Junior school council had a committee meeting to decide what they would like to do and it…

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Masked Readers celebrate World Book Day at Pontefract Academies Trust

May 24, 2021 1:21 pm

Teachers, pupils and parents didn’t let lockdown stop them from celebrating this year’s World Book Day as they enjoyed an action packed agenda to enjoy their love of storytelling and reading. Harry Potters, Hermiones, Dennis the Menaces, Tom Gates and Fantastic Mr Foxes are just some of the characters that joined Pontefract Academies Trust online…

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