Pontefract Academies Trust Support Children’s Mental Health Week

May 24, 2021 1:20 pm

Pontefract Academies Trust has been embracing Children’s Mental Health Week and encouraging all their students to find activities that help them feel good about themselves whether that be art, drama, exercise or music. The schools will be following the Place2Be’s theme of ‘Dress to Express’ this week and all students and staff will be taking…

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Pontefract Academies Trust Donate to Pontefract Food Bank

May 24, 2021 1:19 pm

More than 500 teachers and staff from Pontefract Academies Trust are collecting tins of food and urgent items to donate to the Pontefract food bank. The Trust are pleased to be able to help them continue their phenomenal work of helping those needing support especially the increased numbers during the pandemic. Pontefract Food Bank which…

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Blue Peter Badges for two Pontefract Children

May 24, 2021 1:18 pm

Two delighted siblings Daisy and Henry from Halfpenny Lane Junior, Infant and Nursery School, which is part of Pontefract Academies Trust, have been awarded with their very own Blue Peter Badges for their fantastic artwork. The children are absolutely ecstatic as they’re both big fans of the popular Blue Peter tv programme and never believed…

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Creative Pontefract Children produce 200 Poppies for Remembrance Day

May 24, 2021 1:16 pm

Primary school children from Pontefract Academies Trust have made around 200 poppies to be displayed opposite Valley Gardens in Pontefract Town Centre for all to come and see and mark Remembrance Day on the 11th November. The idea behind this was to help all the children to learn the meaning behind Remembrance Sunday, Armistice Day,…

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