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Children's Mental Health Week​ 2017

Castleford Academy is proud to support Children's Mental Health Week 2017 (6-12 February)...

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​Google Expedition

On Thursday 26th January Google Expeditions visited Castleford Academy. Year 7 and 8 students were...

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​Construction Taster Session

This week, six of our Y9 girls took part in a Construction Taster Session at the WDH Training Centre in Normanton...

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Senior Prefects Community Outreach Project

​As part of Assistant Head Girl, Rosie Delaney's community outreach project, the Senior Prefects took the...

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Glasshoughton Infant Academy Admissions Consultation

 As part of our annual review process we have reviewed our Schools Admission Policy for September 2018...

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​Year 8 Careers Performance

The whole of Y8 today received a "Careers Performance" to help them in starting the...

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​Ex Pupil Returns

The Academy welcomed back Carrie Hewitt last Tuesday for Occupational Therapy Week.  Carrie Hewitt left us...

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Progress 8

Castleford Academy has topped the DFE performance tables in Wakefield and was...

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Dare To Aspire

International and Premiership Rugby Player George Fouche visited the Academy on Wednesday...

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World Space Week

As part of world space week some of Castleford Academy's Year 9 and Year 10...

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MacMillan Coffee Morning

The Head Boy and Girl, along with the Senior Prefects, have kicked off their first charity fundraising even...

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School Games Mark

The PE department are very proud to announce that we have been awarded a Silver School Games Mark...

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Micro:Bits unleashed on Year 8

Castleford Academy’s Computing Department have started coding Micro:Bits in lessons this term...

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Primary Cross Country Festival

On Thursday 29th September 32 primary students from Park Junior, Smawthorne Henry Moore, Ackton Pastures...

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​Year 11 Students achieve Best Results Ever!

We are delighted to report that Castleford Academy Y11 students 2015/2016 achieved an absolutely fantastic...

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Kangaroo Challenge

This year 3 pupils, from the 30 pupils that completed the UKMT Junior Mathematical Challenge...

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National Volunteer's Week

As it was National Volunteers Week last week, we would like to celebrate the achievements of three of our Y11...

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​Castleford Academy students take a trip to Ardagh Group

Design students stepped out of the class room into the world of business when they visited the Ardagh Group site...


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​BBC School News Report 2016

Castleford Academy School News Report video.

 

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Scholastic Book Fair

Congratulations to Castleford Academy. Our Scholastic Book Fair has raised £748 in FREE BOOKS for our school...

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Child Crime Victim 'On The Road Again'

A 14 year old Deaf pupil from the Castleford Academy is riding high despite being the victim of crime....

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Year 8 Pop Art 

Well done to the year 8 Textile pupils who have completed their Pop Art iPad cases....

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National Literacy Trust Charity

Castleford Academy Library has raised £83 for the National Literacy Trust Charity to support disadvantaged...

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​Core Skills Fund Raising

Well done to the Core Skills pupils who raised the fantastic amount of £187 for Children in Need...

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​Cold Blooded Encounters!

On Friday 27th November some of our Year 9 students were treated to a visit from some cold blooded creatures...

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Wembley Sponsors

On behalf of Castleford Academy, the PE department and the year 7 girls who represented the school...

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Tie Dye Club

A successful start to the schools Tie Dye Club. Year7's and Year 8's have been producing outstanding...

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Castleford Academy Champion Schools National Finals

Castleford Academy once again proved their Rugby League prowess with 3 more National titles in 2015...

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​Free books for year 7 - Book Buzz

All Year 7 pupils have ordered their FREE book from Bookbuzz...

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The Elements Competition

Our Current year 11 Textile pupils all entered a national competition to design a piece of bunting based on the theme...

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​Local Artist visits students

Yorkshire artist Paul Slater Aka Fabric Lenny has been commission by Wakefield Council to work with local schools...

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Millionaire's Club for Reading

Jack Landale 8CFL & Billie Blueman 7RHC have certainly excelled themselves with their reading. Only 2 weeks into...

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Sixth Form Press release

Castleford academy sixth form students for a second year in a row came out with some excellent A-Level results...

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