Following further government and DfE guidance, the Academy will not open to pupils until at least the 8th of March. Remote learning will therefore continue to be the main avenue to continue teaching and learning and pupils are advised to follow their normal school timetable where possible. At Castleford Academy, we are using a blend of both live and pre-recorded video lessons for remote learning. All live lessons need to be accessed through pupils' personal TEAMS calendar and pre-recorded remote learning activities will need to be accessed through the Show My Homework platform. Pupils must complete activities set and ensure that this work is submitted back to their teacher in the method requested by their teacher in the live lesson or on Show My Homework.

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Castleford Community Challenge

Castleford Community Challenge We have teamed up with Castleford Tigers to create a challenge for all our students, staff and the wider community. Physical activity is vital for everyone's physical and mental health. With schools and leisure facilities closed and national…

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Castleford Academy teacher raffling

Castleford Academy teacher raffling customised Adidas Rob Burrow trainers for MND David Mills, Design Technology teacher at Castleford Academy, who co owns a footwear and clothing customisation business has created a unique pair of Adidas Rob Burrow trainers to raise cash for Rob…

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Core Skills Remembrance Day

Core Skills created their own artwork to commemorate Remembrance Day this year.  Pupils used a range of Remembrance Day resources to develop their ideas which were then drawn and painted on to pebbles. A Remembrance Day cross was also made and kindly donated…

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Northern Ballet Collaboration

Thank you to Northern Ballet for all the fantastic opportunities they gave to our pupils last year. Pupils were involved in after school clubs, dance workshops, set and costume design and we even went to see the ballet ‘Cinderella’ at The…

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Academy Celebrates Hard Work and Dedication of Year 11 Pupils.

Congratulations to Year 11 pupils who have received their GCSE results this week. We recognise that this has been a very challenging time for Year 11 pupils as they were not able to sit their final exams this year. The grades…

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Y13 Post 16 students make outstanding progress at Castleford Academy!

We are delighted to report that yet again Castleford Academy Y13 students 2018- 2020 achieved fantastic results this year. The record breaking results show an average result of DDD, in Sport, Public Services and Health and Social Care.  Head of Post 16 Kathy…

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Virtual Sports Day 2020

Castleford Academy Virtual Sports Day 2020 Sports Day for everyone at Castleford Academy is the highlight of the school year. Our sports day is one of the biggest and best around. It involves a form competition across a range of different…

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A message to our Year 11 pupils

Dear Y11 Pupils We hope this letter finds you and your family well.  We wanted to write to you in person to mark a very significant time in your education.  This Friday is your last official day as a Year…

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Crofton Academy joins Castleford Academy Trust

Crofton Academy has become the latest member of a multi-academy trust established by a top-ranked secondary school. Crofton Academy, Wakefield joined Castleford Academy Trust on Friday 1st May 2020. Castleford Academy Trust now consists of two secondary schools and three primary…

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Castleford Academy Produce PPE

Castleford Academy’s Design Technology (DT) Department are manufacturing face shields due to the shortages of PPE (personal protective equipment) seen across the country. Whilst the school has remained open for children of key workers, the DT team started to look at…

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