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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 https://youtu.be/BVPgpVbAamU 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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Top of the Class!​

Castleford Academy – top of the class!​ Castleford Academy has had an exceptional start to the academic year celebrating being the first secondary school in the country to receive an Ofsted ‘Outstanding’ rating under the new and more challenging framework! From…

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Conservative Party Conference

Samuel attends the Conservative Party Conference to address current issues in Deaf Education Samuel (Year 10) is one of 15 young people within the UK, specially selected to represent deaf children and teenagers for the NDCS Young People's Advisory Board (YAB). …

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Castleford Academy Achieves Award

Castleford Academy achieves award for careers work​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​ Castleford Academy has recently been recognised for its outstanding careers work by being awarded the national Quality in Careers Standard by Prospects.  The national Quality in Careers Standard is awarded to schools and education…

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