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Year 8 Be Safe and Healthy Day

On Friday the 15th October all of Year 8 learned CPR as part of their “Year 8 Be Safe and Healthy Day”. They joined millions of children up and down the country who also took part in Restart a Heart Day.…

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Year 7 Be Safe and Healthy Day

On Tuesday the 9th of November all of our Year 7 pupils took part in their first “Be Safe and Healthy Day”. Guest speakers from, Change4Life, Spectrum, The Samaritans, NJA Creative and West Yorkshire Police came to the Academy and delivered…

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Remembrance Day 21

On Thursday 11th November 2021, Castleford Academy pupils and staff held a two-minutes silence to recall the end of First World War hostilities. The Last Post was performed by Garry Hallas, with uniformed members of the Castleford Sea, Air and Marine…

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Anti-Bullying Week

Anti-Bullying Week is coming to Castleford Academy from Monday 8th - Friday 12th November. To raise awareness, we are encouraging our pupils to partake in random acts of kindness in keeping with this year's theme: One Kind Word. In addition, we…

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Y5 & Y6 Open Evening

Welcome! We're extremely excited to welcome you to the Academy this Thursday for our Year 5 & 6 Open Evening! We look forward to showing you the Academy, and having you join our team.

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Castleford Academy Performing Arts are launching ‘The CAST’, Castleford Academy Stars of Tomorrow. Joining the CAST allows pupils the chance to explore and train in a range of disciplines; singing, acting, dance, music and technical/backstage production.  The CAST is an opportunity…

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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 two years for Year 11 pupils, something which we believe makes their achievements all the more special.  The process…

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Burberry Inspire

As part of Burberry Inspire, Castleford Academy’s Drama department have been collaborating with the Leeds Playhouse on some exciting projects. Pupils have been engaging with well known stories with Jenny from the Playhouse including Blood Brothers and Charlie and the Chocolate…

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Tribute to ex pupil Clayton Bottomley

It is with deep regret that we inform you of a recent loss to our school community. Clayton Bottomley sadly passed away on Sunday 23rd May 2021 following an accident at work.  Clayton joined Castleford Academy as a Year 7 pupil…

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Wakefield Council

We have been informed by Wakefield Council that work is due to start in the next few weeks to replace the boilers at the Civic Centre. This will mean additional construction traffic in the area, along with the already increased traffic…

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