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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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Prison? Me? No Way!

On Tuesday 27th April, Year 10 pupils welcomed the 'Prison? Me? No Way!' staff back to Castleford Academy.  It was an absolute pleasure to host external visitors in the academy once again, made even more so as both pupils and staff…

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World Book Day

This year’s World Book Day as Castleford Academy is going to be a little different.   We would like you to get creative and write something that we would love to read. Below, you will find some random story starters.  Choose one…

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Castleford Community Challenge

Look North - 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…

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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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