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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 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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