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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 https://youtu.be/EnGKoogTB9Q 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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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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