Yearly Archives: 2017

12 Dec

New College Pontefract hosts successful SSIF launch

School leaders and partners from around the Wakefield district came together for the successful New Collaborative Teaching School Alliance SSIF (Strategic School Improvement Fund) bid launch event at New College Pontefract.  The event featured a thought provoking presentation on children’s achievement delivered by Tess Mason, TSC regional adviser for schools and academies. There were also talks

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28 Sep

NCTSA secures “pot of gold” for schools’ literacy project

The New Collaborative Teaching School Alliance, run from New College Pontefract, has been awarded government funding to improve children’s literacy across Wakefield. The DfE money will be used to finance an ambitious large-scale programme in which school leaders and literacy specialists will work in partnership to meet targets for children’s reading, writing and speaking. Project

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17 Feb

NCTSA working in conjunction with Bradford Academy

The NCTSA has been working closely with Bradford Academy to support the school with improving achievement and progress in GCSE Maths, English, Science, MFL and Geography. This has involved an SLE visit to the Science Department, including a series of lesson observations and also a visit from the Science Department to Selby High School.

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