Pontefract Academies Trust

On the 1st April 2013 Larks Hill converted to an Academy as part of Pontefract Academies Trust (PAT).  Due to the ‘Good’ Ofsted report that the school had received in 2012, Larks Hill were able to be a founding member of the Academies Trust board.

There are currently 8 schools in Pontefract Academies Trust (The Kings School, Carleton Community High School, Carleton Park J & I School, De-Lacy Primary School, The Rookeries J & I School, Half Penny Lane J, I & N School, Orchard Head J, I & N School and Larks Hill.

The Chief Executive Officer of Pontefract Academies Trust is Mrs Julie Craig.

The Chair of Trustees of Pontefract Academies Trust is Dr Philip Jones and can be contacted c/o St Mary’s Community Centre, The Circle, Chequerfield, Pontefract WF8 2AY

Please see the Pontefract Academies Trust web site for further information about the company or click on the links below to access specific information.

Pontefract Academies Trust Annual Report and Financial Accounts:

Annual Reports and Financial Statements

Pontefract Academies Trust Memorandum of Association and Master Funding Agreement:

Company Information

Pontefract Academies Trust Governance information on Trustees and Members:

The Governance

The Trust has overarching policies for all its schools, these can be found here.

These policies include:

Freedom of Information & Data Protection Policy and Procedures

Health & Safety Policy

Contractors at Work Policy

Code of Conduct for Employees

Complaints Procedure


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Pontefract Academies Trust, a company limited by guarantee registered in England and Wales with company number 08445158. Registered office address: c/o St Mary’s Community Centre, The Circle, Chequerfield, Pontefract, West Yorkshire WF8 2AY Larks Hill J & I School Pontefract Academies Trust is not registered for VAT. Pontefract Academies Trust is an exempt charity.