The Blog

10 Oct

NCLT recognised for excellence in equality

New College Pontefract’s parent trust has won a national award for leadership in promoting equality, diversity and inclusion. The New Collaborative Learning Trust won the Leaders in Diversity Award following a rigorous assessment based on various criteria, including staff interviews and student surveys. The trust’s staff were praised for a commitment to building a culture

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03 Oct


You can now apply to study at Bradford’s brand new sixth form college! Take a look at our Prospectus by visiting and then follow the link below to start the applications process:   CLICK HERE TO APPLY NOW

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30 Aug

NCLT Conference – ‘The Golden Thread’

Today our staff from all across the trust have been at New College Doncaster for our conference entitled ‘The Golden Thread – Teaching for learning the New College Way’. We are developing an evidence-based pedagogy across our multi-academy trust. Staff took part in sessions and masterclasses at our brand new campus in Auckley, Doncaster.

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06 Jul

Bradford’s first sixth form college on track for 2019 opening

Education in Bradford will be getting a boost in just over a year’s time, when New College Bradford opens its doors to five hundred 16-19 year-olds in September 2019. Plans for the five-storey high new build on Nelson Street were submitted to Bradford City Council last month. The project has secured £19 million in capital

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06 Jul

New College Bradford hosts partners’ dinner

New College Bradford hosted its partners’ dinner on Thursday 5 July at Bradford City Hall. The evening consisted of speeches, musical performances, a wonderful 3-course meal and information about the college, which is set to open in Bradford city centre in September 2019. Guests in attendance included the building contractor, local radio, faith leaders, heads

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08 May

OPEN SATURDAY – 29th September 2018, 10am-2pm

+++ SAVE THE DATE +++ New College Bradford will host its first open day on Saturday 29th September 2018 from 10am-2pm. The event will showcase all of the courses that will be offered from September 2019, as well as presentations from the Principal Designate. Visuals of the brand new city centre campus will also be

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16 Mar

New College sponsors Telegraph & Argus Teaching Awards

The Telegraph & Argus teaching awards were held at the Aagrah Midpoint in Thornbury on Thursday 15th March. The ceremony celebrated the outstanding work of teachers, support staff, governors and volunteers from across the district. There were 11 awards in total at the event which has been held every year since 2014. Our Trust CEO,

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14 Dec

New College host successful #BeInspired event

Last week we held our first #BeInspired event for students from Bradford schools. The day was designed to allow the high school students to sample sixth form lessons in a college environment. The event was held at New College Pontefract, our Ofsted outstanding rated sister college. The day saw over 150 year 9 and year

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24 Oct

New College Bradford to open in city centre in 2019

Nelson Street in Bradford city centre is the conformed location of New College Bradford’s site. Only a five-minute walk from Bradford Interchange, the location will ensure that young people from across the region will be able to access the new sixth form college easily. New College Bradford plans to open its doors in September 2019.

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