VIDEO: Pontefract NEW College ranked best in the country

Pontefract NEW College is the best in the country - according to a glowing report by inspectors who rated it as “outstanding” across the board.

It has become the first sixth form college in the country to be awarded the highest possible grades in all areas under an Ofsted inspection regime which came into force in 2012.

Exterior pic of NEW College Pontefract

Exterior pic of NEW College Pontefract

The college, on Park Lane, was given top marks for overall effectiveness, outcomes for learners, quality of teaching and effectiveness of leadership.

See next week’s Pontefract and Castleford Express for an in-depth look at the college.