The ‘Where is God?’ Art Competition

Earlier this year, children from across our Trust took part in Wakefield SACRE's spirited art competition, responding to the theme of 'Where is God?'.   Children from Holy Family & St Michael's Pontefract, St Ignatius Ossett, St John the Baptist Normanton, St Joseph's Castleford and St Joseph's Pontefract Catholic Primary Schools and...

Letter from the Trust to parents; BKCAT Academic Calendar for 2023-24

Please find the Trust’s letter to parents from 28th September along with the BKCAT Academic Calendar for 2023-24 below: This letter and accompanying academic calendar confirm the alignment of the school holiday pattern across our fifteen schools so that we can better serve the parents and children in our school communities.

10th Anniversary Congregation

Further to the invitation email, more information relating to our 10th Anniversary Congregation can be found below:    

Background

The Trust was formed 10 years ago to bring together the Catholic schools in our area as a family of families, serving God and the communities of our region...

St Joseph’s Castleford’s Partnership with Northern Ballet

St Joseph’s Castleford have used part of their PE Premium to forge a partnership with Northern Ballet. This has formed part of their application to become an Arts Mark Gold school and was recognised in their recent Ofsted inspection. A child currently in Year 5, Maxwell Bucknell, was talent spotted by...

Improvements to school premises for 2021-22

We've been hard at work over the summer holidays and October half-term making aesthetic and structural improvements to our school buildings for the 2021-22 academic year. We strongly believe that our schools should be inspiring places for our pupils to learn and for staff to work, and we're excited to share...

The BKCAT Climate Summit

To coincide with COP26, on Tuesday 9th November we held a virtual Trust-wide climate summit across all of our schools to share and discuss themes relating to the environment, culminating in a reflection of the things that we could do as an organisation to reverse the trend of climate change. Led...