Skinner Lane, Pontefract, West Yorkshire WF8 1HG

01977 794 179

St Giles C of E Academy

Growing Together


Welcome to St Giles C of E Academy

 Our Vision Statement: 

St Giles is not just a place, it’s a feeling.

A feeling that is part of you 

and stays there forever.

A feeling of respect: a hope for the future.

A feeling that fills you with the confidence to achieve anything.

A feeling of faith, love; where we grow together.


The kingdom of God is like a mustard seed, which is the smallest of all seeds on earth. Yet when planted, it grows and becomes the largest of all plants, with such big branches that the birds can perch in its shade.”
Mark 4:30-34

Click Here for our Curriculum Vision, Ethos and Values

At St Giles we have children who are enthusiastic, polite and caring; parents who are supportive both to the school and towards their child’s learning and a very dedicated, professional body of staff. We strive to ensure the children enjoy their learning and make good progress through taking part in exciting and motivating lessons and experiences. 

Throughout the year Our Christian Values are embedded in all we do and we are very proud to be a part of the community we serve. We have close links with St Giles Church and All Saints Church and are enriched with regular visits to school by Canon June and whole school worship held at both churches throughout the year.

As a school, we have a strong focus on learning and in helping children become effective life-long learners. We also focus on children's emotional, social, physical and spiritual development.

We strive for excellence in all areas.

Whether you are an existing parent or a prospective parent I hope that our website will give you a flavour of our school and the opportunities and experiences the children who attend our school have access to.

Mr R Grace - Headteacher

School is now closed for Half term. We will re-open on Monday 06th June.

Parents, please keep your eye on Facebook, Twitter and Class Dojo for School information updates. 

St Giles Academy Pontefract @stgilesacademy

25 May A sneak peak of something amazing that’s happening in the holidays at St Giles all because of @Rachellist9

25 May Something VERY EXCITING is happening at St Giles today… @Rachellist9 stay tuned …

21 May A few examples of our mascot competition entries for the @RLWC2021 . Children aged 6-12 have entered and I have a f…

20 May RT @HarryHeapeBooks: Had a wonderful day. Special thanks to @WFlibraries for organising xxx

20 May How amazing is the library in Pontefract?! Class 5 had a brilliant and creative time learning from the amazing Harr…

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June Half Term Holiday24May2022

Spring Bank bank Holiday30May2022

Back to School06Jun2022

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Headteacher - Mr Richard Grace

St Giles C of E Academy

Skinner Lane, Pontefract, West Yorkshire. WF8 1HG

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