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Recent News

Small Animal Care

This term saw the beginning of a new student activity. It has added an extra dimension and interest to our land based curriculum. A regular diary is posted on

Creative Partnerships

Read about our latest projects.

Pennine Video

Ben Poffley and some of his fellow students from York St John University chose Pennine to make a short film. Enjoy the results!

Neon Project - Visible Words from Invisible People

Over a ten week period, a group from the city's homeless community worked with artist Richard William Wheater as part of Pennine's Creative Partnership programme. The project that aimed to develop their visual language through light and communicate their predicament to the wider public. The results were a series of extraordinary neon signs that are exhibited here at Neon Workshops. See more ...........

Creative Partnerships

We have submitted an outline for a second year's project. It has been very exciting working with other creative organisations. You can read all about phase two of this year's project by following the links on the left. It has been great to see how these projects have made a difference in peoples lives.


In a Glance

What does a report look like when you squeeze all the words onto one page? We took our recent Ofsted Report and put all the words into a picture.

Wordle: Pennine Ofsted ReportClick on the picture for a full view or visit Pennine Ofsted Reports for a full version.



An Evening of Classical Splendour

Classical Evening

I don't think I need to say more. Umbrellas appeared for a brief moment. Some were dressed up, some were dressed down., but the 14th July will be a night to remember - hopefully as the first.



New Farmland

We have recently rented an additional 23 acres of farmland. This will allow rest for some of our pasture fields and enable us to provide our own haylage.

View Pennine Community in a larger map

The fields link to a footpath leading to Seckar Woods, an area that has its own special ecology and is protected as an SSI and Woolley Moor. It also joins the bridle way network through Newmillerdam Country Park.  Pennine and Wakefield RDA were instrumental in gaining permitted bridle way status to the country park.