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Ackworth School 2018 summer ball, Pontefract

PUBLISHED: 00:00 18 September 2018

Emma Quinlan, Joanne Coen, Elena Meakin

Emma Quinlan, Joanne Coen, Elena Meakin


Sixth formers marked the end of their school education

Ackworth School in High Ackworth near Pontefract celebrated the end of the academic year with its annual open day and summer ball organised by the school’s parent and staff association.

Head of the school Anton Maree and his wife Alison welcomed 120 guests among them parents, past students and outgoing sixth formers marking the end of their school education and becoming members of the Ackworth Old Scholars Association.

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