Police crackdown on irresponsible drivers and bad school parking

The Halifax Neighbourhood Policing team joined forces with other agencies at they tackled irresponsible drivers and bad parking outside schools.

Charlotte Priestley made a Globe cake for her English homework

School life: Tasty homework and head shave for Cancer trust

Two students from Calder High School have both gone above and beyond, one for charity and another for her schoolwork.

The MyEd app allows parents to check their child's timetable, their attendance and upcoming events

School life: New app brings Calder High into 21st century

Calder High School is coming into the 21st century with the ‘MyEd’ App. We have chosen to using this App to improve communication with parents and make life a little bit easier.

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Campaigners gather in a demonstration to save Todmorden Community College

Future of Todmorden Community College to be discussed

The future of Todmorden College will be discussed by Calderdale Council’s Cabinet at a meeting next week.

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Mr Guise tasked staff to discover more on PIXLs The Edge

School life: The Calder Edge – one in a million

At the start of this academic year Mr Guise actioned us to find out more about PiXL’s The Edge.


Schools are ‘betrayed’ as budgets cut

The government has been accused of betraying the country’s children after it emerged that all schools face cuts to their budgets.

Children and staff from The Ark Nursery in Mytholmroyd

Mytholmroyd nursery is first in Calderdale to receive national quality award

A mytholmroyd nursery is celebrating after being the first in Calderdale to achieve a top national quality award.

The scene outside the Houses of Parliament yesterday.

Families praise reaction from Calderdale schools visiting London during terror attack

Parents and families have praised Calderdale Council and four schools for their swift action and keeping them informed about the safety of their children following the London terrorist attack.

Coun Tim Swift.

Calderdale schoolchildren in London safe after terrorist attack

Children from four schools in Calderdale who were visiting the capital as part of school projects are all safe following a terrorist attack yesterday afternoon.

Burnley Academy trip to USA
Washington DC - outside Captial Building

Victoria joins peace trip to US

An A level student from Blackshaw Head joined others from Burnley College Sixth Form Centre to learn about history and politics in the USA first-hand on an exciting trip to New York City and Washington DC.

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Careers ambassadors at the School Careers Fair

School life: Importance of career guidance at Brighouse High

Careers education is an important element of the curriculum at Brighouse High School.

Date:13th July 2011.
Cragg Vale, Junior and Infants School, near Mytholmroyd, West Yorkshire.

Panel to review council leaders’ decision over school merger plans

Dont take our word for it that the 11 Plus is hard, give it a try.

11 PLUS QUIZ: Are you smarter than an 11 year old?

New research has revealed just 16% of parents score full marks in an 11 Plus quiz.

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Huge response to petition against school funding changes

Huge response to petition against school funding changes

A petition launched by Halifax MP Holly Lynch against proposed changes to the way schools are funded has been signed by almost 1,000 people.

The school works hard to promote the importance and enjoyment of reading

School life: Brighouse High students show their love for literacy

We are working hard at Brighouse High to promote the importance and enjoyment of reading and to develop skills of research and enquiry.

Students from Sowerby Bridge High School

Success for first year of Peer Mentors

To mark the success of the first Peer Mentoring scheme in three Calderdale Secondary Schools, a celebration was held at Halifax Town Hall.

University link up to boost economic growth with new business centre

University link up to boost economic growth with new business centre

Leeds Beckett University, in partnership with Calderdale Council, is launching a new initiative to drive growth amongst early-stage and growing businesses in Halifax.

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The Whitley Phoenix Centre, Holmfield

Staff crisis at education unit for vulnerable pupils in borough

An urgent solution is needed to meet the needs of vulnerable pupils who attend the Calderdale Pupil Referral Unit as it also contends with staffing problems.

World Book Day - Mad Hatter's Tea Party themed fundraiser  for Sinead's Cancer Care at Bridge End House Day Nursery, Brighouse. Jamie Robson with staff and children.

Sinead’s legacy to help those fighting cancer

A charity has been set up in memory of nursery and primary school teacher after she had battled cancer since 2014.

Students visited the exhibition and memorial gardens to learn about the Nazi regime

School life: Halifax Academy history pupils visit National Holocaust Centre

A group of 40 Year 10 history students visited the National Holocaust Centre and Museum in Newark.

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