School life: Calderdale College’s new state of the art learning facilities

Calderdale College has undertaken the ‘Unlocking Potential’ Project with funding from the Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP). The new facilities allow College to deliver new courses and meet local skills and employment needs.

The college works with 250 further education colleges, private training providers and voluntary sector organisations

School life: Calderdale College celebrates a successful year after Beacon Award win

The Association of Colleges (AoC) awarded College’s External Funding Unit with the Employer Engagement Beacon Award on November 16 2016.

Sally Holdsworth finished her first year at Calderdale College with a first

School life: Staff and students at Calderdale College are inspirational

Sally Holdsworth is a second year Biology student at Manchester Metropolitan University. She completed her first year with a first and she believes she would have never done it without Calderdale College.

High praise for school family

High praise for school family

Students’ Achievements and dedication of staff and families have been highlighted in Crossley Heath Grammar School’s prize giving evening.

Warley Road Primary school's staff and pupils are very excited to be involved in the project

Vote for Warley Road Primary School to bag grant

Warley Road Primary School has been shortlisted to bag a cash boost from the Tesco Bags of Help initiative.

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Bespoke cycle track a hit with youngsters

Bespoke cycle track a hit with youngsters

A new cycle track for youngsters has been created thanks to Rastrick Plays Better, a partnership of local residents and other local stakeholders.

Pupils with headteacher Chris Wightman

Top marks for primary school

Staff and students at a Todmorden school are celebrating following a recent Ofsted inspection.

Halifax professor and Nobel prize winner dies aged 91

Halifax professor and Nobel prize winner dies aged 91

Nobel prize winner Dr Oliver Smithies, who was born in Halifax and attended the former Heath Grammar School, has died aged 91


Calderdale man among five charged with boarding school assaults

A Sowerby Bridge man is among five charged with assault at a former boarding school.

Hipperholme Grammar School

Grammar school charity failed to disclose its financial accounts

The charity that helps with the running of Hipperholme Grammar School failed to disclose its annual accounts and reports a government inquiry revealed.

Teacher Scott Olgard with Withinfields Primary School, Southowram choir winners of the Halifax Courier Song For Christmas.

Song for Christmas - time for YOU to decide

The time has come for you to decide the winner of The Halifax Courier’s Song for Christmas competition.

Todmorden High School students with acting headteacher Gill Shirt and executive headteacher Chris Taylor.

Bright future on timetable for high school

‘We are in a strong position to embrace the future and continue to offer a first rate eduction for students’.

Trevor Harris -  Healthy School Assessor and the Fruit Tuck Shop Monitors: Tilly Farman, Grace Normanton-Aldridge, Thomas McNutt, Jayden Copping, Iris Mackintosh

Warley school recognised for healthy initiatives

Warley Town School in Warley has been given the Calderdale Healthy School Award.

YAS Clinical Development Manager Jason Carlyon presents the defibrillator to The Halifax Academy with Rhona MacKinnon, from WEL Medical, Matt Perry, Deputy Headteacher at The Halifax Academy and poster design winner Imran Arif

Life-saving Prize for The Halifax Academy

The Halifax Academy has won a life-saving defibrillator in a Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust (YAS) competition.

Zainab Sajjad from Hipperholme Grammar School

Hipperholme student achieves Royal Institution membership for maths

A Hipperholme Grammar School student is celebrating success after achieving an honourary membership with mathematics and science charity The Royal Institution.

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Former Rishworth pupil James Sexton

School life: Former Rishworth pupil returned to share past memories

Schools often have a statement that they will provide for the most able through some sort of stretch programme but do they always get properly implemented and do they stay on the policy shelf?

Heathfield pupils with their mathletics certificates

School life: Heathfield pupils have massive maths success

Heathfield children love their Maths, taking part in times tables challenge to win bronze, silver and gold stars over a series of tough time-trials, and being keen participants in the national Mathletics programme.

Day four- Christmas Dinner

Students filled with festive cheer for twelve days of Ravenscliffe

Ravenscliffe School pupils have been getting into the festive spirit with their very own 12 days of Christmas.

Lollipop Lady Janice Widdup, retires after 33 years, pictured on her last day outside Appleton Academy, Woodside Road, Bradford..16th December 2016 ..Picture by Simon Hulme

Farewells said to lollipop lady after 33 years

FOR MORE than 30 years Janice Widdop has helped children in her community to cross the road on their way to school.

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