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Record breaking wildlife walk

Two Calder Valley primary schools took part in creating a brand new Guinness World Record.

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School life: Students take education beyond the classroom by going to Nepal

School life: Students take education beyond the classroom by going to Nepal

During the Easter break, three Year 10 pupils had the opportunity to travel to Nepal to trek in the Himalayas and do some teaching in Bungamati School near Kathmandu.

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Jackie Griffiths, the new head teacher of Hipperholme Grammar School Foundation, left, Sarah Weller, head teacher of Hipperholme Grammar Junior School.

Historic Calderdale grammar school to merge under new plans

A Calderdale independent school with hundreds of years of history is merging its two sites under a new headteacher.

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SLIDESHOW: Fond farewell to Sowerby Bridge year eleven class

Sowerby Bridge High School pupils donned their sharpest suits and fanciest frocks for their pre-GCSE prom at Berties in Elland.

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The team made it to the National Finals of the Formula one in Schools competition

School life: A great education is more than a set of great grades

The problem with education in our country nowadays is that we only ever judge things by statistical outcomes.

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Slideshow: Brighouse pupils mark the end of their year

Brighouse High School pupils celebrated the end of their school year and marked the beginning of their GCSE exams at a prom.

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9 May 2017.......     Andrew Sykes, from Stainland near Halifax,  a french teacher who has turned author writing about his cycling trips round Yorkshire and the continent. Picture Tony Johnson.

Halifax teacher cycles 8,000km from Spain to Norway on a bike called Reggie

Andrew P Sykes gave up his day job to cycle from the southern most tip of Europe to the northern most point on a bike called Reggie.

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Anthony Guise, head teacher at Calder High School

Report marks turnaround for Valley school

Rapidly improving.

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Transformed Piece Hall will bring learning to life for pupils

Transformed Piece Hall will bring learning to life for pupils

A programme of workshops and tours for schools has been unveiled by The Piece Hall ahead of its grand reopening on August 1 - Yorkshire Day.

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Jeremy Corbyn, Leader of the Labour Party, on the campaign trail in Beaumont Park, Huddersfield. (Photo: James Hardisty)

Labour's plan to boost school budgets gets Yorkshire support, according to survey

Labour's plans to increase education spending and stop hospital closures have found favour among voters in Yorkshire and the Humber.
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Debaters from Lightcliffe Academy

School life: Good effort from Lightcliffe Academy debaters

Lightcliffe Academy just missed out reaching the semi-finals of the regional debating competition.

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Burnley Road, Mytholmroyd. Credit: Google Maps

Parents slam Mytholmroyd roadworks as exam season kicks off

Parents fear their children could miss important exams because of delays caused by roadworks.

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Lightcliffe Academy team

School life: Lightcliffe Academy are Calderdale County Champions

Lightcliffe Academy Year 7 footballers were crowned Calderdale County Champions after convincingly beating Rastrick 4 – 0.

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Anil Sarma

School that uses yoga and meditation to expand

AN INDEPENDENT school that uses daily meditation and yoga and is run democratically by its staff and students is expanding its provision.

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Halifax school chef wins national competition

Halifax school chef wins national competition

A Halifax school chef cooked up a storm in the kitchen to clinch the top spot in a competition organised as part of the National School Meals Week celebrations.

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Lisa Corrigan started at Park Lane Learning Trust this week

School life: Park Lane welcomes new Principal

With our conversion to an academy as part of the Moor End Academy Trust progressing, we welcomed our new principal, Lisa Corrigan, at Park Lane this week.

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Following the visit some students are now considering engineering as a possible career path

School Life: Getting Park Lane girls into engineering

As part of STEM month at Park Lane, 11 girls from Year nine and 10 attended a visit at Weir Valves and Controls UK Ltd.

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Head teacher Liz Cresswell with students celebrating their Ofsted result

Teamwork at heart of success

there is plenty to celebrate at Brighouse High School following the results of its latest Ofsted inspection.

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Revealed: Top school run gripes

Revealed: Top school run gripes

With school term just restarted, frustrations are already starting to show as parents have revealed their top school run gripes.

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Aidan ONeill (centre) and Elsa Larrad are presented with their prizes. Pictured with (L-R) Sally Tetlow, Calderdale Council and teachers Mr Virot and Ms Keating).

School life: Short story writers from Ryburn scoop prizes

Two talented Ryburn High writers have been recognised for their scintillating short stories in a local writing competition.

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