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‘Helping pupils thrive’ - Hebden Bridge school praised by Ofsted inspectors

A school is celebrating following the results of an Ofsted inspection.

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Building of new £4.2m teaching block at Todmorden High School begins

Building of new £4.2m teaching block at Todmorden High School begins

Construction of a £4.2m state-of-the-art teaching block has started at Todmorden High School.

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Major blow as dedicated Halifax college bid rejected

Major blow as dedicated Halifax college bid rejected

Proposals to create a dedicated 1,000 place sixth form college in Halifax have been knocked by the Department for Education (DfE).

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Lessons from Auschwitz

Calderdale students are shown the horrors of the Holocaust

Hard hitting. That was the overall feeling expressed by pupils from schools across Calderdale when they took a one-day trip to the death and concentration camps at Auschwitz in Poland.

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The award will be presented at a ceremony in Birmingham in July

Prestigious award win for Calderdale College

Calderdale college has achieved a top award at the RoSPA Health and Safety Awards 2017 during a special year.

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Lightcliffe Academy.

Funding boost to help school building repairs

Schools across Calderdale and Yorkshire are to receive a £159m cash injection for extra school places and building repairs.

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Ofsted at William Henry Smith School, Rastrick. Rahaan Shahzad aged nine.

Outstanding school helps build a future for pupils

A specialist school in Rastrick has once again been rated outstanding by Ofsted after their latest social care inspection.

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School life: Excitement for new building at Todmorden High

School life: Excitement for new building at Todmorden High

On Wednesday 29 March, key members of staff attended a pre-construction meeting with a number of contractors, including our architect and representatives from Calderdale council, in preparation for the commencement of key building work on the site.

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Topics ranged from climate change to online responsibility

School life: Todmorden High pupils explored a variety of topics on Space Day

On Wednesday 29 March, KS3 students enjoyed this term’s ‘Space Day’ where they explored a variety of themes and topics.

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Year nine students saw all the sights on their most recent trip to France

School life: French adventure for Todmorden High pupils

The annual year nine Todmorden High School French trip departed for Paris on Friday 24 March and travelled through the night to reach Dover and then Calais on Saturday morning.

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Todmorden High School.

End of the line for sixth form centre in Calderdale

The end of the line for Todmorden High School’s sixth form has been confirmed.

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Moorside Primary School, Ovenden.

Halifax head banned after tampering with exams and blowing school funds on travel

A former Calderdale head teacher who tampered with exam papers, used public money for first class travel and spent money on ‘boozy’ weekends has been banned from teaching for life.

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The Government has announced a 159m funding boost for Yorkshire's schools.

Yorkshire awarded £159m to create extra school places and repair crumbling buildings

Schools across Yorkshire are to receive a £159m cash injection for extra school places and building repairs.

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MEP Amjad Bashir helped students to see how determination, work ethic and resilience can change their lives.

School life: Sowerby Bridge High pupils inspired to aim for more

Year 10 students at Sowerby Bridge High School recently welcomed successful businessman and member of the European Parliament (MEP) Amjad Bashir who helped pupils to see how determination, work ethic and resilience can change their lives.

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Outdoor classroom: Shadab, a pupil from Ryburn Valley High School, takes part in an activity at the Calvert Trust, in the Lake District

Children head outdoors to build their confidence

Yorkshire sixth form students with special educational needs have completed an outdoor scheme in the Lake District aimed at helping them to build confidence and overcome their problems.

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A new uniform policy has been introduced along with a new Behaviour for Learning Policy which ensures even higher expectations of students.

School life: Sowerby Bridge High students benefiting from new partnership

Students and parents at Sowerby Bridge High School (SBHS) are already benefitting from new developments brought in as a result of its new partnership with the Trinity Academy Multi-Academy Trust, lead by the lead school in the trust, Trinity Academy Halifax.

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St Mary's Mill Bank School. Head teacher Matthew Hopkins.

‘One big family’- School proves it’s top of class

A school community is celebrating after being rated outstanding by Ofsted.

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Sue Cook, John Rees, the Mayoress of Calderdale Catherine Kirk, the Mayor of Calderdale Coun Howard Blagbrough, Caroline Rowley, Denise Cheng-Carter, Stacie Ellis and Rachel Henningan.

Double celebration at Calderdale College launch event

Calderdale College celebrated multiple successes as they unveiled their newly refurbished facilities and received an award for Employer Engagement during a joint celebration event held at the College.

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Police crackdown on irresponsible drivers and bad school parking

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.

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