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Report: ‘School needs to improve’

A Todmorden primary school has been told it must improve by education watchdog Ofsted.

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The school is in the top one per cent of schools in England for reading achievement

Read all about it! Bookworms prove they are top of the class

Pupils at an upper Calder Valley school are top of the class when it comes to reading.

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School life: Students launch Canal Trust’s youth facing social media platforms

School life: Students launch Canal Trust’s youth facing social media platforms

Sixth Form Media Studies students have been working on an exciting project with Fourteen19, one of the UK’s leading youth engagement agencies.

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Brooksbank students playing at the opening of Elland Bridge

School life: Musical opening for Elland Bridge by Brooksbank students

There was music in the air as Brooksbank’s Concert Band took part in the re-opening ceremony on Wednesday, 8 February.

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Students rocked at We Will Rock You

School life: Bohemians rock Brooksbank at We Will Rock You

Musicians and performers from Brooksbank rocked their hearts out through some of the greatest rock songs ever written, when they staged the hit musical “We Will Rock You”.

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Head teacher Kate Sanderson

Head teacher resigns at inadequate school as new sponsor named

Trinity Multi-Academy Trust (MAT) has been confirmed as the new sponsor of Sowerby Bridge High School (SBHS) which was rated inadeuqate by Ofsted in their latest inspection.

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One hundred students and Academy staff walked up Mount Snowdon to go towards their fundraising efforts

Halifax Academy students raise over £21,000 in memory of former pupil

Students and staff of The Halifax Academy have paid tribute to former pupil Ali Raja, who passed away in 2014 at the age of 17, by raising over £21,000 for charity.

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Sowerby Bridge man among six to face trial over school abuse charges

Sowerby Bridge man among six to face trial over school abuse charges

Six men including one from Sowerby bridge will face trial over historical abuse at former residential school Underley Hall in Kirkby Lonsdale.

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The college has linked up with Halifax Rugby League Club

Could you be the next Halifax Rugby star?

Students who love rugby and are interested in a career in the sports industries can now take advantage of a unique BTEC course, courtesy of Calderdale College.

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Mount Pellon Primary School, Halifax.

Halifax school rated inadequate by Ofsted inspectors

A Halifax school which was converted into an academy four years ago has been rated as inadequate by Ofsted.

Education
School life: Rastrick High’s Big Switch Off to save energy

School life: Rastrick High’s Big Switch Off to save energy

Would you leave your lights on all day, even when you are out of the house? Would you keep your TV on, even when you are at work or in school?

Education
Paul McVeigh

Head reacts to primary school ‘drugs’ concerns

A Calderdale school at the centre of an investigation following an incident where four children were taken to hospital after coming into contact with “tablets” has moved to reassure parents.

Education
GCSE ruslts at Trinity Academy.

Calderdale academy looks to enhance education with college link up

A Calderdale school academy is setting out a new vision for improved education by entering into a new partnership with a Lancashire college.

Education
School life: A unique community project about Fixby Hall

School life: A unique community project about Fixby Hall

Students from Rastrick High School & Sixth Form College have joined Lindley Primary School to work together, with Architects from University of Huddersfield.

Education
Martin Moorman, head  at Ravenscliffe High School and Sports College

Spring Hall site is on the timetable for high school

“I feel like this is going to be our year.”

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This month there will be an event called Space Trek

Discovering the power of Science Fiction

Science fiction has fascinated me since I was a child. I’ve watched, read and played lots of different kinds of science fiction over the years and it’s entertained and even inspired me. My love of science fiction is one of, if not the biggest reason I was interested in science at school, did a degree in Chemistry and ended up working at a place like Eureka!

Opinion
Teaching assistants in Calderdale being ‘exploited’ - Union secretary

Teaching assistants in Calderdale being ‘exploited’ - Union secretary

Teaching assistants being used to cover for absent teachers are being ‘exploited’ according the Calderdale’s National Union for Teachers secretary.

Education
Wendy Moffat, Head Teacher of The Crossley Heath School

School life: A message from the Head of Crossley Heath

The A Level results achieved by our students in their 2016 examinations are excellent and I am really proud of their achievements.

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Councillor Megan Swift

Calderdale praised for work to keep kids safe from child sex exploitation

Calderdale Council’s Children’s Social Care team has been recognised for its work on identifying and supporting children who regularly miss school.

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Warning to Calderdale parents over ‘children dating’ app

Parents of school children across Calderdale have been sent warning letters about an app described as an ‘online dating app for children’.

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