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Stride forward for Ravenscliffe sixth form plan as contractor is appointed

A contractor has now been appointed to build a new sixth form centre for Ravenscliffe High School.

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Local Elections. Jenny Lynn, Megan Swift and Holly Lynch

Threats to safety of Calderdale pupils discussed by education chiefs

Business managers and senior staff from schools across Calderdale and the county have come together to discuss potential hazards and threats to children in schools.

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Beth Stroud

Green fingered Beth shortlisted for Young School Gardener of the Year

A green-fingered school pupil Todmorden High School is in the running to be named the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Young School Gardener of the Year 2017.

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Pupils, teachers and Thomson Reuters staff gathered to celebrate the pupils hard work

Record number of entries for Thomson Reuters writing competition

The fifth annual Green Writing Competition at Calder High School, organised by Thomson Reuters’ Mytholmroyd office, has received more than 450 entries, the largest number of entries to date.

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Mr Lamberton said he knew his sons wouldn't wear their hats or sun cream if they weren't with him.

Small schools across rural Yorkshire at risk from funding crisis

A funding crisis gripping schools across rural Yorkshire has led to grave fears that countryside communities will witness a succession of closures as financial deficits spiral and pupil numbers dramatically reduce.

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Park Lane Learning Trust has been put into special measures

Halifax school evacuated as police carry out search of building

A Halifax school was evacuated by teachers and the buildings searched by police following a hoax call.

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Producing play: Pupils put together their production

On-stage learning to stay safe online

school pupils explored how to stay safe online when Konflux Theatre in Education visited with their “Play In A Day - Click Safe” production.

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West Yorkshire's third French Day will be held in Todmorden on Saturday

All things French in West Yorkshire at Todmorden venue on Saturday

ALLEZ! French Day is returning to West Yorkshire for a third year and this time around it takes place in Todmorden!

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Father and son’s coast to coast cycle challenge in memory of young teacher

Father and son’s coast to coast cycle challenge in memory of young teacher

A Brighouse head teacher and his 10-year-old son completed a gruelling coast-to-coast ride in memory of a much loved teacher.

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Penelope Wilton and Geroge Costigan with poets from Beech Hill School at Halifax Square Chapel Arts Centre

Beech Hill school poets meet Downton star at Square Chapel

Year 5 and 6 students from Beech Hill School gathered with teachers and parents at the Square Chapel Arts Centre in Halifax this week to launch and read a collection of poems they themselves had written.

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Celebrating at Eureka! Nursery, rated "outstanding" by Ofsted

‘Outstanding’ nursery’s pride

Children and staff at Eureka! Nursery are celebrating it being rated as “outstanding” in a recent inspection by Ofsted.

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Birthday bubbles are in store at Eureka! in Halifax

Coming up...Eureka! is getting ready to party at 25th birthday bash in Halifax

There ain’t no party like a Eureka! party - and everyone’s invited to help Eureka! The National Children’s Museum celebrate its 25th by joining them for a BIG Birthday Bash on Saturday and Sunday, July 8 and 9, 2017.

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James Franklin-Smith and Charlie Johnson with pupils at Sowerby Bridge High School.

Failing school to be renamed after link-up with Trinity Academy

A Calderdale school that was rated inadequate by government inspectors will link up with another Halifax school and be renamed.

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Opening of the Orange Box youth project, Westgate, Halifax.

Calderdale College deal looks to secure future of Orangebox

Leaders of Calderdale Council hope to secure a bright future for the Orangebox by agreeing a deal with Calderdale College.

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Pupils meet football hero

Pupils meet football hero

Pupils at Hipperholme Grammar Junior School scored a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to meet an ex-England international sports star.

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West Vale Primary School.

‘Safety of pupils is at risk’ - Calderdale school rated inadequate by inspectors

A Calderdale school has been rated inadequate by government inspectors and found that the ‘safety of pupils is at risk’.

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Trinity academy has been supporting Sowerby Bridge High School since it was placed in special measures

School life: Academy works to offer more pupils an outstanding education

Trinity Academy Halifax has confirmed that Sowerby Bridge High School (SBHS) will open as Trinity Academy Sowerby Bridge from this September.

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A number of performing arts students have secured places at top drama schools

School life: Celebrations for performing arts students at Trinity Academy

The Performing Arts department at Trinity Academy has recently celebrated three students securing places at top drama schools and the TV debut of a number of others!

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Students reach the summit

Students reach the summit

Students from the William Henry Smith School in Brighouse proved they were top of the class by climbing Ben Nevis.

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