School life: In pursuit of excellence at Rishworth School

Rishworth School has always had a strong reputation for its sporting achievement alongside its enviable record of academic excellence.

Children from Calder Primary School dressed up as their favourite character

Imaginations run wild on Roald Dahl Day

In honour of Roald Dahl Day, Calderdale schools celebrated the author’s work with a day of fun.


Eureka reveal plans for new museum and Halifax expansion

Eureka the national children's museum has revealed exciting new plans to expand its museum in Halifax and open a new one in Liverpool.
Halifax Central Library and Northgate House

Specialist Halifax sixth form college plan for Northgate House and former library site

A scheme has been revealed for a new specialist Halifax sixth form college on the site of the former central library in the town centre.
The tool has been launched to encourage schools to help reduce obesity among pupils

Campaign to help schools tacked pupil obesity

A Brighouse based sports education company has launched a campaign to help schools across the county fulfil new Government guidelines launched this month designed to tackle obesity among primary school children.

MD of Halifax Bank, Russell Galley, inspiring students at Trinity Academy Halifax, a Teach First iniative. Pictured with  Rebecca Round and Catherine Kripps

Halifax bank boss goes back to school to inspire pupils

The managing director of Halifax bank went back to school as he delivered a careers lesson to pupils.


Pupils on drugs and smoking at independent school site in Halifax

Pupils at an independent school site in Halifax were found to be taking drugs and smoking by government education inspectors.
New Stagecoach Principal Oleksandra Antonova

Stagecoach Halifax welcomes talented new Principal

Performing Arts School, Stagecoach Halifax, has welcomed a talented musician and director as its new school Principal.

Pictured at the Todmorden Learning Centre (TLC) stall at last week's Todmorden Food Festival are, from the left, local residents Kit Manasseh and his baby daughter Lorelei, Asia and Pam Barmby, and Georgia Cooper (seated)

Todmorden Learning Centre meeting over Todmorden Community College business plan bid

A group hoping to submit a business plan to keep Todmorden Community College in public hands has a meeting on Tuesday evening and a family fundraiser event on Saturday, September 16.

James Franklin-Smith, principal at Trinity Academy

Pressure on schools to keep hold of staff

Calderdale has emerged as one of the top local authorities in the country with most challenging teaching recruitment problems.

Harrison Layden-Fritz is going to study at Harrow School

From Hipperholme to Harrow for Harrison

Not since the 1800’s has a Hipperholme Grammar School boy walked the hallowed halls of Harrow.
Jackie Griffiths head teacher at Hipperholme Grammar School

New era begins in Hipperholme after grammar schools merge

A new era has begun in Hipperholme after its grammar school's junior and senior site merged together for the first time.

Teacher Sapphira Wright from Hebden Bridge

Tributes paid to Hebden Bridge teacher who died from cancer

A highly respected and much loved Burnley teacher from Hebden Bridge had died after a long battle with a rare form of cancer.


IN PICTURES: Calderdale students receive their GCSE results

The wait was finally over for Calderdale pupils as they were able to see if all the hard work paid off when they collected their GCSE results this morning (Thursday).

Students at Rastrick High School collect their GCSE results

GCSE RESULTS: The latest results from around Calderdale

Hundreds of students have been collecting their GCSE results at schools across Calderdale.

Juliana Kalniana, A*, Yusuf Khan, 9A*, Hansa Khan, 8A*, Iqra Hussain, 9A*, Arman Khan, 9A* and Alex Funk 9A* looking at their results at Dixons Trinity Academy, Bradford. Picture Bruce Rollinson

GCSEs 2017: The results are in, so what should you do now? The advice you need to know...

Whether the results were good or bad, the question of what to do next is one on the lips of thousands of pupils this morning as they look to life after GCSEs.
GCSE pass rates have fallen this year across the UK overall.

GCSEs 2017: UK pass rates fall as major exams shake-up causes controversy

Around 50,000 English and maths GCSEs were awarded the new highest grade this summer, as the impact of the biggest shake-up of exams for a generation began to be felt.

Pupils have today received their GCSE results.

GCSEs 2017: Your guide to Yorkshire's results

Thousands of students from across Yorkshire will today find out their GCSE results and start the process of looking for a job or further education.
Pupils across the county will today receive their GCSE exam results.

GCSEs 2017: Wait is finally over as thousands of Yorkshire pupils get exam results

Thousands of pupils in Yorkshire will get their GCSE results this morning as new grades are awarded for the first time, with just a small proportion of entries expected to score the highest result.
Chartists: Historian David Glover  speaks about Chartist graves, including that of Ben Rushton,  at Lister Lane cemetery

Remembering blood spilt on rights march

On the 175th anniversary of the August 1842 march for the rights of working people, when blood was shed on the streets of Halifax, a large number gathered at Lister Lane Cemetery in the town to hear the wider story of this troubled time.

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