VIDEO: Official opening of Calderdale’s first through school

Purple balloons filled the skies above Halifax High School, as crowds gathered to celebrate the opening of Calderdale’s first through school.

The school, housed to 26 reception children, opened four weeks ago and the official opening was held today (Monday).

Opening of first through school in Calderdale

Opening of first through school in Calderdale

Lesley Bowyer, head of primary, said: “The children have all started really well and it has been the smoothest start for me in my 14 years of teaching.”

For more on the opening, see this Friday’s Halifax Courier.