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Gallery: Students wow audiences during latest production

Todmorden High School’s production of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory was a big hit as parents and families turned out in force.

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Hebden Bridge School is becoming a four-day, flexi-time school from September

Calderdale school will open for four days a week from September

Hebden Bridge School is becoming a four-day, flexi-time school from September.

Education
A Spring lamb visited children at Heptonstall School

Baa-rilliant visit from special guest at Heptonstall School

Heptonstall School are holding a Name the Spring Lamb competition in aid of the Leeds Children’s Transplant Team.

Education
Staff and parents at The Ark Nursery in Mytholmroyd were very pleased to keep the nurserys outstanding rating for a third time

Calderdale nursery keeps its outstanding rating from Ofsted for third time

The Ark Private Day Nursery in Mytholmroyd has plenty to celebrate after once again being judged ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted following a visit by inspectors.
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Calderdale Councils director for adults and childrens services, Stuart Smith

Ofsted reveals improvements to Calderdale Council's learning service

A Calderdale Council community learning service which required improvement is now rated as “good” following its latest inspection by regulator Ofsted.

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Halifax Central Library and Northgate House

Millions of pounds approved for Halifax sixth form college at Northgate House

Calderdale will get a new multi-million pound sixth form college based in the heart of Halifax after councillors agreed to provide key funding to get the ball rolling.
Education
Colden J & Is playground

Parent group's big plans to transform school play area

Parents, teachers, children and local companies are raising money to transform Colden Junior and Infant School’s playground.

Education
William Henry Smith School was praised at the awards

Special educational needs school in Rastrick honoured at awards

William Henry Smith School in Rastrick has been highly commended in the Special Educational Needs (SEN) School of the Year Award category at an awards ceremony in London for its continued commitment to developing its pupils’ communication skills.

Education
Liz Cresswell and Richard Horsfield

Important changes announced at Brighouse High

The Governors of Brighouse High School have announced an important change to the school’s leadership structure.
Education

GALLERY: Stars of Rastrick High School shine bright at talent show

For the sixth year running, Lawrence Batley Theatre hosted another superb show of the Rastrick High School annual extravaganza, Rastrick’s Got Talent.

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Alexandra Wilkinson (centre). Picture: Lidia Crisafulli

Young Halifax singer heads to London's West End

A young singer from Halifax is heading for the West End next month having been selected from over 1,000 young performers across the UK to appear at The Other Palace in the heart of London’s theatreland.

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Paralympic champion Hannah Cockroft visits Harrogate school

Paralympic champion Hannah Cockroft visits Harrogate school

A gold medal winning and ten-time world champion Paralympian wheelchair racer has pitted her sporting wits against the Headmaster of a Harrogate school.

Education
Children and staff at Water's Edge Nursery

Elland nursery praised for top quality

Water’s Edge Nursery in Elland has been awarded an outstanding rating by Ofsted, with inspectors commenting on the high quality of learning, excellent leadership and superb relationships with parents.

Education
Job well done for Calderdale Adult Learning

Job well done for Calderdale Adult Learning

Calderdale Adult Learning is top of the class after receiving a glowing report from Ofsted.

Education
Head teacher of Eastfield, Desmond Cameron

Tributes to one and only head teacher of Lightcliffe school

Former pupils have paid tribute to the first and only head teacher of Eastfield Secondary School in Lightcliffe after the news of his passing at the age of 92.

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Calderdale College is the only Outstanding college apprenticeship provider in West Yorkshire

Calderdale College celebrates outstanding Ofsted results for apprentices

Calderdale College is celebrating receiving an Outstanding rating for its apprenticeship provision from Ofsted, making it the only Outstanding college apprenticeship provider in West Yorkshire.
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The difficult decision has been taken to close Calder High's Sixth Form

Decision made to close Calder High Sixth Form

The governing body at Calder High School in Mytholmroyd has take the difficult decision to close the sixth form next year.
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UPDATED: Which schools are closed in Yorkshire today due to the snow?

More snow has fallen across Yorkshire overnight leading to a number of schools in the region being forced to close for the day.
Education
Alfs Car Club invites pupils to bring along their favourite toy cars to play with

WATCH: Hipperholme pupil revs up plans to grow his school Car Club

Move over Matt LeBlanc, there might be a new Top Gear presenter in the making.
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Trinity Academy in Halifax

School academy trust in Calderdale fails test over women’s equal pay

A Calderdale school academy trust has emerged towards the top of a Government table of businesses who pay their male employees more than their female colleagues.
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