Mill Bank school’s £10,000 mission accomplished

Mission accomplished - it’s thumbs up from pupils at St Mary’s Junior and Infant School at Mill Bank as, with a little help from their friends, they have hit a bumper £10,000 fundraising target.

Students with their design

Rubber bands concept helps to put Calderdale students among world’s best

A team of Art and Design students from Kirklees College reached the final of a global enterprise competition by creating an unusual product idea using rubber bands.

Hipperholme Grammar School pupil Charlotte Shaw

Hipperholme pupil makes a splash as she clinches gold and meets Olympic idol

It was a double celebration for a Hipperholme Grammar Junior School swimstar who won her first national final and met her hero - Olympic gold medallist swimmer Adam Peaty.

Thumbs up: Headteacher Elizabeth Lloyd, with Year 2 children at St Joseph's School, Todmorden

Ofsted: Special measures Todmorden school is on road to recovery

A school which was placed in special measures by education watchdog Ofsted two years ago is on the right road to recovery.

Members of Calderdale Theatre School outside the National Theatre

Calderdale theatre school celebrate landmark anniversary

MILLIONS of lines learned, thousands of costume changes and nervous first nights, hundreds of young people given an exhilarating insight into the world of theatre.

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Todmorden High School

How many times were police called to your child’s school?

Police were called to schools in Calderdale more than 2,000 times in the last three years - and we can reveal how many times they attended each school.

Police called to Calderdale schools more than 2,000 times

Police called to Calderdale schools more than 2,000 times

Sexual offences, violence and drugs are some of the reasons police have been called to schools in Calderdale over the last three years.

Knife crime in Calderdale schools

Revealed: The rise in knife and weapon crimes in Calderdale schools

Schools should not become ‘prisons’ or ‘Fort Knox’ style security zones with pupil searches as standard, education chiefs have urged - despite an investigation revealing strong support for body scanners to check for knives and weapons.

Celebration: TLC campaigners learn that councillors have backed the transfer option

Council backs community option for Todmorden College

A cheer rang out at Halifax Town Hall as members of Todmorden Learning Centre and Community Hub saw councillors back their vision for Todmorden College’s future.

Elland Day nursery on the road to recovery

Nursery devastated by fire given a huge helping hand

A temporary kitchen has helped an Elland nursery to get back to near-normal again just two weeks after a fire took one of its buildings out of action.

Pupils and staff at Ling Bob Primary School

Ling Bob School given good rating by Ofsted

Ling Bob Primary School has been rated as good in all aspects of its education provision by their latest Ofsted report.


VIDEO: First look at Northern Broadside's Hard Times trailer

Northern Broadsides kicks off its tour of Hard Times - Deborah McAndrew's witty new adaptation of Dickens' great Northern novel of repression and longing - at the Viaduct Theatre this Friday (February 16). And here's a trailer of the show.

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Caitlin Bradley, left, and Poppy Hornby-Parr fundraising for Borneo expedition with Camps International.

Girls hoping for once-in-a-lifetime trip

Two pupils from Trinity Academy, Halifax, are hoping to raise enough money for a once-in-a-lifetime trip to Borneo.

Northgate House and the former Halifax Central Library

Initial design work completed for specialist Halifax sixth form college

Initial design work to create a specialist 600-place sixth form college in the heart of Halifax town centre has been completed.

Trinity Academy

School life: West End standard production in a West Yorkshire setting

The students at Trinity Academy Halifax have once again been treading the boards for this years’ musical production.

GCSE results at Trinity Academy Halifax have placed the school in the top five per cent nationally

School life: Academy celebrates record breaking set of results

GCSE results at Trinity Academy Halifax have placed the school in the top five per cent nationally.

Campaigners back the TLC bid pictured at the college last year

Future of the Todmorden College site could be decided next week

The future of the Todmorden College site could be decided next Monday, February 12.

VISIT: CEO Danny Lane at Bradford Grammar School.

School’s session of note with top CEO

Danny Lane, CEO of Yorkshire-based organisation Music and the Deaf, has visited Bradford Grammar School to give Sixth Form students a unique enrichment session.

Interserve Construction's Safe Sam will be visiting Ferney Lee Primary School, Todmorden

Safety lessons for Ferney Lee children as work building new Todmorden school is set to begin

With construction due to get under way on the new school building at Ferney Lee, children at the school are set to have a special assembly explaining building site safety.

Eureka! children's museum in Halifax had its biggest visitor numbers for two decades in 2017, its 25th anniversary year

Eureka! anniversary is busiest year for two decades amid Halifax ‘renaissance’

Eureka! The National Children’s Museum is celebrating its busiest year in two decades, having welcomed 303,545 people through its doors in 2017 - the museum’s 25th anniversary year.

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