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Visually impaired children create sculpture for Eureka

A group of 11 local children with visual impairment have unveiled a series of sculptures which will go on permanent display in the grounds of Eureka! The National Children’s Museum in Halifax.

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Song for Christmas 2017: Rastrick Independent School

Schools across Calderdale have been singing their hearts out in this year’s Halifax Courier Song for Christmas competition.
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Song for Christmas 2017: St John's CE Primary School

Schools across Calderdale have been singing their hearts out in this year’s Halifax Courier Song for Christmas competition.

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Song for Christmas 2017: St Malachy's Catholic Primary School

Schools across Calderdale have been singing their hearts out in this year’s Halifax Courier Song for Christmas competition.

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Song for Christmas 2017: Ling Bob J & I School

Schools across Calderdale have been singing their hearts out in this year’s Halifax Courier Song for Christmas competition.
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Staff and students bury the time capsule.

Ravenscliffe School celebrates new sixth form centre with a time capsule.

Staff and students at Ravenscliffe School in Halifax celebrated the construction of the new state of the art sixth form centre by burying a time capsule.

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St Malachy's RC School, Ovenden ofsted. children fund raising with a penalty shoot out.

Halifax school celebrates a successful year

A Halifax primary school is celebrating a solid report and ongoing improvements after a visit from the education watchdog.

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The awards will be presented on February 22 2018

School life: Up for Oscars of music education world

Rastrick High School is delighted to have been shortlisted for the Best School Music Department Award at the 2018 Music Teacher Awards for Excellence!

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North Huddersfield Trust School. Image: Google

Tragic death of seven-year-old West Yorkshire schoolgirl

A SEVEN-year-old girl has died after suffering a medical episode at a school in West Yorkshire today.
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School life: Showstopping performances from Rastrick students

School life: Showstopping performances from Rastrick students

During the half term holiday, several Rastrick High school students took to the stage at the Halifax Playhouse, performing in the musical production of ‘Whistle down the Wind’ as part of youth theatre group, Halifax Amateur Theatre Youth (HATY).

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241117  Pupils from Queen Ethelburghas School,  near York,  with the headmaster Steve Jandrell as it was awarded the top independent school in the North. Picture Gary Longbottom.

Yorkshire’s best-performing independent and state schools are revealed

Yorkshire’s best-performing independent and state schools have been revealed ahead of tomorrow’s publication of the annual Parent Power schools guide in The Sunday Times.

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The pupils that took part enjoyed the event

School Life: Leaders set up successful cross country event

Higher Sports Leader students were challenged on a wild and blustery day to a create a Cross Country event for 241 partner primary school students.

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The eight day trip took in sights in Washington DC, Philadelphia and New York City

School Life: Group took trip of a lifetime to United States

Just before half-term, 60 year 12 and 13 students along with six members of staff embarked on an eight day trip to the USA.

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Teamworks is a collaboration of schools working together

School life: Developing innovative and research based teaching through project

The Halifax Academy is a strategic partner in Teamworks Teaching School Alliance at The Greetland Academy. Teamworks is a collaboration of schools working together to improve recruitment rates into teaching, as well as offering enhanced professional learning and leadership programmes for school staff. Teamworks also provides support to schools who are in need.

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Inspectors called to Calderdale nursery after child goes missing on trip

Government inspectors examined procedures at a Calderdale nursery after a child went missing on a trip.
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Pupils told inspectors that they were proud of their school

School life: Halifax Academy rated 'good' at latest Ofsted inspection

During the second week of the autumn term, The Halifax Academy was visited by Ofsted for a full two day inspection.

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New Road Primary School, Sowerby Bridge. Head of school Sharon Harwood with executive head Nan Oldfield and Coun Megan Swift

'Making every penny stretch as far as possible' for Calderdale school upgrades

A director at Calderdale Council has said that they are 'making every penny available stretch as far as possible.to improve and repair schools.

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Some of the prize winners with speaker Brittany Stead

Brighouse High pupils awarded for success

Students from Brighouse High had plenty to celebrate at the school’s Junior Awards ceremony last week.

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Turf cutting at Copley Primary School

Construction of new £8.6m Calderdale schools gets underway

Construction work has started on site to rebuild two Calderdale schools at a cost of £8.6m and create 'state-of-the-art' facilities for children.

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Lightcliffe students in New York around the time of terror attack (Picture Lightcliffe Academy)

Praise for New York Police officers after Calderdale students caught up in terror attack

Staff and students from a Calderdale school were caught up in the New York terror attack during their trip to the United States.
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