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Paralympian opens new £3m sports hall

Paralympian archer Danielle Brown MBE cut the ribbon at the grand opening of the new £3m Sports Hall at North Halifax Grammar School - meeting her old teacher into the bargain. 

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Amazing: Leo Group chairman Danny Sawrij with some the Ravenscliffe High School pupils who performed on the night

A roaring £250,000 raised in under a week for new sixth form

A Calderdale school’s ambitious plans for a new sixth form and community centre are more than quarter-of-a-million pounds closer thanks to the fund-raising efforts of a local firm.

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Beth with  ITVs Love Your Garden presenter, Frances Tophill

VIDEO: Todmorden pupil given a Young School Gardener of the Year award

A Todmorden High student has beat out other gardeners in her age category and awarded by the Royal Horticultural Society.

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Todmorden High School

Cabinet decides to end school’s sixth form

August 31, 2018, will mark the end of an era when sixth form education officially ends at Todmorden High School.

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Staff and pupils in their new wildlife garden

Sats success proves academy has turned itself around

A primary School in Luddendenfoot is celebrating getting 100 percent in their recent Sats, just three years after a it ‘required improvement’.

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Lightcliffe Academy students pictured paying their respects at the British military cemetery

Students pay respects in France

Lightcliffe Academy recently took 140 Year 8 students to Normandy in France.

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Head teacher Kate Lambert and pupils by the time capsule they dug up to display at the celebration evening

Celebration to say farewell to village school

Cragg Vale Junior and Infant School pupils past and present are getting ready to say goodbye to the beloved building next week before they move to new premises.

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School life: Graphics and arts success at Todmorden High

We are delighted to share with you all some of the work our Year 11 boys have produced in Art and Graphics while studying GCSE.

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Beth Stroud

Green fingered Beth shortlisted for Young School Gardener of the Year

A green-fingered school pupil Todmorden High School is in the running to be named the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Young School Gardener of the Year 2017.

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Pupils, teachers and Thomson Reuters staff gathered to celebrate the pupils hard work

Record number of entries for Thomson Reuters writing competition

The fifth annual Green Writing Competition at Calder High School, organised by Thomson Reuters’ Mytholmroyd office, has received more than 450 entries, the largest number of entries to date.

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Walsden School

Fun, games - and butties!

Friends of Walsden School promise fun, games and bacon butties at their summer fair at the school, Rochdale Road, Walsden, on Saturday, July 1, between 10am and noon.

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Producing play: Pupils put together their production

On-stage learning to stay safe online

school pupils explored how to stay safe online when Konflux Theatre in Education visited with their “Play In A Day - Click Safe” production.

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West Yorkshire's third French Day will be held in Todmorden on Saturday

All things French in West Yorkshire at Todmorden venue on Saturday

ALLEZ! French Day is returning to West Yorkshire for a third year and this time around it takes place in Todmorden!

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Penelope Wilton and Geroge Costigan with poets from Beech Hill School at Halifax Square Chapel Arts Centre

Beech Hill school poets meet Downton star at Square Chapel

Year 5 and 6 students from Beech Hill School gathered with teachers and parents at the Square Chapel Arts Centre in Halifax this week to launch and read a collection of poems they themselves had written.

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Celebrating at Eureka! Nursery, rated "outstanding" by Ofsted

‘Outstanding’ nursery’s pride

Children and staff at Eureka! Nursery are celebrating it being rated as “outstanding” in a recent inspection by Ofsted.

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Birthday bubbles are in store at Eureka! in Halifax

Coming up...Eureka! is getting ready to party at 25th birthday bash in Halifax

There ain’t no party like a Eureka! party - and everyone’s invited to help Eureka! The National Children’s Museum celebrate its 25th by joining them for a BIG Birthday Bash on Saturday and Sunday, July 8 and 9, 2017.

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School life: Megan is a bronze champion

School life: Megan is a bronze champion

Megan, a Year 13 student, competed in Slovakia last weekend as part of the World Team Championships for table tennis. This was a class 4/5 event in which Megan managed to win a bronze award, making her part of one of the top 20 teams in the world rankings.

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Siddal Children's Centre Nursery is one of four in Calderdale now run by Halifax Opportunities Trust that has been rated 'outstanding' by Ofsted.

Charity-run nurseries are rated ‘outstanding’

Four Calderdale day nurseries that were taken over by the same charity have now been rated ‘outstanding’ by the education watchdog.

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School life: Meet Todmorden High’s debate club

School life: Meet Todmorden High’s debate club

Meet our very own, student led, debate club at Todmorden High School. I spoke to Cara, who is chairwoman of the club;

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First look at Calderdale’s new £8.6m schools

First look at Calderdale’s new £8.6m schools

A new primary school will be built in Halifax after an old one is demolished.

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