School life: New app brings Calder High into 21st century

Calder High School is coming into the 21st century with the ‘MyEd’ App. We have chosen to using this App to improve communication with parents and make life a little bit easier.

Campaigners gather in a demonstration to save Todmorden Community College

Future of Todmorden Community College to be discussed

The future of Todmorden College will be discussed by Calderdale Council’s Cabinet at a meeting next week.

Mr Guise tasked staff to discover more on PIXLs The Edge

School life: The Calder Edge – one in a million

At the start of this academic year Mr Guise actioned us to find out more about PiXL’s The Edge.


Schools are ‘betrayed’ as budgets cut

The government has been accused of betraying the country’s children after it emerged that all schools face cuts to their budgets.

Children and staff from The Ark Nursery in Mytholmroyd

Mytholmroyd nursery is first in Calderdale to receive national quality award

A mytholmroyd nursery is celebrating after being the first in Calderdale to achieve a top national quality award.

Burnley Academy trip to USA
Washington DC - outside Captial Building

Victoria joins peace trip to US

An A level student from Blackshaw Head joined others from Burnley College Sixth Form Centre to learn about history and politics in the USA first-hand on an exciting trip to New York City and Washington DC.

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Date:13th July 2011.
Cragg Vale, Junior and Infants School, near Mytholmroyd, West Yorkshire.

Panel to review council leaders’ decision over school merger plans

Dont take our word for it that the 11 Plus is hard, give it a try.

11 PLUS QUIZ: Are you smarter than an 11 year old?

New research has revealed just 16% of parents score full marks in an 11 Plus quiz.

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Huge response to petition against school funding changes

Huge response to petition against school funding changes

A petition launched by Halifax MP Holly Lynch against proposed changes to the way schools are funded has been signed by almost 1,000 people.

Declan Knapping with England Rugby star and CBRE All Schools Ambassador Billy Vunipola

Calder High pupil has experience of a lifetime at Twickenham

A young rugby fan from Calder High School had the experience of a lifetime when he unveiled the school’s new Canterbury rugby shirt in front of thousands at Twickenham ahead of England’s Six Nations clash with Italy.

Students competed against other Calderdale schools

School life: Calderdale Indoor Athletics success for Calder High

PE took 32 Year 7 and 8 pupils to the Calderdale Indoor Athletics event held at North Bridge Leisure Centre.

Kara is currently fourth in the world

School life: Huge success on the ice for Calder High’s Kara

Kara Graham a Year 9 student is an ice skater who competes on a regular basis, however she competes with the amazing charity Inclusive Skating as well as with competing against skaters of all levels and abilities.

Ferney Lee Primary School, Todmorden.

Education watchdog reports Calderdale school ‘needs to improve’

A Todmorden primary school has been told it must improve by education watchdog Ofsted.

Oscar grew his hair to cut it and donate it to the Little Princess Trust

School life: Todmorden High pupil cuts hair for Little Princess Trust

Oscar Crowther has been growing his hair in order to provide it to Little Princess trust for them to create a wig for children suffering with hair loss as a result of chemotherapy.

New uniforms for the Todmorden High netball team

School life: New kit for Todmorden High’s netball team

THS netball team have recently been sponsored by SMK Building and RobinWood Activity Centre, who have kindly provided them with these

Classroom cameras: Coming to a school near you?

Classroom cameras: Coming to a school near you?

The number of teachers wearing body cameras in UK classrooms is expected to increase.

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UK schools introduce body cameras for teachers

Classroom cameras: Coming to a school near you?

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Year nine students used graffiti to inspire their artwork

School life: Creative thinking from Calder High pupils

Calder High students have shown they have very creative minds with interesting art pieces on guitars and a research project made of cake!

Cross Country star Leo Austin

School life: Sport success at Calder High

Calder High School has had a busy start to the new year, especially when it comes to sport.

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