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Ofsted has top marks for school

STAFF and pupils at Shade Primary School in Todmorden are celebrating afer earning great marks in their Ofsted report.

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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.

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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.
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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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Trinity Academy (left) and Crossley Heath School

League tables show Calderdale’s pupils are well above average

Schools in Calderdale are celebrating being top of the class as the borough ranks above the national average in the recent secondary school league tables, published by the Department of Education.

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How did Calderdale schools perform in recent league tables?

Calderdale ranked above the national avaerage in the recent secondary school league tables published by the Department of Education.

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Secondary school league tables have been released.

Secondary School league tables: How did Yorkshire do?

More than a quarter of a million children are being taught at underperforming secondary schools, official figures show.
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Consultation: Headteacher Tony Guise has written to parents and spoken to staff and students

Future of Calder High School’s sixth form in the balance

Calder High is beginning a pre-statutory consultation on the future of the school’s sixth form, the school has revealed.

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All change: The Ferney Lee School (pictured) community will move into their new building in September

Todmorden school is on the right track, 12 months on

Ferney Lee School, Todmorden, is on the right track to becoming a good school, 12 months after Ofsted inspectors found it required improvement.

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Sir John Cockcroft

Todmorden beaten to the Nobel punch - but Grammar School’s still tops with two different winners!

Todmorden is justifiably proud of the fact that it has produced two Nobel prizewinners.

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Pupils from St Augustines were crowned champions at the Panathlon Yorkshire Primary Final

St Augustine’s pupils win gold at Panathlon final

Pupils with disabilities and special needs from St Augustine’s School in Halifax were crowned county champions at the Panathlon Yorkshire Primary Final in York.

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Song for Christmas 2017: Christ Church Pellon CE (VC) Primary

Schools across Calderdale have been singing their hearts out in this year’s Halifax Courier Song for Christmas competition, sponsored by Calderdale College.
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Song for Christmas 2017: Bradshaw Primary School

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

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Song for Christmas 2017: St Andrew's Infant School

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