Category Archives: Children

Construction of a £2.8 million state-of-the-art sixth form centre for Ravenscliffe High School and local people has started. Calderdale Council has invested £1.6 million into creating an exciting new facility that will benefit both the school – which is the borough’s only secondary special needs school – and the wider community. The Council has also… read more … about Building starts at new Ravenscliffe sixth form centre>>

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The new Copley Bridge will be named Wilson Bridge, after Mr Graham Wilson who lived at the adjacent toll house for many years until his recent death. The name was chosen by children from Copley Primary School and the local community. Calderdale Council is rebuilding the 185-year-old bridge after it was destroyed by the 2015… read more … about A new name for Copley Bridge>>

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Children across Calderdale have been working on campaigns to promote safer and more active travel around their schools and communities.  Over the last three months, officers from Calderdale Council have led a project with 14 schools, helping them develop their own campaigns, promoting the benefits of walking and cycling, healthy living and sustainable travel.  On… read more … about Calderdale schools compete for the SAFE Travel Cup>>

Whitehill Community Academy

Halifax’s own Holy Trinity Primary School has become third school in Calderdale to achieve a Food for Life Gold Award, in recognition of their outstanding food culture.  The Food for Life Gold Award recognises the school’s commitment to the food education of their pupils, and a healthy food culture which benefits not just pupils, but staff… read more … about Holy Trinity Primary School achieves prestigious Gold Food for Life Award>>

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Disabled people should have equal access to all areas of Calderdale so they can live independently within the community according to a new strategy which will be considered by Calderdale Council’s Cabinet.    An estimated 37,600 Calderdale residents have some form of disability, whilst Government figures suggest that around 2700 school children in Calderdale have some… read more … about Calderdale cares for all ages>>

Calderdale Council

Esh Group has won a £2.5m contract with Calderdale Council to build a new sixth form facility for Ravenscliffe High School in Halifax. Ravenscliffe High School is Calderdale’s only secondary special needs school. The new sixth form campus will help boost students’ education, workplace activities and independent living dreams. The school, for pupils aged 11-19… read more … about Esh win £2.5m contract to build new Sixth Form facility>>

Cllr Megan Swift