Category Archives: Education and learning

Young people in Calderdale can find out more about the options available after GCSEs at the popular Get Organised event. On Tuesday 11 October at the Shay Stadium in Halifax, Calderdale Council will host the annual event aimed at those leaving Year 11 and their families. The event will bring together representatives from sixth forms,… read more … about  Helping young people to Get Organised>>

Cllr Adam Wilkinson

On GCSE results day 2022, Cllr Adam Wilkinson, Calderdale Council’s Cabinet Member for Children and Young People’s Services, said: “Congratulations and well done to everyone getting their GCSE results today. “Students receiving their results this year began their GCSE study years in 2020, meaning they’ve experienced some of the most challenging years faced by the… read more … about Congratulations to GCSE students>>

Cllr Adam Wilkinson

On A-level results day 2022, Cllr Adam Wilkinson, Calderdale Council’s Cabinet Member for Children and Young People’s Services, said: “I’d like to congratulate all the Calderdale students receiving their A-Level results today and wish them all the very best for the future, whatever their plans. “Students receiving their results today have shown incredible resilience as… read more … about Congratulations to A-level students>>

Cllr Adam Wilkinson

The latest Calderdale Adult Learning (CAL) prospectus, packed full of exciting, affordable courses to inspire and help people towards the jobs and lives they want, is on its way to every household across Calderdale to ensure everyone can easily find out about the many opportunities offered at CAL. CAL is a friendly, welcoming facility with… read more … about Learn, upskill and retrain with Calderdale Adult Learning>>

Cllr Dacre

Calderdale residents looking to progress their learning, gain a new skill, train or retrain for employment, or simply meet new friends, are invited to Calderdale Adult Learning’s (CAL) annual fun, friendly and free open day at Heath campus, just outside Halifax town centre. On Saturday 18 June from 10am – 1pm, everyone is welcome to… read more … about Find out how you can learn, upskill and retrain, at CAL’s welcoming open day>>

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More schools around Calderdale are being given the opportunity to join the borough’s Active Schools programme, inspiring students and staff to live more active lives.  The Calderdale Active Schools programme launched in May 2021 and has been developed as part of the Active Calderdale movement, funded by Sport England. The programme supports schools to provide… read more … about Welcoming additional Active Schools>>

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Calderdale Council is showing its appreciation to schools across the borough for their tireless efforts to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.  Throughout the pandemic, the Council has worked closely with schools to keep children and staff as safe as possible. The Council issued advice to schools before October half-term in response to particularly high… read more … about Thanking schools for their amazing efforts>>

Cllr Wilkinson

As children and young people start returning to education, Calderdale Council is encouraging families to keep doing the five big things that help protect us all from COVID-19: Give others space Wear a mask in busy places Get tested and self-isolate if notified to do so Mix outside or let air in Get both doses… read more … about Staying safe as school starts>>

Cllr Adam Wilkinson

“Thank you for your tireless efforts over the last 16 months.”  That’s the message from Calderdale Council to every school, early years setting and post-16 provider in the borough, as Calderdale students, teachers and families begin their summer break after one of the most challenging school years in memory.  Throughout the pandemic, Calderdale Council has… read more … about Acknowledging an academic year unlike any other>>

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