Category Archives: Education and learning

A new Assistant Director has boosted Calderdale Council’s Children and Young People’s Services senior management team, taking on responsibility for delivering strategic improvement in education and inclusion across the borough. Mark Randall joined the local authority in May 2019, taking on the role from Steve Evans, who was seconded from his post as Head Teacher… read more … about Randall is a top class appointment>>

Hundreds of young people will be supported to access jobs and training, thanks to the new Calderdale Employment Hub. Calderdale Council and Leeds Beckett University are working together to give young people the skills they need to reach their potential and contribute to economic growth in Calderdale. The new Employment Hub has launched as part… read more … about Helping young people into work>>

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Councillors and Calderdale students have been viewing progress at the Northgate site in Halifax, as work begins on the next phase of this exciting development. As part of the wider transformation of Halifax, Calderdale Council is planning to renovate its vacant former office building, Northgate House, to provide more than 40,000 square foot of high… read more … about Progress update on Northgate site>>

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Exciting proposals to transform Northgate House into premium office and retail space at the heart of Halifax town centre have moved a step closer. As part of the wider transformation of Halifax, Calderdale Council is planning to renovate its vacant former office building to support the vibrancy of the town centre. On Wednesday 6 February… read more … about Next steps for Northgate>>

More details regarding the exciting plans to create a new sixth form centre in Halifax town centre have been released. Trinity Multi-Academy Trust, home of the outstanding Trinity Academy Halifax (TAH) sixth form, is working in partnership with Calderdale Council and Rastrick High School to deliver Calderdale’s very own sixth form centre. It has announced… read more … about Sixth form centre update>>

Pupils at All Saints’ Junior and Infant School in Halifax have been getting creative by building a model of Yorkshire landmark, the Humber Bridge, entirely out of recycled materials. The school is taking part in the Big Build competition, run by construction industry mascot, Ivor Goodsite. Big Build aims to get children thinking creatively about… read more … about All Saints’ Big Build challenge>>

Two major milestones were achieved last month in the project to transform the Northgate site in Halifax. Renovation plans for the former Council offices and the old Central Library have now taken a step forward, with full planning permission for the site granted on Friday 21 September. Work to strip out the former library building is also… read more … about Making progress at Northgate, Halifax>>

Students in Year 11 and their families are invited to Calderdale Council’s Get Organised event, to find out more about the options they have after finishing GCSEs in 2019. On Thursday 11 October, young people and their families are encouraged to drop in to the MBi Shay Stadium in Halifax between 3.30pm and 7.30pm for… read more … about Drop-in event to help Get Organised>>

Cllr Daniel Sutherland

On A-Level results day 2018, Cllr Megan Swift, Calderdale Council’s Cabinet Member for Children and Young People’s Services, said: “Congratulations to all students in Calderdale for their hard work and dedication.   “I wish everyone receiving their results the very best in the next stage of their education, training or employment, and I’d like to… read more … about Congratulations to A-Level students>>

Cllr Megan Swift