Category Archives: Education and learning

Young people in Calderdale are invited to find out more about the options available after GCSEs, at the annual Get Organised event. From Monday 12 October, Calderdale Council, in partnership with Leeds Beckett University, is hosting a four-day, virtual event, primarily aimed at students in Year 11 and their families. Calderdale is a great place… read more … about Get Organised event goes virtual>>

Cllr Wilkinson

The brand new Trinity Sixth Form Academy in Halifax town centre is ready to welcome its first students this September, as Calderdale Council has handed over the state-of-the-art building to Trinity Multi-Academy Trust. This key milestone follows the completion of the multi-million-pound construction project to transform the former Central Library into a top-class learning facility… read more … about Another major milestone for new sixth form centre>>

Outside Trinity Sixth Form Academy

Calderdale’s brand new, state-of-the-art sixth form centre at the heart of Halifax is now complete and ready to welcome its first students in September 2020. The completion of Calderdale Council’s multi-million-pound construction project marks the start of an exciting new era for learning in Calderdale, and a major milestone in the borough’s wider regeneration. The… read more … about New sixth form centre heralds new era for learning and regeneration>>

Trinity Sixth Form Academy exterior

Streets around Calderdale schools are set to become safer, healthier and more pleasant for everyone. Calderdale Council is working with schools to encourage more active ways for children and young people to get to and from school, such as walking and cycling. From Monday 15 June, roads outside 14 Calderdale schools will be closed to… read more … about Safer streets around schools>>

Cllr Patient

Calderdale Council supports local schools to open more widely from Monday 15 June, provided that they are confident it is safe for children and staff to return. Local schools and Calderdale College have remained open throughout the COVID-19 pandemic for vulnerable children and young people, and for the children of key workers. When the Government… read more … about Council supports careful wider opening of Calderdale schools from 15 June>>

COVID

Calderdale Council is advising local schools not to open more widely until they can be confident that children and teaching staff are able to return to classrooms safely. All schools and Calderdale College are currently closed except to vulnerable children and the children of key workers. The Government has now asked schools to plan for… read more … about Keeping schools safe during COVID-19>>

Calderdale Council

Mainstream schools, nurseries, sixth forms and colleges will close in Calderdale from today (Friday 20 March 2020). This follows the Government announcement made on Wednesday 18 March that mainstream schools, nurseries, sixth forms and colleges across England are to close from today until further notice due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Please see the official… read more … about School closures in Calderdale>>

COVID

Young people in Calderdale have been finding out more about the opportunities available within the construction industry at a special training day at Northgate House in Halifax. Calderdale Council is working with the construction management company Blacc to transform the former library and Council offices at Northgate House to create a new sixth form centre,… read more … about Students build their future plans>>

Northgate House work

Students in Year 11 and their families are invited to Calderdale Council’s Get Organised event, to find out more about the options available after finishing GCSEs in 2020. On Thursday 10 October, young people and their families are encouraged to drop in to the Shay Stadium in Halifax between 3.30pm and 7.30pm for the chance… read more … about Get Organised for 2020>>

Get Organised 2020