Category Archives: Schools

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

Local businesses in Halifax have been visiting the former office building, Northgate House and the adjoining Central Library, as the transformation of both buildings starts to take shape. As part of the wider transformation of Halifax, Calderdale Council is renovating its vacant former office building, Northgate House, to provide more than 40,000 square foot of… read more … about Progress at Northgate House>>

Northgate House businesses

Pupils from Calderdale schools are helping the Council to combat litter. They have been busy designing anti-litter posters as part of a competition run by Calderdale Council’s Apprentice Litter Champions, to encourage people to take pride in their community and to bin their rubbish. Angharad Cuthell, aged 11 from St. Andrew’s C of E Junior… read more … about School poster competition helps spread anti-litter message>>

A new Religious Education syllabus has been launched for schools across Calderdale and most of West Yorkshire, to help boost young people’s understanding of diversity, empathy and cohesion. In the UK, all schools, academies and free schools must teach RE to students from age 5 to 18, covering world faiths. There is no national curriculum… read more … about Believing and Belonging>>

Use of an innovative ‘green screen’ is being tested at Burnley Road Academy in Mytholmroyd, to help make the air cleaner for younger people. Calderdale Council has installed a plant-based perimeter fence around the school playground as part of its priority to tackle air pollution. As national Clean Air Day approaches (Thursday 20 June), the… read more … about Improving air quality for young people in Calderdale>>

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>>

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>>

An innovative animation, specifically designed to safeguard children in West Yorkshire from exploitation and abuse, is due to premiere at the National Science and Media Museum in Bradford. Funded by the West Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) Mark Burns-Williamson through £36,000 of grant money, it sees its first official screening on Monday 21 January… read more … about Animation premieres to tackle child exploitation>>

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