Category Archives: Schools

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 school summer holidays are just around the corner and young people in Calderdale can take part in exciting activities, enjoy nutritious meals and meet new friends in a safe environment, as part of the Calderdale Healthy Holidays programme. Funded by the Department for Education’s Holiday Activities and Food Programme, and in partnership with the… read more … about Supporting families to have Healthy Holidays>>

Healthy Holidays summer artwork

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>>

HR-One decorative banner

Planning is underway for safer and healthier streets around three schools in Calderdale, and local people are invited to share their thoughts. Calderdale Council is planning to reduce traffic and build a safe, healthy and attractive environment for people of all ages to walk, cycle, rest and play in the streets around Ash Green Community… read more … about Have your say on safer, greener and healthier streets>>

Ash Green School proposals

Pupils across Calderdale have been walking, wheeling, cycling and scooting their way to winning new equipment for their schools. In partnership with Active Calderdale, primary schools across the borough have been taking part in the Big Walk and Wheel challenge, an annual event organised by Sustrans, the UK charity dedicated to enabling people to walk… read more … about Schools get active as part of the Big Walk and Wheel challenge>>

Active schools Walk and Wheel challenge

The Easter break is just around the corner, and young people in Calderdale can enjoy enriching activities, eat delicious nutritious meals and meet new friends in a safe and fun environment, as part of the Healthy Holidays Calderdale programme. During the school holidays, children and young people who are eligible for free school meals can access… read more … about Spring into action and enjoy Healthy Holidays Calderdale>>

Healthy Holidays Calderdale

A national project aimed at educating young people about prejudice and intolerance is coming to Calderdale schools.  The work, co-ordinated by the Council’s School Effectiveness Service, will see children at eight schools in the borough participating in the Heartstone’s Story Circle project, working with local poets, dancers, artists, musicians, historians and sculptors and studying books… read more … about Local children start on the road to the Heartstone Odyssey Book Festival>>

Cllr Sarah Courtney

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