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School life: Importance of career guidance at Brighouse High

Careers education is an important element of the curriculum at Brighouse High School.

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11 PLUS QUIZ: Are you smarter than an 11 year old?

New research has revealed just 16% of parents score full marks in an 11 Plus quiz.

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Huge response to petition against school funding changes

Huge response to petition against school funding changes

A petition launched by Halifax MP Holly Lynch against proposed changes to the way schools are funded has been signed by almost 1,000 people.

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The school works hard to promote the importance and enjoyment of reading

School life: Brighouse High students show their love for literacy

We are working hard at Brighouse High to promote the importance and enjoyment of reading and to develop skills of research and enquiry.

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World Book Day - Mad Hatter's Tea Party themed fundraiser  for Sinead's Cancer Care at Bridge End House Day Nursery, Brighouse. Jamie Robson with staff and children.

Sinead’s legacy to help those fighting cancer

A charity has been set up in memory of nursery and primary school teacher after she had battled cancer since 2014.

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Students enjoyed success in the Mrs Sunderland Festival at Huddersfield Town Hall

School life: Singers hit the high notes at top festival

Rastrick High School choirs were once again very successful in the recent Mrs Sunderland Festival held in Huddersfield Town Hall.

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Students enjoyed the sunshine and skiing on their ski trip

School life: A ski trip we’ll all remember

Waking up at 4am on a Saturday is not how most teenagers start their holidays, but we were happy to be at school on this Saturday as we all stood outside eagerly waiting to board the bus and in a matter of hours we were on the plane and off to Italy for our annual ski trip.

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School life: Lightcliffe Academy’s Geography pupils enjoyed field trip

School life: Lightcliffe Academy’s Geography pupils enjoyed field trip

Lightcliffe Academy’s year 12 students studying A level Geography enjoyed a two day trip to the Cranedale Centre in North Yorkshire.

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School life: Lightcliffe Academy sports leaders help make event a success

School life: Lightcliffe Academy sports leaders help make event a success

A massive well done to Lightcliffe Academy’s Community and Higher Sports Leaders who helped run the Calderdale Primary and Secondary School Games at North Bridge Leisure Centre.

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Students with their new defibrillators

School life: Hipperholme Grammar pupils are learning how to save lives

This year’s Hipperholme Grammar School Christmas Fayre raised over £2000 and that money has been put towards the purchase of two Automated External Defibrillators.

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The children enjoyed trying different Chinese sauces with noodles

School life: Hipperholme pupils celebrate Chinese New Year

The children in Reception and Nursery at Hipperholme Grammar School have been busy learning about Chinese New Year. The celebrations started with a delicious lunch prepared by the kitchen. The children then created their own version of the “Lion Dance.” with our fabulous Dance and Music expert Mrs Carroll. The children worked in pairs, one child had to be the head and the other child was the tail. It involved a lot of twirling, twisting, roaring and good teamwork.

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The performance was entirely in French with plenty of opportunity for pupil participation

School life: French Theatre bring ‘Le Cafe’ to Hipperholme

On Monday February 13, Hipperholme Grammar School pupils in Years 7 – 11 were visited by the Onatti Theatre Company’s play “Le Café”.

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Rastrick High Students visit Cambridge University

Rastrick High students experience life at the University of Cambridge

Thirty-two students from Rastrick High School visited Selwyn College, University of Cambridge to experience what it might be like to attend.

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Year eight students at the Super Learning Day

School life: Super Learning Day at Brighouse High School

On January 24, Year 8 students were off-timetable and participated in a Super Learning Day focusing on Stereotyping, Prejudice, Discrimination, Teamwork and Communication Skills.

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Sports teams at Brighouse High School have seen massive success since September

School life: PE and sporting success for Brighouse High

In September Brighouse High appointed a new Head of PE, Mr Ben Wainwright. His first few months in the school have been phenomenally successful and sport in the school is flourishing under his leadership.

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School life: Rastrick High’s Big Switch Off to save energy

School life: Rastrick High’s Big Switch Off to save energy

Would you leave your lights on all day, even when you are out of the house? Would you keep your TV on, even when you are at work or in school?

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School life: A unique community project about Fixby Hall

School life: A unique community project about Fixby Hall

Students from Rastrick High School & Sixth Form College have joined Lindley Primary School to work together, with Architects from University of Huddersfield.

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Lightcliffe Academy

School life: Football success for the year seven team

Lightcliffe Academy’s Year seven footballers have continued their winning streak.

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The schools recent Careers Fair was a big success

School life: Lightcliffe Academy pupils look for future careers

A recent Careers event has been held in school with the support of Ahead Partnership where nearly 30 exhibitors and 63 volunteers welcomed by Years 10, 12 and 13.

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