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Calderdale students are shown the horrors of the Holocaust

Hard hitting. That was the overall feeling expressed by pupils from schools across Calderdale when they took a one-day trip to the death and concentration camps at Auschwitz in Poland.

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Ofsted at William Henry Smith School, Rastrick. Rahaan Shahzad aged nine.

Outstanding school helps build a future for pupils

A specialist school in Rastrick has once again been rated outstanding by Ofsted after their latest social care inspection.

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School life: Rastrick High pupils are up to the challenge

Over the course of this school year, the Year 8 STEM club have taken part in the Tomorrow’s Engineers Elite engineering Programme (EEP) Robotics Challenge, a nationwide curriculum-linked programme that see students (11-14s) working together in teams to solve real-world engineering, technology and computing challenges.

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Todmorden High School.

End of the line for sixth form centre in Calderdale

The end of the line for Todmorden High School’s sixth form has been confirmed.

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Sebastian Binns has been dancing since the age of four

Sky’s the limit for Sebastian

The stars are shining bright for a young Brighouse dancer as he is offered a place at a Leeds Performing Arts College.

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The Government has announced a 159m funding boost for Yorkshire's schools.

Yorkshire awarded £159m to create extra school places and repair crumbling buildings

Schools across Yorkshire are to receive a £159m cash injection for extra school places and building repairs.

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Lightcliffe Academy teacher Mr Harris had his legs waxed to raise money for charity

School life: Sweet stalls and leg waxing for charity

Year 9 and 10 students at Lightcliffe Academy have been holding a variety of events to raise money for charity.

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Students were tasked with writing a 500 word ghost story, based on a place in Robin Hoods Bay.

School life: Lightcliffe Academy take a creative trip to Robin Hoods Bay

Some Lightcliffe Academy Year 9, 10 and 12 students visited Robin Hoods Bay for a Creative Writing Weekend led by Mr Burnett.

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The Hipperholme Grammar water polo team

School life: Success for Hipperholme Grammar’s water polo team

Hipperholme Junior School recently entered the Under 9 Independent Schools Association North Water Polo tournament.

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Senior school pupils held a World Book Day sale

School life: Hipperholme Grammar pupils got into the literary spirit

Hipperholme Grammar School had a fantastic World Book Day this year, and we were impressed with the effort the Junior School pupils put into their costumes.

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Schools are ‘betrayed’ as budgets cut

The government has been accused of betraying the country’s children after it emerged that all schools face cuts to their budgets.

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Careers ambassadors at the School Careers Fair

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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Dont take our word for it that the 11 Plus is hard, give it a try.

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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