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On-stage learning to stay safe online

school pupils explored how to stay safe online when Konflux Theatre in Education visited with their “Play In A Day - Click Safe” production.

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West Yorkshire's third French Day will be held in Todmorden on Saturday

All things French in West Yorkshire at Todmorden venue on Saturday

ALLEZ! French Day is returning to West Yorkshire for a third year and this time around it takes place in Todmorden!

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Father and son’s coast to coast cycle challenge in memory of young teacher

Father and son’s coast to coast cycle challenge in memory of young teacher

A Brighouse head teacher and his 10-year-old son completed a gruelling coast-to-coast ride in memory of a much loved teacher.

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Penelope Wilton and Geroge Costigan with poets from Beech Hill School at Halifax Square Chapel Arts Centre

Beech Hill school poets meet Downton star at Square Chapel

Year 5 and 6 students from Beech Hill School gathered with teachers and parents at the Square Chapel Arts Centre in Halifax this week to launch and read a collection of poems they themselves had written.

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Celebrating at Eureka! Nursery, rated "outstanding" by Ofsted

‘Outstanding’ nursery’s pride

Children and staff at Eureka! Nursery are celebrating it being rated as “outstanding” in a recent inspection by Ofsted.

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Birthday bubbles are in store at Eureka! in Halifax

Coming up...Eureka! is getting ready to party at 25th birthday bash in Halifax

There ain’t no party like a Eureka! party - and everyone’s invited to help Eureka! The National Children’s Museum celebrate its 25th by joining them for a BIG Birthday Bash on Saturday and Sunday, July 8 and 9, 2017.

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Pupils meet football hero

Pupils meet football hero

Pupils at Hipperholme Grammar Junior School scored a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to meet an ex-England international sports star.

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The idea of the block is to promote key life values

School life: Range of sports in new Brighouse High PE curriculum

The PE curriculum has seen the newly introduced block of inter-form included for 2016/17. Students got the opportunity to compete as a form group within a wide range of activities, from the traditional sports of football and netball to the more adventurous such as kabaddi and floor routine gymnastics.

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School life: Brighouse High students win enterprise finals

Brighouse High sixth form was crowned Best Company of the Year at the Young Enterprise (YE) Company Programme West Yorkshire County Finals

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Students reach the summit

Students reach the summit

Students from the William Henry Smith School in Brighouse proved they were top of the class by climbing Ben Nevis.

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SLIDESHOW: Dressed to the nines for end of sixth form prom

It was all glitz and glamour at Lightcliffe Academy’s Year 13 prom as students celebrated the end of their school days.

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Year seven student Ellie Fedzin

School life: It’s a Silver Medal at the Championships

Congratulations go to Year 7 student, Ellie Fedzin who recently won a silver medal in the High Jump at the Yorkshire County Athletics Championships in Barnsley. Here’s what Ellie had to say about her experience:

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Siddal Children's Centre Nursery is one of four in Calderdale now run by Halifax Opportunities Trust that has been rated 'outstanding' by Ofsted.

Charity-run nurseries are rated ‘outstanding’

Four Calderdale day nurseries that were taken over by the same charity have now been rated ‘outstanding’ by the education watchdog.

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Sixty pupils were invited to the university

School life: Pupils get an eye-opening taste of university life

Leeds University were kind enough to invite sixty Year nine students to spend a day doing teamwork exercises, practising research, using Dell’s technology and exploring the university.

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First look at Calderdale’s new £8.6m schools

First look at Calderdale’s new £8.6m schools

A new primary school will be built in Halifax after an old one is demolished.

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VIDEO: Pupils treat loved ones to tea-riffic time

VIDEO: Pupils treat loved ones to tea-riffic time

It was tea for much more than two as Hipperholme Grammar Junior School welcomed scores of proud grandparents for a special afternoon of celebration.

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Junior school pupils had fun learning outside

School life: Outdoor learning at Hipperholme Grammar Junior School

Hipperholme Grammar Junior School pupils have been exploring and investigating the outdoors by taking part in visits to the local woods, parks and countryside.

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Jackie Griffiths, the new head teacher of Hipperholme Grammar School Foundation, left, Sarah Weller, head teacher of Hipperholme Grammar Junior School.

Historic Calderdale grammar school to merge under new plans

A Calderdale independent school with hundreds of years of history is merging its two sites under a new headteacher.

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School life: Ooh la la! Fun in France for Hipperholme Grammar

School life: Ooh la la! Fun in France for Hipperholme Grammar

On Wednesday May 3, a coach departed from school with excited year seven and eight pupils on board, travelling to Northern France.

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