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Important changes announced at Brighouse High

The Governors of Brighouse High School have announced an important change to the school’s leadership structure.
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GALLERY: Stars of Rastrick High School shine bright at talent show

For the sixth year running, Lawrence Batley Theatre hosted another superb show of the Rastrick High School annual extravaganza, Rastrick’s Got Talent.

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Alexandra Wilkinson (centre). Picture: Lidia Crisafulli

Young Halifax singer heads to London's West End

A young singer from Halifax is heading for the West End next month having been selected from over 1,000 young performers across the UK to appear at The Other Palace in the heart of London’s theatreland.

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Job well done for Calderdale Adult Learning

Job well done for Calderdale Adult Learning

Calderdale Adult Learning is top of the class after receiving a glowing report from Ofsted.

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Head teacher of Eastfield, Desmond Cameron

Tributes to one and only head teacher of Lightcliffe school

Former pupils have paid tribute to the first and only head teacher of Eastfield Secondary School in Lightcliffe after the news of his passing at the age of 92.

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UPDATED: Which schools are closed in Yorkshire today due to the snow?

More snow has fallen across Yorkshire overnight leading to a number of schools in the region being forced to close for the day.
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Alfs Car Club invites pupils to bring along their favourite toy cars to play with

WATCH: Hipperholme pupil revs up plans to grow his school Car Club

Move over Matt LeBlanc, there might be a new Top Gear presenter in the making.
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Alison Carroll

School life: Marathon effort from Alison to raise vital funds

A Hipperholme Grammar School teaching assistant is putting her best foot forward and preparing to race in the London Marathon for a worthy cause.
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Hipperholme Grammar pupils enjoyed watching Chitty Chitty Bang Bang in their vehicles

School life: Hipperholme Grammar pupils enjoy a ‘fly-in movie’

Pupils at Hipperholme Grammar School reached new heights as they raised hundreds of pounds for cancer charities and to buy new school equipment.
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Hipperholme Grammar School pupil Charlotte Shaw

Hipperholme pupil makes a splash as she clinches gold and meets Olympic idol

It was a double celebration for a Hipperholme Grammar Junior School swimstar who won her first national final and met her hero - Olympic gold medallist swimmer Adam Peaty.

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Eureka! children's museum in Halifax had its biggest visitor numbers for two decades in 2017, its 25th anniversary year

Eureka! anniversary is busiest year for two decades amid Halifax ‘renaissance’

Eureka! The National Children’s Museum is celebrating its busiest year in two decades, having welcomed 303,545 people through its doors in 2017 - the museum’s 25th anniversary year.

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Trinity Academy (left) and Crossley Heath School

League tables show Calderdale’s pupils are well above average

Schools in Calderdale are celebrating being top of the class as the borough ranks above the national average in the recent secondary school league tables, published by the Department of Education.

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How did Calderdale schools perform in recent league tables?

Calderdale ranked above the national avaerage in the recent secondary school league tables published by the Department of Education.

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Secondary school league tables have been released.

Secondary School league tables: How did Yorkshire do?

More than a quarter of a million children are being taught at underperforming secondary schools, official figures show.
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Hebble Brook, left, and Ursula Keogh

Tributes to Lightcliffe schoolgirl as police confirm identity of body found in river

Tributes have been paid to a Lightcliffe schoolgirl after West Yorkshire Police confirmed that the body found in Hebble Brook, Halifax, was that of missing 11-year-old Ursula Keogh.
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The students played a number of their favourite songs

School life: Students get chance to play with national brass band champions

Last month the Brighouse High School Wind Band joined forces with Brooksbank School Wind Band and the Brighouse High School Guitar Ensemble for a special performance with Brighouse and Rastrick Brass Band at the  Central Methodist Church.

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Saskia was awarded the Calderdale Community Spirit Awards Young Community Champion

School life: Saskia rewarded for great work in the community

Brighouse High School recently received the National Citizen Service Gold Award in recognition of the support time and commitment the school has given to young people and the contribution to the local and national community.

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Pupils from St Augustines were crowned champions at the Panathlon Yorkshire Primary Final

St Augustine’s pupils win gold at Panathlon final

Pupils with disabilities and special needs from St Augustine’s School in Halifax were crowned county champions at the Panathlon Yorkshire Primary Final in York.

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Song for Christmas 2017: Christ Church Pellon CE (VC) Primary

Schools across Calderdale have been singing their hearts out in this year’s Halifax Courier Song for Christmas competition, sponsored by Calderdale College.
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