Parents in the North should learn from pushier mums and dads in the South

Parents in the North of England could learn from pushier mums and dads in the South to help their children achieve the best grades, the children’s tsar has said.

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Chloe, Head of Fundraising

School life: Cakes and bakes for Children in Need

Todmorden High School’s head of fundraising and events, Chloe organised a bake-sale which was held last Friday; the bake-sale was a great success, with many staff and students bringing and baking cakes for the cause and a great turn out of customers buying cakes and donating.

Ex student Laura has been working with year 11 and 12 students every Monday this term

School life: Returning student Laura teaches Todmorden High’s aspiring artists

Ex Tod High student, Laura Burns, has been coming into the Art Department every Monday this term to work with Year 11 and 12 students.

New books and an added reading area have encouraged students to love reading

School life: Poppy appeal and students grow to love reading

The Poppy Appeal is the Royal British Legion’s biggest fundraising campaign held every year in November, the period of Remembrance.

Todmorden Community College, Burnley Road, Todmorden.

Have your say on the future of college

Should Todmorden Community College be demolished or revitalised?

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The group had a great time in France learning the history and the language

Great french exchange experience

On October 10, staff and students from Calder High School set off to visit our French exchange partners in Saint Pol-sur-Ternoise.

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Elliot met Nickelback after meeting their lighting designer

Elliot brushes shoulders with the stars thanks to lighting business

Hello, my name is Elliot and I am a lighting designer. I light lots of events such as Glastonbury Glade in 2014 and Beautiful Days from 2010 to now. I have my own company called Spiralstagelighting. My company has been noticed on total Production International magazine and BBC Radio Leeds and much more.

Key Stage Three Winner Charlotte Hadfields piece

School life: Winners of art festival and a trip to Skipton Castle

It was the second year that Mytholmroyd hosted it’s own Arts festival. To launch the weekend of activities there was an art exhibition of work from Calder High students, Scout road academy and Ark nursery.

Playgroup reopens after Boxing Day floods

Playgroup reopens after Boxing Day floods

Central Street playgroup reopened ten months on from the floods at the school’s new community room.

Todmorden High School.

Green light for school proposal

Plans to build a new teaching block at Todmorden High School have taken a step forward after planning permission was granted last week.

Flooded school up for cash boost

Flooded school up for cash boost

A flood-hit school is bidding to scoop a massive cash boost - but it needs YOUR help to win.

Students were given a warm welcome by the children at Sri Sambuddhaloka Pre-School

Pupils at Calder High volunteer in Sri Lanka

Following a successful volunteering project to Sri Lanka last year, a team of 12 Calder High Sixth Form (VI) students and three staff members returned to Sri Lanka during summer.

Todmorden High School.

Controlled explosion after ‘unsafe chemical’ found in Todmorden High School

An unsafe chemical was found in a second Calderdale high school yesterday (Wednesday).

Cragg Vale School.

Consultation to be held on school merger - have your say

Further consultation is to take place on the future of a rural Calderdale school.

Chloe raised �368 from cake-sales alone

School life: Cakes and tea at Todmorden High coffee morning

Todmorden High School’s Post 16 head student for fundraising and events, Chloe, recently organised a Worlds Biggest Coffee Morning for Macmillan in order to raise lots of money for the fantastic charity.

Scout Road Academy back to school with head teacher Anne Stamp.

Pupils back in class ten months on from Boxing Day floods

There will be celebration for staff and pupils at a flood-hit primary school when it reopens its doors today.

Madelaine won a silver medal from her latest tournament

School life: Success with judo and netball at Todmorden High School

This weekend, Madelaine, a year seven student at Todmorden High School competed in her fourth international Judo tournament in Amsterdam.


Education alliance celebrates 50th anniversary

An education organisation with 14,000 members celebrated its 50 year anniversary today.

The Geography department had a Rainforest theme

School life: Year six Open Evening success at Calder High

Following the recent summer success of record breaking public examination results at both GCSE and A level, last week’s Calder High School Year six Open Evening not surprisingly proved to be a popular attraction.

Seven schools in Calderdale received awards for their approach to healthy eating

Calderdale schools gain recognition for their healthy eating

Last week seven Calderdale schools that are transforming their food culture by serving healthy, fresh meals were celebrated at a Food for Life Awards Ceremony.

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