Welcome to Garforth Academy


This website gives you our vision of the innovative and exciting opportunities awaiting the young people who attend our Academy.


Garforth Academy has a well established reputation for excellence in education for our students, and we continue to be one of the highest performing and most successful schools in the north of England. We want all of our students to achieve their potential and we make sure that there are no limitations or barriers to reaching the highest possible standards of academic, social and personal development. Read More


Upcoming Events

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  • Dec 16

    Academy closes for Christmas

    Garforth Academy closes on Friday 16th December 2016 for the Christmas break.We re-open on Tuesday 3rd January 2017.Happy Christmas ! » Read More

  • Jan 24

    Year 8 Parents Evening

    The Year 8 Parents Evening takes place on Thursday 21st January 2017, from 3pm - 7pm in the Main Hall.Students wil be able to book appointments with Subject Tut » Read More

  • Feb 1

    Year 8 Marketplace Evening

    The Market Place event for Year 8 takes place on Wednesday 1st February 2017. It provides an opportunity for Parents / Carers and Year 8 students to meet with s » Read More

  • Feb 7

    Year 11 Parents Evening

     The Year 11 Parents Evening takes place on Tuesday 7th February 2017, from 3pm - 7pm in the Main Hall.Students are able to book appointments with Subject Tutor » Read More

  • Feb 10

    School closes for spring half term

    Garforth Academy closes on Friday 10th February 2017 for the spring half term and opens again on Monday 20th February 2017. » Read More

Latest News

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  • Year 10 Football Latest News ....

    29th November 2016

    The Year 10 boys footballers progressed into the last 64 of the English schools competition after a very tough encounter at King James, Knaresborough.Despite Ga... » Read More

  • D of E Students visit Peak District

    14th November 2016

    The Silver and Gold award students have been busy, spending a day out in the Peak District on Saturday November 12th. Here is a write up from one of our communi... » Read More

  • Year 8 Netball Success

    9th November 2016

    A big congratulations  goes to the Year 8 netball team. They put in an impressive performance last night and beat Benton Park 11:1.Voted player of the match wen... » Read More

  • Post 16 Open Evening - Thursday 10th November

    31st October 2016

    We are delighted to invite you to our Post-16 Open Evening where parents and students will have the opportunity to explore how we deliver outstanding Post-16 ed... » Read More

  • Shakespeare Workshop

    31st October 2016

    On Tuesday 18th October, the English Department were proud to take eighteen of our Most Able and Talented Year 8 English students on a trip to the Garforth Libr... » Read More