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  • Year 10 Rugby Union Cup Semi Final

    6th February 2018

    The Year 10 Rugby team lost this afternoon 14:7  to last years finalists, Rodillian Academy. The lads were outstanding and didn't deserve to lose the game, dominating for large parts, coming close to scoring more tries on several occasions.
    The opposision coaches were very complimentary and we all agreed that  the game would have been a worthy final, between two very good teams.
    The boys cup run comes to an end but it has to be said that all 24 players have represented the academy with great pride, determin

  • U12 West Yorkshire County Football Champions

    5th February 2018

    An excellent team performance this afternoon has resulted in Garforth Academy Under 12's being crowned West Yorkshire Football County Champions.

    The boys got off to a flying start against Rastrick going 1:0 up after 20 seconds! The final score was  4:1 - a fantastic result on a cold snowy afternoon in Woodlesford. 

    Well done lads !

     

  • Year 11 Football News

    29th January 2018

    The Year 11 boys football team have made it through to the last 16 schools in the country after beating North Halifax Grammar School in the English Nationals Competition.

    Well done to all the lads who have been involved.

  • Year 10 Rugby Success

    25th January 2018

    The Year 10 Rugby team played a very tight game against Ripon Grammar School this afternoon.
    The boys were really brilliant and played well in a close game between two very big physical sides. Garforth ran in four tries to Ripon's three, converting three of them and ended up winning 26-17.
    The boys now progress to the Yorkshire Cup Semi Finals and play Wickersley Sports College or Rodillian Academy at home.

    Well done to all the lads who took part!

  • Dance Show !

    16th January 2018

    Tickets are now on sale for the annual Garforth Academy Dance Club Show.

    The show takes place on Friday 9th February and tickets cost £4 (£3 concessions) and can be purchased from Reception. All profits from this event will be donated to the Candle Lighters charity.

    Over thirty students have been involved in pulling the show together, including choreography, and they all look forward to welcoming you on the night!

  • Academy re-opens Monday 8 January 2018

    5th January 2018

    Thank you for your support over the last few days.  Fortunately the engineers have successfully identified and repaired the breaches in the heating system and final work will be completed over the weekend.  As a result of this, school will be open as normal to students from 8.10am Monday 8th January and it will be a normal day.

  • Enforced Closure: 3rd-5th January

    29th December 2017

    Unfortunately, over the Christmas break we have experienced a significant breach in the heating system. Due to the Christmas holidays, engineers will not be on site until Tuesday January 2nd to investigate the damaged pipework, and then depending on what they find, repairs will then need to take place. Consequently, whilst the repairs are taking place the Academy will be without heating and one of the main pathways may need to be dug up. Therefore the Academy will be closed Wednesday 3rd to Friday 5th Janua

  • School Production 2018

    15th December 2017

    Hot on the heels of the wonderful performance of Grease last summer, our Artistic Director revelas plans for 2018, click here.

  • Year 10 Hockey Success!

    7th December 2017

    The Year 10 Hockey team won 4:0 last night ! Great result girls - keep up the great work!

  • Local Derby Win

    30th November 2017

    Superb result on a ffffrrreeezzzing night for the Year 9 boys this evening. Resounding win in local derby: 5-1 against Temple Moor in the Leeds School FA Cup.

    Well Done !

     

  • Cake Sales for Children in Need

    7th November 2017

    To support Children in Need, the Year 9 GCSE 'Foodies' will be crafting loads of yummy cup cakes for a fund raising bun sale Wednesday 15th November, first and second break at the spiral staircase.

    Cakes for sale from 50p

    Year 11 will be hosting The Great Garforth Bake Off in the Main Hall, so students are invited to pop along and watch as our very own Prue, Sandi, Noel and Paul decide on who will be the champion!

    Slices of all baked goods will then be available to buy at second break.

     

  • ABERFORD SCHOOL BUS

    20th October 2017

    The Academy has today been informed by education transport at METRO that, with effect from 30/10/17 (immediately after the half-term break), the Aberford bus (X64) morning service will arrive at each bus stop five minutes earlier than the current pick-up time. T
    his decision is beyond the Academy’s control and further queries/enquiries should be directed to METRO, education transport on 0113 3481122

  • S75 Bus Service

    18th October 2017

    The Academy has received a communication from the transport provider ‘Square Peg’ who operate the S75 service. With effect from Monday 30/10/17 the S75 service will be known as the number 9. All students will be required (and always have been) to carry a yellow boarding card as well as a half-fare pass if appropriate. METRO have provided a link from which to access the application for the requisite pass.

    http://www.generationm.co.uk/uploadedFiles/GenerationM/Content/Passes_and_permits/Pass_and_permit_applica

  • NEW Year 11 English Intervention

    17th October 2017

    As of the first week after half-term (beginning the 1st of November), there will be weekly English intervention sessions for Year 11. They will be on a Wednesday in room 27, will finish by 3.30pm and run by either Miss Horsnail or Mrs Purdy.
    All Year 11 students are welcome if they feel they need some extra support for the English Language exam.
    This half-term we’ll be focusing on Component 2 of the exam as that is what one of their mocks will be in December.

  • Have your say !

    17th October 2017

     

    Come and have your say about how money should be spent on local services.

  • Restart a Heart

    16th October 2017

    Year 8 students at the Academy took part in the Restart a Heart day, learning basic CPR in association with the British Heart Foundation, the Yorkshire Ambulance Service and Fire & Rescue services as part of a national awareness drive.

  • Year 7 & 8 Book Fair

    13th October 2017

    As part of the English curriculum, students are encouraged to have one lesson of reading per week. During this time, students can choose their own book from home; pick one from the English department selection; from their local library or take advantage of the fabulous ILC in the Academy.

    On 4th and 5th October 2017, the ILC and the English Department organised the first Scholastic Book Fair to take place at Garforth Academy. During one of the reading lessons, the English Department were pleased to take our

  • Year 8 Football : English Schools Cup

    10th October 2017

    The  Year 8 boys played out an enthralling English Schools' cup tie at North Halifax Grammar this afternoon.
    The game ebbed and flowed from the first whistle, eventually finishing 4-4 to take the tie into extra time and then penalties. Garforth would eventually prevail 4-1 in the shoot out, Oliver V saving two of the opposition's spot kicks to send the boys into round three.

    The boys represented the Academy admirably, displaying fantastic team work, resilience and fighting spirit. 

    Well done!

  • Year 10 Rugby Update

    10th October 2017

    The Year 10 rugby team played really well tonight against Harrogate Grammar School, prevailing by 53 points to 5. They will play at home against the winners of Richmond School or Ilkley Grammar School at Garforth, the date is yet to be confirmed.

    Well done lads on some fantastic rugby and thank you to the staff who came down to watch the lads play.

     

  • Essential Guide to Year 10

    28th September 2017

    Please click here to access the Year 10 Essential Guide presentation.