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  • Little Shop of Horrors

    3rd July 2018




    Available from reception – don’t miss out!



    £8/£6 concessions

  • Athletics Success

    19th June 2018

    This afternoon the Junior and Senior girls Athletics teams have qualified for the Leeds Schools Athletics Finals at South Leeds Stadium.
    This is a fantastic achievement for both the teams, as they try and become the two best girls Athletics teams in Leeds. The finals take place on Tuesday 26th June 2018, starting at 4pm - everyone welcome.

    The boys teams narrowly missed out on qualification for the finals this year, but are in

  • Homework Club Cancelled Monday 25th June

    18th June 2018

    Please be aware that Homework Club in the ILC is cancelled, due to staff training, on Monday 25th June 2018.

  • Tour de Yorkshire passes through Garforth

    4th May 2018

    A number of students enjoyed the spectacle of the Tour de Yorkshire as it passed directly in front of the Academy today. Students lined the road, waving flags and cheering as the ladies race powered past at 11am.






























  • BBC School Report 2018

    28th March 2018

    This year's very special BBC School Report focused entirely on the Academy's 50th Birthday celebrations, providing a full roundup of the events that have taken place as part of the celebrations.

    A huge thank you to everyone that has been involved with the celebrations that have been a great success. Please follow the link below to see the report:

    BBC School Report 2018

  • 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.



    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.

  • 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.