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  • 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.

  • Year 10 Rugby Success

    28th September 2017

     

    The Year 10 Rugby League team won the Leeds Schools Championships tonight. Many congratulations to the team. There were eight schools in the tournament and the boys showed fantastic commitment throughout the event.

    The school will now go on to represent Leeds in the Yorkshire Championships.

    Well done to all those who took part - A fantastic result!

    Mr Cohen

     

  • European Week of Languages

    22nd September 2017

    Week commencing 25th September is European Week of Languages.

     

    A number of fun activities have been organised by the languages department. Students may get the opportunity to take part in quizzes, flamenco dancing, language taster sessions, pizza and tortilla making competitions … to name but a few.

    On Wednesday 27th September students can buy croissants and pain au chocolat from staff in the MFL leisure area. The event takes place at 1st break – don’t forget your money as thumb prints aren’t accepted. …….50p

  • GASP-Garforth After School Programme

    21st September 2017

    Want to get involved in an activity after school?

    The full programme for Autumn / Winter  2017 term is available from Academy reception and on the website now!

    To access, please click here

     

  • GCSE Success 24 August 2017

    23rd August 2017

    Garforth Academy, a member of the Delta Academies Trust, have achieved an outstanding set of Key Stage 4 results.  These improvements were reflected across all subject areas but particularly pleasing were the huge gains made in Maths, English and Science.  This is a great achievement for our students and reflects the hard work of students, staff and of course the support of parents. 

    Although it is difficult to distinguish one particular student amongst such a terrific set of results, of particular note are

  • A Level Success

    17th August 2017

    Garforth Academy, a member of the Delta Academies Trust, have achieved an outstanding set of Key Stage 5 results with an academic average points score of 33.56 and an Applied General average points score of 43.54.  This is a record set of results for the Academy.

    All students did incredibly well and were delighted with their results which they had worked hard to achieve.  Whilst it is difficult to distinguish who stands out amongst such a terrific set of results, of particular note are the following students

  • Year 13 students meet Jeremy Corbyn

    11th May 2017

    A group of Year 13 students went to meet Jeremy Corbyn whilst he was out campaigning in Garforth and Leeds yesterday afternoon.
    Students were reminded that they have until May 22nd to register to vote and were encouraged to make that vote count. 

  • Netball teams compete in Paris

    18th April 2017

    Over the Easter break twenty netballers from the Academy travelled to France to enjoy an International Netball Tournament, staged at Disneyland Paris. The standard of netball played was of the highest order, both of our teams out performed with the U14 finishing 3rd in the Shield Competition and our U15 team (who were playing in the U16 category) finishing a very credible 6th place overall.

    The students and staff thoroughly e

  • Rugby Update

    28th March 2017

    The Year 8 and Year 9  rugby teams were involved in away fixtures this afternoon against the BBG school in Birkenshaw, Bradford.
    Both teams played with great endeavour and spirit against determined opposition. The Year 8 team lost to a well organised BBG team, but played well to cross the line to lift the spirits. Happily the Year 9 team enjoyed a convincing win;  47-0. The Year 9 team played some nice rugby crossing the line seven times, converting six.