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  • Careers Club : The Army

    22nd March 2016

    On Monday 21st March Adam Bradshaw came in to speak to our students about careers in the army along with two special guests from a company called Learning Curve Group which is an organisation that prepares young people for the armed forces.

    Adam spoke about the different roles that are available within the army, such as:

    • Dental Nursing

    • Vets

    • Officers

    • Soldiers

    • Medical Team

    • Catering

    And more!!

    Training for the army can be hard work at times, but like Adam said ‘the good times outweigh the bad’. He has travelled to 26 d

  • 17th March : GREAT SPORTS RELIEF BUN SALE

    15th March 2016

    Students are encouraged to buy a tasty bun for 50p at 1st break on Thursday 17th March.

    The Great Sports Relief Bake Off buns are on sale in the English Leisure area.

  • BBC School Report 2016

    9th March 2016

     

    Year 9 Students from Garforth Academy made the news for real on 10 March 2016 as they took part in the BBC News School Report.

    The students were fantastic all day and produced some great stories from the potential sugar tax to the proposed ban on tackling in school rugby. Click the link below to see more!

    Click here to see our report!

  • Praise from Minister of State for School

    25th February 2016

    Garforth Academy were delighted to receive a letter from MP Nick Gibb, Minister of State for Schools.

    Click here to read the letter about our excellent GCSE results.

  • Philosophy & Ethics London Excursion

    14th January 2016

    Last week forty one Year 8 students were treated to two days of religious inquiry and sightseeing of one of the world’s most iconic cities.

    With the support of a Tour Guide from Galina International Study Tours, pupils were given access and tours London Central Mosque, St Pauls Cathedral, Westminster Cathedral and Neasden Mandir. The respect of the students for places of worship and the professionalism of the faithful leading the tours created an atmosphere of awe, intrigue and learning. It was truly an ‘ey

  • Apprenticeships Presentation

    11th January 2016

    On Monday 11th January Rebecca Reid from Interserve gave a presentation to our students regarding Apprenticeships and the opportunities that will become available from the completion of one.

    The presentation took place in the sixth form café area and almost 100 students attended to find out more about apprenticeships.

    After receiving feedback from the students many found the presentation extremely useful, especially when thinking about the future and how their A-Levels can help them progress into a higher a

  • Ex-Garforth pupil wins Silver at Commonwealth

    11th August 2014

    Former Garforth Academy Student James Denny has won a Silver Medal at the Commonwealth Games in the Men’s 10m Synchronised Diving. James who partnered Tom Daley, left Year 13 at Garforth Academy in 2013, after successfully completing his BTEC Sport studies. He now combines diving with the City of Leeds Diving Club with alongside studying Sports, Physical Activity and Health at Leeds Metropolitan University.

    A huge Congratulations to James Denny on his fantastic achievement!

    Read more about his achievement at