Schools

Everything you need to know about Calderdale's schools including admissions policies, school term dates, statistics, location and contact details, performance tables, travel to school and much more.

Calderdale schools

Location and contact information, statistics, term dates and national performance tables of Calderdale's primary and secondary schools.

Accessing information about your child

To meet the requirements of the Data Protection Act 1998, schools need to issue a Privacy Notice to pupils and / or parents and carers summarising the information held about pupils, why it is held, and the third parties to whom it may be passed on.

Admissions

Starting school is one of the most important milestones in a child's life. These pages contain information about admissions to schools in the Calderdale area including details of how to apply for a place online.

Environmental education

Details of the educational workshops available at countryside locations in Halifax, Brighouse and Todmorden. Topics include climate change, environmental art and trees; activities such as stream dipping and birdbox building are also available.

National curriculum|External link

The National Curriculum on gov.uk details what is to be taught to children between the ages of five and sixteen in maintained schools.

Road safety education and training

Information on educating school children, Bikeability cycle training and advice for drivers.

School governors

Governing bodies have a vital role to play in raising standards. This section contains advice, information and guidance to support new and existing governors.

Schools forum

Schools Forums were set up to give schools greater involvement in the distribution of funding within their authority. The membership of Calderdale Schools Forum is made up of headteachers, school governors and representatives of religious groups and professional associations.

Services for schools

Information about the services that Calderdale Council provide to schools.

Travel to school

Travel to school policies and information on sustainable methods of transport including details on school buses.

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