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.


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.

Search for schools

Search for primary and secondary schools by name, postal district and type. Find headteachers, addresses, web sites, maps and links to Ofsted reports and performance tables.

School term dates

Term dates for the 2015-16 and 2016-17 academic years

Admission criteria

Where a school has more applications than places an over-subscription criteria will be used. Please check the criteria for the schools in which you have an interest.

Admission figures

Admission figures and allocation data for Primary and Secondary Schools in Calderdale.

Open evenings

Information including dates of open evenings for secondary schools in Calderdale.

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.

School performance tables and statistics

This statistical summary of Calderdale schools is taken from the annual School Census and shows the number of pupils on roll, free school meal eligibility, special educational needs, class size analysis and breakdown by ethnicity.

Travel to school

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


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Last Updated: 05/01/2016