Welcome to Garforth Academy


This website gives you our vision of the innovative and exciting opportunities awaiting the young people who attend our Academy.

Garforth Academy has a well established reputation for excellence in education for our students, and we continue to be one of the highest performing and most successful schools in the north of England. We want all of our students to achieve their potential and we make sure that there are no limitations or barriers to reaching the highest possible standards of academic, social and personal development. Read More


Upcoming Events

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  • Dec 2

    Post 16 High Achievers Parents Evening

     Post 16 high achievers parents evening will be held in the 6th form well at 6.00pm. This is a chance for the 6th form team to outline the high achievers plan f » Read More

  • Dec 2

    Employability Sessions - December

    On Wednesday 2nd December guest speaker Susan Black from Michael Page Group will be coming to speak to our students about employability skills. The topics to be » Read More

  • Dec 3

    Steel Crazy play at The Podger

    Steel Crazy, the adult steel pan band, will be performing at The Podger, Ninelands Lane, Garforth on Thursday 3rd December from 7:00pm and it is FREE entry! So » Read More

  • Dec 4

    Garforth Jazz Rock Band - Chapeltown

    The Garforth Jazz Rock Band will be performing a concert for the service users and members of PHAB (a charity which supports physically handicapped and able bod » Read More

  • Dec 7

    Careers Club

    As part of the Careers Club, we are pleased to advise that our guest presenter will be Jenny Whitehead who is an Occupational Therapist from Daniel Yorath House » Read More

Latest News

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  • Year 8 Football Result

    16th November 2015

    The Year 8 Football team beat Carr Manor 3-2 last evening in the first round of the Revie cup. The following review was supplied by Jonny M and Jesse K.The matc... » Read More

  • Professor Moriaty Visits Garforth!

    12th November 2015

    Student Adam provided the following review of a talk given to sixth form students by Professor Moriaty from Nottingham University.“Quantum Woo”If you were asked... » Read More

  • Year 9 Football News

    6th November 2015

    The Year 9 football team are through to the English Schools 4th round after beating Maltby Academy, Rotherham, 8-2 last week.Maltby opened the scoring after ten... » Read More

  • Year 9 Kick Off Season in Style

    21st October 2015

    The league campaign got off to a winning start with the Year 9 football team beating local rivals Brigshaw 5-3 at home. Lewis B helped Garforth to a 2-0 lead wi... » Read More

  • Year 9 Rugby Result

    20th October 2015

    Thanks to everyone that came out to cheer the Year 9 rugby team on last night. The boys narrowly lost a hard fought game 19-7 with Harrogate scoring a try on th... » Read More