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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  • Aug 13

    Open Evening

    Thursday 8 October 2015, 5.00-8.00pm Garforth Academy Open Evening.  This will be an opportunity for prospective Year 7's to have a look around the Academy and » Read More

  • Sep 7

    7th September - Academy closed

    The Academy will be closed on Monday 7th September for a staff training day.The Academy opens for the Autumn term on Tuesday 8th September 2015. » Read More

  • Sep 8

    Tuesday 8th September - Academy opens

    The Academy opens after the summer break on Tuesday 8th September.To enable a smooth transition for our new Year 7 intake we have a phased return for different » Read More

Latest News

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  • Arrangements for the Start of Term

    10th July 2015

    The Academy term begins on Monday 7th September for Year 12 and Year 13 and Tuesday 8th September for all other Year groups.A staggered start time has been arra... » Read More

  • Garforth Arts Festival

    1st July 2015

    Garforth Arts Festival runs from Monday 29th June to Saturday 11th July 2015 and is an annual programme of cultural events, featuring new works from local young... » Read More

  • Year 8 Cricket

    22nd May 2015

     The Year 8 cricketers put in a great performance against Woodkirk but came up short in the last over of the innings.   Batting first, Garforth managed to score... » Read More

  • Year 8 Boys Football Season Summary

    14th May 2015

    Well done to all the Year 8 footballers who represented the Academy this year. They won :The Leeds Schools DivisionThe Don Revie CupThe Merit League & the Merit... » Read More

  • Year 8 Football Team Wins Merit league Shield

    11th May 2015

    The Year 8 footballers ended their season on a high by winning the Merit League Shield this afternoon against St. Marys Menston at South Leeds Stadium. Despite ... » Read More