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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  • Mar 10

    Maths Inspiration Lectures

    Nine of our Post 16 Maths students are attending the Maths Inspiration Lectures at West Yorkshire Playhouse on the afternoon of March 10th. Maths Inspiration is » Read More

  • Mar 12

    Year 9 Parents Evening

    Year 9 parents evening takes place on Thursday 12th March 2015 from 3pm - 7pm. Students will have the opportunity to book appointments with all their subject tu » Read More

  • Mar 16

    Particle Physics Lecture

    The Physics team are delighted to confirm that Emeritus Professor Fred Loebinger from the University of Manchester will be visiting the Academy on Monday March » Read More

  • Mar 18

    Oxbridge Student Conference

    Fourteen of our Post 16 high achieving students are travelling to Newcastle on Wednesday March 18th 2015 to attend the AS Oxbridge student conference.These full » Read More

  • Mar 19

    BBC School Report 2015

    Students at Garforth Academy will be making the news for real on 19 March 2015 as they take part in BBC News School Report.  In the meantime, take a look at the » Read More

Latest News

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  • World Book Day

    5th March 2015

    Students remained calm today when they came face to face with giant spiders, toads, and Gangsta Grannies walking round school ........ The English Department ha... » Read More

  • Year 8 Football Success

    3rd March 2015

      The Year 8 footballers were back to winning ways tonight with a comfortable 8-1 win at Allerton Grange. Within 15 minutes, Garforth were 4-0 up with Lewis B a... » Read More

  • Toyota Dream Car Competition Winners

    23rd February 2015

    Since October 2014 the Independent Learning Centre have been running the Toyota Dream Car Competition in conjunction with Toyota Benfield Leeds. After a series ... » Read More

  • Year 7 Girls Football

    12th February 2015

    The Year 7 girls football team played  the David Young Community Academy away yesterday. This match was the the semi final of the Leeds Schools Cup. Unfortunate... » Read More

  • Navigational Skills Training

    11th February 2015

    The A Level PE group had an adventurous day walking up Black Hill near Holmfirth on Saturday 7th Feb in preparation for their Mountain Walking Assessment.The gr... » Read More