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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  • Oct 21

    Academy closes for Half Term

    Garforth Academy closes on Friday 21st October 2016 for the Half Term break and opens again on Monday 31st October 2016. » Read More

  • Nov 9

    Year 7 Form Tutor Evening

    All parents of Year 7 students are able to prebook an appointment to meet their child's Form Tutor between 3pm - 7pm to discuss how they have settled into the A » Read More

  • Nov 10

    Sixth Form Open Evening

     Garforth Academy 6thForm open evening will be held in the main hall on Thursday 10th  November 2016 from 5.00pm to 7.30pm. The event is open to all students lo » Read More

  • Dec 16

    Academy closes for Christmas

    Garforth Academy closes on Friday 16th December 2016 for the Christmas break.We re-open on Tuesday 3rd January 2017.Happy Christmas ! » Read More

  • Jan 24

    Year 8 Parents Evening

    The Year 8 Parents Evening takes place on Thursday 21st January 2017, from 3pm - 7pm in the Main Hall.Students wil be able to book appointments with Subject Tut » Read More

Latest News

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  • Post 16 Open Evening

    14th October 2016

    We are delighted to invite you to our Post-16 Open Evening where parents and students will have the opportunity to explore how we deliver outstanding Post-16 ed... » Read More

  • Year 7 Football - 11:1 Victory!

    11th October 2016

    The Year 7 boys continued their impressive start to the season last week, defeating Heckmondwike Grammar School 11-1 in the County Cup.Goals came courtesy of Ja... » Read More

  • Year 7 Football Team Triumph!

    23rd September 2016

    The Year 7 football team played their first match last night, which was the first round of the English Schools' Cup.......with the astounding final score of 10:... » Read More

  • Student Wins Young Furniture Makers Award

    21st September 2016

    Every year the Furniture Makers Association asks schools to nominate a winner in  school  for the Young Furniture Makers Award. This year the award for Garforth... » Read More

  • GASP-Garforth After School Programme

    16th September 2016

    Want to get involved in an activity after school?The full programme for Autumn / Winter 2016 term is available from Academy reception and on the website now!To ... » Read More