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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  • Feb 9

    Year 11 Parents Evening

     The Year 11 Parents Evening takes place on Tuesday 9th February 2016, from 3pm - 7pm in the Main Hall.Students are able to book appointments with Subject Tutor » Read More

  • Feb 12

    School closes for spring half term

    Garforth Academy closes on Friday 12th February 2016 for the spring half term and opens again on Monday 22nd February 2016. » Read More

  • Feb 24

    Year 7 Parents Evening

    The Year 7 Parents Evening takes place on Wednesday 24th February2016 from 3pm - 7pm in the Main Hall.Students will be able to book appointments with Subject Tu » Read More

  • Mar 1

    Year 9 Parents Evening

    Year 9 parents evening takes place on Tuesday 1st March 2016 from 3pm - 7pm. Students will have the opportunity to book appointments with all their subject tuto » Read More

  • Apr 1

    School closes for Easter

    Garforth Academy closes for Easter on Friday 1st April 2016 and re-opens on Monday 18th April 2016. » Read More

Latest News

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  • Careers Club - Unilever

    1st February 2016

    I would like to thank all the students that attended Careers Club to hear about the fantastic opportunities Unilever have to offer - over 50 students attended o... » Read More

  • An Inspector Calls....

    28th January 2016

    Audience stand and applaud the English Department’s recent trip to see ‘An Inspector Calls’ at the Lyceum Theatre in Sheffield. An Inspector Calls, famously fea... » Read More

  • Update : 6th Form Debate Club

    27th January 2016

    We’ve had a joyous few months in the 6th form debate club. We have debated matters from how to best deal with the refugee crisis, to whether Santa Claus is real... » Read More

  • Garforth beat Whitcliffe Mount 4:0

    26th January 2016

    The Year 9 boys secured another win last night, beating Whitcliffe Mount 4-0 in the County Cup. Brayden E-J opened the scoring with a long range effort that nes... » Read More


    25th January 2016

    The English Department have been at it again! Trying to inspire students with literacy is not always easy, but with a little perseverance and a bit of fun our s... » Read More