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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  • Jan 27

    Year 8 Parents Evening

    The Year 8 Parents Evening takes place on Tuesday 27th January, from 3pm - 7pm in the Main Hall.

    Students wil be able to book appointments with Subject Tutors in

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  • Jan 29

    Year 7 Trip to St Mary's Church

    On Thursday 29th January, fifty Year 7 students will be visiting the local St Mary’s Church as part of their R.E learning. This will help pupils to gain a bette

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  • Jan 29

    All That Glitters : Habits Showcase

    All Year 8 and 11 parents, carers and students are invited to attend “All That Glitters” the spectacular and amazingly sparkly Hair and Beauty showcase.

    This VIP

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  • Feb 4

    Year 8 Marketplace Evening

    An opportunity for Parents / Carers and Year 8 students to meet with staff from all the departments to discuss the content and nature of the variety of courses

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  • Feb 10

    Year 11 Parents Evening


    The Year 11 Parents Evening takes place on Tuesday 10th February 2015, from 3pm - 7pm in the Main Hall.

    Students are able to book appointments with Subject Tuto

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Latest News

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  • School Direct Information event 28th January

    25th January 2015

    Want to find out about routes into teaching? Interested in becoming an outstanding teacher?

    Come and visit us on Wednesday 28th January 2014, 4.30pm At Garforth

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  • Jump to the Beat Tickets

    15th January 2015

    Tickets for the hugely popular Jump to the Beat performances ( March 3rd to 5th) will be on sale from February 2nd, from reception.

    Adult tickets cost £3, with c

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  • Year 9 Netball Results

    14th January 2015

    Well done to the Year 9 netball team who beat Corpus Christie school 8-3 last night.

    Well done to the team, especially Gemma D who was player of the match!

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  • Year 7 Netball results

    13th January 2015

    The Year 7 Netball team played really well, but despite great effort lost 4-0 to Corpus Christi School yesterday.

    Well done to all the team and especially to Izz

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  • Year 8 Netball results

    13th January 2015

    The Year 8 netball team played really well last week in their match against Corpus Christie School yesterday, a 3-3 draw after a tightly fought game .

    Well done

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