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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  • Dec 19

    End of Term - Academy Closes

    The Academy closes for the Christmas break on Friday 19th December, at 2.35pm.

    School re-opens on Monday 5th January 2015.

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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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  • 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 17

    Year 12/13 History trip to Berlin

    A curriculum enrichment trip looking at post-war Germany - from defeat to unity. The residential will give students an opportunity to explore post-war Berlin, v

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Latest News

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  • School Direct Information event 14th January

    19th December 2014

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

    Come and visit us on Wednesday 14th January 2014, 5pm At Garforth Aca

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  • Competition Winners !

    16th December 2014

    Many congratulations to both Gemma D (Year 9) and Sam H (Year 10). In October 2014 both Gemma and Sam entered the Ghost Writers short story competition as part

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  • Year 8 Football Success

    10th December 2014


    The Year 8 football team go from strength to strength, winning their latest fixture against Temple Moor School convincingly.




    The boys have a heavy fixture li

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  • Continuing Netball Success

    9th December 2014

    Garforth Year 10's had a convincing win over Corpus Christi this week wining 13-1. They Year 9's had a much closer game and having played well as a team they ev

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  • Fantastic Fund Raising & Free Gifts

    8th December 2014

    Year 9 did a fantastic job with their fund raising for the very worthy cause of St George's Crypt. Students manned a 'gift drop off' point all week and many stu

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