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


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  • Best Practice for Personal Statement Writing

    30th September 2014

    On Wednesday 24th September, Newcastle University attended Garforth Academy to deliver a talk on ‘Best Practice for Personal Statement Writing’. The talk was ma

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  • Rugby Results

    29th September 2014


    Last week the Academy played in two Rugby Union Festivals.


    The Year 7 team played at Roundhegians RUFC on Monday, narrowly losing one game 2 : 1 against Roundh

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  • Year 11 Football Success

    24th September 2014

    Garforth Academy's Year 11 football team fought back fantastically well in their match last night.  In a tightly contested game, Harrogate Grammar were leading

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  • GASP-Garforth After School Programme

    16th September 2014

    Want to get involved in an activity after school? The full programme for Autumn / Winter term is now available to be downloaded.

    Go to the 'Extra Curricular' dro

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  • The Summer Reading Challenge

    11th September 2014

    A HUGE well done to our new Year 7 students who took part in the Summer Reading Challenge that they were set on their taster day in July. We have had 52 entries

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