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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  • Mar 3

    Jump to the Beat

    The 7th 'Jump to the Beat' event is taking place on March 3rd, 4th and 5th this year at 7pm, in the main school hall.This enjoyable evening of gymnastics and da » Read More

  • Mar 12

    Year 9 Parents Evening

    Year 9 parents evening takes place on Thursday 12th March 2015 from 3pm - 7pm. Students will have the opportunity to book appointments with all their subject tu » Read More

  • Mar 16

    Particle Physics Lecture

    The Physics team are delighted to confirm that Emeritus Professor Fred Loebinger from the University of Manchester will be visiting the Academy on Monday March » Read More

  • Mar 19

    BBC School Report 2015

    Students at Garforth Academy will be making the news for real on 19 March 2015 as they take part in BBC News School Report.  In the meantime, take a look at the » Read More

  • Jun 1

    Year 10 GCSE Grassington Field Trip

    Inbetween June 1st and June 3rd 2015 all Year 10 Geography students will spend a day in Grassington. The purpose of the field trip is to collect data for the Co » Read More

Latest News

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  • Toyota Dream Car Competition Winners

    23rd February 2015

    Since October 2014 the Independent Learning Centre have been running the Toyota Dream Car Competition in conjunction with Toyota Benfield Leeds. After a series ... » Read More

  • Year 7 Girls Football

    12th February 2015

    The Year 7 girls football team played  the David Young Community Academy away yesterday. This match was the the semi final of the Leeds Schools Cup. Unfortunate... » Read More

  • Year 8 Football Success

    11th February 2015

     The Year 8 footballers moved into the semi final of the Leeds Schools Cup with a hard fought win over Royds. Although the 5-1 scoreline suggests a dominant Gar... » Read More

  • Navigational Skills Training

    11th February 2015

    The A Level PE group had an adventurous day walking up Black Hill near Holmfirth on Saturday 7th Feb in preparation for their Mountain Walking Assessment.The gr... » Read More

  • Year 8 / 9 Football Success

    2nd February 2015

     The Year 8/9 Football team have progressed through into the semi finals of the Leeds Schools Cup after beating Benton Park 4-1 in VERY cold conditions. Chloe W... » Read More