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  • Accreditation Assembly 2018 - Our Accreditation Assembly was held on Tuesday 17th July 2018 and was a great success. Please see some photos from the day below. Also thank you to Kate Shepherd, Castle Hill School Local Governor and Gill Robinson OBE, CEO of the Interaction and Communication Academy Trust for presenting the certificates to our students.
  • Sixth Form Trip to Calvert Trust - Some of our Sixth Formers went on a residential visit to The Calvert Trust in the Lake District. We had a fantastic time exploring the grounds, canoeing on Bassenthwaite Lake, climbing up rocks, swimming in a heated pool overlooking the lake and toasting marshmellows in a bushcraft session. All of our pupils were excellent ambassadors […]
  • ‘Fruit Cart’ Week 12-16 February 2018 - As part of our bid for external validation of our Healthy Schools Award, the School Council planned and organised a very successful week of fruit eating and investigating! We also held a well-attended Parents’ and Carers’ Fruit Morning with a Valentine’s Day theme. Many thanks to Kirklees Council for awarding us a grant of £50 […]
  • Egg Incubator - Our departmental curriculum themes in school for Summer 2018 are: Early years: Our Animal Friends Primary: Minibeasts and Where They Live Secondary: Living Things To support our focus Primary 4 have provided their very own eggs and incubator.  
  • Easter Assembly 2018 - Our Easter Assembly was a great success. Please visit the gallery section (click here) to see photos from the day. Our parents also joined us afterwards to share our Easter cakes and biscuits.
  • Peter Pan - Some of our pupils had the opportunity to watch a production of ‘Peter Pan’ by M+M Productions. This was enjoyed by all.
  • Primary Christmas Performance 2017 - The Primary and Early Years department performed a retelling of the Christmas story, through the experiences of a school, its hard-working caretaker, increasingly excited children and ever-present head teacher as they prepared for Christmas.  All children played a big part in the performances, either through prepared video montages, showing the work they had been doing […]
  • Secondary and Sixth Form Christmas Fair 2017 - Secondary and Sixth Form put on a highly successful Christmas Fair. There were stalls galore offering a range of festive gifts, treats and activities. We were also entertained with song and dance from across the upper school. We had a interactive rendition of Let It Snow, a dance flash mob to Merry Christmas Everyone and […]
  • Term Dates for 2018-2019 - Please find our 2018-2019 term dates here.
  • High Needs Strategic Review - All Local Authorities must carry out a high quality collaborative review of their high needs provision to evaluate current provision for children and young people in Kirklees with complex Special Educational Needs and/or Disability (SEND). Information gathered during the review will lead to development of a strategic plan which will identify gaps in current provision […]