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Media students win a national film competition

Media students at Calder High School were congratulated for not only winning the most technically impressive film category but also being selected as the overall winner of The Bank of England’s National Schools Film Competition for their film ‘A Day in the Life of a Fiver’. The film takes us on a journey which shows how the new five pound note gets passed between different groups of people and even shows it surviving a kayaking adventure in the local River Calder.


The Duke of Edinburgh Award

Calder High School has now got over 100 students who have signed up to participate in The Duke of Edinburgh Award scheme. We have 50 students currently in Year 10 who are doing the award as well as 52 Year 9 students who have recently joined.

Halifax Long March

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bag pack

Bag Pack raises funds for Overseas Project

On Friday 23rd and Saturday 24th December 2016, a group of Year 13 students who will be volunteering as part of the 2017 Overseas Project with Calder High School Sixth Form, took part in a bag pack at the Hebden Bridge Co-op.


Calder High and Cragg Vale proposal

Linked proposal to close Cragg Vale J & I School and to enlarge and change the age range of Calder High School to create an all-through school. 


Calder Highlights

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Calder High Year 13 Overseas Project 2016

Following a very successful volunteering project to Sri Lanka in the summer of 2015, a team of 12 Calder VI students and 3 staff members returned to Sri Lanka during the recent summer break.


GCSE Results 2016

Calder High School is proud to report our best ever GCSE results following this years summer examinations.

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