Pupils on stage at St George’s Hall for prom night

Keighley News: Pupils from Oakworth Primary School taking part in the Bradford School’s prom at St George’s Hall, Bradford

12:30pm Saturday 19th April 2014

Children from Oakworth, Harden, East Morton and Cullingworth performed last week at St George’s Hall in Bradford.

Firm bids to stop obesity

Keighley News: Firm bids to stop obesity

6:35pm Thursday 17th April 2014

A Keighley social-enterprise company is at the centre of a national effort to tackle inactivity and obesity among school hildren.

Hats the way to raise money at Cullingworth Primary

Keighley News: Hats the way to raise money at Cullingworth Primary

6:41pm Thursday 17th April 2014

There was an Easter twist to Cullingworth Primary School’s involvement in the annual Wear A Hat Day.

Chocs away as school joins together to celebrate Easter

Keighley News: Steeton Primary’s Easter Play – Moses, Alex Thompson, 10, and Pharoah, Adal Gulfram, 11

6:34pm Thursday 17th April 2014

It was a case of chocs away as pupils at Steeton Primary School vied to win chocolate bunnies by rolling eggs as far as they could.

Birds of prey make flying visit to Ingrow Primary School

Keighley News: Birds of prey make flying visit to  Ingrow Primary School

2:50pm Sunday 13th April 2014

Three birds of prey flew into Ingrow Primary School for special lessons this month.

Maths teaching in schools and at home under spotlight

2:40pm Sunday 13th April 2014

Maths will be on the timetable at the district’s next Public Forum for Education.

Keighley children show compassion for others

Keighley News: Ibrahim Ahmed, 11, centre, is joined by his uncle, town councillor Amjid Ahmed, fellow pupils and staff during the cake sale at St Andrew’s Primary School

9:40am Sunday 13th April 2014

Youngsters at a Keighley school have been raising money to help some of the millions of people made destitute by the civil war in Syria.

Keighley district pupils learn all about Fair Trade

Keighley News: Pupils, from left, Niamh Carol, Becky Ackroyd, Georgia Riley, Rebecca Robinson, Jennifer Lee, Alicia Kendrick and Lewis Kilburn taking part in the banana-themed Fairtrade session at South Craven School

9:00am Sunday 13th April 2014

School children have been learning at first hand about Fairtrade.

Audience is tickled pink by student’s fundraising talents

Keighley News: Students at South Craven School who were involved in the annual Pink Event to raise money for the Yorkshire Cancer Research Charity

9:00am Sunday 13th April 2014

The latest charity ‘Pink Event’ held by South Craven School raised more than £724 for Yorkshire Cancer Research.

Keighley pupils support Epilepsy awareness

Keighley News: Beechcliffe School class one students and staff join in the purple-themed epilepsy-awareness day activities in the sensory room raising £200

8:30am Sunday 13th April 2014

Students and staff at a Keighley school raised more than £200 for Epilepsy Action with a day of activities.

South Craven students and staff lunch with their MP

Keighley News: Julian Smith MP invited teachers and pupils to lunch

8:00am Monday 31st March 2014

South Craven MP Julian Smith hosted his annual lunch for headteachers and selected students.

Mighty Zulu Nation troupe visit Haworth Primary

Keighley News: Members of the Mighty Zulu Nation Theatre Company during their visit to Haworth Primary

5:00pm Sunday 30th March 2014

The Mighty Zulu Nation has descended on a primary school.

South Craven School bazaar boosts charity and promotes diversity

Keighley News: South Craven School teacher Samantha Batch tries out a headscarf during an Asian bazaar organised by pupils

10:00am Sunday 30th March 2014

School pupils raised £300 for charities helping people with cancer by staging a lunchtime “Asian bazaar” event.

Missy’s on her best behaviour at Keighley St Andrew's CE Primary

Keighley News: Learning mentor Mrs Janet Woodhead and Missy with Keighley St Andrew's CE Primary School pupils, from left, Hafsah Pervaze, Danyal Habib and Liyba Hussain

2:00pm Saturday 29th March 2014

It’s a dog’s life for pupils at a Keighley school.

Ingrow Primary pupils prove wheely good sports

Keighley News: Ingrow Primary School pupils Ryan Mowlah and Billie-Jo Greenwood join in the wheelchair basketball session with Matthew Micklethwaite, left, and Charles Lunt

9:00am Saturday 29th March 2014

School children have experienced one of the ways people with disabilities take part in competitive sport.

Hothfield Junior School pupils sign up to playtime rules

Keighley News: Children from Hothfield Junior School stand by some of the new signs in their playground

4:00pm Friday 28th March 2014

Bright new signs installed in a school playground will help ensure pupils know how to make the most of their playtime.

Bradford Council’s tough line on truancy in Keighley district

Keighley News: PCSOs speak to truants in Bradford city centre

3:00pm Friday 28th March 2014

Schools across the district are getting tough on truancy and fining parents hundreds of pounds for taking children out of class without permission.

South Craven School pupils practise interviews

Keighley News: Keighley councillor Adrian Farley interviews South Craven School pupil Thomas Cooney

7:00am Monday 24th March 2014

The job interview experience should hopefully be less daunting for South Craven School pupils thanks to an exercise to help them hone presentation skills. A team led by Karen Higson, advice and guidance officer at the Cross Hills school, staged the session to give Year 11 and Year 13 students an idea of what to expect and to develop their confidence for that crucial first encounter with a potential employer. Among those who came into school to interview the pupils were employers from local businesses, Craven College and Keighley councillor Adrian Farley. A school spokesman said: “In preparation, the students were given a list of question they would be asked, and they also had to submit a CV. “At the end of the interview, each student was given feedback.”

Inspectors praise leadership at St Anne’s Catholic Primary School in Keighley

Keighley News: Pupils at St Anne’s celebrate their Ofsted success

8:20am Sunday 23rd March 2014

Strong leadership by staff and governors and high standards have earned St Anne’s Catholic Primary School in Keighley praise from Ofsted inspectors.

School plans Tour de Keighley for pupils’ end-of-term

Keighley News: Holy Family School students prepare for their Tour de Keighley bike challenge

4:55pm Thursday 20th March 2014

Members of staff at a Keighley school plan to honour the Grand Depart by staging a “Tour de Keighley”.

Merlin casts his spell over all at Merlin Top Primary School!

Keighley News: Nine-year-old Natallia Norris meets Murphy the merlin

4:15pm Friday 14th March 2014

Children at a Braithwaite school hosted a visit from one of their feathered namesakes.

Battle to gain school places in Keighley district

Keighley News: education

4:05pm Friday 14th March 2014

Almost one in four children across the district did not get a place at their first choice of secondary school, it has been revealed.

When in Rome, do as the Romans do - at Eastburn Junior and Infant School!

Keighley News: Eastburn Junior and Infant School pupils Elena Malee, Freya White, Callum Asquith, Amelia Seddon, Alina Joseph and Hannah Thomas get all dressed up for their Roman Day

3:00pm Friday 14th March 2014

Class three youngsters at Eastburn Junior and Infant School travelled back in time when they returned from their half-term break.

School’s out after 22 years for Laycock Primary supervisor

Keighley News: Pauline Tawfik, who is retiring as a lunchtime supervisor at Laycock Primary after 22 years working at the school

4:11pm Friday 14th March 2014

A retiring staff member at Laycock Primary School said she will miss the pupils who have made her work so worthwhile.

Holy Family Catholic School stage theatre tour

Keighley News: Holy Family Catholic School students during their theatre tour trip to London

4:09pm Friday 14th March 2014

A trip to London proved suitably dramatic for a party of drama students from Keighley.

Weather station forecast at Glusburn Primary School

Keighley News: Glusburn Primary headteacher Richard Hunt pouring rain water on Lois Hunt and Megan Houghton after the school announced it is to be the location for a new weather station

2:52pm Friday 14th March 2014

Youngsters at Glusburn Primary School are keeping a close eye on the weather.

Prize package illustrates value of Merlin Top Primary Academy pupil’s top-notch prose work

Keighley News: Merlin Top Primary Academy pupil, Page Wilson, and headteacher, Mike Harrison, with the framed illustration of the bear from the John Lewis Christmas advert

9:00am Tuesday 11th March 2014

A schoolgirl’s poetic prose had all the bear essentials to earn a prestigious prize.

Strong Close school youngsters learning lessons from China

1:00pm Tuesday 11th March 2014

Fire has been breathed into a Keighley nursery school project.

Coffee time promotes campaign at Glusburn County Primary School

8:00am Monday 10th March 2014

Glusburn County Primary School is marking Fairtrade Fortnight with a number of events.

Trader’s safety appeal for footpath to Oakbank School

Keighley News: Shopkeeper David Mortimer with his petition pleading for safety improvements near Oakbank School

3:00pm Sunday 9th March 2014

A Bracken Bank shopkeeper has launched a petition in support of a school’s campaign for safety improvements at one of its exits.

Children at Bradleys Both Primary School are boxing clever to help victims of Philippines typhoon

Keighley News: Eva Clayton, Will Smith, Niamh McInnes, George Garland, John Utley, Thomas Eaglesfield, Bryan Ayton, Charlie Reader, Imogen OKeefe and Ethan Brockson at the presentation, left

8:00am Sunday 9th March 2014

Children and parents at Bradleys Both Primary School have raised £506 to help the people of the Philippines still struggling after the last November’s typhoon.

Pyjama party for young Hothfield Junior School bookworms

Keighley News: Hothfield Junior School support assistant, Jane Spencer, joins pyjama-clad pupils for a book-reading session as part of efforts to raise vital funds for the Bradford Hospitals Children’s Charity

8:00am Saturday 8th March 2014

School pupils in Silsden raised about £250 to help improve facilities for youngsters in hospital wards.

School injury claims rocket

Keighley News: Councillor Ralph Berry

7:30pm Friday 7th March 2014

The number of compensation claims made against Bradford Council after pupils suffered injuries at school almost doubled in a year.

University Academy Keighley chairman of governors honoured

Keighley News: Nadira Mirza, chairman of governors at University Academy Keighley, who was

12:00pm Saturday 1st March 2014

The chairman of governors at a Keighley school has been honoured for her contribution to education.

Oakworth Primary School pupils enjoy Fairtrade project

Keighley News: Oakworth Primary School pupils Paddy Moran, eight, left, and Asim Khan, seven, get a global view during the Fairtrade event, above.

12:12pm Friday 28th February 2014

A Fairtrade project has given pupils at Oakworth Primary School food for thought.

Stanbury School in tribute to Winter Olympics

Keighley News: Stanbury Primary School pupils join in the ‘curling’ session as part of their ‘Mind and Body Winter Olympics’

12:09pm Friday 28th February 2014

A Worth Valley school paid homage to the Sochi Winter Olympics by adopting a wintry theme for its annual cerebral challenge.

Parkside School pupils enjoy trip to Berlin

Keighley News: Staff and students from Parkside School in Cullingworth during their trip to Berlin in Germany

12:07pm Friday 28th February 2014

Daring escapes, Olympic triumphs and looking at the horror of the Holocaust were among highlights of a school trip to Berlin.

Animal workshop for pupils at Bradleys Both Primary School

Keighley News: Caz Grundy, from Zoolab, is pictured (above) showing pupils Harry Dobson, Isabella Wright and Caz Grundy a corn snake and Australian tree frog

8:00am Wednesday 12th February 2014

Children from Bradleys Both Primary School were treated to a visit from some unusual animals this week.

Cowling South Craven School student engineers top BBC apprenticeship

Keighley News: Oliver Wilkinson, from Cowling, who has won a broadcast engineer apprenticeship with the BBC

12:00pm Wednesday 12th February 2014

A Cowling teenager has beaten off massive competition to secure a coveted job with the BBC.

South Craven School £10 money challenge helps raise more than £3,000 for charity

5:00pm Tuesday 11th February 2014

Three good causes have been given a boost thanks to the dedication and generosity of South Craven School sixth-formers.

Poptastic idea for South Craven School drinks contest

Keighley News: The winning group

1:00pm Tuesday 11th February 2014

A poptastic idea has helped send South Craven School students to the regional finals of an enterprise competition.

Oakbank School science team in robot finals

10:00am Tuesday 11th February 2014

A school science club has won through to the national finals of a robot challenge.

Keighley pop singer talks about drug abuse at South Craven School

Keighley News: Keighley pop singer Amy Harper is joined by South Craven School students during her tour to deliver an anti-drugs message to children

7:00am Monday 10th February 2014

Keighley pop singer Amy Harper brought her anti-drugs tour to home territory.

Cullingworth Primary School teachers learn specialist sporting skills

Keighley News: Cullingworth Primary School pupil Charlie Belt joins the PE session with teacher Liz Rooney and Ed Williams, of Sports Cool, watched by year two children

9:00am Sunday 9th February 2014

Cullingworth teachers are learning about sports from the experts during special PE sessions.

Happy times for Keighley's Holy Family School students

Keighley News: Holy Family School students who were involved in producing their own version of the video accompanying the Pharrell hit song, Happy, which has now gone viral on Internet website YouTube

1:00pm Saturday 8th February 2014

A Keighley school stamped out the January blues by coming together and creating a music video that is fast becoming an online hit.

Hands-on history work at Steeton Primary School

Keighley News: VIEW: Hannah Buchan (left), ten, and Hailey Spencer, 11, with an album from Hailey’s great-grandfather James Holdsworth

6:30pm Friday 7th February 2014

Youngsters in Steeton have been receiving a vivid introduction to what ordinary people experienced during the Second World War.

Haggis on menu for Burns birthday at Stanbury Primary School

Keighley News: Stanbury Primary School headteacher Graham Swinbourne joins pupils (from left) Carmen Illingworth, Titus Buta and Isabel Wood as they prepare for the Burns lunch

12:42pm Friday 31st January 2014

Haggis was on the menu as Stanbury Primary School pupils celebrated the birthday of Scottish poet Robert Burns.

Parkwood Primary tournament players have ‘brilliant’ win

Keighley News: Parkwood Primary School pupils who, won a badminton competition at University Academy Keighley, (back row, from left) Khalil Bahadar, Ciaran O’Shea, Zenab Yasin and Sana Basharat, with (front) Hassan Sultan and Fizzah Ali

12:39pm Friday 31st January 2014

Parkwood Primary School won a recent badminton competition at University Academy Keighley.

Bradleys Both Community Primary told to get better

12:36pm Friday 31st January 2014

A once-outstanding primary school in South Craven has been ordered to improve by Ofsted.

South Craven inspirational achievements for all to see are added to new website

Keighley News: Former South Craven School student, Ben Wood, right, whose inspirational achievements are now available for students to watch online

12:31pm Friday 31st January 2014

The inspirational achievements of a former South Craven pupil are now available for students to watch online via the school’s new website.

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