Stopping the cyber bullies

1:10pm Monday 19th May 2014

A survey by a Keighley e-learning company has revealed nearly two-thirds of primary school teachers don’t know how to stop children using social networking sites.

Pupils create music for festival concert

Keighley News: Malcolm Hanson and Haworth Primary School deputy headteacher, Caron Stone, putting pupils through their paces during music rehearsals

1:03pm Monday 19th May 2014

Haworth children are creating a ‘scratch orchestra’ to perform during Keighley Festival.

Crossflatts Primary School learn in gardens

Keighley News: British Gas volunteers carrying out planting at Crossflatts Primary School

1:30pm Monday 19th May 2014

Pupils’ enthusiasm for gardening at Crossflatts Primary School has been fuelled by British Gas.

Speaking of success

Keighley News: Members of South Craven School’s year seven and eight  team, from left, Elliot Whitehead, Hannah Goldblum and Emily Cramby.

1:19pm Monday 19th May 2014

South Craven School students are the talk of the town!

Families enjoy night at the movies

1:17pm Monday 19th May 2014

Glusburn Primary School pupils went to the movies – and helped raise money for people in disaster zones.

Activities fire children’s imaginations

Keighley News: Activities fire children’s imaginations

1:13pm Monday 19th May 2014

Keighley children hit the target with outdoor lessons aimed at helping their classroom studies.

Parkside School pupils take to the track for go-karting

Keighley News: Parkside School students get kitted out for their day on the go-kart track, which they received as reward for their academic achievements

1:06pm Monday 19th May 2014

Parkside School students took to the track as a reward for their academic achievements.

South Craven welcomes proposals to improve careers information

Keighley News: South Craven MP Julian Smith

12:02pm Monday 12th May 2014

South Craven’s MP has welcomed government efforts to improve the standard of careers advice given in schools.

Pupils aim high at climbing competition

Keighley News: Elliott Allen

11:57am Monday 12th May 2014

High Adventure outdoor centre in Cowling hosted the inter-school climbing competition for primary schools.

New Head brings a samba beat to Bradleys Both Primary School

Keighley News: Bradley  Primary School’s new headteacher, Barry Rogers, is hoping to improve its fortunes after a ‘requires improvement’ grade from Ofsted

11:53am Monday 12th May 2014

A newly appointed headteacher will bring the rhythms of samba to the children of Bradleys Both Primary School.

Keighley firm inspires pupils to create their own furniture

Keighley News: Carol Moore, internal sales co-ordinator with British Thornton ESF, joins children from Our Lady of Victories Primary School with the furniture they made

11:51am Monday 12th May 2014

A Keighley manufacturing firm has been helping to inspire and educate primary school children.

Goalkeeper saves best advice for pupils at Oakbank

Keighley News: Chesterfield FC goalkeeper and former pupil Tom Lee receives artwork from student Amy Berry

11:48am Monday 12th May 2014

Professional footballer Tom Lee has returned to his old stomping ground.

Generations working together on film

Keighley News: Mavis Clarkson shows off her hopscotch skills watched by visitors Edgar Clarkson and Corrie Sunderland, with Hothfield Junior School pupils, from left, Hannah Griffiths, Ben Walker, Ella Thornber and David Tabszewski

11:42am Monday 12th May 2014

A new film project is bringing together the generations in Steeton, Silsden and Addingham.

Youngsters ‘graduate’ after jobs sessions at Aire View Infant School

Keighley News: Aire View Infant School headteacher, Vicky Bottomley, with pupils dressed in gowns and mortar boards for their university-style graduation

4:41pm Friday 25th April 2014

Pupils were rewarded for their enthusiastic participation in a project to give them a taste of what jobs they might want to do one day.

‘Stop the Clock’ for special day at Oakbank School

Keighley News: Enjoying the robotics session are Freya Hudson, Katie Carrington and Zara Bell

4:56pm Friday 25th April 2014

Oakbank School students in Keighley took time out from usual lessons to tackle a variety of activities during a special ‘Stop the Clock’ event.

Merlin Top Youngsters brush up on basic cooking skills

Keighley News: Merlin Top Academy pupils Olivia Zalewska, Page Wilson and Jessica Dunning try their hand at cooking at Oakbank School

4:54pm Friday 25th April 2014

Budding chefs from Merlin Top Acade-my at Guard House cooked up a treat during a visit to Oakbank School.

Big smiles as fun run gets underway

Keighley News: Some of the Holy Family Catholic School students taking part in the annual charity fun run

4:51pm Friday 25th April 2014

School pupils made good use of Cliffe Castle Museum’s grounds by taking part in an annual charity fun run.

1,200 won’t go to first choice school across district

4:49pm Friday 25th April 2014

Nearly 1,200 children across the district have been told they will not be going to their first-choice primary school in September.

Oxenhope pupils spread Easter cheer

Keighley News: Oxenhope Primary School pupils with a few of the 128 eggs collected, which were donated to underprivileged children

4:46pm Friday 25th April 2014

Vulnerable and underprivileged children across Bradford district were given some Easter cheer thanks to the efforts of pupils from Oxenhope Primary School.

Sweet treat as Sutton pupils serve up Porridge

Keighley News: Ewan Hanbury-Wallace, left, as Papa Bear, and Brody Raw, playing Jack Spratt, in Sutton CP School’s performance of Porridge

4:43pm Friday 25th April 2014

A fun-filled production by primary school pupils in Sutton entertained parents, staff and children at Glusburn Institute.

Children get creative with hard-boiled eggs

Keighley News: Showing off their competition entries are, from the left, Izzy Green, Katie Fannon, Louis Smith and Madeehah Hussain

8:00am Sunday 20th April 2014

Pupils at Eastburn Junior & Infant School produced eggs-traordinary creations.

Eggstra decorations impress judges

Keighley News: Riley Labeak, Brooke Carter, Princess Buma, Abigail Bailey

5:30am Sunday 20th April 2014

Pupils and their families responded creatively and imaginatively to a school Easter egg decoration contest.

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.

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