Get in the Christmas spirit with the University of Huddersfield Brass Ensembles this December. The Kirklees Concert Season has looked a little different this year, and the Christmas concert is no exception. The University of Huddersfield Brass Band normally performs at both the Huddersfield and Dewsbury Town Hall Lunchtime concert series. Sadly, this year due to COVID-19 restrictions, these concertsRead more
Category Archives: Families
Four of our primary schools walked their way into the top ten in West Yorkshire for their achievements in a walking challenge. Orchard Primary School, Gomersal St. Mary’s Church Primary School, Gomersal Primary School and Moldgreen Community Primary School were amongst the thirteen schools across Kirklees that were part of WOW’s Walk to School Week. WOW is a pupil-led programmeRead more
Do you have a child who is due to start attending reception class at primary school, or transfer to a junior, middle or secondary school, in September 2021?
School applications for next September are now open on our website.Read more
The way children and young people are supported in Kirklees has made further “significant progress”, the government has confirmed.Read more
On Tuesday 25th August, we joined Jack Noel, author and illustrator of ‘My Headteacher is an Evil Genius’.
The session was a special ‘young presenter take-over’, hosted by May and Poppy, while Jack gave us an excerpt from his book, talked about pets and showed us all how to draw his favourite characters!Read more
The way that some maternity services are delivered has changed during the COVID-19 pandemic. We’re working with the NHS in Kirklees and our local Maternity Voices Partnership to understand the impact of these changes on new mums, pregnant women and families. How will we do this? We would like to hear from you if you have used maternity services duringRead more
As part of the latest Library Adventures Live! we joined our fantastic Librarian Kirstie and brilliant author, Emma Rea.Read more
Are you thinking about a different career or a change in direction? You don’t need any special qualifications to become a foster carer for a local child – and it can be incredibly rewarding.Read more