School Street, Greetland, Halifax, West Yorkshire HX4 8JB
10 reasons to choose The Greetland Academy
The Greetland Academy has a Schoolsmith Score® of 70. It is one of the best state primary schools in Halifax and one of the 3 best independent or state primaries within 3 miles.
The Greetland Academy is a state primary school for boys and girls (50%/50%) between the ages of 4 and 11 years. It is an academy converter. The school is one of the 7 members of Great Heights Academy Trust. The school was also rated as Outstanding by Ofsted in its last (2021) inspection. Reception places are usually oversubscribed every year, on first preference.
Average class size
The Greetland Academy has two classes per year, and an average class size of 29 pupils.
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that The Greetland Academy ranks in the top 17% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, the school achieves above average scores for pupil progress.
The The Greetland Academy curriculum
School curriculum also includes PSHE, French. There is topic-based and thematic teaching for some foundation subjects. The school offers each child a handful of extra-curricular academic activities or hobby clubs.
More on the curriculum
There are regular educational trips for all year groups, visiting speakers and residential trips from Year 4.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with some peripatetic and specialist teaching.
Sport at The Greetland Academy
School offers between 10 and 15 different sports over the course of the year. Competitive teams in major sports from Year 3.
The Arts at The Greetland Academy
Art and music are taught as discrete subjects to all pupils. DT, drama, dance integrated into other subjects. Choir. There are some extra-curricular creative and performing arts clubs.
School hours are staggered by age group from 8.45/8.55am to 3.15/3.30pm. Breakfast club from 8.00am and after school clubs may extend the day to 4.30pm.
Find another school near The Greetland Academy
Huddersfield Grammar School (4.8 miles); Rishworth School (4.9 miles).
The Crossley Heath School (3.4 miles); Greenhead College (5.3 miles); Trinity Academy, Halifax (5.9 miles).