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Welcome to The Farnley Academy

As Principal of The Farnley Academy, I am delighted to welcome you to our school.

As part of The GORSE Academies Trust, The Farnley Academy has gone from strength to strength and now boasts a number of educational accolades including most recently a prestigious position in the Top 5% of all schools nationally! The GORSE Academies Trust is an organisation driven entirely by the desire to provide an exceptional education to some of the most disadvantaged students in Leeds.

The Farnley Academy is a consistently high performing secondary school serving the community of Farnley and other surrounding areas. In 2018/19, our students achieved a remarkable 80% grade 4+ and 58% grade 5+ in both English and Mathematics, firmly cementing our academy as the highest performing secondary school in the area by a significant margin.

As an academy, we are fortunate to be housed in exceptional buildings which underwent a £23m refurbishment in 2012. The staff and students of the academy benefit from a bright, vibrant, heavily-resourced learning environment, which is highly flexible to meet the needs of the 21st Century learner.

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