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  • Snow

    8th March 2018

    School is now closed due to staff being unable to get to school. 

  • Snow Closure Update

    8th March 2018

    Thank you for your patience today. School will be open as normal tomorrow Friday 9th March.

  • SCHOOL OPEN TODAY 02.03.18

    2nd March 2018

    School is open today as normal, staff and children should not rush to arrive by 8.50am. Please be careful when travelling, roads and streets around the site are icy. If you do not feel it is safe to travel to school please inform the school office and the absence will be authorised. School will close promptly at 3.30pm, with no after school club except for Garforth Kids Club.

  • World Book Day

    2nd March 2018

    World Book Day will now be celebrated on Mondy 5th March. The theme is Harry Potter/Witches and Wizards, however children can come to school in a costume for any of their favourite book characters. Mrs. Kirkham and her team are preparing a special Harry Potter themed lunch and there are fun activities planned for the day in classes.

  • Snow Closure

    1st March 2018


    School will be closed today 1/3/18 due to the severe nature of the weather.

    The safety of children and staff travelling to and from school is our key priority and we appreciate your understanding.

    A decision will be made tomorrow morning as early as possible regarding a further closure.



  • Snow Closure

    1st March 2018

    Update 18.30pm 01.03.18

    The snow conditions are improving but the forecast is for icy conditions. A decision as to whether the school site is open to staff and children will be made tomorrow morning (Friday 2nd March), considering travelling conditions and safety around the site.

  • Closed due to snow - 28th Feb 2018

    28th February 2018

    We are closed today due to the snow.

  • Closed due to snow 28th February 2018

    28th February 2018

    We are closed today due to the snow

  • Ofsted News

    13th December 2017

    East Garforth Primary Academy is a 'Good' school.

    In June 2017 Ofsted commented that:

    'Pupils achieve well as a result of good teaching'.

    'Pupils display good attitudes, focus on their work and behave well'. 

    'Leaders ensure that pupils make good progress'.

    We are thrilled with the findings of this inspection and continue to strive to provide an excellent education for all.

    Please visit to read the full report.

  • Open Morning for Reception Starters Sep 18

    2nd November 2017

    We are holding an open morning on Tuesday 7th November at 9:15am for parents / carers looking for Reception places in September 18. Please come along!

  • Wallop Zones Cricket coming to EGPA

    24th March 2017

    Michael Vaughan's Cricket Summer Camp is coming to East Garforth Primary Academy from the 21st-25th August. Book online at or call 01785 711572.

  • **New Flexible Nursery Places available **

    6th March 2017

    We have new flexible Nursery places available from April 2017. Please contact school to find out more details or book a school tour.

    Telephone 0113 212 7100

  • West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue

    23rd February 2017

    West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue delivered a very informative session to our Y5's about being safe in the car as well as being aware of fire safety in the home. Thank you to them for helping us to keep our children safe. 

  • Robinwood Assembly

    23rd February 2017

    We welcomed mums, dads and relatives to school today to hear about the fantastic time we had at Robinwood. The photos are now all available on the Robinwood page in the Teaching and Learning section of the website. What lovely memories we have. The children were a credit to their parents as well as the school! Bring on next year!

  • Young Voices

    12th January 2017

    We had a great night at Young Voices at Sheffield Arena on Wednesday 11th January. The children were a credit to the school and made the teachers so proud of them. What an amazing event it was, awesome singing, incredible dancing and beatboxing! Bring on next year!

    Follow us on Twitter to see more photos from the evening @EastGarforth_PA

  • ***New Nursery Offer***

    3rd January 2017

    We are delighted to announce that we will be extending our current Nursery offer. From Tuesday 18th April 2017 we will be able to offer the following hours to our children and families:







    Option A


    8:45- 11:45

    8:45- 11:45

    8:45- 11:45

    8:45- 11:45

    8:45- 11:45

    Option B







    Option C Beginning of the week

    8:45 – 3:15





    Option D

    End of the week



    12:15 – 3:15


    8:45 – 3:15


    8:45 – 3:15


    If your child will be 3 years old on or after April 1

  • ***Christmas Fair***

    12th December 2016

    A fantastic evening was had by all at the Christmas Fair. Thank you to all the families who supported this event and to all the volunteers who worked so hard to make sure the event was a success. There are some unclaimed raffle prizes, please check your tickets

    No: 445, 138, 3, 273, 274, 267, 412

    Are you a winner? Please come to the school office to collect your prize.

  • ***Christmas Fair***

    9th December 2016

    Today's the day! Come and join us for an evening of festive treats. Cafe, Santa's Grotto, Christmas crafts and agmes, and much much more! It's set to be a wonderful evening and a big thanks to all the lovely mums giving up their free time to come and set it all up.

  • ***Christmas Fair***

    2nd December 2016

    Only 7 sleeps till our PTA Christmas Fair. Today the children have come laden with chocolate and sweets for tombola prizes. Getting excited!!!!!!!

    Follow us on Twitter @EastGarforth_PA to see more exciting news

  • Decorating the tree

    2nd December 2016

    From the Foundation Stage up to Year 6, every child has made their own tree decoration. Today we had a very festive assembly singing and having lots of fun whilst we hung our decorations. Our tree looks amazing!