Headteacher's welcome

Nidderdale High School and Community College is a thriving 11 - 16 Comprehensive School set in the glorious rural location of Nidderdale an area of outstanding natural beauty.

The school is very ambitious for all our students - your children.  We have a simple, but powerful school aim - "Achievement for All".

We set very high expectations for all our young people both academically; in terms of progress and in regard to their behaviour.  We aim for all our students to develop a desire to invest in their own learning and fully prepare to take on the challenges of a rapidly changing 21st Century global society.

Students in return can expect our commitment to the highest possible quality of teaching, care and support.

News and Features

Cashless Catering - Update

Thank you to everyone for your assistance in getting the cashless catering system up and running so smoothly. After the first 10 days of the new system we have over 67% of students using biometric recognition, more can still be added if required, but parental permission must be given first.   ... Read more >>

Theatre Trip - Hairspray. FULL!

Community Theatre Trip to the Grand Opera House York to see Hairspray. Friday 27th March 2015, 7.30pm (mini-bus departs NHS&CC at 5.45pm)... Read more >>

The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe - Tickets on sale NOW!

Tickets are now on sale from the school reception, for you to see an unforgettable performance of The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe, with a land of talking animals and mythical creatures.  Perfor... Read more >>

Timings of the School Day from September 2015

Dear Parents and carers, please see the letter regarding a change to the school day timings from September 2015 and express your views at the meeting referred to in the letter or email in to ... Read more >>

Rag Bag Textile Recycling Scheme

Thank you to all those who use the Rag Bag textile recycling bank situated in the far corner of the school/leisure centre carpark.  We recently had this emptied and the contents raised £60.80 for t... Read more >>

National Rotary Young Chef preliminary round

Congratulations to Fraser Abbot, Anna Archer and Francesca Pullen for taking part in the National Rotary Young Chef competition.  The preliminary round was held at Nidderdale High School.  The winn... Read more >>