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


A collection is being held on Monday 20th October 2014.  Items that you can donate:  ... Read more >>

Sainsbury's Sports Mark

Nidderdale High School has achieved the Silver Award for the Sainsbury’s School Games mark. This shows that we have made a considerable commitment to the development of competition across our school and into the community. It is also awarded for the ongoing development of physical education, school sport and competition. Next year we are aiming for Gold! ... Read more >>

Kenya School Link - News Update

The recent Nidderdale Agricultural Show marked one year since teachers from our link schools visited us. A lot has happened in the background with the link since then and efforts are being made to bring these initiatives to fruition before moving on to new things. ... Read more >>

Duke of Edinburgh Bronze Award News

Year 10 and 11 students completed their final Bronze expedition as part of their Duke of Edinburgh award. They completed a two day and one night expedition around the Grassington area.... Read more >>

GCSE Results 2014

The students at Nidderdale High School and Community College have once again achieved some fantastic results.... Read more >>

Wear it Yellow Day

School celebrated Le Grand Depart on Thursday 3rd July by participating in the Ackrills inspired "Wear it Yellow" day.... Read more >>