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

Army Benevolent Fund

We will be holding a cake sale on Monday 24th November.  All funds raised will be donated to the Army Benevolent Fund (The Soldiers Charity).  We would be very grateful for any donations of cakes/b... Read more >>

Shoebox Appeal

Operation Christmas Child is the world's largest children's Christmas project, run by the Christian relief and development organisation Samaritan's Purse.  If your child would like to support this ... Read more >>

Children in Need

We have had a fun Friday November 14th and managed to raise £507.40 so far and still counting. Well done to all staff and students who dressed up, baked cakes and took part in raising the total above.  The money will be forwarded to Children in Need and put to use for needy children as soon as possible.  Click here for information about how he money is used. ... Read more >>

Absence Reporting / Attendance

For our students to gain the greatest benefit from their education it is vital that they attend regularly and that they are in school and on time every day the school is open. Please note reports of absence can only be taken by phone.   Parents / carers please call the absence line for each day of absence on 01423 714109.  This line has a voice mail facility and is available 24 hours.  Emails are no longer acceptable as a means of communicating absence information.   ... Read more >>

Fellbeck Feast Supports Us

For the second year running, the Fellbeck Feast has donated £1000 to the Nidderdale High School minibus fund.  The Fellbeck Feast is an annual ‘Harvest Festival’ type show hosted by Colin and Tracy Siddley; the landlords at the Half Moon Inn, Fellbeck. Locally grown produce is exhibited together with flower arrangements, a baking section and a variety of handicrafts.    ... 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 >>