Green Lane Primary Academy
Leeds, United Kingdom
About Green Lane Primary Academy
Garforth Green Lane Primary School is a successful, innovative and forward-looking school situated in Garforth, West Yorkshire. We aim to create an exciting and stimulating, secure and happy environment for children of all levels and abilities to flourish and develop a life-long love of learning.
We teach core subjects of Maths, English, Science and Information Technology and Foundation Subjects of Geography, History, Art, Music, PE and Design Technology. The school places high importance on music and had a wide variety of extra-curricular activities offering children the chance to take part in various sports, arts and crafts and to learn various musical instruments.
In addition, our school has a council made up from pupils who act as representatives for their peers and they provide useful information and feedback for the school to make any improvements.
Interaction from parents is also encouraged.
The school is semi-open plan with 11 teaching areas, shared activity and computer areas, libraries, resource areas and two large school halls. There is also a part time nursery unit with its’ own facilities and secure outdoor area. Our school kitchen provides a wide ranging menu using freshly prepared ingredients as part of our Healthy Schools agenda.
Local Area Information & Facilities:
Garforth Green Lane Primary School is situated in a residential area of Garforth, a small commuter town on the eastern rim of the city of Leeds.
Leeds is only a short drive away and has a number of cosmopolitan bars and clubs, theatres, restaurants, historical attractions, sports facilities and shopping centres. It also boasts a number of large retail outlets.
Garforth is well served by transport links.
By road: The A1 and M1 are a short drive away, and have both recently been linked by an extension of the M1 which passes to the West and North of the town accessed nearby at Junctions 46 and 47.
By rail: There are 2 railway stations: Garforth and East Garforth, which are both on the mainline route between Leeds, York, and North Eastern England to Scotland, and also between Leeds, Selby and Hull and the East Yorkshire coastal resorts.