BIRKENSHAW Middle School is top of the class when it comes to English and maths.
The school has just achieved the Basic Skills Quality Mark 2 for the second time, recognising that the school is dedicated to improving standards in reading, writing, speaking and listening, and also in maths. Birkenshaw Middle is the only secondary school in Kirklees to have achieved it.
Assistant headteacher Miss Lynn Stephenson said: “It shows the work we do in school is valued. We are very proud of everyone involved with the school who has helped us achieve this.”