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Holy Family Catholic School, Keighley

Holy Family Catholic School
Holy Family Catholic School, Keighley
Motto "Faith and Endeavour"
Established 1965 as The Holy Family Catholic School
Type Voluntary aided
Religion Catholic
Headteacher Mr Martin Hings
Location Spring Gardens Lane
Keighley
West Yorkshire
England
Students 893[1]
Ages 11–19
Houses      Fountains
     Jervaulx
     Rievaulx
Website .uk.ac.ngfl.holyfamilywww

The Holy Family Catholic School is a mixed Catholic comprehensive school and sixth form serving the Parishes and communities in and around the districts of Keighley, Haworth, and Skipton in West Yorkshire, England,

Officially opened in May 1965.[2] It is a voluntary aided 11–19 school administered by the board of Governors under the trusteeship of the Diocese of Leeds. The school recently celebrated its 50th birthday.[3]

Contents

  • Location 1
  • School prayer 2
  • Notable alumni and people with school links 3
  • References 4

Location

The school is situated on the outskirts of Keighley with views across the Aire Valley.

School prayer

God our Father, You created us And through your Son, Jesus, Made us members of your holy family, The Church.

Fill us with the gift of your Holy Spirit, that we may have the strength to care for one another and the courage to lead our lives following the example of your Son.

Mary, Mother of God, keep us from harm. Joseph, patron of all workers, Help us to develop our talents to the best of our ability.[4]

Notable alumni and people with school links

  • Danny Ryan - Former head teacher. Following his death the Danny Ryan Fund was set up in 1985 to help children who have shown courage in the face of adversity.
  • James Atkin – Former chart-topping, globe-trotting pop star. Lead member of band EMF. Currently works as a music teacher at the school.[5]
  • Sean Gilligan - Former pupil and successful local businessman. Managing Director of Webanywhere Ltd in the UK and Webanywhere, Inc in the US.

References

  1. ^ Hings, Martin Hings. "Headteachers' Welcome". Holy Family Catholic School -. Retrieved 20 June 2015. 
  2. ^ Shand, Alaistar. "Holy Family School in Keighley is officially opened". Keighley News. Retrieved 20 June 2015. 
  3. ^ Miran, Rahman. "Huge turnout at Keighley Holy Family Catholic School's 50th anniversary celebration". Keighley News. Retrieved 20 June 2015. 
  4. ^ Holy Family Catholic School. "School Ethos". The Holy Family Catholic School. Retrieved 20 June 2015. 
  5. ^ David, Knights. "Chart-topping Keighley music teacher James Atkin from EMF prepares to release solo album". Keighley News. Retrieved 20 June 2015. 
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