On the 1st November 2010, Garforth Green Lane Primary School became one of the first seven primary schools in England to become a primary academy and changed its name to Green Lane Primary Academy (GLPA).
GLPA is a successful school in the outer east side of Leeds in the community of Garforth and works in partnership with the Delta Academies Trust.
The academy has a strong ethos with highly qualified and dedicated staff who believe in supporting the development of successful, well-rounded children who will become positive members of the community.
As of 1st September 2014, Green Lane has a 60 intake on entry from Reception to Year 6 with a 52 place nursery. The current roll includes 425 children from Nursery to Year 6. The academy has an outstanding reputation within the local community and surrounding areas and is highly preferenced for reception and in year transfer admissions. Over the last 5 years, GLPA has become a popular local primary with most mobility happening with new in-year transfers from new families moving into the area.