Queen Mary’s is a thriving day and boarding school, between Ripon and Thirsk, for girls aged 3-16 and boys ages 3-7. Examination results are excellent across all subject areas and staff cultivate the culture, community and support networks to provide a personal approach to educating the whole child. Queen Mary’s size and ethos allows for full flexibility and early leadership opportunities. Included within the impressive range of extra-curricular activities is Outdoor Education including canoeing, climbing and overnight camps alongside a strong Music Department and an Equestrian Centre where girls often compete at national level.
Horsforth School, located in northwest Leeds is consistently one of the top performing non–selective schools in the region.
At Horsforth we have an excellent academic record, results are consistently above the national average and our sixth form has been judged as ‘Outstanding’. We firmly believe in opportunity and achievement for all and are proud to provide a first class education that equips students with the confidence, competence, knowledge, skills and understanding to fit easily and actively into a rapidly changing society. We aim to ensure that all students enjoy learning and achieve their potential, not just in their studies but also creatively, practically and in sporting activities.
Bedale High School is located in a small market town in North Yorkshire, which is seen as the ‘gateway’ to the Yorkshire dales. Bedale is a school that is firmly rooted in its community and there is a deep commitment to deliver an outstanding education for every student, whatever their background and whatever their ability. Our ethos is simple ‘excellence for all’ – we want every student to enjoy their experience at Bedale High School as much as possible because we know that happy learners make sucessful learners. What we talk of inside school is “doing things the Bedale way”, this is based around these values of having a positive ‘attitude’ to learning, ‘respect’ of everyone we are learning alongside and high levels of commitment’ from everyone – our expectation is that all staff and students play a full and active role within the school.
Ashville College is a day and boarding school for boys and girls aged 3-18 situated in Harrogate. Ashville has a proud past and an even brighter future ahead. Our values remain loyal to our Methodist traditions, where each child is known and nurtured within a caring, safe and supportive environment.
Ashville has a clear focus on academic excellence, enabling our pupils to be prepared for life in an increasingly complex world without ever losing sight of the individual child, their own talents and their wider development. Our commitment to an inclusive education, where individuals are valued wherever their talents lie, is at the heart of all we do to ensure pupils are ‘the best versions of themselves’.
Ashville’s 2018 A level results statistics increased in every headline category at A*, A*/A and A*-B. In the case of A*, our pupils achieved double the national %. For GCSE results, Ashville pupils outperformed the national norm, with our A*/A % at GCSE across all subjects being double the national %.
Allerton High School is a caring, inclusive school, with students from a diverse range of backgrounds. It has a track record of academic success with students in 2015 achieving excellent results in a wide range of subjects, with 79% achieving 5A*-C grades including English & Maths – the schools’ best results ever. The facilities include a multi-faith centre, a fully equipped fitness studio, dance studio and sports hall with climbing wall. Allerton High School was judged as good by Ofsted.
Boroughbridge High School is an expanding 11 – 18 comprehensive school which serves the needs of students from the community of Boroughbridge and the surrounding area. Our school aim in ‘Aspiration and Support for All’ and, to achieve this, we focus on creating high quality learning experiences supported by strong pastoral care. From September 2016, we’ll have a collaborative Sixth Form, working with Easingwold School and Thirsk School, to ensure students have access to a broad and balanced curriculum at post – 16.
Our mission is to ensure individual achievement and personal growth and to provide extensive opportunities for the development of the whole individual. Personal development is promoted strongly through the curriculum. May 2015 Ofsted report quotes – “Around the school, students and staff treat each other with dignity and respect”. “Personal development is promoted strongly through the curriculum. There are highly effective experiences throughout the curriculum that develop students’ spiritual, moral, social and cultural understanding well.
Ripon Grammar School is an outstanding, selective, co-educational state school with boarding accommodation for up to one hundred students, making us unique in Yorkshire and one of a small, select group of schools in the country. The school is forward-looking with state-of-the-art facilities, complementing a spacious green field site on the outskirts of the city.
Ryedale School is a leading secondary comprehensive with results that place us amongst the highest performing schools in North Yorkshire. We are committed to combining the very best educational provision with high expectations and traditional values. Building on our ‘Outstanding’ judgements (OFSTED 2012, Local Authority review 2015), we are continually developing and improving the educational experience for all learners. Our dynamic and inspirational team of staff deliver a high quality learning experience where every student has the opportunity to excel. We have established a creative and inclusive atmosphere in which individual talents are nurtured and allowed to flourish. Our extensive range of extra-curricular activities develop skills, interests, relationships and most importantly the students’ enjoyment of school life and learning..
St Aidans, Harrogate is a mixed comprehensive school that has been judged Outstanding 3 times by Ofsted. The Associated Sixth form that it shares with St John Fisher RC High School is the largest school based sixth form in the country. The school enjoys high levels of satisfaction from pupils, parents and staff and is regularly over-subscribed. It is placed highly in all league tables.
Our mission as a joint Catholic and Church of England school is routed in the gospel values of love of God and love of neighbour. Our young people treat others with dignity and respect and have high expectations of themselves and others, encouraging each other to succeed. Academic excellence is our first priority and a positive approach to learning is at the heart of our school.
The Catholic School system has long been renowned for its high standards of education. St John Fisher carries on this tradition, having a great deal to offer. As well as achieving academic excellence, we also provide an education based upon Gospel values, promoting the growth of the whole child, ensuring that they make the best of their talents. Our aim is to enable all our young people to gain the skills, knowledge and confidence to enrich their own lives and the society in which they live.