An All-round Education With An Academic Edge

Silcoates School, an independent school in Wakefield, West Yorkshire, for boys and girls aged 3 – 18


Welcome to the Silcoates School website. Silcoates is a happy and successful school, with a long tradition of providing a positive educational experience.  The staff and pupils are justifiably proud of the School, and we work together to create and maintain a high-achieving, well-organised and friendly community in which everyone is encouraged to make the very best of their individual talents, both inside and outside the classroom. #ForTheLoveOfSchool

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Year 9 Health Related Fitness

Our Year 9 boys have been following a unit of Health Related Fitness in their PE lessons this term, including an introduction to weight training, fitness testing and circuit training.  This unit of work gives them an insight into what GCSE PE involves and also helps... read more

Year 8 Persuasive Speaking

Some of our Year 8 pupils have been practising their persuasive writing and speaking skills in Dr Johnson’s class this week.  Having learned key techniques in crafting a speech, as well key aspects of delivering it, including eye contact, gestures and voice... read more