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 3 Measure Up Nicely

Our Year 3 pupils have been consolidating their learning about measuring this week, working with the mathematical facts that 1cm is equal to 10mm, 1m is equal to 100cm and 1m is also 1000mm.  The children have taken part in estimating and measuring objects around the... read more

No Headaches For Upper Sixth Chemists

As we’ve highlighted before, one of the real advantages of studying the science subjects in the Sixth Form at Silcoates is the small class sizes and the consequent opportunities for everyone to take part in a lot of practical work.  Here you can see the Upper Sixth... read more
Year 7 Entrance Exams - Friday 29th January 2016 - Registering Now