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 1 Detective Work

The children in Year 1 had a go at being real detectives last week, when they had to use all their senses to solve a mystery by helping out a little girl who had lost her teddy bear.  Unfortunately, the bear had got mixed in with lots of other bears, so the children...

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Reception Fine Motor Skills

The children in our Reception Class have been working hard on developing their fine motor skills.  On ‘Fun Friday’ last week, we got to grips with using scissors, we threaded shoe laces, used tweezers to pick up objects and did some spot painting using cotton buds. ...

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