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 7 History Bartering

Our Year 7 pupils have been learning in their History lessons about how difficult it was to survive in medieval times.  In a bartering game, they all had a role to play from an imaginary village, swapping and haggling to stay alive.  The pupils soon learned that the... read more

Junior School Book Fair

We would like to say a big thank you to the Parents Association for organising this year’s Book Fair for the Junior School.  There was an amazing array of books on offer and all the pupils got the opportunity to visit the fair to buy some new books.  It is great to... read more
Year 7 Entrance Exams - Friday 29th January 2016 - Registering Now