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 National Space Centre Trip

Our Year 7 pupils enjoyed a trip to the National Space Centre last week, broadening their knowledge of this important area of our past and of our future.  On arrival in Leicester, the pupils were immediately awestruck by the museum’s iconic Rocket Tower.  They... read more

Visiting Speaker For Lower Sixth English Literature

Our Lower Sixth English Literature group this week enjoyed a seminar about Shakespeare led by Vicki Cooper, a visiting speaker from the University of Leeds.  Focused on the different ways in which ‘Othello’ can be interpreted, Vicki led the session in the style of a... read more