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This area provides information about Council Services provided to Schools.

Please see the services listed below. In each of the service areas you will find guidance and advice as well as general information.

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Also available in this area are general information and guidance for schools which is not covered by a particular service area.

Index of Services: read more

School Admissions

On these pages you can find information on how to apply for a school place in York, and general advice and support for school admissions and appeals.

In the left hand panel (click here to refresh if you have navigated to this page), you can link to specific areas such as starting primary or secondary school for the first time, or how to apply for a school place.

The Guide for Parents contains information that we recommend all parent/carers consider before making an application. If you have any queries, please contact us. read more

School Improvement Service

The School Improvement Service (SIS) is part of the Education and Skills Portfolio within Adults, Children and Education.

The Service

The Service provides a wide range of support from School Improvement specialists. The team is enhanced by support from National and Local Leaders of Education, headteachers, leading practitioners and external consultants who work on specific projects, initiatives and formulation/implementation of strategic plans. The work of the service is steered by priorities set out in key strategic plans and by the York Education Partnership (YEP). The Service continues to develop and innovate within the context of national reform and local needs. read more

Address and contact details

Knavesmire Primary School
Campleshon Road
York
YO23 1HY

Telephone: 01904 554445

Email: knavesmire.school@york.gov.uk

Website: www.knavesmireprimary.co.uk

DfE number

8162011

School type

Academy

Multi Academy Trust

South Bank Academy Trust

Current Reception admissions policy

2018-2019 Policy Reception Community and Voluntary Controlled Schools

Age range

5 to 11

Nursery

Yes

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Address and contact details

Copmanthorpe Primary School
Low Green
Copmanthorpe
York
YO23 3SB

Telephone: 01904 554535

Email: copmanthorpe.primary@york.gov.uk

Website: www.copmanthorpeprimary.co.uk

DfE number

8162013

School type

Community

Current Reception admissions policy

2018-2019 Policy Reception Community and Voluntary Controlled Schools

Age range

5 to 11

Opening hours

Key Stage 1: 8.45am to 3.00pm, Key Stage 2: 8.45am to 3.15pm

Headteacher

Jenny Rogers

Pupil count

395 pupils in May 2017

Ward

Copmanthorpe

Address and contact details

St. Paul’s Church of England Primary School
St. Paul’s Terrace
Holgate
York
YO24 4BJ

Telephone: 01904 625240

Email: stpauls.primary@york.gov.uk

Website: www.stpaulsprimaryyork.com

DfE number

8163003

School type

Voluntary Controlled

Current Reception admissions policy

2018-2019 Policy Reception Community and Voluntary Controlled Schools

Age range

5 to 11

Opening hours

8.45am to 3.15pm

Headteacher

Fiona Bennett (Acting)

Pupil count

170 pupils in May 2017

Ward

Holgate

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This is a good school

  • Pupils achieve well. Attainment is usually significantly above average in English and mathematics by the end of Year 6.
  • Pupils read exceptionally well for their age. This is a strength of the school.
  • Disabled pupils and those with special educational needs make excellent progress, including those with the most complex needs.
  • Teaching is good. Lessons are well-organised and pupils are keen to learn.
  • Outstanding leadership of teaching gives teachers expert guidance on how to improve their practice.
  • Pupils feel very safe. They say, ‘We’re not a bullying school,’ and their parents agree.
  • Pupils behave extremely well both in lessons and around the school. Older pupils look after younger ones and playtimes are fun.
  • Attendance is now above average and shows improvement each year.
  • Outstanding leadership and management ensure that the school’s Christian values underpin pupils’ education.
  • Developing pupils’ spiritual, moral, social and cultural awareness lies at the heart of the school’s rich curriculum.
  • Governors give the school high level support and challenge. This helps the school to build on its strengths and to improve further.
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    Skelton

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    Skelton Primary School

    Address and contact details

    Skelton Primary School
    Brecksfield
    Skelton
    York
    YO30 1YB

    Telephone: 01904 555170

    Email: psskelton@york.gov.uk

    Website: www.skeltonprimaryschool.org

    DfE number

    8162169

    School type

    Community

    Current Reception admissions policy

    2018-2019 Policy Reception Community and Voluntary Controlled Schools

    Age range

    5 to 11

    Opening hours

    8.45am to 3.30pm

    Headteacher

    Alison Halley

    Pupil count

    72 pupils in May 2017

    Ward

    Rural West York

    Rufforth

    Rufforth Primary School

    Address and contact details

    Rufforth Primary School
    Wetherby Road
    Rufforth
    York
    YO23 3QF

    Telephone: 01904 555365

    Email: rufforth.primary@york.gov.uk

    Website: www.rufforthprimary.co.uk

    DfE number

    8162349

    School type

    Community

    Current Reception admissions policy

    2018-2019 Policy Reception Community and Voluntary Controlled Schools

    Age range

    5 to 11

    Opening hours

    8.50am to 3.10pm

    Headteacher

    Jo Slack

    Pupil count

    97 pupils in May 2017

    Ward

    Rural West York

    Dringhouses

    Dringhouses Primary School

    Address and contact details

    Dringhouses Primary School
    St Helen’s Road
    York
    YO24 1HW

    Telephone: 01904 553940

    Email: dringhouses.primary@york.gov.uk

    Website: www.dringhouses.york.sch.uk

    DfE number

    8162007

    School type

    Community

    Current Reception admissions policy

    2018-2019 Policy Reception Community and Voluntary Controlled Schools

    Age range

    5 to 11

    Opening hours

    8.45am to 3.15pm

    Headteacher

    Gill Williams

    Pupil count

    289 pupils in May 2017

    Ward

    Dringhouses and Woodthorpe