Find All Schools in Wakefield - 157 Schools.

There are 157 schools and 92 nurseries located in Wakefield.

Facts About Wakefield Schools

Best Schools in Wakefield

Top 5 Nurseries

School name
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The Castle Nursery School
Age: 2-5 yr 107 students
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Crigglestone Nursery School
Age: 3-5 yr 97 students
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Harewood Centre Nursery School
Age: 2-4 yr 71 students
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The Clubhouse
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Little People Nursery

Top 5 Primary Schools

School name English Maths
A+
Wakefield Greenhill Primary School Age: 3-11 yr 247 students
105 110
A+
Wakefield Pinders Primary (JIN) School Age: 3-11 yr 295 students
104 106
A+
Sandal Magna Community Academy Age: 3-11 yr 250 students
95 99
96 100
A
Wakefield Snapethorpe Primary School Age: 3-11 yr 664 students
104 103

Top 5 Secondary Schools

School name 5+ at GCSE Entering eBacc
36% 39%
B
The Featherstone Academy Age: 11-16 yr 379 students
26% 10%
B
Castleford Academy Age: 11-18 yr 1412 students
54% 33%
B
Airedale Academy Age: 11-18 yr 1025 students
27% 39%
B-
De Lacy Academy Age: 11-16 yr 672 students
37% 21%

Top 5 Private Schools

School name Fee yearly
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Ackworth School Age: 2-20 yr 545 students
£150 to £17,653
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Silcoates School Age: 3-19 yr 551 students
£175 to £4,595
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Queen Elizabeth Grammar School Age: 11-18 yr 686 students
£4,212
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Wakefield Girls' High School Age: 11-19 yr 621 students
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Wakefield Independent School Age: 2-17 yr 169 students

Wakefield Admissions

To apply for your child's admission, visit https://www.wakefield.gov.uk/schools-and-children/schools

Wakefield Holiday

Title Holiday Dates
Autumn Half Term Holidays 25th Oct 2021 - 29th Oct 2021
Winter Holidays 20th Dec 2021 - 3rd Jan 2022
Spring Half Term Holidays 21st Feb 2022 - 25th Feb 2022
Spring Holidays 11th Apr 2022 - 22nd Apr 2022
Summer Half Term Holidays 30th May 2022 - 3rd Jun 2022
Summer Holidays 27th Jul 2022 - 2nd Sep 2022

Wakefield Termdates

Title Term Dates
Autumn Term 6th Sep 2021 - 24th Oct 2021
Autumn Term-2 30th Oct 2021 - 19th Dec 2021
Spring Term 4th Jan 2022 - 20th Feb 2022
Spring Term-2 26th Feb 2022 - 10th Apr 2022
Summer Term 23rd Apr 2022 - 29th May 2022
Summer Term-2 4th Jun 2022 - 26th Jul 2022

Students in Wakefield

By phase of education

Nursery
275
Primary
33,451
Special
6,546
Secondary
23,381

Teachers in Wakefield

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Frequently Asked Questions

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Is school free in Wakefield?

Yes, 1 schools are free in Wakefield.
21.17% of pupils are known to be eligible for free school meals out of 57,055 pupils.

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Are schools in Wakefield good?

Total 0.27% of schools are currently judged to be good or outstanding by Ofsted in Wakefield.
List of ofsted outstanding & good schools:

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Which is largest school in Wakefield?

Outwood Grange Academy is Largest school in Wakefield with 2,001 pupils.

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