Giggleswick School

Giggleswick School


Type: Day / Boarding / Co-ed
Age Range: 3-18
Head's Name: Mark Turnbull
Address: Giggleswick School
Giggleswick
Settle
North Yorkshire
BD24 ODE
United Kingdom
Phone: 01729 893000
Fax: 01729 893150
Website: www.giggleswick.org.uk
Division: North East

School Profile

Founded in 1512, Giggleswick School is one of the UK’s leading co-educational schools, located in the beautiful Yorkshire Dales National Park, just over an hour away from Manchester and Leeds airports.

Day pupils, flexi boarders and full boarders all share a close sense of community with the House system forming a central hub of life. 62% of pupils board and we provide an extended school day for all pupils and a full school day on Saturday, with lessons in the morning and sport or clubs in the afternoon. Children participate in over 60 clubs and societies meeting every week and compete in more than 400 sports fixtures each year.

Our academic standards are high across a broad curriculum and pupils are stretched without being stressed, to achieve their potential and personal best. At GCSE 66% of grades were A* to B with over half of our GCSE pupils achieving A* grades. At A Level, 68% of grades were A* to B with 60% of pupils receiving offers to Russell Group/1994 universities and taking up places at leading specialist schools including the Royal Northern College of Music. Pupils also received exceptional results in their EPQs with over 75% achieving an A/A* grade.

The junior and senior schools are on the same site, providing a seamless education from 3 to 18 years and boarding available from the age of 9. The campus spreads across 200 acres, with exceptional modern facilities, it’s the perfect environment to bring out the best in every child.

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