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Admission arrangements for the Scarborough / Ryedale area

The Scarborough and Ryedale area includes the towns of Filey, Helmsley, Malton, Norton, Pickering, Scarborough and Whitby, and the rural areas surrounding those towns. It stretches from Speeton in the south east (which borders the East Riding of Yorkshire Council) to Warthill in the south west (which borders the City of York Council) and Staithes, Danby and Castleton in the north (which borders the Redcar and Cleveland Council) and Ampleforth and Helmsley, in the west.

Secondary schools in the local area

Filey area

Filey School serves children living in the areas covered by Filey CE Infant, Filey Junior, Hertford Vale CE Primary, Hunmanby Primary and Sherburn CE Primary Schools.

Ryedale area

Lady Lumley's School serves children living in the area covered by Pickering Community, St. Joseph's Roman Catholic, Rosedale Abbey and Thornton Dale CE Primary Schools, including some areas served by Sinnington Community Primary School.

Malton School* serves children living in the area covered by Amotherby, Foston CE, Hovingham CE, Malton, St. Mary's Roman Catholic, Slingsby, Terrington CE and Welburn Community Primary Schools. * Please note that this school is currently applying for academy status.

Norton College. This school is an academy and serves children living in the area covered by Langton, Leavening, Luttons, Norton, Rillington, Settrington All Saints CE, Weaverthorpe CE and West Heslerton CE Primary Schools.

Ryedale School serves children living in the area covered by Gillamoor CE, Helmsley, Kirkbymoorside, Nawton, St. Benedict's Roman Catholic and St. Hilda's Ampleforth CE Primary Schools, including some areas served by Sinnington Community Primary School.

Sixth form courses are currently provided at Malton School, Lady Lumley's School, and Norton College.

Huntington School (City of York Council) serves the areas served by Sand Hutton CE Primary School and Warthill CE Primary School. This is the 'normal' secondary school for pupils living in the areas served by Flaxton, Harton, Bossall, Claxton, Sand Hutton, Buttercrambe, Upper Helmsley, Gate Helmsley, Warthill and Holtby.

Scarborough area

George Pindar Community Sports College is a trust school. The school serves children living in the area covered by Braeburn, Cayton, Overdale and Seamer, and Irton Primary Schools, and also some areas served by Wheatcroft Community Primary School (the Cornelian Drive, Close and Avenue area, Sea View area and parts of Osgodby and Filey Road from St. Michael's Lane to Osgodby Lane). If you live in this area, you live in the normal area for George Pindar Community Sports College as well as Graham School.

Graham School. Graham School serves the town area of Scarborough and the area served by East Ayton Community Primary School. The town area is normally served by Friarage, Gladstone Road, Hinderwell and Wheatcroft Community Primary Schools. Also included are part of the areas served by Barrowcliff Community Junior, Newby and Scalby Primary and Northstead Community Primary Schools.

Local arrangements - Graham School for September 2013 entry

For priority group 3 applications (that is, children living within the normal area covering the school(s), priority will be given as follows: a) Children living in the area normally served by East Ayton Community Primary School and the area west of Scalby Road from Lady Edith's Drive to Scalby Beck. b) Children who will have an older sibling at the school. c) Children who live nearest to the school.

Scalby School mainly serves the northern part of the town of Scarborough, the village of Scalby, and the villages to the north and west, except for East and West Ayton. It serves children living in the area covered by Brompton and Sawdon, Hackness CE, Lindhead, Snainton CE and Wykeham CE Primary Schools, including parts of the normal areas of Newby and Scalby Primary, Barrowcliff Community Junior and Northstead Community Primary Schools.

If there are more applications than there are places available, the authority's normal criteria will apply for admissions to this school.

Local arrangements - Scalby School

Scalby School - For priority group 4 applications (that is, children living outside the normal area of the school), priority will be given to children who live in the areas normally served by East Ayton Community Primary School and the area west of Scalby Road from Lady Edith's Drive to Scalby Beck and who: a) will have an older sibling at Scalby School at the start of the term when the younger sibling starts school; or b) would have to make the longest journey to another school without them becoming eligible for help with travel costs from us under the local authority transport policy.

St. Augustine's Roman Catholic School is a voluntary-aided school open to children baptised as Roman Catholics and children of other religions who live in any part of the Scarborough and Ryedale area. Admission arrangements are explained in the school's brochure (available from the school) or can be found on our website here.

Information about sixth forms

Sixth form education for students living in the Filey and Scarborough areas is provided at Scarborough Sixth Form College and the Yorkshire Coast College. These colleges are now independent of direct local authority control. You can get details of courses and admission information from the following:

The Principal Scarborough Sixth Form College

Sandybed Lane, Scarborough YO12 5LF  Phone: 01723 365032 Website: www.s6f.org.uk  

The Principal Yorkshire Coast College

Lady Edith's Drive, Scarborough YO12 5RN  Phone: 0800 7317410 Website: www.yorkshirecoastcollege.ac.uk   

Whitby area

Both Eskdale and Caedmon Schools provide education for children aged 11-14.

Caedmon School is the normal school for children living to the west of the river Esk in Whitby and the coastal area to the north of Whitby as far as, and including, Staithes. It includes the areas served by Airy Hill (pupils who live to the west of the river Esk), Lythe CE, Oakridge, Seton, Stakesby and West Cliff Primary Schools, including Ruswarp CE (pupils who live to the northwest of the river Esk) and Sleights CE (pupils who live to the northwest of the river Esk) Primary Schools.

Eskdale School is the normal area for children living to the east of the river Esk in Whitby and the area of the Esk Valley to the west of Whitby. It includes the areas served by Airy Hill (pupils who live to the southeast of the river Esk), Castleton, Danby CE, East Whitby, Egton CE, Fylingdales CE, Glaisdale, Goathland, Hawkser cum Stainsacre CE,Lealholm, Ruswarp CE (pupils who live to the southeast of the river) and Sleights CE (pupils who live to the southeast of the river) Primary Schools.

Whitby Community College

Children from Caedmon and Eskdale Schools transfer to Whitby Community College which provides education for children aged 14 to 19

Voluntary-aided, foundation, trust schools and academy policies

Details of the admission policies for all voluntary-aided, foundation, trust schools and academies within North Yorkshire, can be found on our website here.

Information about sixth forms

The sixth form admissions policies for community, voluntary-controlled, voluntary-aided, foundation, trust schools and academies can be found on our website here or on the schools' websites.

Information about schools

Attached are tables showing more detailed information about the secondary schools in the Scarborough and Ryedale area, including the provision of post-16 education.

The age range of children, the total number of pupils registered at the school in January 2012, the published admission number (PAN), the sixth form PAN, the total number of applications received for the academic year 2012/2013 and the total number of pupils allocated on 1 March 2012 are shown.  You can get more details and a school prospectus from the head teacher of any school you are interested in..

 

Admission numbers 11-16 year olds
PAN
means the published admission number; that is the maximum number of places available in the normal year of entry ie year seven for secondary schools. All admission authorities may decide that they are able to make admissions above PAN. Where the admission authority is not the local authority (LA), it must notify the LA in good time to allow the LA to eliver its coordination responsibilities effectively.

Admission numbers 16-18 year olds
Sixth form PAN
means the minimum number of places available to external candidates joining the school for the first time in the sixth form.



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This page was last updated on 19 June 2012