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Ackworth School
Ackworth School
Ackworth School
Ackworth School
Ackworth School Pontefract, Yorkshire Visit
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Ackworth School
Pontefract
348 pupils, ages 11-18
Mixed
Day and Boarding

Ackworth School

Set in expansive grounds in the beautiful Yorkshire countryside, this all-through, co-ed boarding school was founded in 1779 as a Quaker school, and centuries later it brings a modern dynamism to its traditional values and beliefs. Staff and pupils enjoy a relationship of mutual respect, rather than a ‘them and us’ mentality, and the Quaker tradition of silent reflection fosters admirable self-awareness and thoughtfulness towards others. Known for the excellence of its SEND department, including the dedicated teaching facility Autism Resource, Ackworth is a school where the indiv...
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Students playing instruments in a music hall by a large piano
Boys wearing headphones using keyboards and large screens for music
Boy in a shirt and tie painting in the art room
Girls in navy blazers in drama class next to pink writing
Senior boys in navy blue aprons cooking
Sixth form students gathered around a wooden work top in a science class
Teacher in striped jacket in front of a white board in class
Girl with blond hair and blue checked skirt walking with a tray of food in the school dining room
Exterior image of Ackworth School

School Updates

  • Ackworth School ranked ‘Excellent’ in all aspects

    Ackworth School has achieved an outstanding result in the recent Independent Schools Inspectorate (ISI) inspection. The school received the highest possible rating of 'excellent' in all areas, which include pupils’ achievements, as well as their academic and personal development.
    Ackworth School ranked ‘Excellent’ in all aspects
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Essentials

Address
Pontefract Road, Ackworth, Pontefract, Yorkshire WF7 7LT

Contact
admissions@ackworthschool.com
01977 233600

Website
ackworthschool.com

ISI Report

Fees

Term Dates


Open Days

Open days and how to visit View Open Days Register for open Day

Whole School Open Morning
06 May 2024


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