Moorfield School A GSG School
- Moorfield School
11 Ben Rhydding Road
- Head: Mrs J Crossley
- T 01943 607285
- E email@example.com
- W www.moorfieldschool.co.uk
- A mainstream independent school for pupils aged from 2. to 11
- Boarding: No
- Local authority: Bradford
- Pupils: 110
- Religion: Non-denominational
- Fees: £8,880 pa
- Review: View The Good Schools Guide Review
- ISI report: View the ISI report
What The Good Schools Guide says..
The hillside location means there are limitations – no car park or playing fields on site. However, lose yourself in the mind of a child just for a moment and then weigh that up against spacious grounds fashioned by nature, with craggy woods, shady dells, dens and a stream – something other schools attempt to recreate by paying a fortune to landscape gardeners...
What the school says...
At Moorfield we achieve the rare balance between academic rigour and creating a fun, friendly and caring environment where boys and girls can thrive. Pupils are nurtured as individuals and develop the personal confidence to be successful. All pupils proceed to their first choice of senior school.
Set at the foot of Ilkley moor, we make good use of our beautiful location whilst also having the benefit of being an easy walk from the centre of town.
Outstanding teaching from a vibrant and committed staff goes hand in hand with a broad and rich curriculum including exceptional music, plenty of sport, cookery and outdoor learning. ...Read more
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What The Good Schools Guide says
Since 2008, Mrs Jessica Crossley BEd. Originally from South Africa, she studied at Stellenbosch University, specialising in primary teaching and music. Previously a teacher at Moorfield, so knows the school well.
A breath of fresh air, she is warm, hugely enthusiastic and ambitious for her school and pupils. Seems to have won over hearts and minds with her ‘I can achieve anything’ approach to life and learning. Nurture and academic rigour both sit very comfortably with her. ‘It takes a long time to grow a child,’ she says. Delightfully unstuffy whilst exuding both intelligence and charm, she walks her talk more convincingly than many and is a real strength of the school.
Married with three grown-up children, she spends her weekends catching up with family and walking...