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  • Pocklington School
    West Green
    Pocklington
    York
    East Yorkshire
    YO42 2NJ
  • Head: Mr Toby Seth MA (Cantab)
  • T 01759 321200
  • F 01759 306366
  • E [email protected]
  • W www.pocklingtonschool.com/
  • An independent school for boys and girls aged from 3 to 18.
  • Boarding: Yes
  • Local authority: East Riding of Yorkshire
  • Pupils: 700
  • Religion: Christian/non-denominational
  • Fees: Boarding: £7,912 - £9,782, Weekly: £7,345 - £8,997, Day: £2,682 - £5,019
  • Open days: Saturday 6 March 2021, 9am-12noon
  • Ofsted report: View the Ofsted report
  • ISI report: View the ISI report

What the school says...

Pocklington is an inclusive, family focussed and academic school that offers incredible experiences inside and outside the classroom for girls and boys aged 3-18 years. From Prep School, which nurtures children’s natural curiosity, imagination and enthusiasm for learning, to the Sixth Form, where independent thought is prized, our pupils are encouraged to be resilient, resourceful learners.

Numerous co-curricular activities take place every day until 5pm, and each pupil is encouraged to pursue their own interests to help develop the depth of character and self-awareness to tackle life’s challenges on their own terms. Our sense of community, care for each other and pride in the school is tangible, and particularly evident in our outstanding boarding provision. Our Values and Virtues drive all that we do and mean our pupils leave with a deep sense of social responsibility and the ability to shape their own future.

Pocklington School lies 12 miles east of York in a safe, rural setting beside a friendly market town, on a 50-acre campus with good public transport links and a minibus pick-up service. Extensive facilities include a 300-seat theatre, £3m Art and Design Technology Centre, an indoor sports hall, conditioning room and swimming pool, plus 21 acres of grass sports pitches and two full-sized synthetic pitches.
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Sports

Equestrian centre or equestrian team - school has own equestrian centre or an equestrian team.

Shooting

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Special Education Needs

Pocklington School has a dedicated learning support department which exists to support pupils and promote achievement. All pupils with specific learning difficulties will have their needs identified, assessed, met and monitored so that they can achieve their full potential in a caring and supportive environment, provided by all the pupil’s teachers.

Condition Provision for in school
ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder Y
Aspergers
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders Y
CReSTeD registered for Dyslexia
Dyscalculia
Dysgraphia
Dyslexia Y
Dyspraxia
English as an additional language (EAL) Y
Genetic
Has an entry in the Autism Services Directory
Has SEN unit or class
HI - Hearing Impairment
Hospital School
Mental health
MLD - Moderate Learning Difficulty
MSI - Multi-Sensory Impairment
Natspec Specialist Colleges
OTH - Other Difficulty/Disability
Other SpLD - Specific Learning Difficulty Y
PD - Physical Disability
PMLD - Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulty
SEMH - Social, Emotional and Mental Health
SLCN - Speech, Language and Communication
SLD - Severe Learning Difficulty
Special facilities for Visually Impaired
SpLD - Specific Learning Difficulty Y
VI - Visual Impairment

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