Schools Harrogate

School Open Days

Please visit our blogs for all up to date information on Open Days in 2021 (for Sept 2022 start)

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Every member of our Fellowship family is committed to nurturing the children who attends each of our schools; dedicated to providing them with all they need to grow, blossom and flourish. Rooted in our shared values, we provide a nurturing and loving environment, a carefully-crafted and relevant curriculum and high-quality teaching and learning.

Please come along to our open morning on 14th October 2021 to see our lovely schools. No need to book just drop in! Our headteacher, Mrs Andrews will be at North Rigton from 9.30-10.30am and All Saints Kirkby Overblow from 10.30-11.30am. Families from across Harrogate, Wetherby and North Leeds welcome. If you can’t make it to the open day you are very welcome to visit the schools at another time – please email or to arrange an appointment.

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We personalise visits for anyone thinking about joining our Federation family.  Please contact either school office to arrange a visit anytime this term.

Both schools warmly welcome children from their villages, as well as Harrogate, Knaresborough and Wetherby.  All children in our Federation benefit from starting school life in Spofforth School’s dedicated Early Years class with its fantastic outdoor provisions.

Spofforth: 01937 590655

Follifoot: 01423 87258

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Please come and see what it means to be a member of Team GR!

Choosing a school can be a difficult decision, we believe that the best way to be informed is to visit the school and see the children and teachers in action.

This year we are delighted to be offering personalised one-to-one tours with the Headteacher, Mr Parkhouse, where you can see the whole school and ask any questions you may have.

We are an inclusive and welcoming school and we offer a learning community that embraces every opportunity to offer an exciting, social, multi-cultural and pioneering educational experience for each and every one of our learners.

To book your appointment please either ring the school office on 01423 506060 or email Mrs Pitt
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Highfield Prep School 2022 Reception Parent Information Evening

Wednesday 3 November, 2021 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

If your thoughts are turning towards your child making the move to ‘big school’, why not join us for our 2022 Reception Parent Information Evening. It’s specifically designed for parents with children who are due to start school in September 2022 and is a great way to find out more about joining Highfield and what life in our Reception classes holds!

What makes Highfield different?

·       Small class sizes enable teachers to nurture each individual child and their talents

·       Timetabled weekly Swimming, French, Music and Drama lessons from Reception

·       Creative curriculum that encourages development of core and ‘thinking’ skills

·       Access to specialist facilities and teachers at Harrogate Ladies’ College

·       Extensive opportunities beyond the standard curriculum

·       ISI Excellent in All Areas

To book please call 01423 537045 email or visit

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Harrogate Ladies’ College Year 7 Taster Day

Saturday 6 November, 2021 @ 9.30 am – 1:30 pm

Taster Day is open to girls who are currently in Year 6 or Year 5 and is an opportunity to get a real flavour of life at College and take part in a carousel of activities run by our teachers. It’s also an opportunity for girls to make some new friends! Parents can find out information about entrance exams, scholarship applications and the assessment process, bursaries and how to apply, the curriculum, uniform and school transport. It’s also a great opportunity to meet other parents and enjoy a delicious lunch prepared on-site by our award-winning catering team!

To register please call, email or go online.

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This year New Park is offering in-person or virtual tours with the headteacher for prospective families. These will take place after school and you can book by contacting the school office ( or completing the form here: You can see a short film on our website ( and social media pages and we post most days on Facebook and Twitter (@NewParkPri), these give you a great flavour of what New Park is all about – lots of fun and lots of learning!

New Park has been over-subscribed for the last two years, reflecting our fantastic progress and rapid improvement. We’re a school that is at the heart of our community, and we’re proud to be opening Harrogate’s first community grocery to go alongside our family allotment plots and bedtime story library. Our Nursery and Reception Provision is going from strength-to-strength and we have secured funding to redesign our outdoor area – we can’t wait to show you around!
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OPEN DAY  – 17th October 2021. 9.15am -11.30am.

· Idyllic village setting with good transport links to all main towns.

· Pre-School provision on site from 3 years (offering 30 hour funding).

· Small class sizes – equal to private educational settings

· Strong links with the village community, church and farm

· Beautiful school gardens with weekly forest school sessions.

· Access to the Castle grounds, village tennis courts and cricket grounds.

· Children from out of catchment very welcome.

· Friendly family centred church school.

· Before and after school care provided on site with competitive rates.

· Home cooked meals made onsite by our school chef.

Come along to our open day to see what Ripley has to offer and meet our devoted team. Call 01423 770160 or email to discuss joining us today.

WE HAVE PLACES AVAILABLE NOW – Come and be part of our Ripley family


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Rossett Acre Primary School – Excellence and Happiness for All

Open Days on 21st October and 4th November 2021

The school benefits from fantastic outdoor space with two playgrounds, an adventure trim trail and a large playing field. This summer we have installed a fantastic multi-sports pitch, to be used throughout the year by all year groups. From 2021, we are delighted to offer Forest School to promote inspirational outdoor learning to develop confidence and self-esteem in a natural environment.

Our Early Years classrooms are open plan and offer a wealth of hands-on, child initiated learning for our Reception pupils. Early Years have a dedicated outdoor area with free-flow access all year round. Year 6 have separate purpose built classrooms, which promotes independence before their move to high school. The majority of our children go on to study at Harrogate Grammar School. Our school has a dedicated sports hall, music room, ICT suite and library.

Please click on the link below to find out more about our wonderful school.

Rossett Acre Primary School – Excellence and happiness for all


01423 561579
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Belford Road, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, HG1 1JA

Headteacher: Mr Paul Griffiths

Our vision of SHINE influences all aspects of school life including our admissions. An integral part of our vision is ‘I – Inclusive and respectful’.

This aspect of our vision strongly influences our approach to admissions and the highly inclusive nature of our school. We are proud of nurturing ethos that supports all children.

As well as serving our immediate parish locality, we also welcome children and their families from beyond. We are proud that many families actively choose St Peter’s and happily welcome children from beyond the immediate catchment.

We highly recommend that anyone considering sending their chid to St Peter’s at the start of or part way through the primary school journey visits to see our vision in action for themselves.

We warmly welcome visits to our school for anyone considering sending their child to St Peter’s. If you are thinking of sending your child or children to us, please get in touch to arrange a visit. You can do this by contacting the school office. Please see our website  for a list of the Open Days 2021 we are currently taking bookings for.

4th October  9.00am 1.00pm 5.00pm
5th October  9.00am
7th October 9.00am and 1.00pm
11th October 9.00am 1.00pm 5.00pm
12th October  9.00am
Friday 15th October 9.00am and 100pm
Wednesday 20th October 9.00am and 1.00pm
Wednesday 3rd November  9.00am and 1.00pm
Monday 8th November  9.00am and 1.00pm
12th November 9.00am and 1.00pm
22nd November  9.00am and 1.00pm
25th November  9.00am and 1.00pm

If none of these dates or times are convenient please do contact us to arrange a visit to suit the needs of your individual family.


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Book your personal tour at Willow Tree Primary School today!

Willow Tree Primary School are holding individual school tours for parents or carers who are looking for a Reception or Nursery place for September 2022. Making a decision about which school is right for your child can be difficult and we believe the best way to find out about us is to visit us in person.

It’s a great opportunity to see Willow Tree in action and get first-hand experience of all our school has to offer. We’re offering individual family tours between now and Christmas and these will be led our Headteacher and Deputy Heads, Mrs Davey, Mrs Daggett and Mr Hughes. To book, please call 01423 883551 or email the school office –

If you’re unable to attend a tour with us, we’ve also created a virtual tour video, starring some of our pupils – the best people to showcase what we have to offer. Narrated by the children, it gives a unique view of what life at Willow Tree Primary School in all about. You can watch the tour here. You can also visit our website for more information about our school.

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This year at Woodfield Community Primary School we would like to offer you the opportunity to look around our setting on either:

Thursday 4th November at 9:30am – 12 noon.


Wednesday 24th November at 9:30am – 12 noon.

We offer:

· Amazing school fields, green space and many outdoor learning opportunities

· Small class sizes for individual support

· A computer suite, a technology room and a pupil cooking room

· 30 hour childcare places available for children aged 3-5 years old

· Creative and engaging curriculum

· A small urban school with great community support For more information, we invite you to look at our website  and our social media (Facebook and Twitter – @SchoolWoodfield).

To book your place at our Open Day please contact the school office 01423 566494 or email

If neither of these dates are convenient for you, please contact the school to arrange an alternative day and time. We look forward to meeting you and your family!

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