Schools information for the local authority of Wakefield


Percentage of pupils who where offered their first choice primary school 91.53%
(Based on 4004 School Applications)
Percentage of pupils who where offered their first choice secondary school 95.63%
(Based on 3779 School Applications)
Percentage of pupils achieving the Key Stage 2 expected level 63.99%
(Based on 100 Schools)
Percentage of pupils achieving the Key Stage 2 higher level 9.67%
(Based on 100 Schools)
Average GCSE Attainment 8 Score 45.44
(Based on 18 Schools)
A-Level (and equivalent) Average Points 28.16
(Based on 7 Schools)

Schools in Wakefield


School Inspection Rating Type Ages
Castleford Academy
Ferrybridge Road, Castleford, West Yorkshire, WF10 4JQ
Outstanding Secondary 11-18
Crigglestone Dane Royd Junior and Infant School
Stoney Lane, Hall Green, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF4 3LZ
Outstanding Primary 3-11
Dimple Well Infant School and Nursery
Healey Road, Ossett, West Yorkshire, WF5 8LB
Outstanding Primary 3-7
Gawthorpe Community Academy
High Street, Gawthorpe, Ossett, West Yorkshire, WF5 9QP
Outstanding Primary 3-11
Glasshoughton Infant Academy
Newfield Avenue, Castleford, West Yorkshire, WF10 4BH
Outstanding Primary 3-7
Hemsworth Grove Lea Primary School
Hemsworth Grove Lea Primary, Grove Terrace, Hemsworth, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF9 4BQ
Outstanding Primary 3-11
Jerry Clay Academy
Jerry Clay Lane, Wrenthorpe, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF2 0NP
Outstanding Primary 4-11
Kingsland Primary School
Aberford Road, Stanley, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF3 4BA
Outstanding Special 2-11
Lee Brigg Infant and Nursery School
Lee Brigg, Altofts, Normanton, West Yorkshire, WF6 2LN
Outstanding Primary 3-7
Martin Frobisher Infant School
Church Road, Altofts, Normanton, West Yorkshire, WF6 2NU
Outstanding Primary 3-7
New College Pontefract
Park Lane, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF8 4QR
Outstanding 16-19 academy 16-19
Normanton All Saints CofE Infant School
High Street, Normanton, West Yorkshire, WF6 1NR
Outstanding Primary 3-7
Oakfield Park School, Ackworth
Barnsley Road, Ackworth, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF7 7DT
Outstanding Special 11-19
Ossett Holy Trinity CofE VA Primary School
Church Street, Ossett, West Yorkshire, WF5 9DG
Outstanding Primary 3-11
Outwood Academy City Fields
Warmfield View, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF1 4SF
Outstanding Secondary 11-16
Outwood Grange Academy
Potovens Lane, Outwood, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF1 2PF
Outstanding Secondary 11-18
Outwood Primary Academy Kirkhamgate
Brandy Carr Road, Kirkhamgate, Wakefield, WF2 0RS
Outstanding Primary 3-11
Outwood Primary Academy Ledger Lane
Ledger Lane, Outwood, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF1 2PH
Outstanding Primary 3-11
Rooks Nest Academy
Rooks Nest Road, Outwood, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF1 3DX
Outstanding Primary 3-11
South Ossett Infant Academy
Vicar Lane, Ossett, West Yorkshire, WF5 0BE
Outstanding Primary 3-7
St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School
Newgate, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF8 4AA
Outstanding Primary 3-11
The Vale Primary Academy
Ferrybridge Road, Knottingley, West Yorkshire, WF11 8JF
Outstanding Primary 3-11
Wakefield Snapethorpe Primary School
St George’s Road, Lupset, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF2 8AA
Outstanding Primary 3-11
Ackton Pastures Primary Academy
College Grove, Whitwood, Castleford, West Yorkshire, WF10 5NS
Good Primary 3-11
Ackworth Mill Dam School
Mill Gate, Ackworth, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF7 7PH
Good Primary 3-11
Airedale Academy
Crewe Road, Airedale, Castleford, West Yorkshire, WF10 3JU
Good Secondary 11-18
Airedale Infant School
Poplar Avenue, Townville, Castleford, West Yorkshire, WF10 3QJ
Good Primary 3-7
Airedale Junior School
Fryston Road, Airedale, Castleford, West Yorkshire, WF10 3EP
Good Primary 7-11
Badsworth Church of England Voluntary Controlled Junior and Infant School
Main Street, Badsworth, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF9 1AJ
Good Primary 4-11
Carleton High School
Green Lane, Carleton, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF8 3NW
Good Secondary 11-16
Castleford Park Junior Academy
Medley Street, Castleford, West Yorkshire, WF10 4BB
Good Primary 7-11
Castleford Wheldon Infant School and Nursery
Francis Street, Castleford, West Yorkshire, WF10 1HF
Good Primary 3-7
Crigglestone Mackie Hill Junior and Infant School
Painthorpe Lane, Crigglestone, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF4 3HW
Good Primary 3-11
Crigglestone St James CofE Primary Academy
St James Way, Crigglestone, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF4 3HY
Good Primary 4-11
Crofton Infant School
High Street, Crofton, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF4 1NG
Good Primary 3-7
Crofton Junior School
Slack Lane, Crofton, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF4 1HJ
Good Primary 7-11
Darrington Church of England Primary School
Denby Crest, Darrington, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF8 3SB
Good Primary 3-11
De Lacy Academy
Middle Lane, Knottingley, West Yorkshire, WF11 0BZ
Good Secondary 11-16
Denby Grange School
Off Stocksmoor Rd, Midgley, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF4 4JG
Good Independent (special) 11-18
England Lane Academy
England Lane, Knottingley, West Yorkshire, WF11 0JA
Good Primary 3-11
Fairburn View Primary School, Castleford
Stansfield Drive, Airedale, Castleford, West Yorkshire, WF10 3DB
Good Primary 3-11
Featherstone All Saints CofE Academy
North Close, North Featherstone, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF7 6BQ
Good Primary 3-11
Featherstone Girnhill Infant School
Hardwick Road, Featherstone, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF7 5JB
Good Primary 3-7
Featherstone North Featherstone Junior and Infant School
Gordon Street, Featherstone, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF7 6LW
Good Primary 3-11
Featherstone Purston Infant School
Nunns Lane, Featherstone, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF7 5HF
Good Primary 3-7
Featherstone Purston St Thomas Church of England Voluntary Controlled Junior School
George Street, Featherstone, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF7 5BG
Good Primary 7-11
Fitzwilliam Primary School
Second Avenue, Fitzwilliam, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF9 5BA
Good Primary 3-11
Half Acres Primary Academy
Temple Street, Castleford, West Yorkshire, WF10 5RE
Good Primary 3-11
Hall Cliffe Primary School
7 Wrenthorpe Lane, Wrenthorpe, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF2 0QB
Good Independent (special) 5-13
Hall Cliffe School
Dovecote Lane, Horbury, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF4 6BB
Good Independent (special) 8-16
Hendal Primary School
Hendal Lane, Kettlethorpe, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF2 7QW
Good Primary 3-11
High Well School
Rook Hill Road, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF8 2DD
Good Special 11-16
Highfield School
Gawthorpe Lane, Ossett, West Yorkshire, WF5 9BS
Good Special 11-19
Holy Family and St Michael’s Catholic Primary School, A Voluntary Academy
Cobblers Lane, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF8 2HN
Good Primary 4-11
Horbury Academy
Wakefield Road, Horbury, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF4 5HE
Good Secondary 11-16
Horbury Bridge Church of England Junior and Infant Academy
Bridge Road, Horbury Bridge, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF4 5PS
Good Primary 3-11
Horbury Primary Academy
Northfield Lane, Horbury, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF4 5DW
Good Primary 3-11
Horbury St Peter’s and Clifton CofE (VC) Primary School
Shepstye Road, Horbury, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF4 5BE
Good Primary 3-11
Kettlethorpe High School
Kettlethorpe Hall Drive, Standbridge Lane, Sandal, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF2 7EL
Good Secondary 11-16
King’s Meadow Academy
Wakefield Road, Fitzwilliam, Pontefract, WF9 5BP
Good Primary 3-11
Methodist Voluntary Controlled Junior, Infant and Nursery School: With Communication Resource
Field Lane, Thornes, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF2 7RU
Good Primary 3-11
Middlestown Primary Academy
Cross Road, Middlestown, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF4 4QE
Good Primary 3-11
Minsthorpe Community College, A Specialist Science College
Minsthorpe Lane, South Elmsall, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF9 2UJ
Good Secondary 11-18
Moorthorpe Primary (J and I ) School
Regent Street, Moorthorpe, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF9 2BL
Good Primary 3-11
Newlands Primary School
Wakefield Road, Normanton, West Yorkshire, WF6 1BB
Good Primary 3-11
Newton Hill Community School
Leeds Road, Newton Hill, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF1 2HR
Good Primary 3-11
Normanton Altofts Junior School
Ash Tree Gardens, Altofts, Normanton, West Yorkshire, WF6 2NF
Good Primary 7-11
Normanton Common Primary Academy
Castleford Road, Normanton, West Yorkshire, WF6 1QU
Good Primary 3-11
Normanton Junior Academy
Church Lane, Normanton, West Yorkshire, WF6 1EY
Good Primary 7-11
Ossett Academy and Sixth Form College
Storrs Hill Road, Ossett, West Yorkshire, WF5 0DG
Good Secondary 11-18
Ossett Flushdyke Junior and Infant School
Wakefield Road, Flushdyke, Ossett, West Yorkshire, WF5 9AN
Good Primary 3-11
Ossett South Parade Primary
Fairfield Road, South Parade, Ossett, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF5 0DZ
Good Primary 3-11
Ossett Southdale Church of England Voluntary Controlled Junior School
Southdale Road, Southdale Ce Junior School, Ossett, West Yorkshire, WF5 8BA
Good Primary 7-11
Outwood Primary Academy Bell Lane
Bell Lane, Pontefract, WF7 7JH
Good Primary 3-11
Outwood Primary Academy Lofthouse Gate
Canal Lane, Lofthouse Gate, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF3 3HU
Good Primary 3-11
Pontefract Carleton Park Junior and Infant School
Moxon Close, Carleton Park, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF8 3PT
Good Primary 4-11
Pontefract Halfpenny Lane Junior Infant and Nursery School
Halfpenny Lane, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF8 4BW
Good Primary 3-11
Pontefract Larks Hill Junior and Infant School
Larks Hill, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF8 4RJ
Good Primary 4-11
Pontefract Orchard Head Junior and Infant and Nursery School
Orchard Head Lane, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF8 2NJ
Good Academy 3-11
Ryhill Junior, Infant and Nursery School
Chapel Street, Ryhill, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF4 2AD
Good Primary 3-11
Sandal Castle VA Community Primary School
Barnsley Road, Sandal, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF2 6AS
Good Primary 4-11
Sandal Magna Community Academy
Belle Vue Road, Agbrigg, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF1 5NF
Good Primary 3-11
Sharlston Community School (3-11): With Visual Impairment Resource
Hammer Lane, Sharlston Common, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF4 1DH
Good Primary 3-11
Shay Lane Primary (J and I) School
Shay Lane, Crofton, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF4 1NN
Good Primary 3-11
Simpson’s Lane Academy
Sycamore Avenue, Knottingley, West Yorkshire, WF11 0PL
Good Primary 3-11
Sitlington Netherton Junior and Infant School
Netherton Lane, Netherton, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF4 4HQ
Good Primary 3-11
Smawthorne Henry Moore Primary School, Castleford
Ashton Road, Castleford, West Yorkshire, WF10 5AX
Good Primary 5-11
St Austin’s Catholic Primary School
Duke of York Street, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF1 3PF
Good Academy 4-11
St Giles CofE Academy
Skinner Lane, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF8 1HG
Good Primary 3-11
St Ignatius Catholic Primary School
Storrs Hill Road, Ossett, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF5 0DQ
Good Primary 3-11
St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School Castleford
Pontefract Road, Castleford, West Yorkshire, WF10 4JB
Good Primary 3-11
St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School, Moorthorpe
Barnsley Road, Moorthorpe, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF9 2BP
Good Primary 3-11
St Michael’s CofE Academy
Flanshaw Lane, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF2 9JA
Good Primary 2-11
St Thomas à Becket Catholic Secondary School, A Voluntary Academy
Barnsley Road, Sandal, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF2 6EQ
Good Secondary 11-16
St Wilfrid’s Catholic High School & Sixth Form College: A Voluntary Academy
Cutsyke Road, Featherstone, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF7 6BD
Good Secondary 11-18
St. John the Baptist Catholic Primary School
Beckbridge Lane, Normanton, West Yorkshire, WF6 2HZ
Good Primary 3-11
Stanley Grove Primary and Nursery School
Aberford Road, Stanley, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF3 4NT
Good Primary 3-11
Streethouse, Junior, Infant and Nursery
Whinney Lane, Streethouse, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF7 6DJ
Good Primary 3-11
The Featherstone Academy
Pontefract Road, Featherstone, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF7 5AJ
Good Secondary 11-16
The Grange School
2 Milner Way, Ossett, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF5 9JE
Good Independent (special) 7-14
The King’s School
Mill Hill Lane, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF8 4JF
Good Secondary 11-16
The Mount Junior Infant & Nursery School
The Mount, Thornes Road, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF2 8QW
Good Primary 4-11
Tlg Wakefield
All Saints Parish Church, High Street, Normanton, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF6 1NT
Good Independent 11-16
Towngate Primary Academy
Whitley Spring Road, Ossett, West Yorkshire, WF5 0QA
Good Primary 3-11
Upton Primary School
Waggon Lane, Upton, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF9 1JS
Good Primary 3-11
Wakefield College
Margaret Street, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF1 2DH
Good General Further Education and Tertiary 16-99
Wakefield Flanshaw Junior and Infant School
Flanshaw Road, Flanshaw, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF2 0AS
Good Primary 3-11
Wakefield Greenhill Primary School
Greenhill Road, Eastmoor, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF1 4LU
Good Primary 3-11
Wakefield Independent School
Nostell Centre, Doncaster Road, Nostell, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF4 1QG
Good Independent 2-17
Wakefield Lawefield Primary School
Lawefield Lane, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF2 8ST
Good Primary 3-11
Wakefield Pinders Primary (JIN) School
Eastmoor Road, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF1 3SQ
Good Primary 3-11
Wakefield St Johns Church of England Voluntary Aided Junior and Infant School
Belgravia Road, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF1 3JP
Good Primary 4-11
Wakefield St Marys Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School
Charles Street, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF1 4PE
Good Primary 2-11
Walton Primary Academy
The Grove, Walton, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF2 6LD
Good Primary 3-11
West Bretton Junior and Infant School
Bretton Lane, West Bretton, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF4 4LB
Good Primary 3-11
West End Academy
Regent Street, Hemsworth, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF9 4QJ
Good Primary 3-11
Willow Green Academy
Hampden Close, Ferrybridge, Knottingley, West Yorkshire, WF11 8PT
Good Primary 3-11
Wrenthorpe Academy
Imperial Avenue, Wrenthorpe, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF2 0LW
Good Primary 4-11
Ackworth Howard Church of England Voluntary Controlled Junior and Infant School
Station Road, Low Ackworth, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF7 7HH
Requires improvement Primary 3-11
Alverthorpe St Paul’s CofE (VA) School 3-11yrs
St Paul’s Drive, Alverthorpe, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF2 0BT
Requires improvement Primary 3-11
Castleford Three Lane Ends Academy
Methley Road, Castleford, West Yorkshire, WF10 1PN
Requires improvement Primary 3-11
Castleford Townville Infants’ School
Poplar Avenue, Townville, Castleford, West Yorkshire, WF10 3QJ
Requires improvement Primary 3-7
Cathedral Academy
Thornes Road, Wakefield, WF2 8QF
Requires improvement Secondary 11-16
Cherry Tree Academy
Cobblers Lane, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF8 2HN
Requires improvement Primary 3-11
Crofton Academy
High Street, Crofton, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF4 1NF
Requires improvement Secondary 11-16
English Martyrs Catholic Primary School, A Voluntary Academy
Dewsbury Road, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF2 9DD
Requires improvement Primary 3-11
Meadowcroft School
24 Bar Lane, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF1 4AD
Requires improvement Independent (special) 5-19
Northfield Primary School: With Communication Resource
Northfield Lane, South Kirkby, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF9 3LY
Requires improvement Primary 3-11
Outwood Academy Freeston
Favell Avenue, Normanton, WF6 1HZ
Requires improvement Secondary 11-16
Outwood Academy Hemsworth
Wakefield Road, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF9 4AB
Requires improvement Secondary 11-18
Outwood Primary Academy Newstead Green
Cow Lane, Havercroft, Wakefield, WF4 2BE
Requires improvement Primary 3-11
Outwood Primary Academy Park Hill
Irwin Crescent, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF1 4QY
Requires improvement Primary 3-11
Oyster Park Primary Academy
Watling Road, Ferry Fryston, Castleford, West Yorkshire, WF10 3SN
Requires improvement Primary 3-11
Pennine Camphill Community
Wood Lane, Chapelthorpe, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF4 3JL
Requires improvement Independent Specialist College 16-25
Pontefract De Lacy Primary School
Chequerfield Lane, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF8 2TG
Requires improvement Primary 3-11
Sacred Heart Catholic Primary School
Highfield Road, Hemsworth, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF9 4LJ
Requires improvement Primary 4-11
South Elmsall Carlton Junior and Infant School
Carlton Road, South Elmsall, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF9 2QQ
Requires improvement Primary 3-11
South Hiendley Primary School
George Street, South Hiendley, Barnsley, South Yorkshire, S72 9BY
Requires improvement Primary 3-11
South Kirkby Academy
Stockingate, South Kirkby, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF9 3DP
Requires improvement Primary 7-11
South Kirkby Common Road Infant and Nursery School
Common Road, South Kirkby, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF9 3EA
Requires improvement Primary 3-7
St Botolphs CE Academy
Primrose Vale, Wakefield, Knottingley, West Yorkshire, WF11 9BT
Requires improvement Primary 3-11
St Helen’s CE Primary School
Highfield Road, Hemsworth, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF9 4EG
Requires improvement Primary 3-11
Stanley St Peters Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School
Lake Lock Road, Stanley, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF3 4HS
Requires improvement Primary 3-11
Stonehouse Closed
Co Castlecare, Manor House, Squires Hill, Rothwell, Northamptonshire, NN14 6BQ
Requires improvement Independent (special) 10-16
The Rookeries Carleton Junior and Infant School
Carleton Road, Carleton, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF8 3NP
Requires improvement Primary 3-11
Ash Grove Primary Academy
Ash Grove, South Elmsall, Pontefract, WF9 2TF
Inadequate Primary 3-11