There are two selective schools in Skipton. Their addresses and admissions links are provided below:
Ermysted’s Grammar School, Gargrave Rd, Skipton, BD23 1PL
Skipton Girls’ High School, Gargrave Rd, Skipton, BD23 1QL
For further information on Skipton Selective Schools Admissions please visit:
Ermysted’s Grammar School Admissions: https://www.ermysteds.co.uk/admissions/admissions-process/
Skipton Girls’ High School Admissions: http://www.sghs.org.uk/parents--carers/admissions/admissions-to-years-7-11/
Ermysted’s Grammar School is a single-sex boys grammar school and Skipton Girls’ High School is a single-sex girls selective school.
Ermysted’s Grammar School allocates 120 places in Year 7 and follows the GL (University of Edinburgh) 11 plus selection test.
Skipton Girls’ High School allocates 116 places in Year 7 and follows the GL (University of Edinburgh) 11 plus selection test.
WHEN IS THE 11 PLUS TEST FOR SKIPTON GRAMMAR SCHOOLS, NORTH YORKSHIRE?
The 11 plus exams for the Skipton Grammar Schools is in the month of September.
WHEN DO THE 11 PLUS RESULTS COME OUT FOR SKIPTON GRAMMAR SCHOOLS, NORTH YORKSHIRE?
The results for the Skipton Grammar Schools come out in October. This is when parents are most likely to find out if their child has secured a Grammar School place.
WHEN DO PARENTS KNOW FOR SURE IF THEIR CHILD HAS SECURED A GRAMMAR SCHOOL PLACE?
Allocations of school places will be officially declared in March.
WHICH 11+ PRACTICE PAPERS ONLINE TESTS DO WE RECOMMEND?
Ermysted’s Grammar School - the exam consists of verbal reasoning and non-verbal reasoning. We recommend our Silver Package. Our outstanding 11+ online tests are second to none.
Skipton Girls’ High School - the exam consists of mathematics, verbal reasoning and English. We recommend our Silver Package. Our outstanding 11+ online tests are second to none. Note: You will have to work on English separately, but we can guide you on this.
Skipton is on the River Aire and the Leeds and Liverpool Canal. It is a small market town in North Yorkshire. It has a population of under 16,000. It’s name was recorded in the Domesday Book of 1086 and means ‘sheep farm’. It was used as a prisoner of war camp during World War 1. The water of Eller Beck powers one of the oldest mills (High Corn Mill) and dates to 110 when it was owned by Robert De Clifford. It’s medieval castle is well renowned and one of the best preserved in England. Most of its economy relies on tourism due to its architecture and closeness to the Yorkshire Dales. It is where Skipton Building Society was founded and was voted as the best place to live in England in 2016.
The list below shows the areas from where Skipton Grammar School students commute. Note: This is not an exhaustive list.
Aire View, Burnside, Carleton-in-craven, Cononley, Cononley Woodside, Eastby, Embsay, Farnhill, Greatwood, Hetton, High Bradley, High Farnhill, Horse Close, Kildwick, Low Bradley, Low Snaygill, Middle Town, Mill Fields, New Town, Raikes, Rockwood, Rylstone, Skipton, Spring Gardens, Stirton, Thorlby.