UWS - Admission Arrangements

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Wharfeside Avenue, Threshfield, Skipton, North Yorkshire, BD23 5BS.      Telephone: 01756 752215      e.mail : (click) admin[at]uws.n-yorks.sch.uk

Enhanced Mainstream School for SpLD


Head of School: Sally Sumner.

Executive Headteacher: Andrew Taylor.


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Admission Arrangements

Upper Wharfedale is a non-selective school in a selective area. It is popular and frequently over subscribed. Approximately 28% of the ability range is selected for the two local grammar schools by tests taken in Year 6.

Overall the school has more boys than girls – 61% against 39%.

Around 50% of students come from the catchment area of the school - the wards of Upper Wharfedale, Grassington and Barden Fell.

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