Ackworth School

Telephone: +44 (0) 1977 233600
School Address: Pontefract Road, Ackworth, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom, WF7 7LT


Number in School: 500
Number of Boarders: 130
Boarding Type: Day Boarding, Flexi Boarding, Full Boarding, Weekly Boarding - (Monday to Friday)
School Type: Co-Ed

Head of Boarding: Mrs Samantha Baker
Head of Boarding Email:
Head of Boarding Contact Number: +44(0) 1977 233600

Ackworth has always been a co-educational, boarding and day school. For over 240 years, we have maintained a passion for teaching and learning. We are proud of our traditions and family values, but equally proud of our innovative approach to co-education.

Ackworth is a dynamic and forward-thinking school. We strive to develop resilient individuals who not only think creatively, but also act ethically and with responsibility. We encourage our students to express themselves with confidence, to embody the Quaker value of speaking respectfully to others, but also in a way that is true to themselves and their beliefs.

Located in a beautiful rural setting in Yorkshire, we offer broad educational opportunities from nursery age to sixth form, for day pupils and boarders.

Some of these opportunities are:

  • proven academic performance
  • a safe and supportive atmosphere
  • the strength of quiet reflection
  • excellent sport, music, drama, visual arts and recreational facilities

Please come and visit us. I look forward to welcoming you to Ackworth.

Anton Maree