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A good school will launch your child into a fulfilling educational journey and help your family to engage in the local community.

Top Class Primary Schools

A good school will launch your child into a fulfilling educational journey and help your family to engage in the local community.

The region has an impressive list of academic accolades, including the East Riding being ranked 44 nationally out of a total of 152 local authorities and achieving record-breaking results for 11 year-olds. The East Riding also has the country’s best ever KS2 results, putting them at the top of the class in Yorkshire and the Humber for the second year in a row.

2016/17 results show that 93% of children get in to their first choice of primary school

The list of primary schools achieving ‘Outstanding’ Ofsted reports is vast, some of the top scorers across the region are:

  • Eastfield Primary School, Hull
  • Biggin Hill Primary School, Hull
  • Bricknell Primary School, Hull
  • Wold Academy, Hull
  • Swanland Primary School, Hull
  • Springhead Primary School, Anlaby
  • Westfield Primary School, East Riding
  • Eastfield Primary Academy, Immingham
  • Stallingborough Church of England Primary
  • Winteringham Primary School, Scunthorpe

Secondary Schools

The region has many high achieving secondary school with many also receiving ‘Outstanding’ Ofsted results and upholding excellent standards of GSCE results.

Over 20 schools within the region were also recognised as prestigious ‘Good School Award Guide’ winners in 2015, including Beverley High School, Bridlington School Sports College, Cottingham High School & Sixth Form, Kingswood College of Arts, Hull Trinity House School and Havelock Academy.

Schools achieving recent ‘Outstanding’ Ofsted Results include:

  • Boulevard Academy, Hull
  • Kelvin Hall School, Hull
  • Sirius Academy, Hull
  • Tollbar Academy, New Waltham, Grimsby
  • Humberston Academy, Grimsby
  • Stallingborough Church of England School
  • South Hunsley School & Sixth Form College, East Riding

They area also benefits from a number of contemporary academies, offering state-of-the-art facilities and modern teaching methods that are designed to propel students into vocational careers. 

Independent Choices

The region has a great selection of independent schools that pride themselves on achieving top results and creating the perfect environment to help students develop.

Hull Collegiate School is one of the leading independent schools in East Yorkshire which achieved an overall GCSE pass rate of 100% once again in 2015, with over a third of all grades awarded being A*-A.

Hymers College is a top performing independent school in Hull and East Yorkshire, as well as being the most accessible and affordable in the area. 74% of students gained an A* or A, 92.4% achieved a B grade or above in 2015, and at A Level 46.1% of student gained an A* or A, with 76.6% of students achieving grades A* to B.

St James’ School in Grimsby is an intimate and successful co-educational day and boarding school for children aged 2-18. The school has two boarding houses, taking in UK and international students and has a happy, caring and family atmosphere. 


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