Fulneck School is an independent day and boarding school, situated in the Fulneck Moravian Settlement, in Pudsey, West Yorkshire, England. It provides education for pupils between the ages of 3 and 18.
|Motto||In essentials unity, in non essentials liberty, in all things charity.|
|Religious affiliation(s)||Moravian Church|
|Local authority||City of Leeds|
|Chairman of Governors||Mrs Lesley Jordan|
|School Principal||Mr P. Taylor|
|Vice Principal||Mrs G. Carver / Mr C. Bouckley|
|Age||3 to 18|
|Houses||Connor & Latrobe (Junior), Pegasus, Phoenix & Griffin (Senior)|
|Publication||The Fulneck Times, The Comenian, The Orgreave|
In 2008 the school reopened a building and renamed it the Robinson Building, which now serves as a learning centre for maths, geography, art and food technology. In 2014 the school extensively refurbished Joan Mort House, the building that houses the Sixth Form Centre.
When Fulneck first opened, the pupils would sleep at the top of the church. Now the school has boarding facilities for both girls and boys, which are located on the upper floors of the main school building.
Fulneck School has a Learning Support Unit and has been registered as a "DU" category school by CReSTeD (Council for the Registration of Schools Teaching Dyslexic Pupils), which means it has a designated unit for the teaching of pupils with dyslexia on a one-to-one or small-group basis. Fulneck is one of only a few mainstream schools in the North of England to be registered "DU". Its dyslexic pupils perform exceptionally in GCSE and A level exams each year, due to the support they receive.
Fulneck is a non-selective school with an inclusive admissions policy. Children of all academic abilities are stretched, challenged and supported, with high achievers gaining A* and A grades. The majority of students in the Sixth Form go on to study at university while some enter apprenticeships and employment. Some students take part in a Multiflight training scheme at Leeds Bradford airport and a number have gone on to pilot training at Oxford Aviation Academy.
Notable former pupils
- H. H. Asquith (1852–1928), politician, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom 1908–16
- William Booth (1886–1916), Yorkshire and England cricketer
- Sir Leonard Hutton (1916–1990), Yorkshire and England cricketer
- Benjamin Henry Latrobe (1764–1820), architect
- James Montgomery (1771–1854), hymnist, poet and editor
- Victor Quelch (1891-1975), Canadian politician
- Diana Rigg (born 1938), actress appearing in The Avengers
- Sir Robert Robinson (1886–1975), Nobel laureate in chemistry
- Frederic Shoberl (1775–1853), writer
- Kelvin Odunuyi (1999-2018), Rapper
- Chloe Stansfield (2004-present),just a great kid tbh
An example of university destinations of Fulneck School