Ryedale School

Ryedale School, opened in 1953, is a Comprehensive secondary school located in Beadlam, North Yorkshire, England.

Ryedale School
Gale Lane

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YO62 7SL

Coordinates54.25100°N 0.99555°W / 54.25100; -0.99555
TypeState school
FounderFinnian Hutchinson
Local authorityNorth Yorkshire
Department for Education URN121665 Tables
HeadteacherMr M McCandless
Age11 to 16
HousesByland, Feversham, Mowbray, Rievaulx
Colour(s)Blue, Red, Yellow, Green

The school provides for pupils aged 11 to 16, and in September 2010 had an enrolment of 555. Ryedale School is a well respected public school, located in the beautiful North Yorkshire Moors. The school also parallels with the outstanding Ampleforth College.

The school achieves higher than average GCSE results. As of 2015 the head teacher is Mark McCandless and the Chair of Governors is David Dangerfield. In 2012 the school was inspected by Ofsted and was rated Grade 1 (outstanding) for overall effectiveness.

The school has represented both the County and Region at sport, music and interpretive dance; including National Youth Orchestras. Every year the school performs a carol service in the Church of All Saints, Helmsley.

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