YEAR 6 children at Westivlle House School in Ilkley are celebrating outstanding exam success.

In the Skipton Girls’ High School and Ermysted's Grammar School 11+ examinations, all seven children who entered successfully passed. Ten children passed the entrance examination for Bradford Grammar School and achieved 2 Chartered Scholarships along with the Headteacher's Scholarship. Two further Sport Scholarships were awarded at Giggleswick School and Sedbergh School. Children have also succeeded in their examinations for attendance at Ashville College and Woodhouse Grove School.

Headmistress Mrs Susan Walker, said: “We are immensely proud to announce that our Year 6 children have achieved their aims for their onward journeys. A number of our children sat examinations for a range of selective secondary schools achieving an astonishing pass rate.

"Our main aim as a prep school is to prepare our children for secondary school and the hard work of each pupil and our teaching team is testament to the quality of education at Westville. We strive to provide an environment where children thrive and truly reach their full potential in all areas and not just academics. Resilient, confident and articulate children ready to leave fully equipped for the next part of their journey.

"These results prove that Westville House School is an outstanding preparatory school providing a well-rounded education for all children. Our dedicated and professional team of staff have worked in partnership with parents to provide the very best care and education for the children at WHS, our thanks go to all involved.”

Families considering schools for September 2024, reception intake and all year groups can book an informal visit by email or call 01943 60 80 53.