Saturday, 30th September
Arrange a personal tour of the Prep School to get a sense of what life at Yarm is really like.
Tour the school, speak to pupils and staff, and attend a presentation with the Headmaster.
Tour the school, explore departments and meet staff and students!
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Yarm School is one of the leading private schools in the North East. The School is situated in the attractive town of Yarm, Teesside and welcomes boys and girls from nursery through to sixth form.
Established in 1978, Yarm School attracts pupils from around the North East into its private Nursery, Pre-Prep, Prep School, Senior School and Sixth Form.
Yarm School is located just off Yarm High Street and is very much part of the town, with pupils, staff and parents enjoying all the high street has to offer. Yarm High Street was crowned English Rising Star in the Great British High Street of the Year Awards 2019.
The Senior School makes the most of its location on the banks of the River Tees. As well as housing beautiful riverside classrooms which overlook the river, the school has a terrace, Boathouse and auditorium which all take advantage of this fantastic vista. The private Preparatory School is situated just across The Spital.
The school’s Princess Alexandra Auditorium and Friarage Theatre attract many visitors from Yarm, Stockton, Middlesbrough, Darlington and Hartlepool. The venues offer a broad range of events like music concerts, comedians, children’s theatre and live screenings.
The school is a stone’s throw away from both town and countryside, including the nearby North York Moors, Yorkshire Dales and the stunning North East coastline.
Yarm School is one of the best performing schools in the North East, regularly topping local league tables for GCSE and A-level results. Our high academic results are supported by an extensive extra-curricular programme and outstanding facilities.
As well as achieving the best A-level results in the area, students in our private Sixth Form benefit from a dedicated careers programme which prepares them for life beyond school. The school’s Careers Department work in partnership with many local businesses throughout Teesside and the North East to showcase the opportunities on offer in our region.
Yarm has easy access to the A19 and A66 making it ideal for parents commuting to work. From Yarm and Eaglescliffe railway stations you can travel to around the North East: Stockton, Middlesbrough, York and Newcastle, as well as a direct train to London.
The school runs a coach service which has ten routes across the North East and North Yorkshire. The school’s catchment area is vast. We attract pupils from across Teesside, including Yarm, Ingleby Barwick, Wynyard and Hartburn, and also further afield from County Durham and North Yorkshire.
Senior · 24/08/23
Yarm School pupils are celebrating after receiving their outstanding GCSE results. This year’s cohort excelled with nearly half (47%) of all examinations reaching the highest 9/8 grades. Thirty pupils achieved...
Sixth Form · 17/08/23
Yarm School is celebrating its class of 2023 as students collected their A level results. Forty-two students achieved three or more A*-A grades with more than 50% of all examinations...
Senior · 03/08/23
Yarm School are celebrating as the Senior School have been successful in gaining their sixth Eco-Schools Green Flag Award - and a plaque to mark their achievement! The Eco-Schools programme...
Prep · 25/07/23
We are delighted to have been shortlisted for the Independent School of the Year Awards, in the categories for Independent Prep School of the Year and Independent School of the...
Senior · 18/07/23
Yarm School was delighted to welcome five popular children’s authors to share their passion for writing with pupils from across Stockton. More than 550 children from six schools in the...
Senior · 03/07/23
Yarm School brought some musical magic to people living with dementia in the local area as we hosted a summer sing along themed around the 1963 hit, Summer Holiday. Part...
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Open Morning: Saturday 30th September, 9am - 12 noon Interested in Nursery, Prep, Senior or Sixth Form? Visit us at our Open Morning to get a sense of what life at Yarm School is like!
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