It is our pleasure to introduce you to St. Hilda’s Church of England VC Primary School. We believe that children need to feel happy, safe and valued in order to aspire, achieve and thrive. We are truly proud of the excellent nurture and relationships that our pupils enjoy and we would love to share this with you.
We are a rural village school and community preschool, situated in stunning scenery in the lovely village of Ampleforth on the edge of the North York Moors National Park. We welcome children from the village, as well as surrounding villages and farms. Our school is located on a a beautiful site, with glorious view, a large playing field, trees, wildlife area and playground. St. Hilda’s School is an established, core part of village life.
We are a small school with a huge heart, offering a excellent opportunities for spiritual, moral, social and cultural education. The staff are dedicated and caring members of their profession. Their commitment to the individual needs of pupils and to the welfare of the school as a whole is especially evident. We work closely in partnership with parents so that, together, we can build a firm foundation for your children to grow and develop to their full potential.
'St Hilda’s is a friendly school. Pupils, parents and teachers say that it ‘feels like a family’. Everyone knows one another well. Pupils of all ages learn and play together. They are happy and safe.' (Ofsted 2020)
We would love to welcome you to come and see for yourself our happy, productive school, which enables our pupils to grow and flourish and experience 'life in all its fulness.'
We look forward to hearing from you. Please email
Claire Lamb (Executive Headteacher)
Faye Dodds-Aston (Head of School)
Johanna Senior (Chair of Governors)
Johanna Senior has been elected Chair of Governors. She can be contacted through the school office or via email: email@example.com
If you require a paper copy of information on the school website, please contact us. This will be provided free of charge.