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General Information

Weaverthorpe CE (VC) Primary is situated in a very pleasant position, overlooking the village in the heart of the Wolds valley. We serve a rural community and take children from the villages of Weaverthorpe, Helperthorpe, Butterwick and some outlying farms. The main school caters for children from 4 to 11 years, plus a part-time Foundation class for children from the age of 3 years plus a term.

Head Teacher:   Mrs Rachel Ray

Chair of Governors:  Mrs Anne Conroy

Clerk to the Governors:  Mrs Claire Twigg

The Headteacher, Chair and Clerk can all be contacted at the school address.


Our Christian School aims:

• To be a welcoming rural school with a friendly Christian ethos, where learning is exciting and children reach their full potential

• To discover and nurture children’s potential within a happy, safe and stimulating environment

• To encourage everyone to stay safe and healthy, and to care for the natural environment

• To try to deliver high standards of teaching where we can develop questioning minds and skills for life-long learning


Our Christian values:

We will be:

1. Respectful - towards each other and all the different people of the world

2. Good learners - we will know how to learn, and meet challenges in a positive way

3. Trustworthy - we will tell the truth

4. Kind and patient - with ourselves and each other

5. Fit and healthy - we will know how to live healthy, active lives

We will:

6. Enjoy learning - we want school to be good fun!

7. Care for the environment - at school and in the wider world

8. Have good manners

9. Be confident and have good self-esteem

10. Become independent - as we grow up