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Ofsted judge us to be a 'GOOD' school with 'OUTSTANDING' Early Years (October 2011)

This is a 2-11 school including a school nursery.

For further information, or if you would like to arrange a visit, please contact us here


If you are interested in obtaining a place at our school please contact admissions at the Area Education Office in Selby on 0845 0349465 or apply online

Selby Community Primary School Designation

Selby Community Primary School was designated in February 2016 as a ‘National Support School’ by the National College for Teaching and Leadership. This designation is in recognition of our strong record in successfully providing school-to-school support to others that have needed our help.

In all cases this support has had a positive impact on pupil outcomes. Our skilled and experienced staff offer support to a range of schools developing teaching and learning and leadership both locally and nationally. We are one 12 national Talk for Writing training centres offering bespoke training on all aspects of Talk for Writing. Whilst National Support Schools are designated to support schools in challenging circumstances, other ongoing support is available for any school who wishes to seek high quality teaching and learning support from outstanding teachers and school leaders at all levels.

In February 2016, the school was appointed as one of the Department for Education's designated experts in the spending and application of pupil premium funding. We offer independent expert reviews of a schools' pupil premium strategy.

Our Head Teacher, Ian Clennan, is a National Leader of Education and a serving Ofsted inspector.

We also have three specialist leaders of education in curriculum, SEN and closing the gap (between different groups of learners).

We welcome contact and visits from schools wishing to engage in partnership work. Please contact  to discuss your requirements.  If you are interested in Talk for Writing please click here. If you are interested in Maths No Problem click here.


Train to teach in local schools

Selby Community Primary School is part of North Star Teaching Alliance, which is working in partnership with Leeds Trinity University to offer early years and primary teacher-training places for 2017-18. Find out more about the North Star School Direct programme here.


The North Star Teaching School Alliance is a collaboration of primary, secondary and special schools in North Yorkshire. Our collective aim is to improve outcomes for all children through a self-sustaining, dynamic system of school improvement and support across the region and beyond.

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