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Welcome to our Website

I hope the information you find here will give you an idea about the range of exciting opportunities and experiences we have on offer. Every member of our community is valued, treated fairly and given equal opportunity to achieve their full potential. We are committed to raising academic standards and aim to achieve this by providing a clearly structured and stimulating environment, with high standards of behaviour. We value the contribution of parents and encourage them to play an active role in the education of their children. By working together we can ensure that every child receives the best possible start in life.

A S Parkin (Headteacher)

School Chef of the Year, Tracy Healy

Our school chef, Tracy Healy, has been 'crowned' LACA School Chef of the Year 2017. After beating off competition from the winners of nine other regional heats, she took the title at the final in Stratford Upon Avon on the 2nd March.     Well done Tracy!

Tracy now has her own blog - please click below

School SEND Offer

Please click below to see our school's Special Educational Needs and Disability offer.

Special Educational Needs at Ravensthorpe CE (VC) Junior School

Please click below to see the Kirklees SEND local offer.

Kirklees SEND offer

You may also find the following links useful:

Parents of Children with Additional Needs - Kirklees

Department for Education - Parents' Guide

Kirklees Information Advice and Support Service

Click CEOP Button

The CLICK CEOP button is here to allow you to report online, or real world, abuse. You can also access links to support for cyberbullying here.

Performance Tables

Click the SATs 2017 image to visit the primary school performance tables.

Thrive Hub

The Thrive Hub is a community initiative led by 22 schools in the Dewsbury area, who want to give the children in their care the best start in life by working with their families and local community to deliver sustainable services, resources and support structures.


Click on the logo to find out more

Mobile App

We now have a mobile app (for Android and Apple devices). The app is free and can be downloaded from the Google Play Store and the Apple App Store - search for Ravensthorpe Junior School. You will need the app to receive important messages.

Ofsted Inspection Report

"Pupils have superb attitudes to learning. Behaviour in classrooms is focused and purposeful, and productivity is high."

Click on the link to see the full report.

Ofsted Report - April 2017

SIAMS Inspection - Outstanding

We were graded outstanding in every category of our recent 'Church Schools' inspection. Click below to read the full report.

SIAMS Report - July 2017

School Prospectus 2017-18

2017-18 Prospectus

Adverse Weather - If it is necessary for school to close due to severe weather, a message will be sent via our school app. Information on school closures can also be found at or by listening to Radio Leeds. 

If your child is starting Junior School in September 2018, you must apply online between 1st September 2017 and 15th  January 2018.

Latest School Events

Half Term17Feb2018

Reptile Rob to visit Year 328Feb2018

Calendars page(s): School >>

If your child is starting secondary school in September 2018, you must apply online between 1st September 2017 and 31st October 2017.

'Top of the Class'

The article below was published in the 'Top of the Class' editions of the Yorkshire Post and the Wakefield Express on 25th & 26th January 2018. 

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For the second year running, there is no better performing similar school (based on pupils' achievement at key stage 1) within 75 miles of Ravensthorpe CE (VC) Junior School.