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)



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Attendance for the week ending Friday 14th February 2020


Top Classes

3B 99.2%          4R 97.8%          5P 97.1%          6L 99.6%


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Ravensthorpe CE (VC) Junior School is ranked 120th in the 2019 Sunday Times Parent Power Guide to the top 250 state primary schools in England. We are the only school in Kirklees to feature. 

The transfer to secondary school process for September 2020 will begin on 1 September 2019.

Open evenings at the majority of Kirklees high schools and academies will be taking place during September and October 2019. More detailed information about the transfer process is available at www.kirklees.gov.uk/admissions from 1 September 2019 and the full secondary school guide for parents will also be available on this link for download and/or print. 

Click here to see the dates of Secondary School Open Evenings.

If your child is starting Junior School in September 2020, you must apply online between 1st September 2019 and 15th January 2020.

For the third 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.

Latest School Events

School closes at 3.30pm for the Easter holiday.03Apr2020

Last day of the Spring term.

School opens after the Easter holiday.20Apr2020

School opens for the Summer term.

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