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The Read School

Drax, Selby, North Yorkshire, United Kingdom YO8 8NL

Age Range & Fees

Age Range2 to 18
Annual Day Fees£8055 to £11805
Annual Weekly Boarding Fees£19860 to £22806
Annual Full Boarding Fees£21660 to £24780

Number of Pupils

Boys Girls
100Day72
19Full Board9
5Weekly0
124Total81

Number of Staff

Full-time: 21
Part-time: 12

GCSE Pass Rate - Age 16

Grades A* - C or 9 – 5

Pass Rate - Age 18

Exams at age 18

Higher Education

Pupils who went on to Higher Education

What we offer

  • Business studies
  • Design technology
  • Drama/Theatre
  • ICT
  • Painting/Sculpture
  • Psychology
  • Chinese
  • English
  • English as foreign/2nd language
  • French
  • German
  • Spanish
  • Archery
  • Athletics
  • Badminton
  • Basketball
  • Cricket
  • Cross-country
  • Fitness training
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Hockey
  • Netball
  • Rounders
  • Rugby
  • Swimming
  • Table tennis
  • Tennis
  • Touch rugby
  • Volleyball
  • Water sports
  • Adventure training
  • Cadets - CCF/ACF/ATC etc
  • Canoeing
  • Chess
  • Dance
  • Drama productions
  • Duke of Edinburgh Award
  • First aid/life savers
  • Horticulture
  • Language club
  • Shooting
  • Skiing
  • Yoga
  • Band/Orchestra
  • Brass
  • Choir
  • Guitar
  • Keyboard
  • Organ
  • Percussion
  • Singing
  • Strings
  • Woodwind
  • After school club
  • Before school/Breakfast club
  • Experience of diplomatic corps' children
  • Experience of expatriates' children
  • Experience of gifted children
  • Experience of international students
  • Experience of services' children
  • Particular diets
  • Rail/Airport services
  • School bus service
  • Vegetarian
  • Hearing
  • Dyslexia
  • Aspergers
  • Epilepsy
  • Autism

Method of Entry

  • Entry test or exam
  • Interview
  • This is a non-selective school
  • Scholarship exam
  • Trial day at school
  • Visit school
  • Taster days
  • GCSE results
  • Non selective school
  • Please apply to school

Scholarships & Bursaries

  • Academic
  • Music
  • Senior school entry
  • 6th Form
  • Means tested bursaries

Accreditations and Affliations:

  • AGBIS
  • AMDIS
  • ASCL
  • BSA
  • ISBA
  • ISC
  • NAHT
  • SHMIS

Religious Affliations:

  • All denominations welcome
  • Church of England
  • Roman Catholic


Teaching Languages:

  • English
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