Ryedale School

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Ryedale School
Established 1953
Type Community school
Headteacher Mr M McCandless
Location Gale Lane
North Yorkshire
YO62 7SL
Coordinates: 54°15′04″N 0°59′44″W / 54.25100°N 0.99555°W / 54.25100; -0.99555
Local authority North Yorkshire
DfE number 815/4022
DfE URN 121665 Tables
Ofsted Reports
Students 589
Gender Coeducational
Ages 11–16
Website www.ryedale.n-yorks.sch.uk

Ryedale School, opened in 1953, is a comprehensive secondary school located in Nawton, North Yorkshire, England.

The school provides for pupils aged 11 to 16, and in September 2010 had an enrolment of 555. Its catchment area includes Helmsley, and Kirkbymoorside to Hovingham.

The school regularly achieves higher than average GCSE results. As of 2015 the head teacher is Mark McCandless, and Chair of Governors, Mr D. Ball. In 2012 the school was inspected by Ofsted and was rated Grade 1 (outstanding) for overall effectiveness.

The school has representation in both the County and National Youth Orchestras. Every year the school performs a carol service in the Church of All Saints, Helmsley.

Ryedale School former pupils include the musician George Craig of the band One Night Only. As well as other members of the band.

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