About Us

Situated three miles from the stunning Whitby coastline, our school serves the children and families of Sleights village and the surrounding areas.

In total, around 130 children attend Sleights. We currently have just over 100 children on roll across Reception to Year 6. In addition, we are proud to work with around thirty children who start their time at Sleights from 2 years old in our nursery class Explorers.

We are a hardworking, well respected and motivated school, committed firmly to the belief that every child can achieve. Our vision is working together to be happy; to flourish; to succeed. As the Headteacher of Sleights, I am determined to make sure that every child succeeds and is given the opportunities, support and challenge needed to help them flourish.

Enriching the curriculum is a key part of ensuring that every child can do this. In our extensive grounds, we have our very own forest that we access to support outdoor learning. Children enjoy learning a variety of skills in the forest and being able to think, develop, build resilience and make progress in the great outdoors.

Working collaboratively is a key driver for our school. Relationships and support from parents and families is strong and means a great deal to us. As a Church school, we also have a firm relationship with the local churches and community. In addition, our school Governors act as supportive critical friends who play a key role in the school’s development.

We very much believe that it is our responsibility to make sure that the ‘one chance’ children get at school is the best chance possible. Our safe, open and inclusive school works tirelessly to meet the needs of every individual and family in order to help each child be happy, flourish and succeed. 

If you would like to come see what we do, please do get in touch!

Scott Grason-Taylor