Westville House is a family school with a warm and welcoming atmosphere.

Small classes provide an exciting and stimulating platform for learning and teaching is tailored to the needs of the individual child in a caring and friendly environment. To achieve this we have developed a distinctive mix of methods – traditional and modern, creative and formal.

Educating boys and girls together brings many advantages and also contributes to the children’s healthy social development.

Our staff are well qualified and experienced and combine firmness and fun in school activities to provide just the right kind of care which all parents seek for their children.

Children leave Westville House following a broad well rounded education, ready for the challenges ahead and well-equipped to face the future wherever it may lead them. read more

Mrs Rosey James - Headteacher

Mrs Rosey James - Headteacher


Thank you a million times over - you have given our daughter a wonderful, wonderful education which is priceless! read more

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The Sunday Times

The firm foundations provided through the curriculum and the interesting programme of activities prepare pupils extremely well for the next stages of their learning.

Independent Schools Inspectorate


ranked 35th by the Sunday Times

The school is in an elegant building set in 5 acres of leafy grounds just outside Ilkley with splendid views over Ilkley Moor. It is within easy reach of Leeds, Bradford, Harrogate, Keighley, Otley, Skipton and the Dales.

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1. A warm, friendly, family atmosphere
2. A traditional school with a modern approach
3. Excellent teaching and dedicated, highly-qualified staff
4. High standards and outstanding pastoral care
5. Superb Music, Drama and Art
6. Top-quality sports coaching - a wide range of sports
7. Brilliant facilities - including a large multi-purpose hall and sports field
8. Fantastic extra-curricular activities and clubs
9. Flexible drop-off and pick-up times
10. A stunning location
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