Belmont Grosvenor School
Swarcliffe Hall, Birstwith
Harrogate HG3 2JG

Call: 01423 771029

Call: 01423 771029

Our school day at Belmont Grosvenor private school UK

Our school day

Whether it’s being involved in a class assembly, performing in a production, learning outdoors or representing the school in a sports fixture, every day at Belmont Grosvenor is packed with opportunities to go beyond the classroom and explore new areas of discovery.

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Independent Pre Prep School

Pre-Prep

Pre-Reception, Reception, Years 1 and 2 make up the Pre-Prep department at Belmont Grosvenor School.

As part of a larger school, our children are fortunate to benefit from excellent facilities, equipment and specialist staff, whilst enjoying close relationships with experienced class teachers and teaching assistants.

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Prep School

Prep

Our Prep children, whilst still benefiting from the secure setting of their classroom, enjoy access to our more specialised teaching areas.

These include a state-of-the-art Science laboratory, fully-equipped IT suite, Art and Design Technology suite, dedicated Modern Foreign Languages room and a Music department that includes the latest computerised music composition facilities.

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Wrap-around care at Belmont Grosvenor private school, UK

Wrap-around care

In recent years there has been a growing demand for wrap-around care and Belmont Grosvenor has adapted to these changes by offering increased term time and holiday care.

This allows children to be engaged in activities in a familiar environment with their peers, benefits the changing needs of families, and becomes a further extension of school life.

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History of Swarcliffe Hall

History of Swarcliffe Hall

History really comes alive for the children at Belmont Grosvenor School. Our magnificent Gothic building and extensive grounds are themselves a huge educational resource.

They inspire each and every one of our children, and give them the opportunity to experience and understand what life would have been like living in the Hall, as well as the family’s position, and the building’s prominence, in the locality.

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ISI Inspection Report

ISI Inspection Report

Belmont Grosvenor School is regularly inspected by the Independent Schools Inspectorate (ISI).

Our most recent EYFS Inspection Report (November 2014) recognised our school as ‘outstanding’.

The whole school report was published in January 2012 and also achieved the ISI’s highest accolade.

Click here to view the report.

 

Independent School Fees

Admissions & fees

Belmont Grosvenor School welcomes all prospective parents to come and visit – we really want you to see first-hand our unique setting and the excellent education we are able to offer your children.

Everyone, from our Headteacher and EYFS co-ordinator to our children, is extremely proud of the school and love to show visitors around and share their passion and enthusiasm for all that is special about Belmont Grosvenor and Magic Tree Nursery.

Our admissions procedure varies according to the age of the child.

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Independent School Bursaries

Bursaries

Belmont Grosvenor School is progressively raising funds for a bursary scheme and is very keen to encourage applications from parents who, because of their financial situation, would not normally be able to afford to send their child/children to the school.

Our Headteacher is extremely happy to have a confidential discussion with any interested family who feel they may benefit from a bursary and an education at Belmont Grosvenor School.

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The Belmont Grosvenor School Alumni

Alumni

At Belmont Grosvenor School, we love to keep in touch with our old boys and girls and hear their news and achievements as they progress through life.

We welcome past pupils into school to talk to our children and inspire them through assemblies, speech days, and official openings of new facilities.

This gives our children a true sense of their heritage and enables them to pursue their goals in life and encourages their motivation and ambition.

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Independent school term calendar

Term calendar

Spring Term 2017

Bank Holiday Monday 2nd January 2017

Staff Training MTN Tuesday 3rd January 2017 (MTN Closed)

Staff INSET Tuesday 3rd January 2017

Term Starts and Wednesday 4th January MTN Opens

½Term ends Friday 17 th February at 4pm

½ Term Monday 20th – Friday 24th February

½ Term starts Monday 27 th February

Term ends Friday 31st March at 12 noon

MTN closed Thursday 13th April at 6:00pm – Wednesday 19th April

Staff Training MTN Tuesday 18th April

 

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Belmont Grosvenor PTA

PTA

We have an active PTA committee who organise a wide range of activities throughout the academic year. The PTA welcomes new members.

Annual events include a Bonfire Night party, Quiz nights, Film nights, a Christmas Fayre with legendary turkey sandwiches, and a magical Summer Ball.

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IAPS

IAPS

Belmont Grosvenor School is a member of an elite group of just 600 schools across the world to be awarded a quality kitemark by the Independent Association of Prep Schools (IAPS).

The school underwent rigorous inspections to win accreditation to the IAPS, a professional association dedicated to ensuring a high standard of teaching and learning, a high degree of specialism in many areas and generous resources, not least in the school's adult to child ratio.

The IAPS accreditation recognises the commitment of Belmont Grosvenor School to providing all-round excellence in education.

What our parents say about BGS private school in Yorkshire

What our parents say

The children at Belmont Grosvenor are our finest ambassadors but we believe parents and past pupils provide a particularly valuable insight into the Belmont Grosvenor experience.

Click here to see what they say about us.

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