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- You Choose Winners - 18.01.18
- Would you like a sandwich?
- La Fête des Rois
- A Woodland Christmas Poem
- Christmas Carol Concert
Independent Preparatory School of the Year

    Independent Association of Preparatory Schools

Committed To ICT

Ecole Sacre-Coeur in Meyzieu

The Gleddings Preparatory School is consistently rated in the top few Independent Preparatory Schools based on the results of the SATS (Standard Attainment Tests for 11 years olds). It is the highest ranked Preparatory School in Yorkshire.

The Gleddings Preparatory School What Our Parents Say

"Thank you very much for the education and care my children have received whilst at The Gleddings. We will always remember you and everyone with great fondness and gratitude." - Mrs Rowntree

Community Links

The Gleddings children greatly enjoy the opportunity to help others and they rise to the challenge of supporting children, adults and animals in need locally, nationally, and globally.


  • The Gleddings became a 157 Goat School! Children raised money in many exciting, innovative and often heart rending ways to buy goats for the Third World.
  • The older children set up fun activities in a young enterprise initiative to raise money for our local Overgate Hospice.
  • Seventy children filled shoe boxes with gifts for disadvantaged children in Europe (Operation Shoe Box)
  • All of the school participated in Children in Need and Comic Relief in a whole variety of ways.
  • Everyone sang at the end of the last academic year at St Jude's and raised money to support the church building.
  • At Christmas the children sang at Ravenscliffe School to raise money to purchase special equipment to aid learning for young people who experience severe learning difficulties.
  • Everyone sang at the Parish Church at Christmas and raised money to support the church building.
  • We supported the R.S.P.B's 'Save the Albatross' campaign by collecting used stamps.
  • We raised enough money to provide 20 hives for Africa.
  • Children made Christmas cards which were sold to raise money towards the West Yorkshire Forget Me Not Trust's new hospice.
  • Middle IV write to a teenage girl in Guinea Bissau, in north west Africa, who is supported by The Gleddings through the charity, Plan International.
  • We are twinned with a primary school in France, L'Ecole du Sacré Coeur, near Lyon.
  • We raised £3210.25 in a sponsored Readathon for The Sargent Cancer Care for Children and The Roald Dahl Foundation.
  • The whole school took part in various sponsored activities to raise money for Crossley's Sports Hall.
  • We sold tea towels at Christmas in support of Andrea's Gift which raises money for Brain Tumour Research & Support for both children and adults.
  • We are included in partnership with Crossley's sports activities and take part in sports fixtures with local schools.
  • We are members of the Soft Federation of Primary and Secondary schools in the immediate locality.
  • We raised £1586.95 in a fun run for the Crossley Heath Sports Hall.
  • We wore hats to raise £772 to help the people of Haiti.
  • Upper IV girls organised a handbag sale which raised £500 for the Cheka Sana Orphanage in Tanzania.
  • Two Form III girls also raised money for the orphanage through a 'teddy bear sale'
  • Sixty five children filled shoe boxes with gifts for the children in the orphanage. These were sent via The Rotary Club in December.
  • £2202.20 was raised to help improve the lives of children with serious illnesses through the work of the charities, CLIC Sargent and The Roald Dahl Foundation.
  • £320 was raised through the sale of Christmas cards designed by the children. This was divided equally between Myotonic Dystrophy, Forget-Me-Not Children's Hospice, Water Aid and the British Heart foundation after a vote organised by the School Council.
  • We held a School Council Coffee morning and raised £193.26 for Macmillan Cancer Support.
  • The whole school took part in sponsored activities including swimming and running and raised £3416 for the NSPCC.
  • We have held lots of activities for Sophie’s boys at the Cheka Sana Orphanage in Tanzania, including bike rides, cookie sales and the very popular Upper IV stalls and so far we have raised £1042.
  • We all dressed up in our pyjamas and onesies as part of our Pudsey Pyjama party for Children in Need and raised an amazing £423.36.
  • School Council held a coffee morning and raised £140 for Macmillan Cancer Support.
  • We raised £2692 for Sports Relief with a range of athletic endeavours!
  • Wow Art Day raised £1190 for Blind Children UK.
  • Upper IV's Enterprise stalls raised £358.93 to be split between Cancer Research UK and the RSPCA.
  • Two Lower IV girls organised an Easter raffle for Overgate Hospice raising £157.20.
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