In response to the global coronavirus outbreak, St Peter’s School, York has implemented a strict visitor policy to safeguard the health and wellbeing of the whole school community. Following instructions from the government, the school site will be closed to pupils (apart from children of key workers) from the end of the day on Friday 20 March with no indication given of when that situation will change. We ask that all non-essential visitors also stay away from the school at this time. If your visit is essential, please read our visitor policy before you visit the school.

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St Peter's

Welcome to St Peter's


Welcome to Clifton

Jeremy Walker

Welcome to St Peter's

Founded in 627 AD, St Peter’s School (13-18), with its two junior schools St Olave’s (8-13) and Clifton School (3-8), has a long history of top class education.

Read A Message from the Head Master, Jeremy Walker.

St Peter’s York is The Sunday Times North Independent Secondary School of the Year.

St Peter’s appeals to parents across the north of England and beyond for the enviable combination it offers of academic achievement and redoubtable sporting opportunities.

The Sunday Times

The school was glowingly reviewed in Tatler Schools Guide 2020.

great results, extensive co-curricular activities and guest lectures and...'phenomenal' theatre productions...

Tatler Schools Guide 2020

Clifton School and Nursery has been named Prep/pre-Prep School of the year at the Tes Independent School Awards.

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