About Us

Leavening Community Primary School

Leavening Community Primary School is a Group 1 Local Education Authority School administered by North Yorkshire County Council whose central offices are in Northallerton.  The school, established in 1906 and extended in 1964, 2003 and 2007, takes in children of all abilities from 3 to 11 years of age.  The catchment area includes the villages of Acklam, Leppington, Scrayingham, Howsham and Thixendale as well as Leavening.  We also welcome children out of catchment and over the years have happily and successfully educated children from Malton, Norton and the surrounding villages that lie north, south, east and west of Leavening.


Acorns Nursery

Nursery provision is currently available to children, the full term after they turn 3 years old.  

The Government currently fund 15 hours of early years provision at no charge to the parents/carers.

Please register your interest in our nursery by emailing the school (see Contact Us).
Registration of interest does not mean you have to commit to your child coming to our school, it just means you get all the information you could need.

Please include the following information:

  • Child’s full name
  • Child’s date of birth
  • Child’s address
  • Parents/carer’s name
  • Parents/carer’s address
  • Parents/carer’s telephone number

Emotional Health and Well Being

As a school we believe that a child’s emotional health and well being is the most important factor in ensuring children are happy, content and learn at school. We place a high profile on developing and nurturing this at Leavening. Here are some top tips, all of which we incorporate into our curriculum.