Scorton is a small and friendly community and the churches have enjoyed an increasingly close relationship over the last few years. They work together in various ways planning joint services, social events and other activities.
St Peter’s Church
Address: Church Drive, Scorton, PR3 1AU
Contact: Colin Babbs, Church Warden 01524 793272
St Mary and St James Catholic Church
Address: Snow Hill Lane, Scorton, Preston
Contact: Father Anthony Keefe 01995 640208 or 07873 338442
Scorton Methodist Church
Address: Methodist Chapel, Gubberford Lane, Scorton, Preston, PR3 1BL
Contact: Deacon Jane Gibson 01524 793234 or 07769 792690
Scorton CE Primary School
The village school is a Church of England Voluntary Aided primary school. There has been an educational establishment in the Parish of Nether Wyresdale for over 200 years. The current school opened September 1882 and caters for up 40 pupils. It is located in the heart of the village, and enjoys an elevated position at the entrance to the church drive. The school is surrounded a grass play area and a tarmac playground with benched seating, picnic tables and a quiet area.
Address: Snow Hill Lane, Scorton, PR3 1AY
Contact: Headteacher Mrs Helen Hesketh 01524 791596