Richmond School

Name Richmond School
Ofsted Inspection Rating Good
Inspection Date 17 January 2017
Address Darlington Road, Richmond, North Yorkshire, DL10 7BQ
Phone Number 01748850111
Type Academy
Age Range 11-18
Religious Character Does Not Apply
Gender Mixed
Number of Pupils 1325 (52% boys 48% girls)
Number of Pupils per Teacher 16.6
Academy Sponsor AretÉ Learning Trust
Local Authority North Yorkshire
Percentage Free School Meals 10.4%
Percentage English is Not First Language 2.9%
Persisitent Absence 9%
Pupils with SEN Support 9.2%
Catchment Area Information Available Yes, our catchment area data is FREE
Last Distance Offered Information Available No

Information about this school

The school meets requirements on the publication of specified information on its website. Richmond School is larger than the average-sized secondary school. The proportion of pupils from minority ethnic backgrounds or who speak English as an additional language is well below the national average. The proportion of pupils known to be eligible for free school meals is below the national average. The proportion of pupils eligible for special educational needs support and those who have an education, health and care plan is slightly below the national average. The school has a very small number of pupils who are currently accessing part-time alternative provision at Hambleton and Richmondshire Pupil Referral Unit. A new governing body was formed in 2016, following an interim executive board and a shadow governing body. The school has a large sixth-form provision.

Summary of key findings for parents and pupils

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