Richmond School


Name Richmond School
Website http://www.richmondschool.net
Ofsted Inspection Rating Good
This inspection rating relates to a predecessor school. When a school, converts to an academy, is taken over or closes and reopens as a new school a formal link is created between the new school and the old school, by the Department for Education. Where the new school has not yet been inspected, we show the inspection history of the predecessor school, as we believe it still has significance.
Address Darlington Road, Richmond, DL10 7BQ
Phone Number 01748850111
Type Academy
Age Range 11-18
Religious Character Does Not Apply
Gender Mixed
Number of Pupils 1312 (52% boys 48% girls)
Number of Pupils per Teacher 16.6
Academy Sponsor AretÉ Learning Trust
Local Authority North Yorkshire
Percentage Free School Meals 11.5%
Percentage English is Not First Language 2.9%
Persistent Absence 11.1%
Pupils with SEN Support 9.2%
Catchment Area Indicator Available Yes
Last Distance Offered Available No
Highlights from Latest Full Inspection (17 January 2017)
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This inspection rating relates to a predecessor school. When a school, converts to an academy, is taken over or closes and reopens as a new school a formal link is created between the new school and the old school, by the Department for Education. Where the new school has not yet been inspected, we show the inspection history of the predecessor school, as we believe it still has significance.

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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