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Two connected, converted Victorian houses with narrow staircases and corridors, which makes it feel cramped indoors, but the low ceilinged attic classrooms, home to mini year 1s, are attractive in a quirky way... Outdoor learning programme for all years...fab separate area in grounds: large yurt with wood burning stove; outdoor fire pit for hot chocolate and marshmallows...

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What the school says...

Richmond House School offers a nurturing, family environment where everyone knows each other, small class sizes along with specialist teaching from nursery in music, PE and languages.
The school is renowned for its outstanding standards of education with the top grade of “excellent” across the board in the most recent full ISI inspection and consistently outstanding 11+ examination results.
With over 10 acres of land, which includes an outdoor yurt classroom and a range of sports pitches and tennis courts, the school has a superb sporting reputation and its strong culture of music and drama is demonstrated in impressive performances and concerts throughout the year.
Every child is encouraged to develop and explore their own interests and strengths, academic or otherwise, and the children leave at age 11 as well-rounded and self-assured individuals.
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Since September 2020, Chris Bouckley, previously vice principal at Fulneck School in Leeds where he has also been head of juniors and before that, deputy head of Heathfield Prep at Rishworth School. Chair of the Junior Heads Committee for the Society of Heads.

Born and bred in Halifax, West Yorkshire, he relocated south early in his career where he worked at Brentwood School in Essex for 17 years. A passion for sport saw him head the development of the subject at Brentwood, eventually leading the school 1st XI football team to their first National League title. He moved back to Yorkshire 18 years ago with his wife and his two sons, who have grown up in the area. Still enjoys a variety of outdoor activities including skiing, cycling and football,...

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Special Education Needs

At Richmond House School we have a dedicated SENCo to ensure that expert help is always available for any child who may need extra support.

Condition Provision for in school
ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder Y
Aspergers Y
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders Y
CReSTeD registered for Dyslexia
Dyscalculia Y
Dyslexia Y
Dyspraxia Y
English as an additional language (EAL) Y
Has an entry in the Autism Services Directory
Has SEN unit or class Y
HI - Hearing Impairment Y
Hospital School
Mental health
MLD - Moderate Learning Difficulty Y
MSI - Multi-Sensory Impairment
Natspec Specialist Colleges
OTH - Other Difficulty/Disability
Other SpLD - Specific Learning Difficulty
PD - Physical Disability Y
PMLD - Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulty
SEMH - Social, Emotional and Mental Health Y
SLCN - Speech, Language and Communication Y
SLD - Severe Learning Difficulty Y
Special facilities for Visually Impaired
SpLD - Specific Learning Difficulty
VI - Visual Impairment Y

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