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Richmond Hill School


At Richmond Hill we grow independence, build communication and believe you can achieve your personal goals.

Our Awards and Achievements

Eco-Schools Award

Eco-Schools is an international award programme that guides schools on their sustainable journey, providing a framework to help embed these principles into the heart of school life.


Richmond Hill Special School develop a sustainable gardening area

Ofsted Outstanding


"Teachers and teaching assistants work extremely well together in setting high expectations for pupils' learning and behaviour in lessons. Pupils are valued as individuals and the school does much to raise their self esteem. It promotes their spiritual,moral,social & cultural development outstandingly well."

(Ofsted March 2015)


" Pupils love coming to school because it is a very happy place where they feel safe. Staff manage behaviour exceptionally well so that no learning time is lost. The school's work to keep the pupils safe and secure is outstanding & attendance rates have improved significantly"

(Ofsted March 2015)


“The school is committed to innovation & development to give pupils enjoyable & memorable‚Äč experiences”

(Ofsted report 2011)


"A relaxed, fun filled atmosphere in which pupils are encouraged to be active participants"

(Ofsted report 2011)

Fmsis Award

FMSiS (Financial Management Standards in Schools) is a mandatory 

requirement to provide assurance that schools have adequate arrangements in place to manage their resources effectively. 

The Standard is awarded to the school for good financial management practices, rather than to any individual, and requires renewal every three years.

Investors in Families

Investors in Families is the national accreditation scheme established

 to recognise those schools and other settings that work with families to achieve the five outcomes of Every Child Matters. 

Aims of Investors in Families 
•To value and support the role that families play in the life of the child.
•To support families in developing their children's achievement and self-esteem.
•To help families participate in raising their children's achievement and self-esteem.
•To promote social inclusion and a sense of well-being through positive participation in family life.

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