Our Vision

Richmond School and Sixth Form College will provide the best possible learning experiences and high quality outcomes for the young people of Richmondshire.


    We will achieve this by:
    Maximising the academic and personal potential of every individual 
    Using our collective expertise to achieve outstanding learning and care throughout the school and college 
    Creating a healthy, happy School and College where everyone feels proud to achieve 
    Acknowledging the support and involvement of parents and carers in their child’s learning journey   
    Being part of an alliance of schools working together to provide the best education for students within the area 
    Becoming a central part of the community through positive relationships based on mutual support and trust. 


    The values of the School today are depicted by the huge banners that adorn one of the main wall in the James Tate Building: Respect, Teamwork, Creativity, Excellence, Resilience and Independence.

    Strategic Objectives

    The strategic objectives that guide our planning for further development and improvement are contained within four headings as follows:

    • Leadership & Management
      Leadership at all levels, including Governance, is efficient and effective, enabling the school to make continuous improvement.
    • Student Performance
      From each different starting point, the proportion of students attaining and exceeding expected progress is high compared to national figures
    • Pedagogy & Practice
      To secure consistently high quality teaching, learning and assessment to improve student outcomes
    • Experience & Engagement
      Our provision is appropriate and relevant to student needs and offers exciting opportunities for all thrive.