Welcome to Richmond Hill Academy

Welcome to Richmond Hill Academy website.  The site is designed to give a flavour of the work that is going on in our school community.  You are also very welcome to visit the school where I will be glad to give you a tour, tell you more about the school’s journey so far and our vision for the children of Richmond Hill.

I am delighted to be addressing you as the Principal of Richmond Hill Academy and happier still that the school is now a part of The GORSE Academies Trust, a Trust which has a national reputation for transforming schools.  The children of Richmond Hill have not, in recent years, received the education they deserve and the community should rightfully feel let down.  However, with the support of The GORSE Academies Trust, a new leadership team and the dedication and commitment of our staff, I have no doubt that we are going to transform Richmond Hill Academy into the exceptional school that its community deserves.

Put simply, we want every child at Richmond Hill to flourish; to be safe, happy, to experience a wide range of outstanding learning opportunities and …Read More

News & Newsletters

1009, 2019

External Play Area Update

Phase 1 of the works were carried out during the summer holidays and involved the formation of the new entrance/path and the playground area closest to the school. We are delighted with the results shown [...]

1208, 2019

New External Play Areas 2019

In May, we received confirmation that Leeds City Council SEND Programme Board approved our capital bid for £110,889.00 to improve the external play area for Rainbow Base. We are delighted to share with you the [...]

2907, 2019

TRGA Science Trip

Year 3 pupils have also had the unbelievable opportunity to work scientifically in a real life laboratory, superbly supported by the amazing Year 10 pupils at The Ruth Gorse Academy where they were studied [...]



End of year trip to Filey

Year 6 thoroughly enjoyed their end of year trip to Filey. We were kept busy all day playing in the sand and creating our own designs in the sand before enjoying some tasty ice cream. [...]

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