Through boarding, we aim to give the young people in our care the very best of opportunities to become well-balanced, responsible adults who are willing to contribute to society at large and, in so doing, to enrich their own life and that of others.
In the interests of each boarding pupil's welfare and as an additional reassurance to geographically-distant parent , we insist that all boarders whose parents live overseas have an educational guardian resident in Britain.
The boarding areas have recently undergone major refurbishment so as to provide top-grade modern facilities whilst preserving the original character of the grand and delightful historic stone buildings which house our boarders.
At Rishworth day pupils are welcome to stay overnight at any time. Over the last few years we have had increasing demand for pupils to spend the occasional night with us, or to become weekly boarders staying from Sunday to Thursday night.
The idyllic Pennine valley in which Rishworth School, with its extensive grounds, stands offers an environment conducive to happy learning: breathtaking views, pure air, the calm and safety of a semi-rural community, yet very easy routes to and from the airports of Manchester and Leeds.
Rishworth School is committed to ensuring all staff, contractors and volunteers who have substantial or regular contact with pupils of the School are comprehensively checked as to their suitability to work with children in accordance with the current legislation.
Boarding at Rishworth is very diverse and cosmopolitan. We have boarders from countries all over the globe including Uzbekistan, Iran, Germany, Russia, Hong Kong, Spain, Estonia and China. We also have students whose parents are serving members of the Armed Forces. From the local area we have a...