Welcome to Welburn Hall School

Welburn Hall is a North Yorkshire County Council maintained special school with a strong reputation for excellence in working with children and young people who have a wide range of special educational needs.

We offer a dynamic, innovative and highly individualised learning journey for pupils aged 8 to 19 years, with a wide range of physical disabilities or learning difficulties.

Our aim is to ensure all pupils and students have the opportunities they need to reach their full potential for academic achievement, independence and personal development.

This website will help you find out more about Welburn Hall School and the pupils and students who attend. We have dedicated staff, fantastic facilities and beautiful buildings which create a calm and inspiring place to learn, live and work.

Our door is always open to parents and carers - current and prospective.

If you would like more information, or wish to receive details in another format, please contact us.




Our Core Purpose

At Welburn Hall, we support and encourage achievement and celebrate success. 

We provide a safe, caring and stimulating environment in which pupils and students can prepare for the responsibilities of life. 

Our School is a happy place, and everyone is valued and respected as an individual.



Latest School Events

Cinerella Pantomime Trip07Dec2015

11:00 am - 5:00 pm @ Middlesborough Little Theatre

A fun-filled afternoon.

Christmas Dinner10Dec2015

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm @ Dining Room

School pupils enjoy a traditional Christmas lunch served by staff. Christmas songs in the hall afterwards.

Big Sing11Dec2015

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm @ School

Joined by other local schools round the tree.

Matinee Performance of Christmas Play14Dec2015

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm @ School

A date for your diary - more details nearer the time.

Rotary Chrsitmas Carol Concert14Dec2015

6:00 pm - 7:30 pm @ Pickering Church

Enjoy this event with the college group and boarders.

Hansel and Gretel15Dec2015

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm @ Steven Joseph Theatre, Scarborough

Main school pupils - a lovely festive treat!

Nativity Christmas Play16Dec2015

6:30 pm - 7:30 pm @ School

Evening show

Christingle Service17Dec2015

10:00 am - 11:00 am @ Harome Church

Traditional service.

Last day of term18Dec2015

@ School

Santa's on his way!

Staff Training Day04Jan2016

@ School

Pupils - another day off!

Back to School for pupils05Jan2016

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Hope you had a good holiday

Bags to School19Jan2016

@ School

A chance to de-clutter....

Go Kids Go! Wheelchair Event28Jan2016

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This exciting event is designed to be suitable for both wheelchair users and non-chair users.

Pupils break up12Feb2016

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Have a good half term

Back to School for pupils22Feb2016

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Roll on spring

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Welburn Hall School News

  • Sensory Developments
    Richard Hirstwood, a nationally acclaimed sensory expert, has spent time in school this week working with pupils and training staff to further develop our sensory provision and contribute to curriculum development.
  • Children In Need
    Another fantastic Children in Need day at Welburn Hall - games, stalls and refreshments for parents and friends - we managed to raise a staggering £356.52!!!
  • Cygnet Training for Parents/ Carers of Children with Autism
    This training is currently being offered over a 6 week course covering different aspects of autism. The programme has been formulated by Barnardos to inform and advise parents about autism and hopefully provide answers to questions.
  • Celebrating Literacy with Ian Billings
    Ian Billings came to visit our school on 3 November to help us celebrate literacy with a collapsed curriculum day.
  • Lollipop House Project Success
    Inspired by a young aspiring architect (search for ‘TheMrFinneth’ on YouTube) our students have been designing and constructing their own lollipop houses. Read on to see how this Design and Technology project captured the imagination of our pupils.
  • Arts Award Inspires
    Ten College students have chosen the Arts Award for their enrichment day option. Click on The Arts page under the Learning tab to read more and see our work; or copy and paste this link - http://www.welburn-hall.n-yorks.sch.uk/learning/the-arts
  • Ryedale Book Festival Visit
    Following the success of last year’s Ryedale Book Festival when we met Michael Morpurgo, this October Lower Key Stage 3 went on a visit to Malton to see another bestselling children’s author, Lauren Child.
  • Tag Rugby Success
    Welburn Hall are the partnership Tag-Rugby Champions for 2015! Many thanks to Heworth Amateur Rugby League club for providing a venue and York Knights for their superb coaching.
  • Orchard Make-Over
    We have plans to improve the old orchard area within the school grounds. This exciting long-term project will be a great learning opportunity for all our pupils, and will provide a stimulating learning resource.
  • Sport Kicks Off for New Team!
    This term, we welcome Mr Adam Templeton who is now leading our PE and sports programme. Click on the PE and Sports page (under the Learning tab) to see the latest pictures and news.
  • The Long Good-Bye
    Mrs Smith announces her decision to retire in December 2015.
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