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

Staff Training Day01Jun2015

@ Carlton Lodge Outdoor Centre, Thirsk

Pupils - another day off. See you tomorrow!

LKS4 Residential - Rosedale Abbey03Jun2015

09:00 am - 05 jun, 15:30 pm @ Rosedale Abbey Bunkhouse

Learning outside the classroom - fun, independence and confidence-building.

Family Fun Afternoon07Jun2015

13:30 pm - 18:00 pm @ School

An afternoon of fun activity, in liaison with the Northern Ryedale Church of England Deanery, for all young people in the area. Giant scalextrics, climbing wall, bouncy castle, steel pans etc - there's something for everyone. Bring a picnic tea to have at 17.00. E-mail pentecostfire1@gmail.com

KS3 Residential trip to Carlton Lodge15Jun2015

09:00 am - 19 jun, 15:30 pm @ Carlton Lodge Outdoor Centre, Thirsk

Outdoor learning inspires confidence and independence.

Musical Memories25Jun2015

19:00 pm - 20:30 pm @ Helmsley Arts Centre

Students from Welburn Hall College perform songs from stage and screen. Recently awarded the Arts Mark Gold award, The culmination of a project led by HAC’s Em Whitfield Brooks and Natasha Jones, in which the students have chosen popular numbers to present for your pleasure, this night of revelry explores what their voices can do and celebrates the joy of performance. - See more at: http://www.helmsleyarts.co.uk/whats-on/musical-memories#sthash.uht9NAeo.dpuf

PEEMS Events30Jun2015

10:30 am - 14:30 pm @ School grounds

Trains and engines - Pickering Experimental Engineering and Model Society

KS4 (JW) Residential Visit01Jul2015

@ Cober Hill, Cloughton, Sacrborough

Learning by the seaside, lots of new opportunities and experiences.

Garden Party04Jul2015

14:00 pm - 16:00 pm @ School grounds

Our famous garden party - a glorious and fun occasion which raises lots of funds. All welcome.

College Y3 Residenial trip to Edinburgh06Jul2015

08:00 am - 10 jul, 15:30 pm @ City stay.

Culture, sights and shopping!

School Production14Jul2015

14:00 pm - 15:30 pm @ School Hall

A matinee performance of Peace Child - contact School for more information.

Leavers Ball14Jul2015

19:00 pm - 22:30 pm

Glitz and glamour at the end of the students time with us.


@ School

Turn your unwanted items into funds for school.

School Production15Jul2015

18:30 pm - 20:00 pm @ School Hall

An evening performance of Peace Child - contact School for more information.

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Nymaz from Welburn on Vimeo.

Welburn Hall School News

  • Democracy in Action at Welburn Hall
    May 7 was polling day at Welburn Hall School too. We elected our first Head Boy and a Head Girl. This is part of a piece of work around democracy as part of our commitment to promoting British Values.
  • Just Released ... Welburn Music Video
    We were approached earlier this year by NYMAZ - a North Yorkshire musical organisation to make this video (play above) of the musical activities at Welburn Hall to use as an advocacy video to encourage other special schools in their music making.
  • Panathlon success, biking bonanza and dance divas...
    Pictures from these three fantastic events are now uploaded onto the PE and Sport Page of this website - select from the Learning tab above or copy and paste http://www.welburn-hall.n-yorks.sch.uk/learning/pe-and-sport
  • Garden Party approaching - 4 July ...
    It's a sure sign of summer when we put out this annual plea for help and support with our much anticipated garden party. So if you can help with an hour or two of your time, bake a few cakes, donate gifts and prizes, then please get in touch.
  • Exciting Drama Developments
    We are just in the process of organising a very exciting partnership with the Stephen Joseph Theatre in Scarborough which will involve actors coming into school to deliver workshops and activities with our pupils over the next school year.
  • Rock Challenge 2015
    A fantastic success - 27 students performed at the North Yorkshire Rock Challenge 2015 event at the Barbican in York on 18 March.
  • The Long Good-Bye
    Mrs Smith announces her decision to retire in December 2015.
  • College Capers at Center Parcs
    Read about this fantastic trip for our seven College Year 2 students...
  • Networking with Our Mainstream Colleagues
    Welburn Hall School values collaboration with all our community partners. We are committed to working with our colleagues in local mainstream schools and think a positive working arrangement will improve educational opportunities for all.
  • NEW!! Digital Signage now installed in Reception Area
    Visitors to school will now be able to watch video footage, share photos and experiences and keep up to date with important information by watching our newly installed Digital Signage screen show.
  • Share and Enjoy Learning!
    Our 2014/16 Curriculum Plans are now available for parents to view on-line.
  • Football Mash Up
    Attention football fanatics! Read about this latest sport initiative which contributes to our exciting PE curriculum and is a popular after school club.
  • I-Muse at Welburn
    At the beginning of this academic year, after extensive research and with additional funding from a charitable trust we have introduced i-muse: ‘interactive multisensory environment’ to Welburn Hall
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