A Warm Welcome

From Our Headteacher

At Embleton View it is our aim that all students fulfil their potentialwe provide a truly person-centred curriculum that enables them to make progress whilst removing barriers to their success. We know that this is achieved through clear collaboration with parents and carers and strive to create strong links between home and school.

We want our students to become confident adults who have a firm foundation to take on the challenges of life.  To this aim we work within a caring and inclusive context, ensuring that equality of opportunity, respect and fairness are at the forefront of all that we do.

Gary Robinson – Head Teacher

Person Centered Special Education

Embleton View provide full and part-time education to students with SEMH, ASD and others with SEN. We work in partnership with the local authority, and schools and contribute to achieving the following objectives for these students:

  • Improve outcomes for children and young people
  • Ensure all students are in an education setting that best suits them
  • Enable all students to achieve their potential
  • Ensure all students are safe and feel safe
  • Enable every young person to progress into post-16 suitable further education, training or employment
  • Reduce unnecessary travel for children and young people

Our person-centred approach focuses on enabling children/young people to learn in the setting that best suits them and supports them in ways that achieve the following outcomes:

  • Increased attendance in education
  • Improved achievement of academic and vocational qualifications
  • Reduction in gap in achievement for children and young people
  • Reduction in students missing education
  • Reduction in NEET (young people not in education, employment or training)
  • Reduction in offending and anti-social behaviour
  • Increase in community participation and contribution
  • Reduced need to be educated out of area
  • Increased student awareness towards their own vulnerable situation and how to take control


Supporting students in overcoming barriers to learning and life. We believe our school will nurture all individuals in their journey to achieve their full and unique potential.  We are committed to developing a safe and stimulating learning environment that will enable our students to become responsible citizens and lifelong learners.  We welcome students from all backgrounds and value their different experiences, interests and strengths, which will influence the way they learn and develop as people.

Commitment to Safeguarding

Embleton View is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. It is our aim that all students fulfil their potential.

If you have a concern about yourself or someone else you know, please contact the safeguarding team below, or email safeguarding@aldgroup.co.uk or complete the form here.

Chris Lee

Designated Safeguarding Lead

Gary Robinson

Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead

A Safe Stimulating Space to Learn

We Work With

“S’s peer relationships have improved immensely and he has great respect for his tutors who are understanding of his needs.”


“I am overwhelmed at how J has matured into a fine young man from his time at Embleton View.”


“Teachers and support staff skillfully plan lessons tailored to meet pupils needs”

Ofsted 2018

“As a family we are thrilled in the improved state of O’s social emotional mental health and wellbeing, Embleton view is meeting all his needs and has so helped him and us as a whole family.”


“We feel we have had a great deal of support from Embleton View staff, which is something we have not had from other schools”


“Both school sites provide a calm and welcoming atmosphere”

Ofsted 2018

Our Latest News


New Faces at Embleton View

After the half term holidays Embleton View School, Coundon site welcomed two new members to our KS3 class. The new arrivals needed their environment to be set up and the pupils did an amazing job. The positive benefits of keeping hamsters are they have calm, chill personalities, making them great emotional support animals. We have linked pet care into the school curriculum and introduced an NCFE Animal Care unit which will cover animal health and welfare, animal behavior and handling, maintaining animal accommodation and practical animal feeding. The pupils have been using ICT to research how to care for the

KS4 – Great Work Lads!

Congratulations to our Key stage four learners for all their achievements this year! The boys have achieved a range of qualifications including PSD, Level 1’s in English and Maths, Work Skills, Art, Joinery, Horticulture and a range of NCFE certificates. They have also enjoyed museum visits to The Royal Armouries, Green Howards, and Hartlepool’s Royal Navy Museum as well as many country walks throughout County Durham and North Yorkshire and a fun-filled trip to Forbidden Corner! Whitby, Seaton Carew and the coast have proven to be the all-time favourites, with the lure of fresh fish and chips for lunch! As

Blooming Success!

We acquired a school allotment in 2020, however with the Covid Pandemic work was a little slow to take off. When a new pupil started Embleton View school in October he showed a huge love and interest in Horticulture. We have been extremely hard working at the allotment weeding, keeping the grounds tidy and erecting a new walk in greenhouse. The pupil has sown a variety of seeds which have bloomed, and we are awaiting the produce of potatoes, tomatoes and courgettes. The sunflowers which have been grown are going to be distributed to the wider community as part

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