Welcome to

Fulford School

I am delighted to extend a warm welcome to the Fulford School website, where we invite you to explore the many facets of our remarkable school.


We proudly hold the status of an “Outstanding” school, and are widely acknowledged as one of the most successful and high-performing state schools in the North of England. This recognition is a testament to our unwavering commitment to delivering high-quality education and upholding excellence in all aspects of school life.


At Fulford School, we prioritise providing a well-rounded education within an environment where students feel not only happy and safe, but also challenged to fulfil their full potential. Our commitment is to create a place that is inspiring, stimulating, caring, and nurturing, ensuring that every individual enjoys and maximises their time here.


Our core purpose is, ‘REALISING POTENTIAL – CREATING THE FUTURE’.       This is underpinned by our ‘HEART CORE VALUES’ – HONESTY, EMPATHY, AMBITION, RESPECT, and TOLERANCE. These values permeate every aspect of our school, serving as a guiding framework for our students’ growth and development into well-rounded young adults.


Fulford is an ambitious and aspirational school. Our students value education and the recognise the crucial role it plays in ensuring that they are prepared to enter the world of further education and work as skilled and resilient members of the community. We take immense pride in the academic achievements of our students, ensuring they depart well-equipped for the next stages of their lives.


In addition to academic success, we place high value on personal enrichment and creativity. Our exceptional Personal Development curriculum enriches and extends the learning experience for every student. This includes a diverse extra-curricular program encompassing sports, culture, arts, and languages. Opportunities are made for discovery and adventure both in the UK and abroad, mental health and well-being support, as well as various leadership opportunities to foster the skills needed for future leaders.


It is a genuine privilege to be the Headteacher of Fulford School. We are immensely proud of our school and the range of opportunities on offer; we are proud of our amazing students and the quality of education, care and support they receive from our talented and committed staff .


Whilst our website provides a glimpse into life at Fulford School, we warmly invite you to visit in person to fully appreciate what makes us exceptional. It is a very special place to learn and grow, and we look forward to the opportunity to meet you and show you why we are so proud of our school and the Fulford community.


Russell Harris


“Pupils who attend Fulford School are aiming for academic excellence. The school provides support, care and guidance to ensure that success is possible for all pupils. Pupils thrive here.”
October 2023