'Everybody can achieve'

‘Because the school believes in us, we believe in ourselves’

‘The support I received from my teachers was unbelievable’

‘All of our teachers are kind, generous and strict’

'We are a small school but with a big heart’

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Message From The Headteacher

As the Headteacher, I am delighted to welcome you to the Ridgeway Academy. I hope our website will provide a brief insight into our school and some of the amazing work and achievements our students and staff have undertaken…”

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Jed Whelan

Come and work for us at @Ridgeway_AC. Exciting role for KS3 and KS4
Co-ordinator of Food Technology, for further details please see https://t.co/rWDCte89fm or the school website https://t.co/nsE2kqbA4G

Great to welcome Geoff Shreeves from Sky Sports to Ridgeway today. He gave an inspiring speech to motivate our senior students.

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Welcome to Ridgeway Academy

Our Vision

Our vision is that ‘Everybody can Achieve’ because we:

Have Respect for:

  • learning and achievement;
  • each other, valuing different views, beliefs and cultures;
  • our community, supporting activities and presenting a positive image of the school;
  • the environment, keeping it clean and tidy and fit for learning;
  • the school rules and regulations.

Take Responsibility for:

  • making significant progress and being a successful learner;
  • setting high standards of behaviour, conduct, appearance and attitude;
  • being effective independent learners and leaders, taking initiative and supporting others;
  • meeting the challenges of the future and being confident in all that we do;
  • making a positive contribution to society.

Develop Relationships which:

  • are strong between each other, in and out of school;
  • allow us to lead safe and healthy lives and look after the well-being of each other;
  • help us think creatively and rationally and be enthusiastic about learning;
  • help us know and value other people.

We will develop every student’s capacity to learn so that they become increasingly independent as they progress through the school.  The strength of positive relationships between students and staff allows everyone to achieve in their learning.

What’s On

20th March 2019
  • Year 9 Facts & Futures Fair

    20th March 2019  1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

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21st March 2019
  • Year 12 Parents Consultation Evening

    21st March 2019  4:30 pm - 7:30 pm

25th March 2019
  • Year 11 Food Prep & Nutrition Exam

    25th March 2019 - 28th March 2019  

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