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Welcome to The Ridge Academy...

The Ridge Academy has a friendly and welcoming atmosphere where the individual nature of every child is recognised and valued. All the children, parents, staff and governors are committed to working together to ensure that every child receives the support that they require.

The curriculum is designed to support children in becoming confident and independent learners in a rapidly changing world. We want children to be excited about coming to school and love learning. We want them to be motivated, tuned in and challenged. Most of all, we want children to know that success is in each and every one of them and comes as a result of their own effort. We want to bring it out. We want to give them the belief that they can improve and learn, and to be proud of their many achievements.

Our school is vibrant and dynamic. We place a strong emphasis on challenging and supporting every pupil to aspire to, and achieve, success in all area of the curriculum. Inside and outside the classrooms our talented and committed team concentrates on what the children are doing and provides experiences and support to help youngsters to learn. Lessons are active, children work with each other and pupil responsibility for learning is encouraged at all times.

Academy News

  • Starfish visit SS Great Britain Starfish have worked very hard to learn all about Inventors and Explorers this term, and we have rounded it off with a visit to Brunel's SS Great Britain. On ...
    Posted 23 May 2017, 01:53 by Philippa Dancey
  • Malvern Spring Show Miss Ravel and pupils have worked so hard to prepare our school garden at the Malvern Spring Show - our theme was 'Space'.  
    Posted 17 May 2017, 06:49 by Philippa Dancey
  • Stingray's new theme - Safari The children have come back in goo spirits and when listening to their holiday news full of chocolate!! Our newtopic for this term is called Safari!! The children have enjoyed ...
    Posted 4 May 2017, 09:46 by Philippa Dancey
  • Seahorses great start to term Seahorses have had a fantastic start to the new term and are enjoying our new topic of inventors and explorers. We started off the week going exploring ourselves in the ...
    Posted 1 May 2017, 08:52 by Philippa Dancey
  • Wooden Spoon Rugby Charity funds Ridge sensory room A huge thank you to the Wooden Spoon Rugby Charity for their generous donation that has enabled us to completely refurbish our sensory room for the pupils.  The work was ...
    Posted 1 May 2017, 08:48 by Philippa Dancey
  • Fundraising for Nepal Orphanage It was great to see so many parents attend our Easter Eggstravaganza yesterday and I hope that everyone had a cracking time. The children did themselves proud by singing well ...
    Posted 14 Apr 2017, 02:20 by Philippa Dancey
  • End of term for Seadragons It is been a lovely end to the term in Seadragons! The boys started the week with an Easter RE Day learning about what Lent is and the build up ...
    Posted 14 Apr 2017, 02:15 by Philippa Dancey
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Headteacher's Blog


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Key Information and more

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Community Use of our School

The Ridge Academy is a fantastic resource which is now available for hire by the local community and beyond out of school hours and during the holidays. Click on the links for more information. 




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Photo Albums

We now have a Facebook page.  Please click on the link to see all that is on it.

Academy Closure

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Company Registration Number

Academies Enterprise Trust is a charitable company limited by guarantee and registered in England and Wales (registered number 6625091)  The registered address of the Trust is 4th floor, 24 Eversholt St, London, NW11AD.