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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

  • Music Fun at the Ridge Here are some photos of the children conducting an orchestra when we had some fantastic musicians visiting the school.
    Posted by Philippa Dancey
  • End of Year Celebrations in Happy Feet We have had a very productive term in Happy Feet.  The children have been working hard to fill their aims board with positive post-its!  We have introduced a new ...
    Posted by Philippa Dancey
  • A Great End to the Academic Year for Phoenix Phoenix have had a really good end to the term. They have finished their unit on the Olympics by making their Greek Pots. They made them out of clay and ...
    Posted by Philippa Dancey
  • Phoenix Reward Trip Phoenix have had a fantastic week coming to the end of their topic learning about the Olympics. We have learnt about Eco-systems this week and where there are in ...
    Posted by Philippa Dancey
  • Phoenix love the Summer Fun Day Phoenix started this week with the summer fun day! They really enjoyed helping with our teddy bear stall, making signs and putting the teddy's onto the table to sell ...
    Posted by Philippa Dancey
  • Rainbows and Olympics Rainbows are enjoing the class topic The Ancient Greeks and the Olympics. We have been looking at measures in Maths and have been using a range of ways to measure ...
    Posted by Philippa Dancey
  • Jungles in Happy Feet The children have been working hard this week creating these Jungle themed pieces of art. We were so proud of how carefully they worked and how they followed instructions. 
    Posted by Philippa Dancey
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Headteacher's Blog


Click here to see our most up to date Head teacher's blog by Mr Peter Hales

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

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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 Kilnfield House, Foundry Business Park, Station Approach, Hockley, Essex SS5 4HS