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

  • Story Writing in Lightning Bolts Lightning Bolts have produced some brilliant Jungle stories over the last couple of weeks. We have focused on using lots of description, action and using speech in our stories. The ...
    Posted 24 May 2016, 09:03 by Philippa Dancey
  • Jungle Stories in Phoenix Phoenix have had a fantastic week writing their Jungle stories! The class have written the beginning and middle sections of their stories so far and they cannot wait to write ...
    Posted 24 May 2016, 07:50 by Philippa Dancey
  • More Under the Sea in Happy Feet This week we are Under the Sea, we have been making lots of sea creatures for our display board which we think looks great.  We have made and decorated some ...
    Posted 18 May 2016, 06:40 by Philippa Dancey
  • Stars of the Week ending Friday 13th May The Stars of the Week this week were: Jelly Beans - Taylor T Rainbow - Conrad Phoenix - Cameron P and Tyler O Well done to all the children!
    Posted 15 May 2016, 09:47 by Philippa Dancey
  • Lightning Bolts Reward Trip to Bristol Zoo Lightning Bolts have had a fantastic trip to Bristol Zoo today. Everybody was superbly behaved we are very proud of them! We listened to a talk about the Lion feeding ...
    Posted 14 May 2016, 04:41 by Philippa Dancey
  • Jelly Beans rewarded with a trip to the beach Jelly Beans went to Weston Super Mare as a reward trip this week.  All of the Children had a fantastic time and for some this was the first time they ...
    Posted 14 May 2016, 04:02 by Philippa Dancey
  • Phoenix make us proud This week in Phoenix we have continued to plan our stories in English by completing a character profile and a plan for our setting. The boys created their own characters ...
    Posted 14 May 2016, 03:27 by Philippa Dancey
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Headteacher's Blog

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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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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