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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

  • Life Cycle of the Butterfly - in Ocean Room To start the new term in The Ocean Room we have been talking about the life cycle of a butterfly.  We are awaiting delivery of our eggs, where the children ...
    Posted 22 Feb 2017, 10:07 by Philippa Dancey
  • Welcome to Bug Club Bug Club is our new on line reading scheme for parents and pupils to use together.  Have a look at the links below to see how it works.  We hope ...
    Posted 20 Feb 2017, 08:55 by Philippa Dancey
  • February half term - days out Here are some photos of the children from February Half Term days out!! Thank you to the Family Supoort Team for organising and the staff for supporting the visits!
    Posted 19 Feb 2017, 10:27 by Philippa Dancey
  • Reward Trip to Waitrose for Seahorse Class Seahorses have been on a trip to Waitrose this week to do some cooking. We followed the ladies' instructions and made a Thai noodle salad with a fish sauce dressing
    Posted 11 Feb 2017, 08:23 by Philippa Dancey
  • End of half term in Seadragons It has been a fantastic end to the Spring term in Seadragons. We ended the term with an Afternoon Tea in the hall with Stingrays class where the children made ...
    Posted 11 Feb 2017, 08:22 by Philippa Dancey
  • Starfish have a great week of learning After writing our amazing stories last week in Starfish, we realised that we needed to learn what capital letters are and when to use them. This week, we've really ...
    Posted 7 Feb 2017, 18:13 by Philippa Dancey
  • Seahorse Thailand Curriculum Theme Seahorses have had a really good start to the New Year and have been working hard on their new topic of Thailand. The first week back we got crafty and ...
    Posted 1 Feb 2017, 19:22 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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Click here to see the most recent letter to parents

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. 




Quick Links

Academies Enterprise Trust

Photo Albums

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

Academy Closure

You will receive a text message if the academy has to close for any reason.

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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.