Ridgeway Academy

Ridgeway Academy is situated in Astwood Bank, Redditch, Worcestershire. There are currently over 470 pupils on roll from the ages of 9-14 (yr5-yr9). As from September we have become a Secondary school for up to 600 children between the ages of 9-16 (Yr5-11). The school serves Astwood Bank and […]

Benefits of Classroom Animals

Classroom Pets Stimulate Learning. Classroom animals are wonderful resources for teachers to make learning fun in all subjects! Pets Bring So Many New Ways To Learn Whether it’s Maths (“how much does a hamster weigh?”) or Science, (“what does a snake eat?”) Geography (“what part of the world […]

After School Sports Clubs

Dear Parent/Carer                                                                                                        Next week we will be beginning our after school sports learning programme. The clubs provided are below. These will change every half term to offer your child different opportunities throughout the year. Other clubs that may run throughout the year include; basketball, table tennis, rugby, […]

Meet the Teacher

Dear Parents/Carer, We would like to invite you to our ‘meet the teacher’ evenings coming up in the next few weeks. This is an opportunity for you and your child’s form teacher to discuss and suggest ways to best support your son/daughter in achieving their full potential at […]

Chedworth Roman Villa – Year 7 Trip

Dear Parents, We have arranged for Year 7 classes to participate in an educational visit to Chedworth Roman Villa on: Wednesday 8th November for 7JP and 7AA Thursday 9th November for 7JS and 7CG  At Chedworth pupils will have a guided tour of the Roman villa site and will take part in archaeological workshops designed to support their learning […]

Year 8 Blackwell Trip

Dear Year 8 Parents & Carers, We have now confirmed that the Blackwell trip for Year 8 pupils will take place from the 25th to the 26th September. If you haven’t already completed a permission slip then don’t worry, your child can still attend the trip by returning […]