Category: Letters and Newsletters

Pupil Exchange

Dear Parents/Carers and Pupils You will be aware that Ridgeway has a link with Hermann-Vöchting-Gymnasium (HVG) in Blomberg, Germany.  We have recently started to conduct an exchange to the school in Germany and are now approaching our third year. The first time Ridgeway pupils went to Germany was […]


Dear Parents/Carers, As you may be aware I have now taken over the role as SENCo at Ridgeway Academy. I am writing to introduce myself. I am now in my seventh year at Ridgeway. During my time at Ridgeway I have taken on a number of roles, from […]

Y5 Parents Evening – 27th September

Dear Parents/Carers, Y5 Parents Evening – Online Appointment Booking I would like to invite you to attend our Parents’ Evening on the following date; 27TH September 2018 from 4pm until 6:30pm This is an important evening and provides you with an opportunity to discuss how your child is […]

Letter to Ofsted from A Ridgeway Pupil

Dear Amanda Spielman, Re: The Inspection of Ridgeway Academy in Redditch, May 2018. (Published on the 18th of June 2018) My name is Mary Dowchan-Kowalska and I’m a 14-year-old, year 10 pupil at Ridgeway Academy. I take pride in being a Ridgeway pupil so therefore you can imagine […]

Extracurricular Sport – Winter Term

Dear Parent/Carer, We would like to inform you in advance of the upcoming extra-curricular sporting opportunities for pupils in the winter term. As a growing school we are keen to offer all year groups the opportunity to take part in physical activity either as leisure or as part […]

S69 Bus Service

As you will be aware following a communication issued by Diamond Buses to all students who use the above bus service this will be ending at the end of this academic year. We are writing to reassure you that we are working on finding an alternative supplier for […]

Charity Sky Dive

Dear Parent/Carer, Firstly let me introduce myself. I’m Mrs Tattersall, and I work in the office at Ridgeway Academy and over the years I have taken part in various challenges to raise money for several charities and this year is no different. This year I am taking part […]

Ofsted Report 2018

Dear Parents and carers, As you know, Ofsted inspected the school on 3rd and 4th May. The report can be found by following this link: We are pleased to note the positive aspects of the report but also acknowledge that there are areas requiring improvement.  We have […]