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A Warm Welcome

Ridgewood High School is an academy that is rated ‘good’ by Ofsted in all areas of its work. I am very proud to lead an excellent team of talented and dedicated staff who work hard to know each student as an individual and provide fantastic opportunities both in and beyond the classroom to ‘build better learners.’ Our students could not be better prepared; developing the range of skills, knowledge and talents along with the confidence needed to ensure a successful future. “Ridgewood students are proud of their school and of their achievements.” (Ofsted 2014).

Ridgewood is an academy where all students:

“Are happy and enjoy their learning”

  • Family and Community Ethos
  • Established House system, vertical tutor groups
  • Outstanding primary links
  • Excellent teaching
  • Excellent behaviour

“Achieve academic success”

  • High expectations through the 4A’s of
    • Attendance
    • Appearance
    • Attitudes
    • Achievement
  • GCSE results 2014-16 above national average
  • innovative Curriculum – three year GCSE programme
  • Partnership With King Edward VI College

“Grow and develop in confidence and character”

  • Outstanding range of extra-curricular activities
    • Performing Arts, Sports, D of E…
  • Opportunities to take on responsibilities
  • Outstanding charity work – Project Gambia
  • Focus on skills and talents

I look forward to meeting you soon

Clive Nutting
Headteacher and Executive Principal
King Edward’s Stourbridge Academy Trust

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Contact Details

Ridgewood High School
Park Road West
West Midlands


Tel: 01384 818445
Fax: 01384 818446