Autumn Book Fair

Pupils and teachers have probably noticed the computer backgrounds and posters throughout the school advertising the Autumn Book Fair at Ridgeway. This will begin on Friday 3rd October and will continue through to the following week.

Catalogues from Scholastic will be sent out to classes soon with a small preview of the books that will be available.

The book fair has been a huge success in previous years and we hope that this year will be no different, remember – the more books we buy, the more free books we earn for the school!

Book Fair

HPV Vaccinations

Dear Parents,

HPV Vaccinations for Year 8 girls will be held on the morning of Wednesday 22nd October.

Can parents please ensure that completed HPV forms are returned to us by the 1st October, thank you!

Harvest Festival

On Monday the 29th September the school will be celebrating the Harvest Festival. We will be donating food to Redditch Foodbank who are celebrating their first anniversary.

So far Redditch Foodbank has fed over 1,600 people – many of which are children – and given out 16.2 tonnes of food.

Let’s see if we can help the foodbank to feed even more people by bringing along as much fruit, veg, canned food and packet produce as possible!2


Police investigation following suspicious incidents in Redditch

Dear Parents/Carers,

We have been made aware by West Mercia Police, and you may have seen the reports in the local press and heard on local radio that the Police are investigating suspicious incidents in Redditch.

The West Mercia Press Release link is:

West Mercia Police have increased patrols around schools in Redditch following three suspicious incidents.

Ridgeway Staff will be at the top of the school drive at the start and end of school.

Please remind your children that on the way to school, or on the way home:

  • Stay together with a friend
  • Walk in well lit areas
  • Do not talk to people they do not know
  • Report anything strange to an adult – parents or teachers


Science Family Learning Night

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During the school year there will be opportunities for children in Years 5 and 6 to attend evening lectures and demonstrations by some exciting scientists. This work is part of our partnership work with other schools linked to the Ogden trust.

Some of the evenings are held at other schools and we will host one here at Ridgeway.

The evenings at other schools have a small limit on numbers whereas the one we host at Ridgeway will allow for larger numbers.

The first invitation is for Wednesday 1st October at 5.30pm at Bidford-on-Avon Primary School. Is it Rocket Science?

5 pupils (plus an adult) can go to this event. Ridgeway can provide minibus transport to and from the event if that is needed and to make parking easier at the school.

Please request a letter from Mr Thompson if you would like to attend the event with your child.



Meet the Teacher

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Parents of all year groups are invited to “Meet The Teacher” – all you need to do to request an appointment to see your child’s form teacher is fill in the details in their planner.

The Teachers will be available:

Monday 29th September 5-7pm

Thursday 2nd October 3.30-5.30pm

Teaching Staff look forward to meeting with you soon.