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Outstanding contribution recognised on Founders' Day
Our school was opened on July 14 1864, and so we are 156 years old today. We were unable to have our usual Founders' Day celebrations but a special event has been held to celebrate the outstanding contribution made by four members of staff during the time... more 
Sixth Form Virtual Induction Day
Not long to wait until our Sixth Form Virtual Induction Day! Year 11 applicants will receive an email on Wednesday 1 July with links to exclusive content from Sixth Form students and tutors, discussing everything from subject choices to Sixth Form life.... more 
Filming underway for upcoming events
This week, we have been working with Lancaster company Factored together with McGill Productions to produce video material for our school virtual events including Year 6 Transition Day, Sixth Form Induction days and Academy Open Evening in September.... more 
Open Evening
Due to current restrictions, we are unfortunately unable to go ahead with our Open Evening as planned in July. We intend to have a 'virtual open evening' with a video tour of the school and filmed presentations in September. We will keep you updated via t... more 
Year 10 returning to School
Here is an important video for all Year 10 pupils to show you how school will look when you return so that you and members of staff are as safe as possible during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.... more 
Years 10 and 12 Returning to School Survey
Parents of Y10 and 12 pupils, please check emails and if not already done so, please complete the very short survey here. Thank you.... more 
Virtual Sports Day Raging Success
Ripley Sport had huge success in their Virtual Sports Day recently, with over 1800 entries from the Ripley community across the 8 challenges. ... more 
Managing Firefly Tasks
Mr Cairns provides parents/carers with video instructions on how to manage firefly tasks. ... more 
Lancashire Mind is Breaking Boundaries
After the enormous success and warm-up (!!!) of our Ripley Sport virtual sports day (results to follow) here is another fun event for our pupils/families and staff to get involved in. Anyone living in Lancashire can sign up to Breaking Boundaries 2020 and... more 
PPE the Ripley D&T way!
Since lockdown and up to the end of what would have been the Easter break, Ripley Design and Technology department have been in overdrive producing over 2500 faceshields for NHS keyworkers in our community.... more 
Our special message to you #Ripleyfamily
This was our special message to our #RipleyFamily on #feelgoodfriday from all Ripley staff.... more 
Professor Crewdson receives special Maundy Money award
It is good to have something to celebrate and I thought you would all like to hear about our Chair, Professor Crewdson, in receipt of this year's Maundy Money. ... more