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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 
An Easter message from Mrs Nicholls
The end of term looms, an end of term like no other! What an eerie and cavernous place Ripley is at present; our wonderful buildings weren't designed to have such echoing corridors and empty outside spaces. ... more 
Brilliant #TGIfriday staff video ends a busy week
Brilliant #TGIfriday staff video ends a busy week We understand how difficult it is for all being confined to home. In the last week, and for this week we have been encouraging everyone to follow our #hashtags on twitter, facebook and Instagram, to keep ... more 
School Admission Appeals - Coronavirus update 27.03.20
As you are more than aware the coronavirus has impacted and affected all of our daily lives, routines and normal business in every aspect. The Appeals team at County Hall (who co-ordinate the appeals) have had a lot of enquiries relation to the funct... more 
FIrefly problems - letter from Mrs Walmsley
We have been informed that Firefly are experiencing issues again this morning, in spite of them working overnight to fix them. The system is clearly struggling to cope with the increased volume across the country. ... more 
Coronavirus - Update 23/03/30 - Exams and Grades
As you will be aware, we received the unprecedented news last week that GCSE and A level exams will not take place this summer. We understand that this will have come as a shock to you and to your sons / daughters. You, like us, will have lots of question... more 
Children of Key Workers
As you know further information has been released by the Government yesterday and the situation regarding key workers has now been clarified. ... more 
Coronavirus UPDATED LATEST 20/3/20
UPDATED 20/03/20 As you know further information has been released by the Government yesterday and the situation regarding key workers.... more 
Work for Pupils during self-isolation/home study
Just a few of the questions you may have been asking over the last couple of difficult days. The links below provide instructions on our Firefly Parent app for parents as well as pupils and gives you the answers to the above questions.... more