Sixth Form - Our very own school Sixth Form shared with John Flamsteed Community School, offering a range of academic and vocational qualifications. Please contact the school for an appointment to meet our Head of Sixth Form and have a tour around. Start your journey to a higher level apprenticeship or University here! More Information
Ofsted Parental Meeting Tonight’s Parent Information Evening in The Hive has been cancelled and will be rescheduled for Thursday September 27th. I will be writing to you in early September with further details of this evening. I would like to apologise for the very short notice of this cancellation and for any inconvenience this may have caused. I hope that you have a great summer. J de Rijk More Information
Parents and carers - if you'd like an appointment to see me at the Headteacher's clinic please email or phone reception. Mr de Rijk

The Ripley Academy

The Ripley Academy and Amber Valley Sixth Form is a caring school serving students from Ripley but also from surrounding areas.  From June 2017, our school's leadership team has been enhanced by the appointment of a new Executive Headteacher, Mrs Walton (also Headteacher of Ofsted 'Good' school, John Flamsteed Community School) and a Headteacher just for Ripley Academy (Mr de Rijk).  Securing an excellent education all the way from Year 7 to A Level is our mission. If you would like a tour of the school, please contact Mrs Robson via email at

Parent Pay

Online payment system for cashless catering and paying for school trips.

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Show My Homework

Forgot your username/password? Click the link above to see the schools homework calendar. Select your year group and this will show you the homework due each day.

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Sam Learning

This is a system many departments use for setting electronic pieces of homework to be completed via computer.



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Download our School Prospectus

The brochure is intended to provide a colourful and concise picture of the features that make The Ripley Academy such a good place to study.

Application Form

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Download Application Form

Please click the link above to download the application form. Completed application forms should be sent in to Mrs Robson at The Ripley Academy, Peasehill, Ripley, Derbyshire, DE5 3JQ. Our admission policies can be found here.

Parents Evening System

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Parents Evening System

Parents Evening System allows you to choose your own appointment times from any internet connected device. You'll no longer need to rely on your child to make appointments, phone the school or wait to see the teacher.