Principal’s Welcome

Dear Parent/Carer,


principals welcomeAt The Ripley Academy we aim to provide the best possible education for all of our students, in a caring and positive climate for learning. We have high expectations in all that we do and we work with our students to enable them to be successful in achieving their full potential. Our main priority is to equip all our students with the skills, confidence and qualifications for them to lead happy and prosperous lives.


We encourage positive relationships throughout the school and our excellent pastoral support staff work tirelessly to ensure that students are happy and feel both valued and secure. We place a great deal of importance at the Ripley Academy on being an inclusive school, where every individual is exactly that and we recognise and celebrate all of our inherent differences. All students follow a broad and balanced curriculum and we aim to instil ambition and develop resilience so that our students have the highest aspirations.


Parents and carers have a vital role to play in the education of their children and we strongly encourage close working links between home and school.  We value your continued support and believe that this support is one of the most significant ingredients in securing successful outcomes for your child.

I am immensely proud to work with the young people who attend the Ripley Academy and I firmly believe that together we will fulfil our aim of “Achieving Excellence Together”.


We welcome you to our website and I trust that you are able to find the information that you are looking for.  Please do not hesitate to contact us should you have any further queries. 



Kindest regards,

Mrs Carey Ayres