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Info for new Y7 parents

If your child is starting at Ridgewood in September, please consult the documents and links on this page to find all the information you need.

What information was shared during the Transition Week Evening?



What does my child need to bring?

  • A pen, pencil, 30cm ruler, rubber, pencil sharpener, glue stick, coloured pencils, calculator, compass, pocket dictionary, and a bag in which to carry everything
  • A name label in every piece of clothing
  • Money for lunch or a packed lunch
  • Bus fare or bus pass

What is the structure and timing of the school day?

What if my child gets a bus to school?

Further to the our correspondence in July 2017 regarding the school transport provision, the timetables have now been published on the South Yorkshire Passenger Transport Executive (SYPTE) website
Any queries please contact either the Local Authority or South Yorkshire Passenger Transport Executive (SYPTE).

What are the term dates at Ridgewood?

Click here for full details of our terms, holidays and training days.

How do I organise my child's new uniform?

Please download the document on this page (Transition Booklet) which has full details of our uniform and how to purchase it. Uniform can be collected from Ridgewood between the 1st and the 3rd of August, between 9am and 5pm. Please come to Faraday to collect any uniform orders.

What if I have any further questions?

Please use our Contact Us button on this website.