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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 Please note that the first day starts at 9.50am. If your child gets a bus to school, the buses will be running along their usual route but an hour later than on a normal school day.

Students should assemble as they did during Transition Week in the space outside Faraday.

What information was shared during the Transition Week Evening?

You can download the PowerPoint from this page.

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?

Please visit 'The school day' page of this website for more details about bus transport.

What are the term dates at Ridgewood?

Visit our 'Term dates' page for full details of our terms, holidays and training days.

What if I have any further questions?

Please use our Contact Us button on this website or telephone school directly.