Establishment Ridgewood School

URN: 137603

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Single-academy trust: THE ACADEMY @ RIDGEWOOD TRUST

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Address
Barnsley Road, Scawsby, Doncaster, South Yorkshire, DN5 7UB
Local authority
Doncaster (371)
Headteacher / Principal
Mr Andrew Peirson
Phase of education
Secondary
School type
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Single-academy trust
THE ACADEMY @ RIDGEWOOD TRUST
Gender of entry
Mixed
ID
URN: 137603, DfE number: 371/4033
UKPRN: 10035482
Establishment status
Open
Admissions policy
Non-selective
Telephone
01302783939
Ofsted rating
Requires improvement (Last inspection: 13 March 2019)
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Religious character
Does not apply
Diocese
Not applicable
Religious ethos
Does not apply
Boarders
No boarders
Nursery provision
Not applicable
Official sixth form
Has a sixth form
Number of pupils
1396
Section 41 approved
Not applicable
Open date
1 November 2011
Reason establishment opened
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Closed date
Not recorded
Reason establishment closed
Not recorded
Special classes
Has Special Classes
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15.6%
Date last changed / confirmed
17 December 2022
Type of SEN provision
Type of resourced provision
Not recorded
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Chair of trustees

Chair of trustees
Name Appointed by From To
Berbet Esmilda Lynds Appointed by GB/board 28 September 2022 10 July 2026

Trustees

Trustees
Name Appointed by From To
Hazel Ashton Appointed by academy members 5 December 2022 4 December 2026
Galit Sharpe Elected by parents 23 November 2018 22 November 2026
Andrea Louise Brayford-Ryder Appointed by academy members 11 July 2022 10 July 2026
David McEwan Appointed by GB/board 11 July 2022 10 July 2026
Rebecca Cottrell Appointed by GB/board 23 May 2022 22 May 2026
Dominic Carlin Elected by school staff 26 June 2017 25 June 2025
Jean Denise Pickerill Appointed by academy members 26 April 2021 25 April 2025
Marc Richard Clements Elected by school staff 1 December 2020 30 November 2024
Andrew Richard Peirson Ex-officio by virtue of office as headteacher/principal 1 January 2021 Not recorded

Members

Members
Name Appointed by From
David Andrew Grace Appointed by academy members 17 July 2017
Ian Harmer Appointed by academy members 16 April 2021
Stuart Cameron Cousins Appointed by academy members 24 September 2018

Accounting officer

Accounting officer
Name From To
Andrew Richard Peirson 1 January 2021 Not recorded

Chief financial officer

Chief financial officer
Name From To
Victoria Thomas 1 June 2021 Not recorded

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Historical governance
Name Role Appointed by From To
Sally Ann Wild Trustee Parent appointed by GB/board due to no election candidates 26 February 2020 7 November 2022
Berbet Esmilda Lynds Trustee Appointed by GB/board 11 July 2022 27 September 2022
Ian Harmer Chair of trustees Appointed by academy members 12 May 2022 27 September 2022
David Andrew Grace Chair of trustees Appointed by GB/board 24 September 2018 11 May 2022
David Andrew Grace Trustee Appointed by GB/board 3 October 2016 11 May 2022
Ian Harmer Trustee Appointed by academy members 8 May 2020 11 May 2022
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Regional schools commissioner (RSC) region
East Midlands and the Humber
Government office region (GOR)
Yorkshire and the Humber
District
Doncaster
Ward
Roman Ridge
Parliamentary constituency
Doncaster North
Urban/rural description
(England/Wales) Urban minor conurbation
Government Statistical Service (GSS) local authority code
E08000017
Easting
454286
Northing
404965
Middle super output area (MSOA)
Doncaster 016
Lower super output area (LSOA)
Doncaster 016C
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Free school meals

This field is not editable by establishment users as it is populated by the DfE using the underlying data from the schools, pupils and their characteristics statistical release published each summer. The figures used are the performance table figures which ensures GIAS and the Find and Compare Schools in England service are consistent.

This information is compiled from the data returned by establishments for their establishment's situation on the third Thursday in January, in the spring school census data collection return.

This field shows whether a pupil's family have claimed eligibility for free school meals as reported in the annual spring school census. Pupils or their parents are able to claim free school meals if they receive a qualifying benefit. This field does not show pupils who actually received free school meals but the percentage of those who are eligible to receive them.