Establishment The Ridge Academy

URN: 138430

Academy special sponsor led

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Address
Clyde Crescent, Whaddon, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL52 5QH
Local authority
Gloucestershire (916)
Headteacher / Principal
Mr Peter Hales
Phase of education
Not applicable
School type
Academy special sponsor led
Gender of entry
Mixed
ID
URN: 138430, DfE number: 916/7003
UKPRN: 10038370
Establishment status
Open
Admissions policy
Not applicable
Telephone
01242512680
Ofsted rating
Good (Last inspection: 16 May 2017)
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Religious character
None
Diocese
Not applicable
Religious ethos
None
Boarders
No boarders
Nursery provision
Not applicable
Official sixth form
Not applicable
Number of pupils
63
Section 41 approved
Not applicable
Open date
1 September 2012
Reason establishment opened
New Provision
Closed date
Not recorded
Reason establishment closed
Not recorded
Special classes
Not applicable
Percentage of children eligible for free school meals Help with percentage of children eligible for free school meals field Opens a dialog
66.7%
Date last changed / confirmed
25 May 2022
Type of SEN provision
Type of resourced provision
Not applicable
Resourced provision number on roll
Resourced provision capacity
Special Educational Needs (SEN) unit number on roll
Special Educational Needs (SEN) unit capacity
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Chair of local governing body

Chair of local governing body
Name Shared with Appointed by From To
David Hatchett Not recorded Appointed by foundation/Trust 1 March 2022 31 August 2022

Local governors

Local governors
Name Shared with Appointed by From To
Gareth Howells Not recorded Appointed by foundation/Trust 1 September 2020 31 August 2023
Jane Silverelle Not recorded Appointed by foundation/Trust 26 October 2020 31 August 2023
Suzanne Lloyd Not recorded Appointed by foundation/Trust 1 September 2019 31 August 2022
Maria Rodrigues Not recorded Ex-officio foundation governor (appointed by foundation by virtue of the office they hold) 1 September 2018 Not recorded
Peter Hales Not recorded Ex-officio by virtue of office as headteacher/principal 1 September 2017 Not recorded

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Historical governance
Name Role Appointed by From To
Barney Geen Chair of local governing body Appointed by foundation/Trust 1 September 2017 28 February 2022
Kat Sell Local governor Appointed by foundation/Trust 1 January 2020 31 August 2021
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Regional schools commissioner (RSC) region
South-West England
Government office region (GOR)
South West
District
Cheltenham
Ward
Oakley
Parliamentary constituency
Cheltenham
Urban/rural description
(England/Wales) Urban city and town
Government Statistical Service (GSS) local authority code
E10000013
Easting
396612
Northing
222959
Middle super output area (MSOA)
Cheltenham 006
Lower super output area (LSOA)
Cheltenham 006B
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Age range

The age range that the establishment is legally allowed to make provision for.

School capacity

The number of pupil places the establishment can accommodate.

Free school meals

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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 number of those who are eligible to receive them.

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.