Ridgewood High School

URN: 141712

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Address:
Park Road West, Wollaston, Stourbridge, West Midlands, DY8 3NQ
Local authority:
Dudley (332)
Headteacher/Principal:
Mrs Rachael Cope
Age range: Help with this field
11 to 16
Phase of education:
Secondary
School type:
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Academy trust:
STOUR VALE ACADEMY TRUST
Academy sponsor:
Stour Vale Academy Trust
Gender of entry:
Mixed
ID:
URN: 141712, DfE number: 332/4121
UKPRN: 10048914
Establishment status:
Open
Admissions policy:
Non-selective
Website:
http://www.ridgewood.dudley.sch.uk/
Telephone:
01384818445
Ofsted rating:
Special Measures (Last inspection: 28 February 2018)
Ofsted report
Religious character:
None
Diocese:
Not applicable
Religious ethos:
Does not apply
Boarders:
No boarders
Nursery provision:
No Nursery Classes
Official sixth form:
Does not have a sixth form
School capacity: Help with this field
900
Number of pupils:
797
Section 41 approved:
Not applicable
Open date / Reason:
01/03/2015
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Close date / Reason:
Not recorded
Not recorded
Special classes:
No Special Classes
Percentage of children eligible for free school meals: Help with this field
10.3%
Type of SEN provision:
Type of resourced provision:
Not recorded
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Chair of local governing body

Name Shared with Appointed by From To
Angela Perry Not recorded Appointed by GB/board 15/05/2018 30/09/2019

Local governors

Name Shared with Appointed by From To
Chris Thompson Not recorded Elected by parents 08/10/2018 07/10/2022
Mark Bache Not recorded Elected by parents 08/10/2018 07/10/2022
Cynthia Rosanne Bartlett Not recorded Appointed by GB/board 26/06/2018 25/06/2022
Christopher Ewing Not recorded Elected by school staff 01/05/2018 30/09/2019
Harminder Chahal Not recorded Elected by parents 01/05/2018 30/09/2019
Kirsty Beel Not recorded Elected by school staff 01/05/2018 30/09/2019
Rachael Cope Not recorded Ex-officio by virtue of office as headteacher/principal 01/05/2018 Not recorded

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Name Role Appointed by From To
James Conway Local governor Appointed by GB/board 01/05/2018 04/10/2018
Celine Blanchard Local governor Elected by parents 01/05/2018 26/06/2018
Angela Perry Local governor Appointed by GB/board 01/10/2015 03/05/2018
Celine Blanchard Local governor Elected by parents 01/10/2015 03/05/2018
Christopher Ewing Local governor Elected by school staff 01/10/2015 03/05/2018
Dawn Bastock Local governor Elected by school staff 17/10/2016 03/05/2018
Emma Sanders Local governor Elected by parents 01/10/2015 03/05/2018
Harminder Chahal Local governor Elected by parents 01/10/2015 03/05/2018
Jim Conway Local governor Appointed by GB/board 01/10/2015 03/05/2018
john hodt Chair of local governing body Appointed by GB/board 01/10/2015 03/05/2018
Karen Cole Local governor Elected by parents 01/10/2015 03/05/2018
Kevin Shillingford Local governor Appointed by GB/board 01/10/2014 03/05/2018
Kirsty Beel Local governor Elected by school staff 01/10/2015 03/05/2018
Obinaya Iheoma Local governor Elected by parents 01/10/2015 03/05/2018
Rachael Cope Local governor Ex-officio by virtue of office as headteacher/principal 01/01/2018 03/05/2018
Steven Ramsey Local governor Appointed by GB/board 02/01/2017 31/12/2017
RSC Region:
West Midlands
Government Office Region:
West Midlands
District:
Dudley
Ward:
Norton
Parliamentary Constituency:
Stourbridge
Urban/Rural Description:
Urban major conurbation
GSS LA Code:
E08000027
Easting:
388287
Northing:
284455
Census Ward:
Unknown
Middle Super Output Area (MSOA):
Dudley 038
Lower Super Output Area (LSOA):
Dudley 038A

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