Welcome to Ridgeway Infant School

Our dedicated and enthusiastic team provide an environment that nurtures independence, fun and a desire to learn. Our school is uniquely situated in extensive natural grounds with a well established forest school on site. We utilise our locality to the full and our curriculum is active and purposeful with many opportunities for learning outside the classroom, within our local community, Derby City and further afield.

We aim to inspire high aspirations for our children’s future and our curriculum prioritises enquiry and investigation. We talk to children about engaging fully in each learning journey, taking pride in working hard and celebrating when reaching our goals. Our whole school values focus on teamwork, creativity, resilience, communication, independence and reflectiveness.

We promote active healthy lifestyles, British Values and encourage children to make a positive contribution to their community.

If you have visited our school you will know that together children, staff, parents/carers and governors create a warm, happy, vibrant and welcoming place to learn with high expectations. If you haven’t yet had the opportunity to visit Ridgeway you are welcome to by appointment.

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Latest School Calendar Events

Anti-Bullying Week12Nov2018

8:55 am - 16 nov, 3:25 pm @ Ridgeway Infant School

Book Fair in School12Nov2018

3:30 pm - 4:00 pm @ Ridgeway Infant School

Please wait on the Main Playground..

Parents/Carers Consultation Evening 113Nov2018

3:45 pm - 6:55 pm @ Ridgeway Infant School Hall

The Book Fair will also be open..

KS1 Trip14Nov2018

10:00 am - 1:00 pm @ Somewhere Special

Book Fair in School14Nov2018

3:30 pm - 4:10 pm @ Ridgeway Infant School

Please wait on the Main Playground..

Parents/Carers Consultation Evening 215Nov2018

3:45 pm - 6:55 pm @ Ridgeway Infant School Hall

The Book Fair will also be open....

Governor Meeting20Nov2018

6:15 pm - 8:15 pm @ Ridgeway Infant School

New Reception (Sep2019) Tour 122Nov2018

1:30 pm - 3:00 pm @ Ridgeway Infant School (Reception 2019 ONLY)

Dig and Chip22Nov2018

3:30 pm - 5:00 pm @ Ridgeway Infant School (Outside)

More information to follow....

Governor Meeting27Nov2018

6:15 pm - 8:15 pm @ Ridgeway Infant School Hall

Calendars page(s): School Calendar >>


Parent View

Parents and carers can give Ofsted their views of our school at any time of the year using an online questionnaire called Parent View. Your views are really important in helping inspectors form a judgement about our school, and to help us know what is going well and what could be improved upon.

Please register by clicking on the logo below and once your login has been activated, it will only take a few minutes to complete.

If you do not have a computer or an email address and you would like to access Parent View, or if you would like help then please do get in touch with us..

Ridgeway Infant School News

  • 07-11-18 Poppy Appeal In School
    The Poppy Appeal is now in school for poppy donations, we are also selling stationary items for the Poppy Appeal which have suggested donations of 50p to £1.
  • School Online Payments
    The schools online payment system is now set up to accept Year 2 swimming payments.
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