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"Ripley St Thomas
provides an
outstanding education
for its students."

Ofsted

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"The academy
demonstrates excellence
in all aspects
of its work."

Ofsted

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"Students
receive outstanding
care, guidance
and support."

Ofsted

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"Leaders at
all levels are
passionate about
their work."

Ofsted

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"Pupils receive
an outstanding
Christian-inspired
education at the academy."

Ofsted

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"Pupils receive
an outstanding
Christian-inspired
education at the academy."

Ofsted

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Ripley is a large school situated in beautiful grounds in the city of Lancaster. The school has a long and proud tradition, having been established as the gift of Thomas and Julia Ripley in 1864. Their spirit of adventure, philanthropy and faith is still at the core of what we do and what we offer today, 150 years later…

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