Developing academic,
personal and
spiritual potential

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Ofsted agree – we are an Outstanding school!

We are absolutely thrilled, therefore, to be able to share with you that our school…

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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.


Our Mission Statement

As a Christian community, we aim to provide an education which enables all members of our Ripley family to flourish academically, personally and spiritually. Through acts of faith, hope and love, we encourage our young people to live well, to serve others, and to make a difference in the world.

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The academy demonstrates excellence in all aspects of its work

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Upcoming Events

Upcoming events and dates for the diary

Y8 Normandy trip 10pm leaving on 7th returning 11th June 2023 Normandy, France
Choral Evensong 4.15pm Ripley Chapel
Incoming Year 6 Parents’ Information Evening (1) 19.00 Chapel, Ripley St Thomas
Incoming Year 6 Parents’ Information Evening (2) 19.00 Chapel, Ripley St Thomas

Ripley ITT

Do you want to train to be a primary or secondary teacher?

Then Ripley SCITT could be your route into teacher training. As a trainee teacher on the Ripley SCITT Programme you will spend a much greater proportion of time in school than you would on a traditional PGCE programme and the curriculum will be delivered by outstanding teachers who work in our partnership schools.

Ripley SCITT