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Sixth Form Open Evening for 2023 intake

We are very excited to be holding our next Sixth Form Open Evening for 2023…


The Sixth Form at Ripley St Thomas offers you a learning experience in a distinctive and supportive environment. We are a large and successful sixth form, offering a wide variety of courses in a close-knit community. Our tutor team is a small group that provides a unique programme of advice, support and guidance to help you achieve your academic and personal potential and your vision for the future.

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Outcomes for all groups of students are outstanding.


Upcoming Events

Upcoming events and dates for the diary

Friends’ Harvest Service 7pm Ripley Chapel

Dear Parents/Guardians,

It is the Friends’ Harvest Service on Tuesday 4 October at 7pm in the School Chapel.

We are inviting donations for our local foodbank, The Olive Branch, if you are able and would like to contribute.  Please can items be sent into school with your son/daughter to their form rooms (by Monday 3 October), then all the items will be gathered ahead of the Harvest Service, be displayed in the Chapel and passed on to the Olive Branch.

You are warmly invited to this service and refreshments (soup and bread) afterwards.

Many thanks,

Lesley Kelly

Chairman of Friends

7.00pm Harvest Festival Eucharist †

Celebrant: The Revd Craig Abbott

Organist: Mr Andy Plowman

Setting: Mass of St Thomas (Thorne)

Readings: Deuteronomy 26.1-11, John 6.25-35

Anthem: Look at the world (Rutter)

Hymns: NEH263, CP262, NEH239, School hymn

Voluntary: Intro and Toccata on Lasst uns Erfreuen (Choveaux)


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Choral Evensong 4.15pm Ripley Chapel

Thursday 6th October
4.15pm Choral Evensong †
Officiant: The Venerable David Picken
Organist: Mr Ian Pattinson FRCO
Responses: Gillthorpe Psalm: 62
Readings: Ecclesiasticus 3.17-24, Mark 9:33-37
Canticles: Stanford in B flat Anthem: Lead me, Lord (Wesley)
Hymn: I heard the voice of Jesus say (NEH376)
Voluntary: Choral Song (Wesley)

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Awards Evening 2022* 7pm The Priory, Lancaster

Organist: Mr Ian Pattinson FRCO

Hymns: School hymn, National anthem

Voluntary: Nun danket alle Gott (Karg-Elert)

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