Virtual Open Evening for September 2021 intake

The information below Welcome on this page relates to September 2021 intake and shows our Virtual Open Evening during the pandemic last year. This may be useful to give you a flavour of who we are and what we offer. The updated details have been shared at our Open Evening presentations on 16th September 2021.

PLEASE NOTE: our Admissions number for September 2022 will be 262 and an updated Admissions presentation has been posted in the Open Evening page for 2022 intake here:



Welcome to the Ripley St Thomas Virtual Open Evening. We hope the films, presentations and documents will help you to select Ripley as your preferred school. On this page, you’ll find:

  • Our 2020 Film
  • Keynote Talk by Mrs C Walmsley, Principal
  • Admissions Presentation by Mrs J Rees, Admissions Officer
  • Interview with Year 8 pupils
  • Subject Selfies
  • Learning Support Presentation

You can also download our prospectus and admissions documents at the bottom this page.

Open Evening Film

Watch our Open Evening film for a tour around the school and an insight into life at Ripley St Thomas.

Keynote Talk

Mrs C Walmsley, Principal, delivers a Keynote Talk from the School Chapel with details on our history, vision, values and information about all the wonderful opportunities on offer at Ripley.

Year 8 Interviews

Mrs R Burr, Progress Leader for Year 7, talks to our Year 8 pupils about their experience of joining Ripley last year, with tips for Year 6 pupils transitioning to secondary school.

Subject Selfies

Our Subject Leaders have recorded short videos to give you an insight into the departments at Ripley, and what you could be studying next year.

Learning Support

Click on the image below to download a presentation and meet the Learning Support team.


Related Documents

Please click on the links below to download the relevant documents.

Contact Us

If you have any questions relating to admissions which are left unanswered, please email

Due to current COVID-19 restrictions, we regret we are unable to welcome visitors to the school this year.