School profile

Ridgewood High School

Surrounded by trees and fields on the outskirts of Stourbridge, Ridgewood High School is perfectly situated for a great education. Our small school is powered by a big heart, an ambitious culture and excellent staff and student relationships. Ridgewood is happy, caring and calm; we provide students with a safe, family atmosphere where they are expected to work hard to become the best they can be in all aspects of their life.

The school is an 11-16 mixed academy school with approximately 650 pupils.

For more information about the school, please visit our website at https://www.ridgewood.dudley.sch.uk

About our school experience

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We offer full or half-day experiences matched to the subject (or subjects) that candidates are interested in potentially teaching. Opportunities to interact with pupils, see how specific subjects are taught, and to learn about the teacher training process are all provided.

Start and finish times
08:15 to 15:30 - Flexible

We are happy to arrange full-day or half-day experiences.

Dress code

Business dress, Cover up tattoos

Teacher training

Yes - Ridgewood forms part of Stour Vale, a leading School Direct provider for the Black Country. Working in close partnership with the University of Worcester and Newman University, we offer School Direct PGCE courses for both Primary and Secondary, based in our partnership schools spread across Dudley, Sandwell, Wolverhampton and South Staffordshire. For further information, please visit our website:

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Entry requirements

You must:

    • Must not have been accepted onto another teacher training course
    • Must have a degree
    • They must live within 15 miles of the school
    • Photo identification: Passport or driving licence
DBS check required

No, candidates will be accompanied at all times.

Placement availability

We can be flexible with dates and will contact suitable applicants to arrange something mutually-convenient.

School experience type
In school

Location

Address
Park Road West, Wollaston, Stourbridge, West Midlands, DY8 3NQ
Map showing Ridgewood High School
Parking

Yes - on site parking provided

There is plenty of on-site parking available.

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Address
Park Road West, Wollaston, Stourbridge, West Midlands, DY8 3NQ
School phases
Secondary (11 to 16)
DBS check required

No, candidates will be accompanied at all times.

Subjects
  • Art and design
  • Biology
  • Business studies
  • Chemistry
  • Computing
  • Dance
  • Design and technology
  • Drama
  • English
  • French
  • Geography
  • History
  • Maths
  • Music
  • Physical education
  • Physics
  • Religious education