Ridgeway High School

Wirral, United Kingdom

Location: Wirral, United Kingdom
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age range: 11 - 16 years

About Ridgeway High School

Located in the Merseyside town of Birkenhead, Ridgeway High School is a state-run comprehensive school. The school has around 850 pupils aged 11-16 in a co-educational setting, making Ridgeway High School smaller than the average secondary school. First established in 1974, the school has seen extensive modernisation and redevelopment over the years, the school grounds now play host to extensive playing fields and a community library. The school is also currently undergoing work on a brand new purpose-built site due to open in 2017. Ridgeway High School takes great pride in having a diverse catchment area, with a wide range of different faiths and ethnicities represented in its student intake.


Ms E Williams, Acting Headteacher 

Values and Vision

Ridgeway High School works hard to provide a safe learning environment for its students, in order to get the most out of its high-quality and engaging curriculum. The school holds specialisms in both Business and Enterprise and Languages, with every student being expected to study at least one language during their time at school. 


“In the best lessons teachers’ passion and enthusiasm for their subjects engage and motivate students. For instance, inspirational teaching in a design technology lesson encouraged Year 7 students to have the confidence to aim high and make outstanding progress in designing a key ring. Achievement in a Year 8 physical education lesson on circuit training was outstanding because of excellent relationships and equally high levels of challenge.”

The full report into Ridgeway High School can be found here.


Address: Noctorum Avenue, Prenton, Wirral, Merseyside, CH43 9EB, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 151 678 3322
Positions available at Ridgeway High School