Ridgeway High School, Birkenhead

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Ridgeway High School
Established 1974
Type State School
Headteacher Mr Tony Taylor
Location Noctorum Avenue
Metropolitan Borough of Wirral

CH43 9EB
53°22′48″N 3°04′31″W / 53.38°N 3.0753°W / 53.38; -3.0753Coordinates: 53°22′48″N 3°04′31″W / 53.38°N 3.0753°W / 53.38; -3.0753
Local authority Wirral
DfE URN 105097 Tables
Ofsted Reports
Students 640
Gender Co-educational
Ages 11–16
Colours Navy blue and red
Website www.ridgewayhighschool.co.uk

Ridgeway High School is a co-educational, comprehensive school in Noctorum, Birkenhead, on the Wirral Peninsula in England. The school caters for pupils between the ages of 11 and 16, from within the Local Authority (LA) area of the Metropolitan Borough of Wirral. The school is situated in its own playing fields.

GCSE results[edit]

In 2009, GCSE results showed the school gaining its best ever results to date of 82% of students gaining five or more A*-C grades, an increase of over 20% on the previous year.[1]

In 2016, the school's Progress 8 score was -0.68, which is well below the average Progress 8 for schools in England. 58% of students achieved A*-C grades in GCSE English and Maths.[2]