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Opening Day 2015

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Opening Day here at Ridley College was a busy day, as we welcomed 650 students and their families from 44 countries around the world. New and returning students gathered at the campus to get their first view of the year ahead.

Families were welcomed by Headmaster, Ed Kidd before heading out on campus for registration and orientation events.

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Students and their families had a chance to mingle with teachers, explore the opportunities offered at Ridley and meet their fellow students and Prefects.

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“We had a lovely day – felt very welcomed and confident that [our son] will indeed flourish at Ridley.”

Ridley Lower School Parent

While students and their families were busy unpacking, we asked parents what advice they’d like to give their kids as they start another chapter of their life. Here’s what they had to say.

We wish all of our students great success as the 2015-16 school year begins!

IB Faculty Announcement

The new IB Faculty Coordinators have been announced! Over the next year, the International Baccalaureate Coordinators will begin to plan programmes and coordinate teacher training prior to the launch of the IB programme beginning September 2012. The following faculty members have been chosen as the IB Coordinators:

Duane Nickerson – Diploma Programme (DP) Coordinator
Grades 11-12

Dr. Justin Baird – Theory of Knowledge (TOK) Coordinator Grades 11-12

 

 

 

Melanie Williams – Creativity, Action, Service (CAS) Coordinator
Grades 11-12

 

 

 

Paul O’Rourke – Middle Years Programme (MYP) Coordinator Grades 7-10

 

 

 

Taylor York- Ireland – Primary Years Programme (PYP) Coordinator Grades K-6