Riddlesdown Collegiate

Young Ambassors for the Mayor of Croydon

Students from Year 13 represented Riddlesdown Collegiate at a meeting of Young Ambassadors at Croydon Town Hall.  The students met with Councillor Humayun Kabir, Mayor of Croydon, to discuss fundraising ideas in order to support his five chosen charities.  The charities have been selected as they reflect the diversity of Croydon: Mind in Croydon, which […]

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Riddlesdown Collegiate – Admission into Year 7 September 2021

The Collegiate Trust, who act as the admissions authority for Riddlesdown Collegiate, has decided to consult on some changes to the current admissions criteria for entry to Year 7 in September 2021.  The consultation is from 4th November – 16th December 2019.  Full details are available by following this link – Admissions into Year 7 […]

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Art Workshops

This week the Year 13 Art students were given a task of facilitating workshops for the Year 12 Art students. The workshops were all about getting students to experiment with their work, to leap into the unknown and use new techniques! They were shown how to create a rust and moulding aesthetic and how to […]

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Riddlesdown – Under 14 National Final

The Year 9 A football team will be travelling to Stoke on Thursday morning to play in the under 14 National Final at Stoke City Football Club. 626 teams entered this competition and now it is down to the last two to see who is the best team in England. 45 Year 9 students will […]

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Appointment at Governance Level

The Collegiate Trust has grown from two to six academies across Croydon and Crawley in the last year, and is now delivering high quality learning to over 4000 pupils and students, employing almost 600 staff and with an annual income of almost £22m.  As a result we are looking to make further appointments to our group of […]

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TCT Annual Report Out Now

The Collegiate Trust’s Annual Report is now available to read online or download.

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The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

After months of rehearsals, several days of set construction, stage design, lighting and sound preparation and so much more, audiences were finally treated to four spectacular performances of The Wizard of Oz – and the show was stunning! The cast, crew and orchestra have worked tirelessly under the supervision of the Directors, Miss Pochin and […]

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Year 12 & 13 Biology Trips

Year 12 A Level Biology students went to Juniper Hall last week and battled rain and 40 mph gales on Box Hill whilst using sampling techniques to answer the question, “Should the footpath be closed to the public to conserve biodioversity?” Meanwhile, Year 13 A Level Biology students attended Science Live event at Apollo Victoria. […]

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Greek Theatre Workshop

On Wednesday 30th January, the Year 13 Classics students had the opportunity to take part in a Greek theatre workshop run by the Actors of Dionysus. Following a warm up exercise of “Samson, Delilah, Lion” (rock, paper, scissors but more over the top), we created freeze frames based on two of the plays we are […]

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Croydon Holocaust Memorial Day

On Monday 28th January, students from Riddlesdown Collegiate had the opportunity to visit Croydon Town Hall and participate in the Croydon Holocaust Memorial Day Civic Event. Four students from Orion College wrote poems and reflections of their thoughts and feelings on this year’s theme: “Torn from Home”. The event began with a formal candle lighting […]

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Year 10 Mock Interviews

On Wednesday 23rd January Year 10 students had the opportunity to take part in Mock Interviews where local business people were able to provide feedback and guidance on CVs and cover letters, as well as their performance in the interviews. The interviewers spoke very highly of our students and left with a wonderful opinion of Riddlesdown […]

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