“All of life is education and everybody is a teacher and everybody is forever a pupil”
Abraham Maslow

“I hear…I forget
I see…and I remember
I do…and I understand”
Ancient Chinese Proverb

“Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.”
WB Yates

Welcome to Risdene Academy, the first Primary Academy to open in the Rushden & Higham Ferrers area to offer children and families something that is unique. The Academy is working in partnership with The Education Fellowship in order that its children receive an excellent education and have opportunities that will enrich their time at Risdene and prepare them for life.


At Risdene Academy the safeguarding of our children is a high priority. 

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Risdene Academy will be closed on Friday 2nd March 2018, due to the weather conditions.

The decision has not been taken lightly, but the safety of children and staff is paramount.  Apologies for any inconvenience.



Risdene Academy New Intake for September 2018

Please call the school office on 01933 353761 if you would like to have a tour of the school



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