Welcome to North Ridge High School...

We are a school that meets the diverse special educational needs of pupils between the ages of 11 and 19 and a specialist support school.

I am very proud to lead this developing and successful school. We have a thriving, challenging, calm and happy environment where our pupils strive to do their best educationally, emotionally and socially in our supportive and caring learning environment.

Bernice Kostick
Head Teacher
School News

- September 24, 2020, 6:56 pm

RT @AfzalMiah16: I been learning your sign and I like it. That was a wonderful sign. https://t.co/IOmG3n9b4n
h J R

- September 24, 2020, 9:27 am

Check out this artwork by one of our very talented ks4 students 🦖 https://t.co/acAzhBWyvv
h J R

- September 23, 2020, 4:03 pm

Please click the link for Greater Manchester's Covid-19 absence advice for parents and carers: https://t.co/bCn3btLyAO
h J R

- September 23, 2020, 7:31 am

We are recruiting a SEN Teacher to start January 2021 or sooner. Please click the link for more information:… https://t.co/g5nt8W6dQO
h J R

- September 23, 2020, 7:28 am

North Ridge prospective year 7 pupils for September 2021 - Parents/ carers visit. This will be of interest to year… https://t.co/B8DLwYGGMU
h J R
School Updates




Due to COVID 19 we are unable to welcome large groups of families to look around our school. We are however offering small group visits.

The visit will last 45 minutes and you must arrive on time for your appointment – we can only offer 1 place per family. If you require further information you can arrange to speak to a member of the senior leadership team by telephone. Visits have been arranged for the week of 5.10.20. There are 3 appointment times per day.


You must wear a face covering throughout the visit

MONDAY 5.10 10A.M. 11A.M. 1.15P.M.
TUESDAY 6.10 10A.M. 11A.M. 1.15P.M.
WEDNESDAY 7.10 10A.M. 11A.M. 1.15P.M.
THURSDAY 8.10 10A.M. 11A.M. 1.15P.M.
FRIDAY 9.10 10A.M. 11A.M. 1.15P.M.



  • To book a slot please contact our school office, stating your name, contact details, your child’s name and the name of the school they currently attend. TEL: 01615079700 Email: admin@northridge.manchester.sch.uk
  • Do not arrive too early for your appointment. We will start the visit promptly and we will be unable to accommodate late arrival.

We look forward to meeting you.



We are recruiting a SEN Teacher to start January 2021 or sooner.

Closing date: 12 noon 9.10.2020

Interviews: week of 12.10.2020

Please click here for more information





Covid 19 Advice for Parents

MCC letter to parents and carers


COVID Guidance – Visitors to School


In order to ensure we are doing our very best to keep our whole community safe visitors to school are limited and permitted by appointment only.


We ask that you do not attend school if you have any symptoms, have tested positive for COVID 19 or have been in close contact with someone who has a confirmed case.


Our reception is limited to a maximum of 2 people at any one time to ensure social distancing measures are in place.


If you have a pre-arranged appointment in school, we ask that;

  • You sanitise your hands on arrival, using the dispenser in reception
  • You sign in on the display screen and wipe it down after use, wipes are available in reception
  • You maintain social distance from others during your visit
  • You wear a face covering when on corridors or in circulation areas e.g. reception


We ask that you respect and support all of the measures in place in order to stay safe and keep others safe.



2nd  September 2020

Return to School Information


Procedure for someone displaying symptoms


Whole School Risk Assessment


September COVID Routine



Previous COVID-19 related letters:

Letter 09/09/20


September return- Letter from School


Thursday 18th June 2020


Tuesday 2nd June 2020


Monday 18th May 2020


Friday 24th April 2020


Thursday 16th April 2020


Tuesday 24th March 2020


Sunday 22nd March 2020


Friday 20th March 2020


Thursday 19th March 2020


Monday 9th March 2020


Free School Meals and Hardship payments information


Home Learning Updates

Information coming soon.


We have updated our policy  in line with current policies and procedures regarding COVID 19. Click here to read updated policy

We have lots of videos made by our staff to keep you active at home. Click on the links below:   Pyramid Circuit Alphabet Workout Circuit 1 Circuit 2 Street Dance Active Maths  

We now have available some ‘how to’ videos to guide you in accessing Purple Mash and Espresso. Details of logins will be sent out later today. Click here

Please check out our Home Learning page for our latest videos, including a sensory story and some daily routines! Click here