Welcome to Ripplevale School

We provide a caring, learning environment where our students make meaningful progress.

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We are an independent special school for boys aged 6 to 18.

Our focus is on boys who have been statemented as being on the Autistic spectrum with associated conditions. Our school is located in the village of Ripple near Deal in Kent.

We have a dedicated and committed team of teachers and support staff and we take pride in providing an appropriate school environment where our pupils can learn and develop.


Just wanted to let you know how much all the hard work you and your team at Ripplevale put in really does make all the difference to the young people in your care.

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Fundraising event – non uniform day

The non-uniform day on 14th February raised £170.85 for the RNLI. This is a fabulous amount and thank you to all who contributed.
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Stop, Drop and Read

Today at 11.30 all staff and students stopped what they were doing and read a book. It was part of  Literacy initiative  to help all…
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Chinese New Year Celebrations

Cultural Day This terms Cultural Day theme was based around Chinese New Year. Students took part in several activities throughout the day which included…
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Primary Pantomime Trip

The primary department had an amazing time recently at the Marlowe theatre watching their latest pantomime, Mother Goose. The performance was a ‘relaxed performance’ so…
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Ripplevale School

Chapel Lane, Ripple, Deal
Kent CT14 8JG