Executive Principal

Dr Gary Elliott

Message from our Executive Principal

Welcome to the Ridgeway family. The values espoused in the Preparatory School are carried seamlessly into the College. Our school is a peaceful, calm environment where our children feel safe. Our committed, driven staff strive to acknowledge each child as an individual while encouraging academic rigor within the classroom.

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Ridgeway College

The College aims to seek out and nurture the gifts and abilities of every single student, enabling and encouraging them to continue acquiring the skills, knowledge, self-confidence and articulateness needed to be productive, capable and responsible members of society.

Our Grade 12’s achieved 100% pass rate in the 2022 and 2023 IEB exams with a Bachelor’s Degree Pass Rate of 91% in 2023.

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Our Curriculum

    Gr 8-9
  • English HL
  • Afrikaans FAL
  • Tshivenda FAL – Grades 8-9
  • Mathematics
  • Economic Management Science
  • Information Technology
  • Social Science
  • Natural Science
  • Life Orientation
  • Art & Culture
  • Physical Education
    Gr 10-12
  • English HL
  • Afrikaans FAL
  • Tshivenda FAL – Grades 10-12
  • Mathematics
  • Mathematical Literacy
  • Computer Application Technology
  • Business Studies
  • Accounting
  • Life Orientation
  • Life Science
  • Physical Science
  • AP Maths
  • Physical Education
  • History
  • Geography


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Cross Country
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Ridgeway College Soccer

Extra-mural sport coaching in the afternoons is provided as part of the school’s educational programme.

  • Athletics
  • Basketball – Boys and Girls
  • Cricket
  • Chess
  • Choir
  • Hockey – Boys and Girls
  • Netball
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball


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Stage Productions
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Cultural Activities Offered

  • Choir
  • Drama
  • Annual Play
  • Annual Culture Day
  • Eisteddfod

College Highlights

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  • President’s Awards
  • Maths Olympiad
  • Maths Quiz Night
  • Grade 8 Orientation Day
  • Fundraising Events
  • Students Work Placement Week
  • Leadership Camp
  • Matric Farewell
  • Honours Evening
  • Annual Field Trips
  • Outreach Programmes
  • Peer Support Programme
  • IEB Business Simulation Workshop
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