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£1,035raised of £5,000 target by 17 supporters

    Weʼve raised £1,035 to fund a legal challenge to prevent Surrey County Council from closing Ripley C of E Primary school in Surrey

    Ripley, UK
    Funded on Wednesday, 1st August 2018

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    We believe that Ripley C of E Primary School has been failed by Surrey County Council (SCC). We believe that it was due to their lack of decision making and failure to act that led to the ‘Inadequate’ OFSTED rating. We believe SCC failed in their statutory duty to consider all possible options other than closure of our rural school. We believe they have failed the children and parents of the school. We believe SCC failed to take into consideration planned housing and future demand for school places in the area. We believe they failed to fully consider the long-term impact on our community. We believe SCC should be held accountable for their actions (or lack of).

    We have some very generous supporters in the community and we have been raising funds offline, but we need your help too.

    Please, please support the Friends of Ripley to challenge SCC and to fight for local democracy, local accountability, and most importantly for our beautiful village school that this community worked so hard to build.

    [N.B If we are able to save the school without using all funds raised, the money will be used to support the growth of the school].



    • Nigel Stirzaker2 years ago
      Nigel Stirzaker

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      2 years ago
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    • Nigel Stirzaker2 years ago
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      Nigel Stirzaker

      2 years ago

      Can we also say a special thank you to offline donations from Mr and Mrs C Cross, Mr and Mrs P Cliff and Ripley Parish Council.

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    • Nigel Stirzaker2 years ago
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      Nigel Stirzaker

      2 years ago

      A massive thank you to everyone who has donated so far.....including offline donations we now have £1,500 in the pot! Please keep sharing with friends....we're still a way off our target.

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    2 years ago

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    Page last updated on: 7/21/2018 11.46



    • Anonymous


      Jul 21, 2018

      Keep up the fantastic work. The village is behind you - our children and future generations need our school.


    • Barbara Phillips

      Barbara Phillips

      Jun 2, 2018

      Good luck with raising the amount needed as mentioned in the Ripley Matters article. A lot of hard work being put in by so many people.




      Apr 29, 2018

      Best of luck with this


    • Alistair Gerrard

      Alistair Gerrard

      Apr 24, 2018

      Let's do this....

    • Jamie Hogg

      Jamie Hogg

      Apr 20, 2018

      Glad to support the efforts to save this amazing part of our community.

    • Sharon Clarke

      Sharon Clarke

      Apr 18, 2018


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      Alex Lomax

      Apr 18, 2018


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    Ripley, UK

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