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3D Shape Making in Year 6

Year 6 had an excellent time in maths today creating 3D shapes using cocktail sticks to represent the shapes' edges and marshmallows to represent the vertices. Some shapes were easy to create like the cube. However, some appeared to be a little bit more challenging -...

Key Stage 1 visit Linden Homes building site

Today Key Stage 1 traveled to Birtley to visit the Linden Homes building site. They all got to experience a fully working and very busy building site. On arrival, all children were given hard hats and jackets to wear for Health and Safety. Even the adults too! The...

Chinese New Year Menu – Tuesday 5th February 2019

To celebrate Chinese New Year our kitchen staff will be preparing a special menu on Tuesday 5th February 2019.                                                 School Meals are priced at £2.30 per day. Login in to pre-order your child's meal here: Live Kitchen If you would like a Live Kitchen account please send your request...

Special Lunch Menu – Thursday 17th January 2019

Our kitchen staff will be preparing a special menu to help banish those January blues on Thursday 17th January 2019. The Great 1950's Diner menu will have a delicious selection of food to choose from. If your child does not yet stay for school lunches but would...

Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let it Snow

A red weather warning was issued at Riverside this morning as a freak snowstorm covered the school yard at playtime on the last day of term. The children adapted well to the changing climate and had tremendous fun in the snow! From all the staff at Riverside...

The Year 1 elf gets her very own story book!

One member of the Year 1 class has a very clever Dad who has  made a story book all about the adventures of Jennie Jingles when she visited Riverside Primary Academy! The children enjoyed reading all about her adventures in class and Mrs GoodFellow even read...

Newsletter – December 2018

Download our latest newsletter here: December 2018 Additional dates to note: Christmas Sing-a-long – in the school hall Monday 10th December – 2.30pm – Reception to Year 2 Friday 14th December – 2.30pm – Year 3 to Year 6 All parents/carers welcome to attend. Friday 14th December –...

Elf fun for Friday!

Over night, the elves have been up to mischief as usual! The Reception elf has been practicing Read, Write Inc sounds with his friends in the classroom...

Day 4 of the Christmas elf!

This morning, the fairy in Reception was going for a ride on the plane! Eddie the elf in Year 2 was reading a story to his bear friends! Elfie in Mrs Wall's class had brought an advent calendar for someone in the class who had worked extremely...