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Dance Festival Ticket update

Our Dance Festival 2018 performances are due to take place next week.  Each class has been working very hard in preparation to ensure it’s a fantastic show. Two of the performances are now fully booked but tickets are still available for Wednesday at 9.30am. If you requested...

Dance Festival 2018 Ticket update

There are no tickets available for the Tuesday 27th March, 1.45pm performance. If you have chosen this option, you will be able to choose from the following two: Tuesday 27th March 9.30am Wednesday 28th March 9.30am Letters will be attached to those that will need to choose an alternative...

Angel of the North’s 20th Birthday

Our school has a new friend - our very own Angel of the North. Our angel will be spending weekends/holidays with boys and girls in our school so they can have some fun together and help tell people about one of the most talked about...

Visit from Olympic Athlete Peter Bakare

Earlier this week, pupils in Reception to Year 6 at Riverside Primary Academy were involved in a sponsored exercise event delivered by Chris from @SportsforSchools and an olympic athlete @PeterBakare. All children tried their very best and had an amazing time! Afterwards, we were given an inspirational...

Year 3 and 4 Quicksticks Hockey Tournament

Yesterday, some children from Year 3 and 4 were involved in a Quicksticks Hockey Tournament. Mrs Judge and Mr Melrose were very proud of how well they tried and participated. One of our teams even came in second place! A huge well done to all...

Forest Schools – We Need Your Help

            At Riverside Primary Academy, we are always looking for new ways to improve and enrich our curriculum.  We wanted to let you know about our exciting new initiative, Forest Schools. What is Forest Schools? Forest School is an inspirational programme that offers our children regular opportunities to...

Sponsored Fitness Event – Monday 12th March

Tomorrow afternoon, Monday 12th March, we will be taking part in the Sports for Schools sponsored fitness circuit event. During this time, the children will meet Peter Bakare, an Olympic Volleyball Player. Please ensure that your child has a full P.E. kit (including footwear) in school...

Zoo Academy Rescheduled!

      Following the bad weather last week, we unfortunately had to postpone the planned visit of Zoo Academy for our Nursery and Reception children. We know the children were very disappointed that they missed out on meeting all of the wonderful creatures due to the snow. However,...

World Book Day and Other School Events

Staff will be doing everything they can tomorrow to try and reorganise and reschedule any events which may have been missed due to the poor weather conditions.  World Book Day celebrations will certainly be rescheduled as this is an in-school event involving our staff and...