Riverside Primary Academy | Raising Pupil Aspirations
Reception New Starters 2021

Parent/Carer Information for September 2021

Riverside Roof Almost Complete

The roofing contractors have been working extremely hard over the past few months, in all weathers, to replace our entire school roof.   Just a few finishing touches to be made but you can see from the pictures below how much work has been done...

Roof Design Competition Winners!

We want to send a big thank you to everyone who participated in our Roof Design Competition and helped make it a success! And a special congratulations to Ridley in Year 4, the winner of the £50.00 Smyth’s Toy Store voucher. Ridley will also get...

England Does the Daily Mile!

Today our children have all been part of England Does the #DailyMile ! The event was to get 1 million children moving in England. #1millionmoving We enjoy doing this each day, but today was especially important. Some teachers have shared some pictures of their class...

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We Are An Outstanding Primary School in Dunston!


Achievement, Teaching, Behaviour and Leadership


Welcome to our Academy… As Headteacher of Riverside Primary Academy, I would like to warmly welcome you to our school website. I hope you can find all of the information you require about our school here, but if you have any further questions, please ring us and ask. The Governing Body, the Leadership Team and I have a very clear vision of what we want and how to get the best deal for our children and the community we serve. For this reason, we made the decision in 2012 to become an academy. This means that we have been given the freedom to make choices for our school which bring the most benefits to our children and our families. We are no longer a Local Authority school and therefore, there are some differences in the way we do things at our school to the way they are done in others… Read More

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