Riverside Primary Academy | Raising Pupil Aspirations
Cooling Down!
Cooling Down!

EYFS had a great time cooling off last week!

A Week of Fun!
A Week of Fun!

Nursery had a marvellous Monday. Having lots of fun!

Thank you for attending Sports Day!
Thank you for attending Sports Day!

Thank you very much to everyone – family and friends – that came along yesterday to enjoy our Sports Day at Riverside. A special thanks to those parents who joined in with the adult races. The children and staff all had great fun and we...

KS1 Trip to Bamburgh and the Grace Darling Museum!
KS1 Trip to Bamburgh and the Grace Darling Museum!

KS1 enjoyed learning all about Grace Darling’s life and experimenting with lots of different items/clothing during the workshop. We then explored the Church of St Aidan’s and its grounds finding both Grace’s grave and memorial site. Also, we looked out across the waves to Longstone...

Reception Visit the Beach!
Reception Visit the Beach!
Spanish Day!
Spanish Day!

We have had an amazing day celebrating! For our Spanish day we have all tasted some delicious Spanish food including paella, authentic frittata, manchego cheese, cured meat and olives. We all produced some super art work based on some famous Spanish artists including Dali, Gaudi...

Year 2 bridge building!
Year 2 bridge building!

Yesterday, Year 2 loved experimenting with different objects to build bridges. Working together we thought about the structure of our bridges, how many supporting pillars we would need and how much weight they could hold. Next step… using straws and sellotape!

Year 3 Camping Fun!
Year 3 Camping Fun!

The children in year 3 have had a wonderful experience at our first overnight camping event over the past few days in school. There were an abundance of activities for the children to take part in, including orienteering, inflatable assault course, archery, toasted marshmallows and...

Wrap Around Child Care Provision
Wrap Around Child Care Provision

With effect from Monday 1st November 2021, our tea time club will be managed by our sports partners Physical Education & Active Kids (PEAK). As well as the regular after-school club activities we have for the children, there will be an increased focus on getting the children active.

Welcome to our Nursery
Welcome to our Nursery

We understand that choosing a nursery and school for your child is an important decision so we want you to know as much as possible about our nursery.

We offer both 15 hour provision and 30 hour provision...

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Riverside Primary Academy

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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