Riverside Primary Academy | Raising Pupil Aspirations
Nursery Forest Schools

In our outdoor learning sessions this term we have splashed in puddles; explored clay and paint; we’ve painted with leaves and even broccoli! Exploring nature and working with natural materials is always fun.

Reception Forest Schools

We have been very busy in Forest Schools. We have used natural materials for all sorts of play; we made small world for the dinosaurs; cooked dinner in the mud kitchen and made fabulous music!  

Year 2 Forest Schools

Always enjoy Forest Schools and got very excited when playing Halloween games. They have embraced the Autumn Term with a host of activities including some wonderful artwork using natural materials. Year Two have had a cup of tea and a biscuit when we boiled water...

Year 3 Forest Schools

WOW what a term for Year 3! You are real rock stars, love your music and singing. This term has been packed with activities such as Halloween games; making dinner in the mud kitchen, weaving sticks and being shop keepers to name a few. We...

Year 4 Forest Schools

You have real enthusiasm for Forest Schools and this can be seen with how you have embraced the Autumn Term. Year Four have been fantastic den builders and good at problem solving with good teamwork and are very caring towards one another. Activities also included...

Year 5 Forest Schools

The pupils have enjoyed making some fantastic dens with some good teamwork. They have also celebrated Halloween with some team games; shared snacks under the shelter and enjoyed the rain! They have looked at flint and steel to make fire and finished the term by...

Year 6 Forest Schools

It has been a joy to watch how year 6 have developed this term. They have made some amazing dens and camp fire sites; toasted bread; made musical bands; raked leaves for composting and have even made some fantastic dinners in the mud kitchen to...

Year 4B talk friendship and anti-bullying…
Year 5 Space Art

Year 5 have worked so hard to create some super Space art this week!  

Year 3 Stone Age Topic

For the Stone Age topic, Year 3 have read ‘How to wash a woolly mammoth’ in their English lessons and made these cute woolly mammoths of their own! Don’t they look brilliant?!

Autumn Term in Early Years
Kingsmeadow – Year 5 Taster Sessions

Details of Year 5 Taster Sessions can be found here: https://www.kingsmeadow.org.uk/year-5-taster-sessions  

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