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Year 6 Residential 2015

year 6 residential

Friday evening update from Grenville House

Back from our first activity and already we have some very tired children. We’ve had a great time. Mrs Carpenter’s group won the orienteering challenge – obviously!! The children did a great job of challenging themselves on the high ropes and taking the Leap of Faith. Mrs Ansell’s group even had a seal swimming alongside their kayaks.

More photos have been uploaded, more to follow all evening – take a look…


We had a lovely walk around Plymouth Hoe this morning and now we’re here! Jjust settling into our dorms before getting our instructions for our first activity. More photos to follow later…

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Brickfields 2015

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On 17th June, 20 children from years 3,4,5 and 6 took part in an athletics festival at Brickfields Athletics Club. The children competed against 46 other primary schools from across the city in events including, long jump, distance throw, high jump, sprints and relays.

Two Riverside children, in particular, performed exceptionally well. After finishing first in their individual sprint heats, Dylan Harbour of year 6 and Seana Hurrell of year 5, went on to compete in the final of their respective year group race. The standard of the athletes in the finals were incredible high but both Dylan and Seana raced very well and finished second in very close races.

Congratulations to all children who took part! Click to see more images of the event.

E-Safety@Riverside School


A big thanks to Peter Bower from the Safer Internet Centre who came to speak to parents about e-safety today. He certainly gave us all plenty to think in terms of ensuring our children are safe when using mobile phones, … Continue reading

KS2 Sports Day


Another lovely afternoon in the sun watching the children take part in their sports day. Well done to all those who took part. Here are some photos taken during the afternoon…

KS1 Sports Day


Well done to all pupils who took part in our KS1 Sports Day, you all performed wonderfully. It was great to see so many family members supporting the pupils. Take a look at the photographs taken during the event….

Summer Reading Challenge 2015


Our local library staff have been telling the children how to take part in Record Breakers, this year’s Summer Reading Challenge. The children will tell you all about it! All they have to do is read SIX library books and … Continue reading

Parent Internet Safety Awareness Talk

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Are you confident you know how to keep your child safe online? With recent reports and documentaries of the dangers faced by online grooming, we were alarmed to find that in a recent E-safety survey 26% of our Riverside pupils … Continue reading

Summer Fayre 2015


A huge thank you to the PTFA for organising a fantastic Summer Fayre again this year. It was lovely to see all the pupils, staff and parents supporting the school. The children looked fantastic dressed in their pirate and princess … Continue reading