‘Extreme Reading’

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Mrs Stewart, our Librarian, is putting together a display of extreme reading, showing pupils reading in unusual or interesting places.  This could be on a swing in the park, in the dog’s basket, under the bed covers, up a tree.  … Continue reading

Year 6 Visit the Aquarium (NMA)


On Monday Year 6 went on a visit to the National Marine Aquarium. They went to learn about sea creatures, their habitats and how they adapt to their environment. They had a great day and came back full of science … Continue reading

Nee-nah! Nee-nah! The Firemen came to visit!


Year 5 have been visited by the Camel’s Head firemen this morning to talk about fire safety. We know how to check our Smoke Detector – so watch out, folks, we’re on a mission to make our homes fire-free places! … Continue reading

Follow Us on Facebook


Attention Facebook using Parents and Carers! – Riverside Primary School finally has Facebook page through which we aim to share news, events and dates relevant to the school. If you wish to follow Riverside School on Facebook, the address is … Continue reading

Year 5, The Great British Bake Off – Riverside style!

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What fun we’ve had this morning!  As a launch into our Mediterranean Life topic, the whole of Year 5 have spent the morning starting to think about what it means to be British and what better way to start than … Continue reading

Magical, Mythical Beings in Year 5


Following their ‘Mediterranean Life’ Curriculum Theme, Don Newton visited Year 5 this week and helped create some fantastic mythical creatures, which will be used to help us retell mythical stories.   More Images

Harvest Festival


On Friday we had a great harvest festival. We had a number of guest speakers as well as some in house talent! Reverend Kate Conrad and representatives from Plymouth’s Foodbank spoke to us and some Year 6 pupils told us … Continue reading

Visual Maths ‘n’ Munchies Morning

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Come in for a “Visual Maths and Munchies morning.”  Visual Maths is our amazing new approach to making maths easy and fun for all our pupils.   Y1/2 Wednesday 8th October at 9am Y3/4 Thursday 9th October at 9am Y5/6 Wednesday 15th October … Continue reading