Year 3 Update

year 3

The children in Year 3 have had lots of fun learning about poetry this term. They have experienced many different kinds of poetry such as non-sense poems, riddles and tongue twisters. Here are some videos of a poem that we learnt off … Continue reading

Year 5 Update

dragon dance

5B and ‘The Chinese Dragon’ 5B had a turn at recreating a dragon dance using an authentic Chinese dragon. They found it tricky to manoeuvre to make a rhythmic dragon movement. ‘Ere Be Dragons! To launch our year 5 topic … Continue reading

Queen’s 90th Birthday Celebration


All parents are invited to join their children for a picnic lunch from 12 Noon onwards Friday 10th June to celebrate the Queen’s 90th birthday. There will be a ‘Royal Crown’ competition, with prizes for the best crown from Foundation/KS1 … Continue reading

Year 6 Update


Fortress Plymouth - This theme draws together many periods of history, looking at how Plymouth has defended itself from threats by land, sea and air. We are designing our own a coat of arms (like the ones that may have been seen … Continue reading

Year 2 Update


Summer Term – we have started our new theme ‘Down at the Bottom of the Garden‘.  As part of our history and geography work, we are learning about farming.  We will be finding out where different crops are grown around … Continue reading

Year 1 Update


As part of our new topic, The Garden of England, Year 1 enjoyed  an Afternoon Tea, we made doilies and were served tea, cucumber sandwiches and fruit cake by our teachers. Take a look through the images taken during the … Continue reading

Half Marathon 2016


Another successful half marathon for Riverside Community Primary, with other 120 children taking part. As usual the children represented the school with exemplary behaviour, enjoying the fun and the atmosphere. Thanks to all pupils, staff and parents that helped support … Continue reading


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THANK YOU! Thank you to everyone who supported the Book Fair this week. You spent a massive £1362 on books which means we have a fantastic £730 commission to spend on books for the classrooms and library which benefits all … Continue reading