A very warm welcome to Riverside Community Primary School.  We hope our website gives you the information you need and tells you a little about our happy, caring and successful school. Our primary school, sitting on the banks of the River Tamar, is a large three form entry school of […]


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Class Blogs

Yesterday, Year 5 had have a visit from Nabs at ETE (Exploration Through Expeditions) and had great fun learning about the Arctic and Antarctic areas! We made a blubber glove… We made a glooping glacier… And we learned lots and lots about expeditions! Take a look at our Flickr album. Thanks […]

Polar Day Fun!

This week, we were visited by Tom the Archaeologist, who brought in some Egyptian artefacts for us to investigate. Some of the activities that we enjoyed were: Role playing of a day in the life of an Egyptian. Trying to identify real artefacts from fake artefacts by looking at the materials. […]

Egyptian Archaeology Day

Year 4 were very lucky to have Dartmoor Zoo visit on the Thursday before half term. As part of our work on ‘Endangered Environments’ we firstly pretended to be toucans and tree frogs. Slowly our habitats were destroyed and we realised that this is why animals become endangered. We learnt […]

Dartmoor Zoo Visit

It is World Book Day on Thursday March 2nd. Please check your child’s book bag for details of our theme this year and see your child’s class teacher for a competition entry form to win a £5 voucher to spend at the Book Fair which will be in school 6-8th. […]

World Book Day 2017

Radio Devon came to us yesterday as the Year 5 and 6 children finished judging the selection of books sent to us for Blue Peter Book Awards. Jemma Inglis (6D) and Mason Smiles (5HB) came in early and talked to roving reporter Richard Green about the books that had got […]

Radio Devon Interview

Google Expeditions visited Riverside on Wednesday 25th January, 2017, providing the pupils with a fantastic opportunity of visiting lots of amazing locations. The Vitual Reality tours took them swimming with the sharks, whales, turtles and dolphins, travelling to Antarctic to see the penguins and why not a trip into space, […]

Exciting Expeditions