The Rivermead Round Up

Please click here to see the latest updates from school. The Rivermead Round Up is distributed weekly on a Friday during term time. Please ensure the school office has an up to date email address for you to receive it.    

Woodley schools’ Tray Garden Challenge

Enthusiastic Year 1 pupils from Beechwood, Highwood, Rivermead, South Lake and St Dominic Savio primary schools recently spent the day at Waingels College, showcasing their creativity in a Tray Garden Challenge. Read more.

Consultation for 2025-2026 admission policy

UPDATE: the consultation has now closed. The result of the consultation and the new Admission Policy we will adopt from 2025-2026 can be found on our Admission page. Background Rivermead Primary School is a very popular two-form entry school, and has been at the heart of the Woodley community for 80 years. The school converted to join Bellevue Place Education …

Reinforced Autoclaved Aerated Concrete (RAAC)

RAAC You may have seen recent media coverage regarding Reinforced Autoclaved Aerated Concrete (RAAC) and its use in educational settings. RAAC is a lightweight form of concrete; because it is weaker than regular concrete, concerns have been raised about its long-term durability. Department for Education (DfE) has recently changed its guidance to education settings on the management of RAAC to …

Information Letter to Parents

We hope you all enjoyed the summer holidays and the time with your children. It has been lovely having the children back, and I have enjoyed walking around the school seeing the children smiling, engaged, motivated and enjoying being back at school. It has been a very hot week with the weather, which the children have handled very well. We …