Welcome to Riverston School

Our Aims and Ethos

Riverston School provides a warm, caring and stimulating environment where children will learn new skills. We excel at providing each child with the right skills to prepare them for life in the wider world. We are part of a community characterised by a profound respect for and encouragement of diversity, where important differences among children and adults are celebrated. What drives us is ensuring that children have the best possible life chances and that they are not limited by the  perceptions of themselves and what they might achieve in life.

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Riverston Nursery

Riverston Nursery

Riverston Nursery and Early Years Department operates a morning, afternoon or a full day  programme for children aged 9 months to 4 years old.

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Riverston School

Riverston School

Our ethos and approach in the senior school remains focused on developing the unique skills, talents and abilities of every individual pupil with personalised education plans for everyone.

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Riverston College

Riverston College

Riverston College is our offering for students of 16 years and above with courses and programmes that allow our students to realise their ambitions and to progress further.

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I am delighted to welcome you to Riverston School and College. If we have the pleasure of you visiting in person, you will quickly see we are a very unique setting with the reality of inclusion at our core. We are an independent school in the heart of London, and reflect the diversity that surrounds us. Our students reach across all abilities and backgrounds. Our small classes and nurturing environment provides the platform for success that a traditional educational setting cannot provide. Many of our students come from a place of broken relationships with the school system, difficult experiences in their peer relationships or a lack of empathy and understanding from professionals working with them. We look to repair relationships and trust in the school system so that students feel safe enough, and happy enough, to reach their academic potential.

Our extensive therapy team including drama therapy, occupational therapy and speech and language therapy, allow us to cater for students with wide ranging needs, including those with mental health difficulties as well as learning needs. We offer a broad and rich curriculum which includes GCSEs, A Levels and BTECs, alongside a range of life skills courses that help prepare our young people for life beyond secondary education. Our future focused ethos means we take a very child centred approached and look to tailor our provision to the needs of each individual, leading them to where they want be in adulthood. Whether that is further education, employment or simply being able to live independently, our focus is on the child and family voice and their hopes and aspirations. We very much hope you will have the chance to visit our fantastic school, so we can show you our ethos and values in practice.

Guy Baker, Headteacher

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This Friday Armstrong/Jemison house will be Fundraising for the wonderful charity Demelza! 🤝

We would like to ask for all students and staff to join us in raising as much money as possible to reach our goal.

👕 Wear your own clothes
🪙 Donate £1 to support
🧸 Donate toys, puzzles and games that are fully working with all parts

#riverstonschool #armstrong #jemison #charity #fundraising
🩵Riverston School offers🩵

🏫 A caring and supportive environment with a focus on excellent provision of pastoral care
👨‍🎓 An education geared to get the very best from every child – stretching them academically to achieve and even exceed their expectations
🎓 A full program of activity, brimming with opportunity
📚 A foundation that nurtures children and means when they leave the School it is as well balanced, considerate, confident and competent individuals
KS5 students have been taking on an important role in creating bird feeders for our school environment. We are visited often by different types of wildlife, by creating these feeders we hope to gain more visitors for our students to see🐦

#birdfeeders #riverstonschool #greenwich #wildlife #birds #ecofriendly #supportourenvironment
5 Reasons why we are awesome 🏫👩🏻‍🏫

1. We recognise that every child is different and that they will develop, grow and learn at different rates and in different ways. 
2. We believe that every child has talents and abilities that should be nurtured and developed. 
3. We will stretch and challenge every child, whilst supporting and encouraging them to achieve more than they might believe possible.
4. We are part of a community characterised by a profound respect for and encouragement of diversity, where important differences among children and adults are celebrated. 
5. We offer a range of activities that complement teaching and learning within the formal curriculum and serve to promote the cultural, physical, social, intellectual and spiritual growth of our children. 

#5reasonswhyweareawesome #riverstonschool #supportyoungindividuals #worktogether
As previously promised here is a lovely photo of two of our Year 7 students who recently visited Eggs & Pony🐹

Their visit included a feeding session learning about their diet, what they like doing and how to properly care for them💙

#eggsandpony #schoolpets #guineapigs #year7 #riverstonschool #greenwich #SEND #SEMH #lookingafteranimals
For many of those this time of year it can be an anxious time for students and families. We would like to share some tips for those who have Autistic children how to make the transition successful from primary to secondary🤝

#secondarytransition #riverstonschool #supportingautism #autism #SEND #SEMH