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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There are fantastic free activities in the borough of Greenwich this Summer, if you would like to visit head over to their website to see what is going on: https://www.royalgreenwich.gov.uk/info/200232/events/503/summer_events_2024

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This year….💙✨ #riverstonschool #innovate #include #inspire #summerholidays #inclusion #SEND #SEMH #Autism #Dylsexia #Dyspraxia #Greenwich
We aim to support our students and their families who may need extra support in managing Autism. One useful resource website that we have found is from The Autism Education Trust. We would like to share with you informative resources that may be useful to support your child and family: https://www.autismeducationtrust.org.uk/resources

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The PE and Games programme at Riverston School is vital in ensuring that every child appreciates the importance of having a healthy lifestyle. The programme is specifically designed to help children develop their fitness levels, motor skills, strength and love of sport. Sport for life is actively encouraged and boys and girls of all ages are given a variety of opportunities in which to explore their own strengths and weaknesses, likes and dislikes.

We realise the importance of aerobic exercise and want every child to enjoy getting out of breath, therefore team games are actively encouraged, as are competitive and representative sport. Riverston School has had many National Champions over the years in athletics, swimming, cross-country, football and most recently karate.

Dedicated Fitness lessons run alongside P.E and Games lessons for every child in Key Stage 3 ⛹🏼 

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Schools Out! ⏰🏫

Don’t forget we finish at 12pm today as we end the 2023 to 2024 academic year 💙

Thank you to all of our school community for your continued hard work and support this academic year.

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We are looking forward to welcoming you all to our Summer Fair ☀️ #summerfair #riverstonschool
Year 10 students had a absolute blast yesterday visiting a local laser tag bunker in Charlton. As part of our enrichment week various form groups have been taking part in trips and activities before we break up for the summer holidays ☀️

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🩵Welfare and Wellbeing at Riverston School🩵 

⭐The size of Riverston School ensures that each student receives individual attention to enhance his or her personal well-being. 
⭐The welfare and wellbeing of our students is central to all aspects of life at Riverston School.
⭐It is our belief that progress can only be achieved if our young people are flourishing socially and emotionally. 

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At Riverston we specialise in nurturing success for students aged 11-19, who have learning differences.

We have outstanding teachers, in school therapists, very small classes, and a multiple pathway curriculum that ensures each student finds their own success in our school and in life