SPORTS UPDATE 📢 Big well done to our Yr7 netball team 👏🏐 They represented our school for the first time and put in a great shift. Despite the loss could not fault the girls attitude and commitment who was singing all the way back home 😁👍


SPORTS UPDATE 📢 RIVERSIDE YR9 BOYS 6 GATEWAY ACADEMY 2 Well done to the boys, winning their first game of 2020 😁👍 🌊


Top work 💪


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We took inspiration from the strong colours of uniform to articulate particular aspects of the of their £23M new academy building.


We are pleased to announce the school will be re-opened tomorrow! We look forward to welcoming students into the new year 😁👍


SCHOOL CLOSED ⚠️ Due to a chemical spill in the Thurrock area, the school has been closed.


Thank you, means alot 😁


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Best secondary school in the world. Thankyou


Pleased to have you with us Josh 🙌


Enjoy the break both staff and students, see you in 2020 🎉🙌


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Come join Riverside Academy on the 13th December 2019 4pm - 8pm for their first Winter Fayre, with an abundance of stalls that include cupcakes, waffles, mulled wine, beauty products, candles xmas decorations and more!


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Come join Riverside Academy on the 13th December 2019 4pm - 8pm for their first Winter Fayre, with an abundance of stalls that include cupcakes, waffles, mulled wine, beauty products, candles xmas decorations and more!




💪 bring it on


🏀 Girls Basketball 🏀 🏀🐝


Sports Update 🔊 Riverside Yr7 Boys win first basketball fixture in our new sports hall ✅ Riverside 30 v 0 Gateway 🏀 Well done boys, first of many wins 🤞


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Looking forward to meeting potential and trainee teachers on Wed 11th. If you are interested in training to teach,book tickets here.


❄ Winter Fayre ❄ Please come and visit us on the 13th December from 4pm - 8pm 🗓 Lots of stalls and games 🎄 Everyone welcome 😄


SPORTS NEWS 📢 Yr9 Boys Football ⚽️ Riverside 3 v 4 Westcliff ❌ Essex Cup 🏆 Great game between the two sides.. Our boys done well to come back but couldn't find the equaliser... unlucky boys we go again 👊 🌊


SPORTS NEWS 📢 Well done to our Yr7 Girls Netball team who won 10-5 vs Gabel Hall ✅😁 🌊

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Physical Education

Our curriculum is designed to reach the whole student. We aim to teach our students core British values through sport allowing them to play, succeed and communicate in a range of sporting activities, allowing studnts to gain vital life experience and understanding of the different physical, social and emotional needs for a healthy lifestyle.


Learning will be embedded though the acquisition of outstanding habits and high expectations. Students are expected to be accountable for themselves and are shown how to be a proactive leaner rather than reactive one.


The department’s aim is to develop lifelong enthusiasm and love towards Physical Education and participation in sport. This may be though links in the community; refereeing or umpiring matches; playing in school; or even representing the academy in local and national fixtures.


Students will be shown how and why we should eat a balanced diet and the benefits and effects of exercise on their own bodies. Termly PE challenges are created and students compete to achieve the best time or distance. The fully inclusive extracurricular programme allows students to extend their skills further in both competitive and non-competitive situations.


The Curriculum is designed so students have the opportunity to represent the academy at the sport they are being taught during P.E lessons. The curriculum is sequenced such that during year 7, students are taught the rules, laws and how to play a game or match. As they progress through their time at Riverside, we target specific and enhanced skills, analysis of strength and weakness and a code of conduct. Core knowledge is assessed by students demonstrating, talking or meeting set end points during a lesson. Achieving these end points will move each student towards our curriculum intent of well-rounded sporting individuals who can access sport at any level according to their sporting goals.