SNOW UPDATE : All of our schools in the Birstall area, including Hallam Fields Primary School, Riverside Primary School, Highcliffe Primary School and The Cedars Academy will be open as normal on Tuesday 12th December 2017.


School Day

School Day

Children are taught for 23.75 hours per week in Key Stage 2 and 21.6 hours in Key Stage 1 and Foundation Stage.

Children should not be on the school site earlier than ten minutes before the doors open at 8:35am.

Parents should ensure that their children arrive on time for the school day and are collected promptly at the end of the day.

  KS1 & Foundation Stage KS2
Lesson Time 8:45 - 10:15 8:50 - 10:30
Assembly 1:05-1:20 each day except Thursday when it's 2:30-2:50 1:05-1:20 each day except Wednesday when it's 2:30-2:50
Break 10:30 - 10:45 10:30 - 10:45
Lesson Time 10:45 - 12:00pm 10:45 - 12:00pm
Lunch 12:00 - 1:00 12:15 - 1:00
Lesson Time 1:00 - 3:00
KS1 children have an additional 
break time: 2 - 2:15
1:00 - 3:00

Foundation Stage and Key Stage 1 children are dismissed by their teacher when an appropriate adult is seen; Key Stage 2 children are dismissed by their teachers but are allowed to exit the building more independently.The school day ends at 3pm:


Parents, carers and families are welcome to request any information about our school as a paper copy. Please contact us and we will be happy to help you.

Riverside Community Primary School
Wanlip Lane

Executive Head Teacher: Scott Fewster
Head of School: Chelsea Norman
Chair of Governors: Chris Swan