Coronavirus Closure

Following government guidelines, Riverside Academy is now closed. The Cedars Academy in Birstall will be open to children of key workers at Cedars, Humphrey Perkins, Martin High and our primaries, Highcliffe, Riverside and Hallam Fields who have registered for a place

Our Standards
Our Standards
‘Believe and achieve’

Our vision is that every child will:

  • Enjoy learning
  • Value and care for others
  • Develop a sense of responsibility
  • Believe in themselves
  • Keep healthy and safe
  • Achieve their full potential
  • Be ready to take on new challenge


The 6Rs


  • Teamwork
  • Empathy
  • Learning from others



  • Honesty and Trust
  • Interdependence
  • Collaboration
  • Empathy and Listening
  • Imitation



  • Taking care of yourself and others
  • Accountability
  • Decision-making
  • Being dependable



  • Absorption
  • Managing distractions
  • Noticing / observing
  • Perseverance



  • Questioning
  • Making links
  • Imagining
  • Reasoning
  • Using resources



  • Planning
  • Reflecting
  • Evaluating
  • Meta-learning (thinking about how I learn)