Vision and Ethos

ANY young person from ANY background deserves an EQUAL chance to be successful in whatever they choose to do -Trust Vision

At Riverside we ensure this through:

  • Our ‘Believe and Achieve’ motto
  • Setting high expectations for all
  • Embedding our 6R’s
  • Our Character Award and Routes to Resilience program
  • Our robust pastoral system
  • Embedding a fully inclusive and high quality curriculum for all

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)

For more information on our 6Rs, please click here.