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Introducing our new AR reading programme?

Miss Towell is Head of Year 5 and one of the Year 5 teachers; she is also Riverview Junior School’s Head of English. She overseas the Literacy program, the reading, spelling, grammar and reading comprehension that takes place in all of the four year groups. We went to...
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Good to be Green System – updated!

Good to be green
We have previously talked about the Good To Be Green system on our blog and Sukhpreet wants to update us with the exciting latest changes that have been introduced. Good to be Green is an important part of our day at Riverview Junior School in order for good...
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Smash the 11+ exam this year!

Worried about the 11 plus exam? No fear – read my top tips and you will sail through the exam. The 11 + exam is a test to get into a Grammar School. The topics you are tested on are Maths, English, Non Verbal Reasoning and Verbal Reasoning....
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Year 4 London Museum trip

British Museum
In September, Year 4 went on a day trip to the British Museum in London. The museum is home to an enormous collection of world art and artefacts and is free to all visitors. Year 4 had been studying Ancient Egypt and the museum is probably one of the best...
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The Highland Games

flag of scotland
The Highland Games are a set of events played mainly in Scotland. Every year some schools from the Gravesham area make their own twist on these games and all compete to win a massive trophy. Luckily, this year I was able to take part and go to these...
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World Mental Health Day – Young Minds

World Mental Health Day
The 10th October is a day set aside for celebrating World Mental Health Day and our school, Riverview Junior School, took part in various ways as we feel it is important to raise awareness around this issue. We discovered that mental health is frequently ignored or belittled and...
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Forest School at Riverview Junior

Forest School Riverview Junior
Forest School is taking root at Riverview Junior school. Lynn Lewis set up a pilot scheme last term which ran every Thursday and from the children’s and parent’s feedback it is a blooming success! Blog club wanted to find out more so we sent a reporter to find...
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School trip to Kidzania for Ninja Maths Masters

Kidzania
Last week saw the Riverview Junior School first ever visit to Kidzania for those children who have successfully become Ninja Maths masters. Children in all 4 year groups have been trying their hardest to pass the complete Ninja Maths levels over the academic year and anyone who passed...
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Year 5 trip to the Gurdwara in Gravesend

gurdwara gravesend
Year 5 have been studying Sikhism in RE this year, what better way to get to understand a religion than visiting their sacred temple? Before entering the temple everyone in the group covered their head with a scarf. We were led to a large room off the entrance...
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