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Not sure what to do when your child is unwell?

Parents, carers and healthcare professionals can access expert advice about common childhood illnesses and how to treat them via a mobile app, called HANDi App. It is free and can be downloaded to any Apple or Android smartphone or tablet. Developed and...

River Mead Times – Raining Fruit at River Mead

Our wonderful Year 4 classes continued to work even after the school day was done last week, as earlier that day they had prepared for a smoothie sale to raise money for some fabulous new equipment to evolve their existing playground into the perfect play paradise....

New class information

At River Mead School transition to new classes has already started and next week pupils will be spending time in their new classrooms. Transition booklets went home this week but there are also copies of these on class website...

River Mead art goes on display in Salisbury

Wow! We are hugely excited and incredibly proud to have artwork created by some of our children on display at Exeter House School. Pots made by our children are currently on display as part of the Multi-Sensory Art Project. This wonderful project is a collaboration...

Democracy in action at River Mead School

At River Mead School we take our democratic responsibilities very seriously - even from the age of 2! We are delighted to announce that following the election on Thursday 8th June 2017 the new name for the River Mead Nursery will be 'Otters'. The turn out for the vote...

Standing together against bullying

The River Mead School Council have been working on a fantastic series of posters to promote our Trust's anti-bullying message, and we love what they have created. The School Council themselves came up with the messages, and are rightly proud of their achievements with...

Year 5 children receive letter from author

Our Year 5 children have been studying Journey to Jo'burg this term, and part of their topic involved writing a sequel to the wonderful story. When they were finished, the children sent off their stories to the author - Beverley Naidoo. Beverley took the time to write...

Letter from incoming Head of School, Karen Austin

Mrs Karen Austin, our new Head of School who will take up her post in September 2017, has written to our parents and carers: Dear Parents and Carers I feel very privileged to be appointed Head of School at River Mead, it is a wonderful school with committed teachers...

The Mead Academy Trust is introducing Thrive

The Mead Academy Trust is delighted to announce that it is introducing the Thrive Approach across all of its settings. The Thrive Approach draws on insights from neuroscience, attachment theory and child development to provide a powerful way of working with children...

Have you seen our new Astro Turf?

Back in July we opened a new Astro Turf Court as King Fisher Court, following a ballot, here at River Mead School - click here to read about the official opening. King Fisher Court is now available to hire outside of school hours - click on the button below to find...

Children welcome Dogs Trust to River Mead

On Tuesday 24th January, Dogs Trust came to River Mead to deliver a whole school assembly on how to stay safe around dogs. Children learned that they should always stay still if a dog runs towards them and to ask the owner if they can stroke a dog before approaching...

Building project update

We're delighted to be able to share with you some updates and photos of the building enhancements we are currently undertaking. Kingfisher Court, a fantastic outdoor enclosed astroturf facility where children can take part in many different physical activities, is now...

Welcome to our new website

We are pleased to launch our new website and hope you enjoy finding out more about our school on these pages. The hosting for our new websites is kindly provided by School Care.

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