Mossbourne Riverside Academy form part of the Hackney Learning Trust’s co-ordinated admissions scheme. Please click on the following link for further information.
Open Events take place from the Autumn Term.
This Event will take place in our school hall. The school hall entrance is on East Bay Lane, near the school office. The doors will open 5 minutes before the Event is due to begin for a prompt start. If you arrive late, you will not be able to attend the Event, and will need to re-register for an alternative date.
To apply for a reception place for the school year 2019/20 you should complete Hackney Learning Trust’s online application form at www.edadmissions.org.uk . The closing date is Tuesday 15th January 2019.
Date of birth range for entry in September 2019 is 01/09/2014 – 31/08/2015.
Mossbourne Riverside Academy follows the local authority appeals process. Please follow this link for more information about appeals on Hackney Learning Trust website. Please click here to view the timetable for relevant appeal dates.
To make an In-Year application you will need to request an In-Year application form from the Hackney Learning Trust. Please visit https://www.learningtrust.co.uk/content/making-an-in-year-application?guidebook=193
Attending the ceremony were Mayor of Hackney Philip Glanville; Deputy Mayor, Anntoinette Bramble; and representatives from the London Legacy Development Corporation.
Hackney Mayor said: ‘It’s great to see another key part of the 2012 legacy come to fruition, and it was lovely to visit the school again for its official opening. Securing real benefits for local people was a crucial part of the 2012 Games for Hackney, so to see this amazing purpose built, state-of-the-art school open right here in the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park is a very special moment.’
International Early Years Curriculum (IEYC) Consultant Visit June 2017
‘Leadership is excellent and there is a clear vision of improving learning. Staff are reflective. The school is warm, welcoming and inspirational.’
Hackney Learning Trust
The Hackney Learning Trust Consultant completed a learning walk on 28th February 2017 and commented that ‘Behaviour across the school in classes was excellent; learning was undertaken in a calm and purposeful atmosphere. Pupils demonstrated high levels of engagement and enjoyment in their lessons. Teachers and support staff were seen to be effectively supporting learning, during both independent activities and whole class teaching. Excellent relationships were observed between staff and pupils and between pupils and pupils.’
Jenny Ray Speech and Language Therapist ‘Children have made very good progress and are very well supported with their speech, language and communication skills. School staff
are engaged, enthusiastic and diligent.’
‘So far I am really happy with the school and my son really looks forward to coming to school every morning.’
‘My son has flourished so well in this school. I have noticed his maturity increase and his general knowledge grow in leaps. I am very pleased.’
‘Very calm and positive environment. My daughter loves the school. Effective approaches through out the school, keep it up please.’
‘No faults so far, completely happy outstanding all round.’
‘Things are organised and the staff are fantastic.’
Mossbourne Riverside Academy received its first inspection on 25th April 2018, and was awarded Outstanding!!!
KS1/Phonics and EYFS School Performance Data 2017-18. Click here to have a read: MRA 2018 Results Table
EYFS Profile Setting Summary Score July 2017
86% of our children were recognised as achieving a ‘good level of development’ at the Early Years Foundation Stage.
EYFS Profile Setting Summary Score July 2016
88% of our children were recognised as achieving a ‘good level of development’ at the Early Years Foundation Stage.
Phonics Screening Check July 2017
97% of our children passed the Phonics Screening Check.
Our first KS1 results will be published in 2018.
Our first KS2 results will be published in 2022.
Funding is allocated for children who are Looked after by the Local Authority (CLA) and for every child who is registered for Free School Meals.
Primary pupil premium strategy statement – 2018/19
For more information on Pupil Premium, please visit:
The government provides additional funding to primary schools to improve the provision of P.E. and sport activities.
Mossbourne Riverside Academy uses the funding to contribute towards the development of P.E. and sport activities by providing enrichment and lunch time sports clubs, playground equipment, tennis coaching and swimming lessons at the London Aquatics Centre.
To see exactly how Mossbourne Riverside Academy has allocated their sports funding please view the following documents:
It also understands the vital role it has in ensuring that groups or individuals within the school are not subjected to intimidation or radicalisation by those wishing to unduly, or illegally, influence them.
It follows equal opportunities guidance which guarantees that there will be no discrimination against any individual or group, regardless of faith, ethnicity, gender, sexuality political or financial status, or similar. Mossbourne Riverside Academy is dedicated to preparing pupils for their adult life beyond the formal curriculum and ensuring that it promotes and reinforces British values to all its pupils.
The Government emphasises that schools are required to ensure that key ‘British Values’ are taught in all UK schools. The government set out its definition of British Values in the 2011 Prevent Strategy.
The five British Values are:
The Federation uses strategies within the National Curriculum and beyond to secure such outcomes for pupils.
At school pupils are actively encouraged to make choices, knowing that they are in a safe and supportive environment.
I am the Safer Schools Lead Officer for Primary Schools across Hackney.
My primary role is to work closely with staff and parents to ensure that all children can be educated in a safe and supportive environment.
The majority of work that I do includes:
My aim is to be part of the success of every child.
Mossbourne Riverside Academy complies with the public sector equality duty in the Equality Act 2010.
Mossbourne Riverside Academy is an inclusive academy where we focus on the well-being and progress of every pupil and where all members of our community are of equal worth.
We believe that the Equality Act 2010 provides a framework to support our commitment to valuing diversity, tackling discrimination, promoting equality and fostering good relationships between people. It also ensures that we continue to tackle issues of disadvantage and underachievement of different groups.
We recognise that these duties reflect international human rights standards as expressed in the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, the UN Convention on the Rights of People with Disabilities, and the Human Rights Act 1998.
Objective 1: To monitor and analyse pupil achievement by race, gender and disability and act on any trends or patterns in the data that require additional support for pupils.
Objective 2: To raise levels of attainment in core subjects for vulnerable learners.
Objective 3: To review levels of parental and pupil engagement in learning and school life, across all activities to ensure equity and fairness in access and engagement.
Objective 4: To endeavour to ensure that the staff cohort and representation of staff in leadership roles is reflective of the local community and student cohort. Ensuring we continue to work on narrowing our gender pay gap.
Objective 5: To promote cultural understanding and awareness of different religious beliefs between different ethnic groups within our community
Objective 6: To monitor and promote the involvement of all groups of students in the extra-curricular life of the school, including leadership opportunities, especially students with special educational
Our approach to equality is based on the following key principles:
whatever their gender and gender identity, whatever their religious or non-religious affiliation or faith background
and whatever their sexual orientation.
We take account of differences and strive to remove barriers and disadvantages which people may face, in relation to disability, ethnicity, gender, religion, belief or faith and sexual orientation. We believe that diversity is a strength, which should be respected and celebrated by all those who learn, teach and visit here.
We actively promote positive attitudes and mutual respect between groups and communities different from each other.
4. Fostering a shared sense of cohesion and belonging
We want all members of our academy community to feel a sense of belonging within the school and wider community and to feel that they are respected and able to participate fully in academy life.
We expect that all pupils can make good progress and achieve to their highest potential
We believe that improving the quality of education for the most vulnerable groups of pupils raises standards across the whole school.
Breakfast Club £2.50 daily
Breakfast club takes place 8.00am – 8.45am daily. Last entry at 8.30am.
Pupils are given a healthy breakfast which consists of a variety of cereal, fresh fruit, wholemeal toast and a drink. After breakfast children are provided with activities that are child led. Pupils are taken to line up at 8.45am.
After School Club £7.50 daily
After school club takes place 3.30pm – 5.45pm daily.
Pupils are accompanied to the club room at 3.20pm each day by a member of staff. Pupils are given a healthy snack and provided with activities that are child led.
Enrichment Clubs £21 per term
These clubs have a specific focus. There are different clubs on offer each term and parents will need to sign up for each term. These clubs take place from 3.30pm – 4.30pm.