17 January 2023

Matthew Stow – Year 10 – Gold Award – UK Brebas Challenge

Bebras Challenge is a Computational thinking challenge organised every year by the University of Oxford. It’s a national level competition with more than 200000 students…

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20 April 2021

10 tips every new teacher should know: NQT team share their best advice for success in the classroom

For most, teaching isn’t just a job – it’s a passion. Playing a part in a young person’s educational journey brings great responsibility, but also…

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21 July 2020

Student reveals why she is set to uproot and move to Texas, USA, to attend prestigious Rice University this autumn!

Leaving sixth form to study at university is an equally exciting but daunting time period in any teenager’s academic career. However, for Aanchal Thapa, a…

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20 July 2020

No Sports Day? No problem! The innovative, cross-curricular ‘Virtual Olympics’ event

This week, students at Rivers Academy West London have been participating in a ‘Virtual Olympics’ – with a twist. Designed to replace the academy’s annual…

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16 July 2020

Pupils gain vital work experience with BP and AutoTrader after being accepted onto respected Teach First placements

Two sixth formers at Rivers Academy West London have been confirmed places on competitive virtual work placements at BP and AutoTrader, commencing next month. Vignesh…

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25 June 2020

Adaptability and creativity: How Sixth Formers have used lockdown to gain 21st century career skills

Lockdown has provided Year 12 students at Rivers Academy West London with the unexpected opportunity to acquire skills that will help them in the workplace.…

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