Budding reporters work on their news report that feature on our 'Roving Reports' web pages.
Children all around the school are keen to get their work out to the rest of us, and are now gathering their words and pictures together. Keep up the good work everyone!
We also feature some of our lovely Smileboxes showcasing exciting events we have participated in...
Meeting the Mayor of Wandsworth
The Ginger Party, the Sports Party, the Happy Party, the Magic Party, the SuperHeroes Party and the Riverservative Party leaders all visited Wandsworth Town Hall to have a chat with the Mayor of Wandsworth.
She had heard all about our amazing elections in school, and invited us over to sit with her in the 'Mayors Parlour' and chat and have refreshments. We shared party political themes with her, and she told us how much she had enjoyed watching our Youtube video of our election process!
Baby Elephants in
The summer term is here
and the elephants are going on safari.
A herd of baby
elephants that were being kept in the Access Self storage store
across the road have just trekked to other parts of London. We
thought we might have noticed 250 elephants in Southfields but these
are painted models that are being used as part of a conservation
campaign. They are to be sold to raise money to save endangered Asian
elephants. Now where could we put an elephant….?
Riversdale Reporter MB
Let me introduce one of our Roving Reporters to you. Margaret Brett will be supplying us with a regular column of local news.
28th January 2010
Most of the northern part of Wandsworth
ground to a standstill on Tuesday 26th January because of an
accident on the north side of Wandsworth Bridge.This meant some of our children were made
late for their visit to the Polka Theatre in Wimbledon.
On a warning note there was an accident
outside St Faith’s School because a child got out on the traffic side of the
car instead of onto the pavement.For
those who do come by car please make sure the children get out onto a pavement.
There is a picture of Riversdale School in
this week’s edition of Building Design. It is part of their article on the
Grade II Listing of certain Victorian school buildings by English Heritage.
18th January 2010
has been great to see that in this cold weather there have been lots of
great neighbours. People have been helping each other by getting
shopping or prescriptions, and giving the elderly lifts to the doctors
or hospital. Also we have been looking after the birds by
putting out food for them. This is an important source of nourishment
for them at this time of year, when they need to survive our cold
There has been a rumour going around that ‘Big John’, who is the local Southfields character, had died. This is not true!
school is following the Southfields trend and has the builders in. The
windows on the north and east sides are being replaced. This will make
the classrooms warmer in the winter.
Sainsbury's has applied to the Council for planning permission to open
a Sainsbury's Local at the Access Self Storage unit at the junction of
Kimber Road and Merton Road, near the school. They want to have an ATM
there as well. This may take a little time as some 170 local residents
have been consulted but I think it will be a useful addition in this
part of Southfields.
I decided to make a mini snowman in the
back garden. My dad found a disc of ice which had formed on the top of a bucket and I used
that for the snowman's face.
My mum had left a vase of flowers on the
garden table. The water in the vase froze and expanded causing the glass
to break. When the glass was cleared away, we found
the flower stems in an ice vase. Redmond - Year 4 - January 2010
Hi - it's Sabeena, Lilly, and Kaiya here.
Little children love to ZOOM around. They love swimming and lots of other things too. We have fun stuff in 2010. The staff is making the school better each year!
Books are exciting, because they are adventurous. The authors that we like are Jacqueline Wilson, Roald Dahl, and Julia Jenson.
We have very healthy food. We are not allowed fizzy stuff or juice and sweets.
The little children like to play on the apparatus. We play very nicely. The staff are great. Riversdale is the best in the whole wide world!