Student in Year 9, 10 and 11 learn and work in Riverside. The focus for students in Riverside is their next destination and working towards qualifications and accreditations.

The curriculum is based around Core learning of English and Maths and a range of options. Students make best use of the specialist teaching spaces at Polden Bower including the STEM rooms for science, Design and Technology, Art and Food technology. 

As students reach Key Stage 4, they have the option of taster sessions at the local FE college and Centre for Independence. 

Students have independent careers advice and guidance to support them to plan their learning journey after Polden Bower. 

Classes in Riverside are:

  • Huntspill
  • Brue
  • Horner
  • Parrett
  • Yeo/ Axe (2 small groups make one class)
  • Aller

Riverside Curriculum Overview