Riverside Community Special School
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We take pride in everything that we do and enjoy celebrating all our successes. Please take time to visit the different parts of the website where you will see how we support our pupils to develop and learn.

Spring Term update:

This half term we will be celebrating the Chinese New Year - look out for photos of our dragon dancing!

We are also trying to help our parents to understand the challenges of the internet and how to help our pupils to be wise when using sites like You Tube. Please contact Gill if you would like to attend some training.

Unfortunately, Hampshire County Council needs to save around £30million pounds by 2019. Some of these cuts may affect our school and our pupils. Please look at the consultation on transport and give your views:


 If you would like to know more about who we are and what we do, please do contact our school office to arrange a visit.

Catherine Le Roux

Riverside School is maintained by the Education Department of Hampshire County Council. It is a special school for children experiencing a complex range of needs associated with learning difficulties, including children with Autistic Spectrum Conditions (ASCs), children with physical needs, speech and language difficulties. The school can take up to 105 children. The majority of children are aged between 4 and 11.


Welcome from our Head teacher

Hello and welcome to our school's website.

Riverside is a happy and hardworking school.

 We are so pleased to be graded as OUTSTANDING by Ofsted - this is a true reflection of the enthusiastic hard work and dedication of my staff. Please take time to read our report which is in the School Information section.