Please check here regularly for updates

24 June 2020

Please see the communication below from Mrs MacPhee regarding return to school arrangements for August 2020. Please note that for confidentiality, information regarding your child's specific cohort has been posted out to you separately today. 

Letter from Mrs MacPhee

  Please also visit our Newsletter page for our June newsletter and read The Nurture Principals we will be following on our return to school to support re-connecting with our families.

24 June 2020

Stirling Council Updates

Updated Communication from Kevin Kelman regarding Stirling Council’s proposed plans for return of all schools and nurseries in August.  Riverside PSNC will be sending out school information to all our families today. 200620 Letter to Parent/Carers

Please read ~ Stirling Council Advice Services

23 June 2020

Lost Property/Belongings

Apologies, but due to the weather, our lost property/belongings collection has been cancelled.  Gym bags and belongings will be placed in children's trays in their new classrooms for return in August.  Any lost propery/un-named items will be collected and sent for children in Malawi.

22 June 2020 ~ New P1 parents/carers

Please visit our P1 Transition Hub  to see short welcome videos from the P1 Teachers.  We are all very much looking forward to meeting our P1s!

18 June 2020

YouTube Channel Name

Thank you for all your help!

A decision was taken to combine the two top names.  

Our School YouTube Channel will now be called:

Riverside Loves Learning

Look out for notifications of our official launch next week!

17 June 2020

Just a wee reminder that your child's report will be posted out to you today and with it there will be a slip informing you of your child's new class teacher.  On Friday you should receive an invite via your child's Glow email inviting you to a new Microsoft Team with the new class teacher.  This will allow your child to participate in activities next week with their new teacher.  If your child is having a teacher new to the school you may receive an invite in the name of a current member of staff, this is simply for admin purposes.

11 June 2020 ~ New P1 parent/carers

Please see our updated P1 Transition Programme 

10 June 2020 ~ Attention all P7 Leavers

We have put together some arrangements for our P7 Leavers.  (Please click the link above for information). 

We hope to see as many of our P7s as possible (whilst adhering to the physical distance measures).

10 June 2020

Please click the link to read a Letter to Parents/Carers on Educational Arrangements from Elected Members and Kevin Kelman, Stirling Council Chief Operating Officer (People) and Chief Education Officer

9 June 2020

Update Letter from Mrs MacPhee

9 June 2020

Last chance to put names forward for our new

Languages YouTube Channel!

Thank you to all of you that have entered your suggested names for our new Languages YouTube Channel.  If you have not yet submitted a suggestion and would like to do so please follow the link below.
Closing date – Wed 10th June. 
Names issued for final vote - Friday 12th  June.
Winning name announced on Monday 15th June. 
Complete this form:
Good Luck!

8 June 2020 ~ New P1 parents/carers

As part of our Transition Programme we were hoping to post a video for our usual Induction Evening this week.  However, as we are still working on plans for the children's return to school in August we thought it would be better if the video induction was postponed until we have more comprehensive details for you.  We hope to be able to have this ready next week and will share this with you as soon as possible.

4 June 2020 ~ New P1 parents/carers

We have added two new videos for you and your child to view together on our P1 Transition Hub.  Look for 'a story with Miss Livingstone' and 'Some Advice from our current P1 children'. 

We hope our new P1s will enjoy these!  Our little delivery from our P6 buddies should be with you early next week.

28 May 2020 ~ For P5 - P7 families

Invitation for families to a virtual workshop session!

Be Internet Legends Team, held virtual parent sessions last week for parents to ask questions about online safety.  If you missed these, there is the opportunity to join them in one of the four sessions they have coming up.  For details and links to the sessions please click

the link below.

  Virtual Parent Sessions Google Be Internet Legends

27 May 2020

Please visit our Internet Safety page. At the foot of the page you will find a feed to ParentInfo.  ParentInfo offers help and advice for families in a digital world and is a collaboration between ParentZone and NCA-Ceop offering latest tips, expert advice and resources.  We hope you will find this useful.


27 May 2020

We need your help!  We are looking for some suggestions to name our Riverside PS YouTube Channel and we are hoping that our 'Riverside Family' can give us some help!  Click the link to find out more and to add your suggestions.

26 May 2020 ~ New Nursery parents/carers

Please see communication below from Stirling Council regarding children eligible to begin Nursery in August 2020


Dear Parent/Carer


In light of the ongoing situation with Covid-19, I write to advise that, whilst we await further guidance from Scottish Government regarding education recovery, we are not yet in a position to confirm nursery places for next session.


I apologise for any inconvenience caused.  We will share information as soon as possible.


Kind Regards


Judy Edwards

Service Manager - Early Years and Early Intervention Stirling Council


26 May 2020 ~ New P1 parents/carers

Please visit our P1 Transition Hub to take a virtual tour around Riverside Primary School. 

We hope our new P1s will enjoy their virtual visit!


25 May 2020 ~ New P1 parents/carers

A Starting School Video Story has been added to our 

P1 Transition Hub for you and your child to view together.

25 May 2020

Letter to Parents/Carers re Re-opening

25 May 2020

Social Security Scotland Newsletter

Please view the above link for information on Best Start Grant and Coronavirus financial assistance campaign

19 May 2020 

Please visit our Internet Safety Page to view Online Safety At Home Social Media Support Pack from ThinkuKnow

18 May 2020

Virtual Sports Day Information

Riverside Primary School are hosting a virtual sports day!!

Our virtual sports day starts on Monday 25th May and will continue until Monday 1st June. Throughout this week children can complete as many of their sports day activities as they can and record their score on their score card.  Click the link above for details.   

18 May 2020

At this time we have been advised by Stirling Council that Stirling Council are adhering to Education Scotland’s position on the use of video-conferencing, which is that the safeguarding risks of learners being able to use this without teacher supervision is unacceptable. We will continue to support using audio communication and will advise further changes as we receive them.

18 May 2020

Stirling Young People's Responses to Covid-19

In order to find out the feelings of our young people of Scotland a survey has been set up to gather their views.  Please share the link below for children to see the video and take part in the survey.


14 May 2020

P7 parents ~ Please see the leaflet from WHS for

Key P7 Transition Information

13 May 2020

Our P1 Transition Hub is now live for all our new P1 families to view.

7 May 2020

Parental Questionnaire - Support for Homelearning

Please can we ask all parents and carers to complete this survey.

Many thanks for your support.

1 May 2020

We are taking part in the Charlie Waller Memorial Trust Wellbeing Challenge. It starts on Monday 4th of May and lasts for 2 weeks. Here is some information about the challenge.

Charlie Waller Memorial Trust Wellbeing Challenge

23 April 2020

Due to school currently being closed we are unable to take orders for uniform through school, but you can order directly from our supplier. For details, please visit our new Uniform page on our website


21April 2020

Please click the link to see Triple P Parenting Tips during Covid 19

TPI Top Tips During Covid 19

20 April 2020

Welcome back to all our children and their families. 

We hope you had relaxing break and look forward to teaching you in our on-line classrooms.

Letter to Parents 1.4.2020 (previous correspondence)

Home Learning Support

We have put together a list of online resources, podcasts and games to help keep your children learning whilst at home.  Please tweet us any photos of your children learning at home to @RPSinStirling.

Please check back for updates.

Click here for our Home Learning Online Resources

Covid-19 - Latest Information

Please click the link below to see the latest information on Stirling Council website - this contains up-to-date links from NHS, Scottish and UK Government.

Please also see the NHS Advice Poster for places of Education.

Coronavirus Advice Poster - Education - 4 March 2020

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