The planned opening date for River Academy is September 2023 for Year 7 students.

Parents of students wishing to apply for a place for their child to join Year 7 when it opens in September 2023, will be able to do so through the normal admissions process of their local authority.  School admissions in Reading are delivered by Brighter Futures for Children on behalf of Reading Borough Council.  The school admissions team can be contacted on 0118 937 3777 or you can email Further information about admissions can be found on their website

If you would like to receive regular updates about River Academy, please complete the online form to register your interest.  The website contains a wealth of information about the school and gives details of future events where there will be an opportunity to meet with staff who can answer any questions you may have about River Academy.

A copy of our full admissions arrangements will be published in due course.

If you would like to speak to one of the River Academy team regarding admissions please email: