The planned opening date for River Academy is September 2024 for Year 7 students.

Parents of prospective students wishing to apply for a place for their child to join Year 7 when it opens in September 2024 will be able to do so by completing a supplementary application form which will be available on our website when the application process opens later this year.  School admissions in Reading are delivered by Brighter Futures for Children on behalf of Reading Borough Council.  The supplementary application form will also be available via their website in due course alongside the application form for other schools in Reading.  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: