River Academy will open to Year 7 students in September 2024.

The local authority application window closed on 31 October 2023 for the academic year starting September 2024.  If you have recently moved into the area or wish to make a late application this can be done by contacting the admissions team at Brighter Futures for Children or completing the supplementary application form which is available HERE

As mentioned previously, 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 and the appeals process 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 can be found HERE.

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