Who's Who

Our School Team

 Staff Team 2010


Headteacher Mr Ian Yapp (B.Sc. hons)


 From 4th June 2018 until 31st August 2019, Mr Yapp will also be working (the equivalent of one day per week) as Executive Headteacher at Saxton CE Primary, just outside of Tadcaster, which is another of our STAR Multi-Academy Trust Schools. To add to capacity to Riverside leadership through this period, Miss Woodward is working as Head of School, and Mr Philip Jach is Assistant Headteacher.

Head of School Miss A Woodward

Junior Department (key Stage 2)
Mrs S Cowler
Mrs R Thompson
Mr J Hunt
Mr W Calvert
Mrs D Crossley
Mrs R Tranter
Miss P Elmy
Miss S Cade

Infant Department (Key Stage 1)
Miss J Wright
Mr Philip Jach
Mrs S Ritchie/Mrs N Deakin (Inclusion Manager)
Mrs S Hebbron
Mrs E Botwright
Miss A Woodward (Head of School, Early years and KS1 coordinator)/Mrs Robin (maternity leave)

Nursery Teacher: Mrs McCombe

Nursery Nurse (N) Mrs G Webster (am)  Miss H Oprysk (pm)

Teaching Assistants (Rec)  Mrs C Carr, Miss Butler-Wood, Miss H Oprysk, Mrs L Simpson, Mrs C Raggett


Mrs B Wallbank, Mrs E Straw, Mrs D Gore, Mrs D Sykes, Mrs C Carr, Miss J Butler-Wood

Teaching Assistants (main school)
Mrs E Straw, Mrs B Wallbank, Mr A Lee, Mrs D Gore, Mrs L Simpson, Miss G Simpson, Miss A Gant, Miss L Addison, Mrs C Raggett, Miss A Hey

Learning Mentor

Mrs C Wyatt Key Stage 2
Mrs J Brown-Bolton EYFS/Key Stage 1

Special Needs
Mrs K Davy, Mrs S Kendrew, Miss G Simpson, Miss L Addison, Mrs C Hudson

Mrs S Borradaile (School Business Manager)
Mrs J Kavanagh, Mrs J Coates and Mrs V Scoot (School Administrators)

Caretaker Mr J Naylor

Cook Mrs L Pattinson


About Our School

We hope that you find the information contained on our school web site both helpful and informative. We hope too that it gives an exciting picture of our school life.

Contact Us

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Fax: 01937 531 707

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Wetherby Road, Tadcaster
North Yorkshire LS24 9JN


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