Three Rivers Academy, Surrey

Last updated

Three Rivers Academy
Address
Three Rivers Academy, Surrey
Hersham Road

Hersham, Surrey
,
KT12 5PY

England
Coordinates 51°22′23″N0°24′11″W / 51.373°N 0.403°W / 51.373; -0.403 Coordinates: 51°22′23″N0°24′11″W / 51.373°N 0.403°W / 51.373; -0.403
Information
Type Academy
MottoBringing out the best
Established1954 (as Rydens School)
2017 (as Three Rivers Academy)
Local authority Surrey County Council
TrustThe Howard Partnership Trust
Department for Education URN 144503 Tables
Ofsted Reports
PrincipalMiss B Mayaire
StaffApprox. 100
GenderMixed
Age11to 18
EnrolmentApprox. 1,200
Capacity2,100
HousesClaremont  
Hampton  
Richmond  
Windsor  
Website www.threeriversacademy.org

Three Rivers Academy is a mixed, secondary school situated on Hersham Road, between Hersham and Walton-on-Thames in Surrey, England. The school has been awarded Specialist Business and Enterprise College status.

Contents

Houses

The school runs a system of four houses named after local areas; Claremont, Hampton, Richmond and Windsor. Claremont was the first house to win sports day, as well as the house point cup, since the house system was introduced.[ citation needed ] Windsor currently hold the Sports Day (2018). The Rydens logo represented each of the houses; a stag on the green background for Claremont, a swan on the blue background for Hampton, a lion on the red background for Richmond and a hawk on the yellow background for Windsor. The Three Rivers Academy logo is a boat above three waves of water.

The school's official motto is "Bringing out the best".

Change from "Rydens School" to "RES"

Following an Ofsted inspection in 2009, the school was rated 'Good with Outstanding Features' and became eligible to become a new style Academy. The governors and Head Teacher decided to move forward with the change of status and opted to rename at the same time. The Rydens name remained, but the abbreviation RES became the official name, standing for Rydens Enterprise School. The school opened as RES for the 2011 Autumn term and was officially opened by local MP Dominic Raab.

Change to Three Rivers Academy

In May 2017 it was announced that as of September 2017 the school would be called Three Rivers Academy after the three local rivers - River Thames, River Mole and River Wey. [1]

In February 2018 students moved into a new £40 million building. On 26 June 2018 the new building was officially opened by Maggie Aderin-Pocock.

Three Rivers Academy Sixth Form College

Three Rivers Academy Sixth Form College is the school's sixth form.The sixth form runs a highly successful and improving sixth form, whose annual Rag Week is a highlight of the school calendar, with the Rag Week held in October 2012, raising £2,448, split between Surrey Air Ambulance and Heavenly Stars. Three Rivers have had three of its graduates eventually go on to study at Oxbridge over 7 years.

Notable alumni

Related Research Articles

Kingston upon Thames Suburb of London

Kingston upon Thames is a town in the Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames, South West London, England. It is situated on the River Thames and 10 miles (16 km) southwest of Charing Cross. It is notable as the ancient market town in which Saxon kings were crowned and today is the administrative centre of the Royal Borough.

Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames Royal borough in United Kingdom

The Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames is a borough in southwest London. The main town is Kingston upon Thames and it includes Surbiton, Chessington, Malden Rushett, New Malden and Tolworth. It is the oldest of the four royal boroughs in England. The others are Kensington and Chelsea and Greenwich also in London, and Windsor and Maidenhead. The local authority is Kingston upon Thames London Borough Council.

Hampton, London Human settlement in England

Hampton is a suburban area on the north bank of the River Thames, in the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames, England, and historically in the County of Middlesex. which includes Hampton Court Palace. Hampton is served by two railway stations, including one immediately south of Hampton Court Bridge in East Molesey.

London Borough of Richmond upon Thames Borough in United Kingdom

The London Borough of Richmond upon Thames in southwest London forms part of Outer London and is the only London borough on both sides of the River Thames. It was created in 1965 when three smaller council areas amalgamated under the London Government Act 1963. It is governed by Richmond upon Thames London Borough Council and is divided into nineteen wards. The population is 198,019 and the major settlements are Barnes, East Sheen, Mortlake, Richmond, Twickenham, Teddington and Hampton.

Richmond is a town in south-west London, 8.2 miles (13.2 km) west-southwest of Charing Cross. It is on a meander of the River Thames, with many parks and open spaces, including Richmond Park, and many protected conservation areas, which include much of Richmond Hill. A specific Act of Parliament protects the scenic view of the River Thames from Richmond.

Esher Town in Surrey, England

Esher is a town in Surrey, England, to the east of the River Mole.

Borough of Elmbridge Non-metropolitan district in England

Elmbridge is a local government district with borough status in Surrey, England. Its principal towns and villages are Esher, Cobham, Walton-on-Thames, Weybridge and Molesey. It directly borders the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames and the London Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames. Some areas of the borough form a continuation of the Greater London Built-up Area, formerly falling into the Metropolitan Police District.

Sunbury-on-Thames Town in England

Sunbury-on-Thames is a town on the north bank of the River Thames in the Borough of Spelthorne, Surrey, centred 16 mi (26 km) southwest of London. Historically part of the county of Middlesex, it was transferred to Surrey in 1965. Sunbury adjoins Feltham to the north, Hampton to the east, Ashford to the northwest and Shepperton to the southwest. Walton-on-Thames is to the south, on the opposite bank of the Thames.

Teddington Lock Series of locks on the River Thames in London

Teddington Lock is a complex of three locks and a weir on the River Thames between Ham and Teddington in the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames, England. Historically in Middlesex, it was first built in 1810.

Walton-on-Thames Human settlement in England

'Walton-on-Thames’, locally known as Walton, is a market town on the south bank of the Thames in the Elmbridge borough of Surrey, England. The town itself consists mostly of affluent suburban streets, with a historic town centre of Celtic origin. It is one of the largest towns in the Elmbridge borough, alongside Weybridge. According to the 2011 Census, the town has a total population of 22,834. Walton forms part of the Greater London built-up area, and is served by a wide range of transport links.

Thames Ditton Human settlement in England

Thames Ditton is a suburban village on the River Thames, in the Elmbridge borough of Surrey, England. Apart from a large inhabited island in the river, it lies on the southern bank, centred 12.2 miles (19.6 km) southwest of Charing Cross in central London. Thames Ditton is just outside Greater London but within the Greater London Urban Area as defined by the Office for National Statistics. Its clustered village centre and shopping area on a winding High Street is surrounded by housing, schools and sports areas. Its riverside faces the Thames Path and Hampton Court Palace Gardens and golf course in the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames. Its most commercial area is spread throughout its conservation area and contains restaurants, cafés, shops and businesses.

Hersham is a village in Surrey, within the M25. Its housing is relatively low-rise and diverse and it has four technology/trading estates. The only contiguous settlement is Walton-on-Thames, its post town.

Molesey Human settlement in England

Molesey is a district of two twin towns, East Molesey and West Molesey, in the Borough of Elmbridge, Surrey, England, and is situated on the south bank of the River Thames.

Three Rivers Academy Sixth Form College is a Sixth Form College located in Walton-on-Thames, in the Elmbridge district of Surrey. Three Rivers Academy Sixth Form college is part of Three Rivers Academy.

The 2004–05 season was the 90th in the history of the Isthmian League, which is an English football competition featuring semi-professional and amateur clubs from London, East and South East England.

Twickenham School Academy in Whitton, Twickenham, Greater London, England

Twickenham School, is a co-educational secondary school located in Whitton, in the London Borough of Richmond, south-west London. It has two predecessor schools: Twickenham Academy and before that Whitton School.

Hampton High, London Academy in Hampton, Greater London, England

Hampton High is a co-educational Secondary School, with a Sixth Form, in Hampton in the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames, England. Its latest refurbishment, for £15m, was completed in 2014. The school has had three previous names and was founded in 1936.

Fulwell Golf Course

Fulwell Golf Club is a 241 acres (98 ha) golf course and centre comprising an 18-hole course located in Fulwell in the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames, west London.

References

  1. "Rydens Enterprise School to become Three Rivers Academy. New school, new name, new beginnings".