Education – a place to learn
Barking Riverside is highly regarded for its excellent education provision.
There are currently four schools serving the Barking Riverside community. They include two primary schools, a large Ofsted-rated OUTSTANDING secondary school, and a Special Educational Needs (SEN) school. There are also two private nurseries and a preschool on site. A further three schools are in development under the Barking Riverside masterplan.
The Riverside Campus
Opened in 2017, the Riverside Campus is home to three different schools, including one of the best-performing state secondary schools in the borough. Under one building, the 2,600 pupils have access to state-of-the-art facilities provided by a single multi-academy trust.
George Carey Primary School
Located in the heart of the Rivergate Centre, George Carey Primary school opened in 2011 and includes a 78-place nursery as well as a primary school with over 700 pupils.
A Church of England school, George Carey is committed to promoting unity, love, respect and peace within its pupils and the community.