What our parents are saying about Riverbend Academy

Our unique program combines the best parts of the original Ontario curriculum with our exclusive R.L.S. (Real Life Skills) Program in a personalized, tolerant, non-competitive learning environment where students thrive because they like school!

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Smiles at Riverbend Academy

Riverbend Academy – An Independent Private School

  Riverbend Academy is an independent, private school located in Delaware, 10 minutes west of London, Ontario on 7.8 acres. Riverbend Academy provides excellence in academics for boy and girls in elementary and secondary — from Junior Kindergarten to Grade 12. With a focus on high moral and ethical behaviour, our secular private school is a place for children who want to learn in a tolerant, exciting, innovative, and safe environment. Riverbend Academy does not discriminate – welcoming students willing to put forth his or her best effort in pursuit of the passion that fuels their creativity, curiosity, and thirst for lifelong learning. We are honoured to include the communities of London, Delaware, Kilworth, Komoka, Ilderton, Mt. Brydges, Strathroy, and Lambeth in our family of students.READ MORE

Open House August 11

Open House Week

Only one week left before school starts but it isn’t too late to make a difference in the education of your child.

Following the success of our Open House on Saturday, we are opening our doors and inviting everyone to come and take a look at the school, all week!

Join us on: Monday to Thursday this week from 9 am to 4 pm daily.

If you can’t make it during the day, contact us for a private tour in the evening. Call 519-652-0052 or email us at to book an appointment.

Riverbend Academy
2436 Gideon Drive
Delaware Ontario

(Just 10 minutes west of London)

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What Our Parents Are Saying

“Not only can she set goals, she has a clear idea of the steps required to achieve those goals.”

“Contrary to previous years, she is eager to go to school.”

I would have never believed that one day in a different learning environment could have such a huge impact on a child.”

“We feel now we have made the right choice and we have never looked back. It was the best decision we have ever made for him.”

“It is great that Riverbend Academy recognizes the importance of Real Life Skills and are actually implementing them.”

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The 3Rs of Riverbend

At Riverbend Academy, we base our expectations for student behaviour on the 3Rs: Respect for Self Regard for Others Responsibility for Your Actions However, students learn that the seeming simplicity of the 3Rs has a deeper root. Respect for Self Respect for self... read more