OUR e-act VALUES

  • Think Big
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  • Do the Right Thing

 

OUR AIMS

Be proud, prepare yourself and R.E.A.C.H for the stars!

Respect  > Enjoy >  Aspire >   Challenge (yourself) > (Be) Healthy

 

Our rules

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NEWSLETTERS

New Head Teacher’s First Newsletter

SUMMER HOLIDAYS UPDATE

AUTUMN Wk 1   AUTUMN WK2   AUTUMN Wk3   AUTUMN Wk4   AUTUMN Wk5   AUTUMN WK6

FULL TIME NURSERY SPACES!!!

We provide full time Nursery provision from 8:45am-3:15pm.  This may be subsidised (for £7 per day  £35 per wk) or if eligible, you can use your free 30 hour placement fees.  Meals are either paid for via the online system or your child can bring a packed lunch.

Pop into our OFFICE to find out more!

WRAP AROUND – BREAKFAST CLUB

Our Breakfast Club is open for children at 8am for which there is a flat rate charge of £1 per day, which includes breakfast.   Ifyour child is in receipt of Pupil Premium, then Breakfast Club is free.  The school day starts for all children at 8.50am.

WRAP AROUND – AFTER SCHOOL PROVISION

We are currently in negotiations with Little Walkers, to provide on-site after school care from 3:15 to 6:30pm.

WRAP AROUND – AFTER SCHOOL CLUBS

List of further clubs to follow after Autumn Half Term (October 2018).  (For those in receipt of Pupil Premium, there are subsidised rates for paying clubs)

 

Multiskills (Chelsea Coaches):   All Key Stages  Wednesday (after school) – PAID

Street Dance:   All Key Stages   Thursdays (after school)  – PAID

Football (Mr BIrch):  EYFS and KS1  Thursdays  (after school)  KS2  Fridays (after school) – FREE

 

THE SCHOOL DAY

The school morning is from 8.54 am to 11:45 (Nursery) 12.00pm (EYFS/KS1) and 12:30 (KS2) . The lunch hour runs from 12.00pm to 1.00pm for Full Time Nursery, Reception and KS1, 12:30pm to 1:30pm for KS2. This is then followed by the afternoon session, which runs from 1.00pm to 3.15pm. (EYFs/KS1) and 1.30pm to 3:15pm.

08:00Breakfast Club
08:50Registration
09:00Numeracy
10:00Assembly
10:15Break
10:30Phonics
11:00Literacy
12:00Lunch
13:00Foundation Subject 1
14:00Foundation Subject 2
15:00Story Time
15:15End of School

 

Homework

A good, well-managed homework programme helps pupils to develop the independent learning skills they need for successful lifelong learning.  We are grateful for parental support in organising homework.

Typically, we expect that pupils will:

  •  Read at home for 15 minutes each evening and discuss books with adults or older siblings
  •  Learn multiplication tables and spellings each week
  •  Practise skills including handwriting, writing, numeracy or reading comprehension
  •  Be asked to complete their work at home if they have made insufficient effort during class time
  •  Be given additional, more extensive homework tasks in Year 6 to help them prepare for secondary school.

Parents and other family members can support pupils by coming in to see the class teacher if anything is not clear.

Reading at Home

We ask all parents/carers, to read with children and to write positively in the reading record at least four times a week in Reception and KS1, and at least weekly in KS2.  This support is vital in encouraging children to read.

A variety of homework is set weekly.

Numeracy at home

We ask parents to make sure their child completes their daily maths challenge.  if they do complete it every day, they can earn rewards.

Year 1 Expectations        Year 2 Expectations     Year 3 Expectations

Year 4 Expectations      Year 5 Expectations      Year 6 Expectations

 

ICT At Home

We encourage parents and carers to allow pupils to use ICT at home.

Home School Agreement

Our Home School Agreement is a very important document, which we discuss and agree in each class at the start of the year with staff and pupils.  It sets out the agreed school rules.  Children and staff are expected to sign this, and refer to it through the year.  We ask that parents discuss this with their child and sign up to the school rules also.

Click below to view the Home School Agreement:

Home School Agreement

 

PROGRESS

As a school, we are commited to improving the outcomes of all of our pupils.  We have re-introduced 3 new core curriculum approaches – Mastery Maths, The Power of Reading and Talk4Writing  and as from January 2019, we will be revamping our STEM curriculum (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths), to ensure that we are giving all of our children access to a 21st Century Curriculum.  We will also be improving our Music curriculum – and already have Year 3 learning to play the Ukelele and Year 4 learning to play Violin.

To keep our parents updated, we hold regular Parent’s Workshops (every two weeks on a Thursday), and at the end of each term, will provide each parent with an end of term report on their children’s progress.  These are supported by 2 Parent’s Evenings (in October and March).

If you want to find out more about your child’s progress, come and speak to your Class teacher

 

KS1 Maths and Eng Parent Workshop     The Value of Parental Involvement oN your child’s education

 

Addressing misbehaviour

We firmly believe that our pupils are at the Academy to maximise their potential. It is important that all children take responsibility to create a positive working environment by behaving appropriately in lessons. We have a comprehensive system to remove students whose behaviour is disrupting the learning of others. This ensures that the majority learn, as the teacher is free to teach. Children involved in repeated poor behaviour are monitored and appropriate intervention applied.

Occasionally a child may fail to conform to the requirements of the school community. In very serious cases, as a last resort, when a child causes deliberate suffering to others, is persistently rude to teachers or other adults, or brings the school into disrepute, the child may be excluded from school and the Education Authority informed.

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