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30/04/21

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This week students at SRA have been recognised for their resilience and continued hard work during the national lockdown each receiving an enamel badge together with a lovely message. Thanks for the surprise - we will wear our badges with pride.⭐️#thankyou https://t.co/usbgdiLZiY

27/04/21

The Year 5 team for the Maths Challenge displayed such great teamwork and applied their maths skills superbly. https://t.co/aWgrX6Y9Cd

27/04/21

Our Year 5 Mathematicians are ready for the Year 5 Maths Challenge https://t.co/mk0CeIWsmo

23/04/21

“It was so exciting and fun. I loved travelling into space.”🌎🪐💫☄️Hannah and Eden- Year 5 https://t.co/HZNWacbuma

23/04/21

What an amazing day Year 4, 5 and 6 are having! 🪐⛩🇪🇬 https://t.co/aqzGA1efAI

22/04/21

In Year 5 today we have been developing our computing skills and using stop motion animation to promote Earth Day 🌎 🌱🌳 https://t.co/PLYXK0W8nF

21/04/21

Year 4 were linking their maths learning with their English text today and collecting data about favourite chocolate bars. The children enjoyed collecting the data and finding out the most popular! https://t.co/elU1gyYj3s

20/04/21

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Singing in the sunshine! It's lovely to see and hear our Year 2 choir on Monday lunchtimes as they prepare for a very special school music event. We can't wait to hear the results of all your hard work. 🌞🎶🎵 https://t.co/n5iXODzo3q

16/04/21

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Adem M, Year 5 spotted a very interesting character in our primary playground this morning which we just had to share - have you noticed Mr Grumpy face during playtime? https://t.co/tWA36W7ZPJ

15/04/21

Wow! Year 5 have had quite a week, they were flown to Arizona to visit the Grand Canyon. Their classrooms were transformed into American Airline planes and then they used Google expeditions to explore the amazing site! What a brilliant start to their new topic! 🏜🗺🇺🇸 https://t.co/0xdehdHHzb

15/04/21

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For current Year 6 students transitioning to SRA Year 7 in September, don't forget to update the data we hold for you in EduLink by tomorrow, 16th April. Please refer to the communication sent in March for full details. https://t.co/wY6b6FPT11

26/03/21

The final Primary puzzle of the Week is here. What combinations can you find? https://t.co/MW9JJxbTek

25/03/21

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Samuel Ryder Academy is looking to appoint a Teaching Assistant to support both the primary and secondary phase of the school. For more information and to apply, please visit https://t.co/mkQIdcnULv https://t.co/DniFDuw65m

24/03/21

Year 6 have had a great few days putting all their planning and designing into action as they created their earthquake resistant structures. Thank you to Mr Roe and his team for supporting with providing resources. https://t.co/1y2mWa4qP3

20/03/21

The results for the 2nd primary puzzle of the week this week: 1st Place: Cambridge – 5 Dojos each 2nd Place: Imperial – 3 Dojos each 3rd Place: York Class – 1 Dojo each Can anyone at home solve it? https://t.co/eMiWkmXjI7

19/03/21

Year 4 have been looking at the water cycle as part of their ‘Mountains, Rivers and Coasts’ topic. They have created a brilliant 3D DT project to explain the process. 💧🌊🗻 https://t.co/lUCKI4dJJI

19/03/21

A brilliant end to science week in Year 5- The Dunkin’ Biscuit Investigation! 🍪 https://t.co/nxFyE3HJR5

15/03/21

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Does it float? Does it snap? As part of Science Week, Year 2 students are using their investigative skills to identify different types of plastic. https://t.co/tvEG3T4tR0

12/03/21

Fantastic maths on display in Year 2 today. The children enjoyed challenging themselves and also explaining their methods. https://t.co/l3QMTdxLJH

12/03/21

The children have loved the new circuits and are definitely making the most of them at every opportunity. https://t.co/ceoIW6ID95

12/03/21

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Can you tell how much we love our fabulous new primary playground markings? Thank you to the wonderful Samuel Ryder PTA for funding this - what a fabulous welcome back! https://t.co/JfskwO6dlD

10/03/21

It was ‘Smarties Maths’ with Miss Shirazi for the second Year 6 group yesterday. They were all smiles and enjoyed this ‘sweet’ lesson which applied their number, proportion, fraction, ratio and probability learning. https://t.co/kMMpIhddGS

10/03/21

Year 6 made the most of the sunshine and took their learning outside. Using the skills they had been learning in home live sessions. They designed their own investigations and from these calculated different averages producing graphs to show their data. https://t.co/XH0G0rv7AW

08/03/21

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REMINDER. Our Primary School Virtual Parents' Evenings will be held on Tuesday 9th and Thursday 11th this week from 4pm. Please ensure you have read the guidance sent via Edulink on how to access the video system. https://t.co/vyQ46j6QdJ

08/03/21

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Samuel Ryder Academy is looking to appoint a Learning Support Officer for Key Stage 1. Working with the Head of Inclusion, you will be a practitioner with high expectations of pupil achievement and progress. ➡️ For more information, please visit https://t.co/YnmqoRxHJU https://t.co/OV9QQEjkqF

08/03/21

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It's great to have our whole school community back together! https://t.co/DD51wDS6cd

05/03/21

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Jayden. H yr3 Bath class decided his book recommendation was the cracker by Olaf Falafel who he loved meeting at school when he came to visit https://t.co/ozXJ33rRLI

04/03/21

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Our first review is in! 📕Thanks Benji L in Year 3 sharing your review of 's https://t.co/RKCaXk25q1

04/03/21

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For Annabel T in Year 1 has shared her love of the the Oi books. Annabel has combined these books with her recent learning of rhyming. She looked through her and her sisters teddies to link them with the books. Well done Annabel! https://t.co/fd2eOjkeFl

04/03/21

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Thank you Jasmine W in Year 3 for sharing this version of Alice in Wonderland for . It's fantastic that you thought about the adjectives in this story. We think sticky icing sounds great too! 🐇🎩🚪 https://t.co/KyGUPfFPCL

04/03/21

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For Andreis DP Year 1 looks fabulous dressed up and would like to share his favourite book 'The Cave' by Rob Hodgson with the SRA community. Thanks Andreis, we can't wait to hear all about this story when we return to school.🐛 https://t.co/GxFVgM2099

04/03/21

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Addison (Year 3) and Cora (Reception) have taken flight to show us their fantastic window display of Zog and the Flying Doctors! 🐉 This looks great fun! https://t.co/orsEkGG6Fe

04/03/21

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Benji I in Year 2 has shared his amazing collection of Dog Man books by with us for . Thanks for the top tips with the flip-o-rama pictures, Benji, we'll be very careful with those pages! https://t.co/aNQ4qhsBpf

04/03/21

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Please be aware that we have a scheduled INSET DAY tomorrow Friday 5th of March and the school will be closed to students with no remote learning taking place https://t.co/aZsKcOGAjT

04/03/21

Great job Seb! May the ‘reading’ force be with you! https://t.co/AcLg0XP519

04/03/21

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Our window displays look amazing! Let's start with this spectacular display from Daniel R in Reception of his favourite book 'The Boy Who Grew Dragons' by https://t.co/nf6gb1mmrB

04/03/21

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Some more beautiful window displays from our students Alara Year 2, Jasmine W Year 3 and Sophie E Year 1. Thank you for sharing your favourite books with the SRA community! https://t.co/rgB6dDiszz

04/03/21

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sees Alice from Wonderland come to our home 📚📚📚 https://t.co/BFApH4XUgr

04/03/21

Sounds a fantastic activity for everyone involved! https://t.co/8Cs8aoOCUz

04/03/21

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Thank you Lily L in Reception for this lovely review. What a fun book to share! 🐟 https://t.co/CaTdHODOdy

Samuel Ryder Sports Academy

Combining Academia with Sport

At Samuel Ryder Academy, we are proud to offer a unique opportunity that allows students to combine Sixth Form entry together with competitive sports programme that offers dedicated sports training.

Rugby, Football and Netball Academies

Our three specialist academies offer students the opportunity to develop in a high quality environment which includes:

  • Excellent facilities
  • Specialised training sessions
  • District, county and national competition entry
  • Coaching and officiating qualifications
  • Leadership skills and CPD development
  • Access to sports physiotherapy consultation

Proud Partners

Each of our academies works with prestigious partners known for excellence in sport, ensuring that students have access to the best quality provision available.

We are proud to work with Watford Community and Education Trust (football), Saracens Rugby (rugby) and Saracens Mavericks (netball) as part of our dedicated sports programme.

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Excellent Facilities

To support our excellent teaching and coaching standards we have invested in state of the art facilities, which include:

  • Full size 3G floodlit football pitch
  • Indoor heated swimming pool
  • Grass rugby and football pitches
  • Sports hall and indoor netball court
  • Gymnasium
  • Five brand new netball courts
  • High tech media suite

Admissions

Students are required to take part in an open trial day to assess their technical ability and meet with the Head of PE and Head of Sixth Form.

If successful in the trial phase, students wishing to join our academies, must meet the entry requirements of our Sixth Form offering and submit an application form following their choice of subjects.

For our latest trial date information, please click here.

To find out more about our Sixth Form life, the subjects we offer and the application, please click here.

For more information on each academy, please click the relevant tab below:

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Our comprehensive development programme, spearheaded by Head of Rugby, Mr Pike, aims to provide opportunities for elite and non-elite rugby players to develop and reach their potential with enhancing their enjoyment and passion for the game. This is supplemented by exceptional facilities helping to ensure our students are fully equipped to deal with the rigours of rugby. 

Specialised Training Sessions

Outstanding coaching from excellent teachers and specialist community coaches provides boys with the opportunity to train during lessons, after school and in allocated programme slots on their timetable. In partnership with Saracens RFC and Herts RFU, students will experience sessions run by high quality coaches and professionals. These sessions will include:

  • Strength and Conditioning
  • Rehab and Recovery
  • Tactical Analysis
  • Game Management
  • Sports Psychology

CPD and Qualifications

As well as playing, students will be offered the opportunity to gain further qualifications in various areas including:

  • Officiating
  • Coaching
  • Fitness training qualification

Rugby Coaching and Leadership Sessions

As part of the Samuel Ryder Rugby Academy programme, students will be expected to participate in lessons and clubs for our lower school whilst also getting the opportunity to gain experience of coaching and officiating. Alongside this will be the opportunities for pupils to partake in the Saracens coach education programme and also gain coaching and officiating qualifications to enhance their rugby development.

Performance and Development Pathways

A key aspect of the programme will be to offer all students the opportunity to play and experience rugby in various different settings. This will include:

  • Regular games and entry to competitions, both locally and nationally.

Tours are a regular part of rugby at Samuel Ryder Academy.  Students with promise will be recommended for county trials and linked with Saracens development pathway opportunities.

As part of our partnership with Saracens, students will have access to numerous coach education sessions held at Allianz Park.

 

Samuel Ryder Football Academy

Our comprehensive development programme, delivered in partnership with Watford FC's award - winning Community Sports and Education Trust, aims to provide opportunities for talented footballers to develop and reach their potential with enhancing their enjoyment and passion for the game. This is supplemented by exceptional facilities helping to ensure our students are fully equipped to enhance their development.

Excellent Facilities 

At Samuel Ryder Academy we are able to boast state of the art facilities including: media studio for video analysis sessions, indoor heated pool for rehab and recovery, sports hall and gymnasium for strength and conditioning programmes, a high specification 3G pitch for training and match preparation and access to fitness facilities for personal training programmes.

Specialised Training sessions

Outstanding coaching from WFC CSET community coaches will provide boys with the opportunity to train in allocated programme slots on their timetable. Students will experience high-quality sessions run by UEFA B licensed coaches.

As well as playing, students could gain their 1st 4 Sport Level 1 Award in coaching football.

Training sessions will involve:

  • Strength and Conditioning
  • Rehab and Recovery
  • Tactical Analysis
  • Game Management
  • Sports Psychology

Coaching and Leadership Sessions

As part of the SRA football programme, students will be expected to participate in lessons and clubs for our lower school whilst also getting the opportunity to gain experience of coaching and officiating. Students completing their Level One coaching. will gain experience in:

  • Officiating
  • Coaching
  • Fitness training

Competitive Competition

A WFCCSET/SRAFA team will participate in a formalised league, playing league and cup fixtures int eh Watford FC kit against teams from other professional clubs' community trusts/foundations.

Students will also need to successfully complete a football trail process before being offered a placed on the programme. 

Information on upcoming trial dates can be found here.

For further information or to arrange a visit, please contact:  sportsacademy@SamuelRyderAcademy.co.uk

 

Samuel Ryder Netball Academy

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Here you will find information about what to expect from the rugby programme at Samuel Ryder Academy. 

Our comprehensive development programme, spearheaded by Head of Rugby, Mr Pike, aims to provide opportunities for elite and non-elite rugby players to develop and reach their potential with enhancing their enjoyment and passion for the game. This is supplemented by exceptional facilities helping to ensure our students are fully equipped to deal with the rigours of rugby. 

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As part of the netball academy, students will be training in some of the best facilities in the region including; 5 state of the art, brand new, county standard netball courts (including floodlit show court), brand new fitness suite for player strength and conditioning, indoor heated swimming pool for recovery and rehabilitation, indoor sports hall with playing court and gymnasium. Students will also have access to our media suite for tactical analysis sessions post match

Specialised Training sessions:

Academy students will have a unique and bespoke training programme that includes; six weekly training sessions as well as dedicated training from our school partner coaches at Saracens Mavericks. These sessions will cover a multitude of aspects including tactical analysis, strength and conditioning, coaching and officiating, game management, sports psychology and rest and rehabilitation.

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Coaching and Leadership sessions:

As part of the SRA academy programmes, students will be expected to participate in lessons and clubs for our lower school whilst also getting the opportunity to gain experience of coaching and officiating. Alongside this will be the opportunities for pupils to partake in the coach education programme and also gain coaching and officiating qualifications to enhance their netball development.

Coaching and Leadership sessions: 
As part of the SRA rugby programme, students will be expected to participate in lessons and clubs for our lower school whilst also getting the opportunity to gain experience of coaching and officiating. Alongside this will be the opportunities for pupils to partake in the Saracens coach education programme and also gain coaching and officiating qualifications to enhance their rugby development.
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A key aspect of the programme will be to offer all students the opportunity to play and experience netball in various different settings. This will include:

 

Involvement in district, county, national and specialist leagues including Sisters in Sport and AOC. Pupils can expect to be involved in competitive fixtures on a weekly basis.

 

Tours are a regular part of netball at Samuel Ryder Academy - the next senior tour will be in 2022, where students will spend 2 weeks playing, training and experiencing netball and culture in the Southern Hemisphere.

 

Students with promise will be recommended for trials and linked with Saracens Mavericks development pathway opportunities.

 

As part of our partnership with Saracens, students will have access to numerous coach education sessions held at Allianz Park.


 

 

Students will need to meet Samuel Ryder Academy Sixth Form requirements.

 

For further information or to arrange a visit, please contact:  sportsacademy@SamuelRyderAcademy.co.uk

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