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26/02/21

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We had some great maths on display to solve this one! the solution for the primary puzzle is... https://t.co/c61elIqvKh

26/02/21

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Here is the solution to this week’s puzzle. A big thank you to Sumayyah Nasar from Y12 for setting this for us! https://t.co/SXlZEPqQG7

26/02/21

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Can our primary mathematicians solve the Primary Puzzle of the Week? We would love to see your working out! . Tweet your answers to https://t.co/zg5rPayDKq

26/02/21

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Good morning Samuel Ryder Community. Please see our Maths Puzzle of the Week and Maths Puzzle of the Week. We look forward to seeing your answers (don't forget to show how you worked it out!) Tweet your answers to https://t.co/4e887sAyS0

25/02/21

We want to share this amazing piece of art work completed by Leyla in Year 5. we are sure you would love to see this! 👩‍🎨🎨 https://t.co/51AKVHlCV1

25/02/21

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A dance challenge set by Mrs Battersby this week- Can you name the different dance styles and famous dance films? Tweet us your answers‼️ https://t.co/GeYnSNYa3A

24/02/21

Year 1 children enjoyed acting out ‘The 3 Billy Goats Gruff’. They read the story, made their own masks and then performed the story. https://t.co/d3qKcDYfBX

20/02/21

This looks like great fun! What an amazing structure you have made 🤩 https://t.co/TpJix0rA8O

13/02/21

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We are so proud of how the Samuel Ryder community has pulled together to make the start of this year a positive one despite the challenges we have faced together. Have a safe and restful half term break. https://t.co/vJ7kLNj56E

12/02/21

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Some fantastic responses from our primary mathematicians for our first ever ‘Primary Maths Puzzle of the Week’ https://t.co/gmbtXJQmLK

12/02/21

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Thank you to Mrs McGleish for sending this. It seems a wonderful ending to Maths Week! https://t.co/OsQKNmEYQ2

12/02/21

Year 6 key worker group concluded their Harry Potter Maths Week by making their own potions. Lots of cross-curricular links were made. Take a look. It would be great to see if the children working remotely chose to make their own potion. https://t.co/k8H47TLKrB

12/02/21

The Year 4 key worker group have shown excellent effort in their art learning this week. They have been displayed in the window for the children to admire and be proud of. https://t.co/Bco3SxHS3n

12/02/21

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** NEW PRIMARY PUZZLE OF THE WEEK ** To all our younger mathematicians . Can you solve this maths puzzle? Remember to tweet your answers to . We can't wait to see your solutions. Dojos are available for entries. https://t.co/eifZlACLBk

11/02/21

Great work Sophie! ⭐️

11/02/21

Year 6 applied their artistic skills in their RE lesson today. They created their own interpretations of paradise inspired by descriptions of Jannah. https://t.co/dFDlXGyPiE

11/02/21

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Year 6 have linked their maths and English learning. ‘Harry Potter Magical Maths’ has been taking place all week. One of the activities was to convert wizard currency to money used by ‘muggles’. Have a go at pricing a Nimbus 2000. https://t.co/KmxPfqlDjb

11/02/21

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Year 2 continued their maths during their playtime by working in teams to score the most points. Thank you to Mrs Downes for organising. https://t.co/q20LHcMS7C

11/02/21

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Year 5 put their measuring and timing into action to make Chocolate Mug Cake. What a delicious use of your maths learning! https://t.co/8Uh6SZ4wFj

11/02/21

Take a look at this fantastic simile poems from Year 1 https://t.co/cj0Cz6UtsS

10/02/21

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Take a look at the fantastic learning from those working remotely in Year 5. https://t.co/0a24ofSuEl

09/02/21

Can you complete 100 repetitions of any of the activities? 🎖🏃‍♂️🕺🤸⚽️ We would love to see pictures! https://t.co/h7WRiXuVU6

09/02/21

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MATHS WEEK FUN FACT 📐📏📘 Did you know that without maths the pyramids would never have been built? According to archaeologists, Egyptians had to use complex geometry and algebra to build the massive structures. https://t.co/0e2RkcMNpX

08/02/21

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EYFS were using different methods to measure their footprints. https://t.co/DBiQW8OZdH

08/02/21

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This Friday, we are introducing a ‘Primary Puzzle of the Week’. Keep your eyes peeled . You can earn dojo’s for entering and giving it a go! https://t.co/QZfAsSi0aG

08/02/21

Year 6 began their Harry Potter themed Maths Week by converting wizard money to ‘muggle’ money (pounds and pence). Who knew how expensive an owl could be! 🦉 https://t.co/VH3Hy2mV0K

08/02/21

Year 4 displayed excellent teamwork in their maths lesson today. There was lots of discussion to find answers to solve the puzzles. https://t.co/GYNAdgxAPk

08/02/21

Year 1 also took their investigation skills even further and made a visit to Noah’s Ark. Using their knowledge of number, they found different combinations of numbers that totalled 12. https://t.co/X2CaiGvZ98

08/02/21

Fantastic job Bryn. https://t.co/Ybmkbthm4S

08/02/21

Year 1 began their Maths Week with a triangle investigation. They had to make a big triangle from a collection of small triangles and had to use their number bond learning to ensure that when two sides touched they made a total of 10. https://t.co/D18KEVucr0

05/02/21

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The solution to today’s Puzzle of the Week is 10 squares and 44 triangles. Take a look at the explanation below. Well done to all those who shared their answers. https://t.co/daYfZA5yO4

05/02/21

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Have you submitted your logo design for Maths Week yet? We're looking forward to celebrating our love of maths all next week with lots of activities planned for each year group. Take a look at what we have planned here: https://t.co/lA9pEmdJcL https://t.co/u3pT3VYsq5

05/02/21

Today in Year 5 we have followed the instructions we have written this week to create ‘The Perfect Hot Chocolate’ 🍫☕️ DELICIOUS! https://t.co/MMRUCIQVzI

05/02/21

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Good morning . This week's maths puzzle has been set by Mrs Pires. Don't forget to tweet with your answer today. Good luck! 🤞#puzzleoftheweek https://t.co/2j30SiZbSw

04/02/21

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Amazing well done Harry!! https://t.co/WiavD6c05u

03/02/21

Here are a few of primary’s efforts! 👏🏻🐨🐢 https://t.co/FS2VFtn3HB

03/02/21

A few highlights from our primary well-being activities 🧘‍♀️💫🧘‍♂️🙏🏼 https://t.co/8CA30xI354

03/02/21

Today we have tried to beat Mr Pett’s plank challenge. Alfie in Y5 managed 5 minutes! Mrs Williams came a close second with 2 minutes 35 seconds https://t.co/aQJk3PBnxz

01/02/21

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There is an additional primary live dance session this week (weds 8.50-9.20am). The link has been sent out to parents. Get your dancing shoes ready‼️

31/01/21

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This weeks challenge: How quickly can you complete 100 sit ups? Tweet us your times and videos‼️ https://t.co/8Em7VB6xyH

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 - the next scheduled senior tour will be in South Africa 2021, where students will spend 2 weeks playing, training and experiencing rugby and culture in the Southern Hemisphere.

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

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

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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.  

  • Strength and Conditioning
  • Rehab and Recovery
  • Tactical Analysis
  • Game Management
  • Sports Psychology
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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 
  • Officiating
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  • Fitness training qualification
 
 
Competitive Competition:
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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 at www.watfordfccsetrust.com

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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