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18/09/20

Year 6 Film Club began today and linked to our WW2 topic and English learning, we have been watching Carrie’s War based on the book by Nina Bawden https://t.co/N2RJidLXte

16/09/20

Retweeted From Samuel Ryder Academy

We are thrilled to announce that our Headteacher, Matt Gauthier has been announced as a Silver Winner in this year’s Pearson National Teaching Awards for Headteacher of the Year in a Secondary School award category. https://t.co/cpiLy9yajS

16/09/20

Fantastic news. Congratulations Mr Gauthier! https://t.co/S3VOK5zD5E

16/09/20

Retweeted From Herts Advertiser

St Albans headteacher wins national award https://t.co/AAXociWvDt

14/09/20

Year 5 enjoying our class text outside today. ‘Who Let The Gods Out’ is a definite hit! ☄️🌟💫💥📚 https://t.co/dCeLJ8OHJe

11/09/20

What a way to end the week! The children (and staff) thoroughly enjoyed celebrating Roald Dahl Day. What a fantastic end to our full first week back. Thanks to Miss Leat for organising and to parents and carers for the wonderfully inventive costumes.

11/09/20

Smiles all round in Cambridge Class. https://t.co/p8sgKbF4wj

11/09/20

We wonder if this Wonka Bar has the GOLDEN TICKET?? https://t.co/sFf2ov5NYI

11/09/20

This afternoon Year 5 made their very own lava lamps inspired by ‘George’s Marvellous Medicine’! It was thoroughly enjoyed by everyone🤩 🧪💊🌋#RoaldDahlDay https://t.co/RN61rUFDBU

11/09/20

Year 5 having been creating their very own marvellous medicine 🧪🧫 https://t.co/DLOWp0GoJd

11/09/20

Has anyone seen Mrs Schenk and Miss Harper? All we can find are these two! https://t.co/jzxOJ7JZW6

11/09/20

Roald Dahl Day across Primary today. Some amazing outfits sharing well known characters from our favourite stories. The children have been so enthusiastic to share their learning. https://t.co/yq2ILWFIvE

11/09/20

Retweeted From Narelle Elliott

Roald Dahl day at today and absolutely loving the teacher effort, amazing!! https://t.co/ToWvJ4jKnc

02/09/20

It was wonderful to welcome back the primary children today. The children were fantastic and got back into their routine and learning really quickly. So many smiling faces. Well done to everyone for such a great start!

17/07/20

Yummy!! 🍭🍬 https://t.co/qziWetiHkx

17/07/20

Candy floss was a huge hit! Thank you to the PTA for the machine and also the sweets! 🍬🍭#schoolsoutforsummer https://t.co/0JJsM0yqOV

16/07/20

Year 6 had a fantastic afternoon making their very own ice cream in a bag! The toppings were a huge hit! 🍨🍬👩‍🍳👨‍🍳 https://t.co/jnZ4FIOaPM

16/07/20

Everyone had a great time! https://t.co/AY4lCQysRE

16/07/20

Year 5 and 6 socially distanced sports day!! It has been a great success! 🎾🏅🎽🏃‍♀️🏃 A big thank you to Mr Mead and Mr Walker! https://t.co/U4ipyYVeHU

16/07/20

Thank you to for their much appreciated donation of ice lollies yesterday. https://t.co/0O2VPNI787

15/07/20

Can you recognise any of the primary team? https://t.co/kWIlrsFz7N

10/07/20

We were a few days behind, so today we did 300 kick ups. Day 6, 7 & 8! ⚽️ https://t.co/Wn0D783Z4M

10/07/20

Well done to the amazing Summer for her brilliant 500 words on Black Lives Matter. She is through the first round! 🤩📚📝 https://t.co/KceZfApvku

07/07/20

Retweeted From Macmillan Cancer Support

Thank you so much to everyone at SRA Primary for taking on the Kick Up Challenge to support Macmillan, it is amazing to see so many pupils involved, such superstars! Best wishes- Sarah💚

07/07/20

Day 4 & 5 - so 200 keepie uppies today! ⚽️ https://t.co/ynew3d1Srp

05/07/20

Retweeted From SRA Art

A beautiful entry for this week’s from one of our very talented Primary TA’s, Jenna Harper! Jenna has painted a vase of artichokes for the ‘still life’ theme and we think they are truly stunning indeed! Wow! https://t.co/vq5OuoelZn

02/07/20

Smartie Maths today in Year 6- this definitely went down a treat! 🔴🟣🔵🟢🟡🟠 https://t.co/Bv3HcAAQvf

02/07/20

Oxford B completing another 100 keepie uppies- Day 2. https://t.co/0CNfZsV8hN

01/07/20

Oxford group B have taken on the Macmillan challenge to complete 1000 keepie uppies. Today we have completed our first 100! https://t.co/HQqLd8jQ0V

26/06/20

Year 1 Carnival Day has started well with a wave of colour and excitement. https://t.co/jyRKm39aNc

25/06/20

A few more Year 5 freeze frames inspired by Charlotte’s Web. 🕷🕸🐷🐴🦆🐀 https://t.co/yELtMwIhNz

25/06/20

Year 5 produced some freeze frames from key parts of Charlotte’s Web. https://t.co/BxWwtIVA5H

25/06/20

Year 6 took English outside in the shade today. We have designed our very own swamp monsters inspired by fantastic beasts! 🧟‍♀️🧟‍♂️👹 https://t.co/4llavr1yvC

22/06/20

Unbe-leaf-able effort. https://t.co/7O79FOekZX

22/06/20

St Andrews Class took the learning outside to sketch leaves. https://t.co/VjZn6rCvYp

22/06/20

Year 5 have had a fantastic start today. They have enjoyed seeing each other and being back at school. We have been so proud of their efforts and determination to get back to their learning https://t.co/J6HP9qIUvf

16/06/20

Retweeted From SRA - English

Love these videos with grammar reminders https://t.co/DFajoI3OSd

15/06/20

Retweeted From Samuel Ryder Academy

Launching . Why not discuss “What is the greatest super power?” Be as creative as you can with your opinions. No need to comment. A weekly oracy challenge will happen every Tuesday https://t.co/ufPZaQver9

SRA Sports Academy

 

                                                Sports AcademyTRANS            

                                     SRA SPORTS ACADEMY 

                                          Combining Academia with Sport

 

Dsc 0059 Entry to a Sixth Form with outstanding teaching and access to a wide range of courses.
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Dedicated coaching sessions in association with our partners Saracens RFU, Saracens Mavericks, Watford Community and Educational Trust, as well as specialist workshops from England Rugby coaches.

 

A bespoke timetable, including six weekly academy sessions, in addition to curriculum time, focused on training, tactics, strength and conditioning, recovery and diet and nutrition.

 

Access to state of the art facilities, for all training and matches, including; indoor swimming pool, fitness suite, 3rd Generation all weather floodlit pitch, county standard floodlit netball courts, sports hall and gymnasium, junior and senior rugby and football pitches.

Img 1758 Entry to District, County and National Cup Competitions and leagues, Trips to live games and international sports tour. Privileges include; access to training camps, workshops and CPD via our school partners at discounted rates.
Swim Opportunities to gain national governing body coaching and officiating qualifications

                                     

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For further information, email: sportsacademy@samuelryderacademy.co.uk

SRA Rugby 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. 

Boys

Excellent Facilities: 
3G pitch

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 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
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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
 
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.
Performance and development pathways:
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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 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.

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

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

 

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SRA Football Academy

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Sign up now for our second round of trials on the 1st Feb!

 

 

 

 

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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Excellent Facilities: 
3G pitch

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
  • Coaching
  • 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

 

 

 

SRA 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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Excellent Facilities: 
Sports hall

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.
Performance and development pathways:
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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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SRA Application Form for Entry to Sixth Form Sports Academies 09th Dec 2019 Download
SRARugbyAcademy Retweeted @Samuel Ryder Academy - 18th Aug 2020
Important news: A Level and GCSE students will be awarded their centre assessed grades. We are currently waiting for more detail on exactly how this will work and will share information when we have it.
SRARugbyAcademy Retweeted @Association for PE - 5th Aug 2020
⚠️ 2021 Exams & Assessments ⚠️ confirms changes to GCSEs, AS and A levels next year, following consultation; and publishes new proposals... https://t.co/zcT10W6AHD
SRARugbyAcademy Retweeted @SRA Primary - 16th Jul 2020
Year 5 and 6 socially distanced sports day!! It has been a great success! 🎾🏅🎽🏃‍♀️🏃 A big thank you to Mr Mead and Mr Walker! https://t.co/U4ipyYVeHU
SRARugbyAcademy Retweeted @SRA Music - 15th Jul 2020
Delighted to share a final “at home” performance of the term, this is our wonderful staff choir performing a lockdown version of “From Now On” led and produced by the talented Mr Fothergill. Enjoy! https://t.co/7G6EFkExK4
@SRARugbyAcademy
It’s here! Sports awards 2020. Well done to all our students who took part in clubs or represented the school and especially to our Winners. This year was the hardest yet to decide. Check the newsletter or your EduLink for a link to the video https://t.co/Uu9XxpxA0T
@SRARugbyAcademy
Not long left to wait! Make sure you check your EduLink or the newsletter tomorrow for the link to this years SRA sports awards. We are looking forward to celebrating the vast amount of talent that we have at SRA https://t.co/AHqmucNhfu
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