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27/01/21

Year 6 were all smiles and displaying great team work! https://t.co/ViJTXPcC8s

26/01/21

That’s definitely positive Seb! Fruit Pastilles are great! https://t.co/DjVLvpgHfv

26/01/21

Retweeted From Mun-Li Boswell

Tale of two constructions 🤣 https://t.co/TQQwfM5mcn

26/01/21

There was ‘snow’ way Year 2 were missing out on the snowman pictures! https://t.co/0jtNDTr3SA

26/01/21

Looks great. Smiles all round!

26/01/21

Retweeted From Mrs Hayes

Here’s our snowman ☃️ ❄️🌨 https://t.co/4Ie8apHR8t

26/01/21

The snow brought us the opportunity for creativity and outside learning. Here are a few photos to show some of the finished products. Please feel free to share your own masterpieces. We would love to see them. https://t.co/xOE196DxRI

25/01/21

Calling all Year 6...This question appeared on ‘House of Games’ tonight on BBC2. Could you locate Krakatoa on the map? This links to your Geography learning this term. https://t.co/z9OwV7MTma

25/01/21

Beautiful view over the primary playground today. https://t.co/bP6EDbjGey

21/01/21

We thought you would like to see the Y5 Andy Warhol inspired masterpieces, I am sure you will agree they are amazing and they put in a lot of effort! 🖼🎨#homeschooling2021 https://t.co/QNiBBeY2KN

21/01/21

Year 1 had fun today designing and making potions. They had a lot of fun and loved watching the water change colour!! https://t.co/GJIFkdsH91

21/01/21

Sophie in Year 1 made a Snow School. She made it out of cardboard and added a nature trail, snow and lots of lovely details. Great to see how creative our learners are being at home. Shared by Mrs Schenk https://t.co/arIuHGeaiS

21/01/21

Retweeted From Samuel Ryder Academy

Samuel Ryder community, join in today if you can. Take a moment and drop everything and read. 📚 What are you reading at the moment? Do you have any recommendations? https://t.co/6ovAp2jdOY

20/01/21

Retweeted From SRA - English

Students with dyslexia often find coloured overlays helpful. As we move to online learning, this site provides coloured overlays for your computer screen which should help for slides with lots of reading.Lots of options for this for the iPad too! https://t.co/k5e2pij8kr

20/01/21

Do any of our pupils in school or working remotely want to share their positive moments? We have shared quite a few online and through the learning you have uploaded. It would be great to hear from you. https://t.co/KcnKWwXUP4

20/01/21

We would love to see any homemade potions from our Year 1 children who are learning at home. We used some glitter, oil, water and food colouring. Have you got anymore creative ideas? https://t.co/7dGy0koL2E

18/01/21

In PSHE this week Year 5 have been looking at emergency first aid and discussing what we would do if we were faced with a range of scenarios. Here are a few pictures of those at school and those home-learning practicing the recovery position 👏🏻🩹🩺 https://t.co/A22OGCPnhV

18/01/21

Retweeted From SRA PE dept

This weeks challenge is the Sally up press up challenge. Please use the link below for guidance. How long can you last for? Tweet us your times! https://t.co/4GuHgUV4GW

17/01/21

Retweeted From SRA - English

Local libraries are offering free books to collect . Select children's books and then in the comments fill in the reading level of your child. This is a free service and you can have up to 6 books at a time - you need to be registered. Happy Reading! https://t.co/OlWW5GMhCk

16/01/21

Well done everyone! Looking forward to another great week for both those working remotely and those in school. You have definitely made us smile with all your wonderful learning! Keep it up! https://t.co/rnJkUOMcsB

16/01/21

Retweeted From SRA Art

NEW SRA ART BLOCK - Three large, beautifully light art studios, kiln room, art office, a perfect space for our students... https://t.co/OvH07O26cV

15/01/21

To finish off week 2, we would like to celebrate this lovely gesture by Rory in Year 5. He has created this beautiful cake and donated it to a local hospital to show his thanks to the NHS staff working tirelessly at this time. 🍰🧁🌈#NHSheroes https://t.co/7u7ydygtAF

15/01/21

Retweeted From SRA_Maths

Great puzzling 😀 https://t.co/zCdzc9y4jq

15/01/21

Retweeted From SRA_Maths

Well done Year 4 😀 https://t.co/GVv96J8f6e

15/01/21

Retweeted From Samuel Ryder Academy

Our latest whole school newsletter is out now https://t.co/JNbDMEWFCY https://t.co/6x3EbS7jxz

15/01/21

Retweeted From SRA_Maths

Some great methods on display from Year 4! https://t.co/PwDEPhsM4L

15/01/21

Lots of mathematical thinking today! We are really enjoying this one! Lots of discussion on remote learning sessions and in school.

15/01/21

Retweeted From Hayley Crockford

Hannah Crockford’s (Year 5) answer is 5 https://t.co/PShspCQuAX

15/01/21

Retweeted From SRA_Maths

Puzzle Of The Week for students, staff and families. This week’s puzzle was contributed by Kai in Year 12. We look forward to seeing your solutions any time today - tweet us a photo of how you solved it. Happy puzzling! https://t.co/isvLWFJqLK

14/01/21

Not long to go. All to play for in the Year 4 vs Year 5 battle! https://t.co/OiPxqKyCgO

14/01/21

What a great resource. Thank you Mrs Battersby! https://t.co/Bg5enFX1Ml

14/01/21

Retweeted From SRA_Maths

Puzzle of the Week returns to twitter on Fridays. We are looking for great explanations of your solution, not speed of response. Dojos/Reward points for the best ones Easy way to show your maths working: write on paper, take a photo, attach to tweet.

14/01/21

Welcome to Diagon Alley! Here is a selection of our learning from our remote learners and those in the key worker group. https://t.co/pQiuSv6AeC

13/01/21

Fantastic Eden! https://t.co/VrLzNywnju

13/01/21

Year 4 have been investigating rivers. The children have independently selected a river to share their learning on. Take a look... https://t.co/izrTmzsoPH

13/01/21

Look out for our Diagon Alley inspired artwork from our English Lessons today. We are taking our time but can’t wait to share them... https://t.co/oskd8KCI9e

12/01/21

Retweeted From SRA PE dept

Great work Adem and the fastest time for primary so far! https://t.co/aPdb2cEoa9

11/01/21

Year 5 have been busy writing their own newspaper reports! Check out some of the final pieces below! 📝📰 https://t.co/MYz0Db9Fcd

Vision and Values

Central to the vision of the new Samuel Ryder Academy is the shared belief of the entire community that all young people have the right to a transformational educational experience, that will enable them, no matter what their starting point, to fulfil their potential and realise their ambitions.

The values of the Samuel Ryder Academy (SRA) are summed up in the acronym ACE: Achievement, Care and Excellence. The ACE acronym underpins everything that SRA does and provides a secure basis for all SRA strives to accomplish.

  • Achievement in academic, artistic, cultural and other forms with a focus on teaching and learning
  • Care for students, staff and others beyond the Academy community
  • Excellent standards, manners, honesty, personal integrity and uniform

The vision for SRA is to produce responsible young people, of whom all can be proud, who have achieved more than they ever believed possible and who make a contribution to their local, national and global communities. Most students join the Academy in reception or at Year 7, although others may join the Academy community at different stages. However, no matter what age a child joins SRA they will receive the support and care required to help them achieve standards of which they and the rest of the SRA community can be proud. Pastoral and academic systems will work together to ensure that they receive an education as personalised to their talents and needs as possible.

SRA is developing the leaders of the future and all students are able to take on leadership responsibilities, such as becoming a Form Representative, taking part in interview panels and leading extra-curricular clubs.

An important aspect of personal development is understanding one’s place in the wider society. SRA therefore encourages all students to get involved in charity work and fundraising. As well as giving students a strong sense of community it also allows them to develop enterprising skills, relevant to them in later life, such as time management and organisation.  SRA prepares students to become fully fledged members and leaders of our democratic society. The Academy’s strapline is “Education for a Changing World”. Children who receive an education at SRA leave, as adults, ready to make their mark on the world, and student voice shapes the future of the organisation itself. Staff at all levels listen very carefully to what the students say and take action as a result.

There is regular written and spoken consultation about the curriculum, the quality of teaching and learning, pastoral provision and other aspects of Academy life. Students with strong views about important issues such as sustainability and charity are encouraged to join, and even set up, clubs and groups, to help bring about change for the better in the community. SRA sets the pace, in terms of student contributions to educational improvement, as part of its constant drive for excellence.

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