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06/12/19

More fun at RAF Hendon! https://t.co/gHqm1Ffank

06/12/19

Y10 enjoying the MBDA Reconnaissance Challenge at RAF Hendon! https://t.co/Rr3M3jCL73

06/12/19

Retweeted From SRA Art

Wow, well done to Joby (y7) for his superb oil pastel apple drawing this week. We are incredibly impressed with his colour blending, it looks good enough to eat! 🍎 https://t.co/Hplw2Jn5LY

04/12/19

As Christmas approaches, we are aware that some of our students may receive online devices so we would like to alert parents to a free BBC App, called ‘Own It’- designed to advise children when online. Please see https://t.co/HIBFwIHLtt https://t.co/b5XDhyDOPn

04/12/19

Time to get your aprons on!🧁🍰🎂 https://t.co/BY0b8Wk0fY

04/12/19

Is your New Year's resolution to find a new position? We have a fantastic part time role for a Wraparound Care Manager/Teaching Assistant! See website for more details....https://t.co/meaUeAA5iP https://t.co/8DiDj1l0sz

02/12/19

Retweeted From SAPSMA

Looking forward to our annual massed primary schools Carol Service tomorrow, and rehearsing the readers today :-)

02/12/19

Coming Up! Tues Y3/4 Service at Cathedral ⛪ Inclusion Coffee Morning☕ School Production Rehearsals🎭 Wed Spanish students arrive🇪🇸 Post 16 Open Morning Girls Rugby🏉 Fri Y10 RAF challenge, Hendon✈️ Sat School Fair🎄

02/12/19

Our latest news is out now! https://t.co/vxHI1X8cfh https://t.co/VffvkzAZdS

29/11/19

We are so grateful for the equipment we are able to purchase thanks to the PTA! In action - Microscopes! https://t.co/sCjjII4pLQ

29/11/19

Teachers! Don't forget to sign up to this fantastic course next week https://t.co/NHa9sZPFsl

29/11/19

We need your donations for the Christmas Fair!!!! Raffle Prizes, Sweets, Unwanted Gifts, Unused Toiletries, Costume jewellery, Accessories,Stationery, Books, CD's, Bric a Brac, Soft Toys! Our Donation Day is next Friday 6th December! Thank you! https://t.co/u3xTp5JqVx

27/11/19

Teachers! Don't forget to sign up to this fantastic course next week https://t.co/iLYGz3HEXk

27/11/19

Pantomime time in primary this morning. A big thank you to for this amazing treat 🎬🎭 https://t.co/H1BuYjmtxT

26/11/19

Booking is now open for trials for our Post 16 SRA Netball Academy, in association with Saracens Mavericks! https://t.co/tccZHgidAk

26/11/19

Make you don't miss out on this weekend's Rugby Trials for our Post 16 SRA Rugby Academy! https://t.co/HwEYn7di2R https://t.co/vMSSdcHffe

26/11/19

Retweeted From SRA Secondary

5 days to go! 5 Days to go! Make you sign up for this Saturday's football trials for the SRA Football Academy in association with Watford Community Sports and Education Trust! https://t.co/kUWGZPOXvf https://t.co/ffl2S9xnEu

25/11/19

We cannot wait for Wednesday morning in primary, a special pantomime treat provided by our amazing PTA! https://t.co/pfFHsqWNC4

21/11/19

St. Andrews class are showing some fantastic teamwork as they make parachutes for their air-resistance experiment. Later we will be using to measure the total acceleration. The lowest level wins! https://t.co/fsWE4bBElf

20/11/19

Looking at Post-16 opportunities? Don't miss our Post 16 Open Evening next week! https://t.co/yp20HydDGG

20/11/19

Counting down to the SRA Football Academy Trials on Saturday 30th November!! https://t.co/KB3IvXmghc

19/11/19

Retweeted From Hertfordshire RTC

Some great computational thinking in as they attempt to crack a German code. Super lesson from https://t.co/yOf0sDkiuj

19/11/19

Congratulations to the winners of the free netball trials with https://t.co/xGkEn0ZJji

18/11/19

This week! Tues-Production Rehearsals🎭, U14/U15 Rugby v Dame Alice Owens🏉 Weds-U15 v Fullerians, U12/13 v Dame Alice Owens🏉, Y12 Maths Challenge 🔢, Y10 Spanish Info eve🇪🇸 Thurs-World Skills Trip 🌍, Y12 Speak Your Mind,🎤 Friday 22nd -Y12/13 Biology Trip, Y7 Boys Festival

18/11/19

Our latest news is out now! See our latest news here! https://t.co/iaQKrpltdi https://t.co/eJkacoETf0

18/11/19

Not long to go - make sure you attend our Post 16 Information Evening on the 28th November to pre-register and sign up for trials on the 30th November here https://t.co/vjk0NdMgYD https://t.co/9HHYq2B6U0

18/11/19

Retweeted From Hamish Arnold

Monday Blues? Take a look at our Saving Time and Reducing Workload webinar this evening at 4:20 so that and I can help you beat them. It's free to join and all you need is a device with a web browser and speakers. Video cameras are optional. https://t.co/B8yxsId05Z

15/11/19

Year 2 had an amazing day on Wednesday, they learnt lots about ‘The Great Fire of London’. Thanks to SRA PTA for contributing to the cost of the day. https://t.co/t0MO750jMo

15/11/19

Mighty Netball visited our primary assembly this morning, thanks to Laura and Alice for telling us more about netball. https://t.co/wuofWG9mDQ

13/11/19

Retweeted From Hertfordshire RTC

Join us for our first webinar on Saving Time and Reducing Teacher Workload on Monday 18th November. Webinar goes live at 4:20 for a 4:30 start. To join follow the link: https://t.co/IfazfffWwE https://t.co/jvulY0iz0Z

13/11/19

We are delighted to announce the launch of the SRA Football Academy for Post-16 students, in conjunction with Watford Community Sports & Education Trust! ⚽⚽⚽ https://t.co/yCCDns7HXj

13/11/19

Teachers - don't miss this fantastic workshop 'Saving Time and Reducing Teacher Workload' on Monday 18th November! https://t.co/tvC2juQ6Om

11/11/19

Coming up this week! Scholastic Book Fair - all week 📚 6th Form Parents Eve - Tues, 4-7pm Y11 Geography Trip - 🗺️ Y2 - Fire of London Trip - 🚌 New Starters Music Concert - Weds 6-7pm 🎶 Y7-9 Futsal Tournament -Thurs ⚽ Y12 Geography Lecture - Thurs - 🎤 Y10 Art Trip Fri

11/11/19

We are really excited to announce the publication of our first iBook as an Apple Distinguished School, which has been released in over 50 countries! https://t.co/BSGA3YGpII

The House System

Every member of the SRA community, students and staff, as well as being in a tutor group and a year group, belongs to a house. The houses, Austen, Bronte, Christie, Dahl, Hardy, King and Wordsworth reflect our English specialism.

As House members, all students have a wide range of opportunities to work together and 'compete' against other students, the other Houses and even against themselves earning House points in the process.

King House

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He was born on January 15, 1929, in Atlanta, Georgia. King, both a Baptist minister and civil-rights activist, had a seismic impact on race relations in the United States, beginning in the mid-1950s. Among many efforts, King headed the SCLC. Through his activism, he played a pivotal role in ending the legal segregation of African-American citizens in the South and other areas of the nation, as well as the creation of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Voting Rights Act of 1965. King received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1964, among several other honours. King was assassinated in April 1968, and continues to be remembered as one of the most lauded African-American leaders in history, often referenced by his 1963 speech, "I Have a Dream."

Dahl House

Roald dahl 1982Roald Dahl was born on September 13, 1916, in Llandaff, South Wales. In 1953, he published the best-selling story collection Someone Like You and married actress Patricia Neil. He published the popular book James and the Giant Peach in 1961. In 1964, he released another highly successful work, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, which was later adapted for two films. Over his decades-long writing career, Dahl wrote 19 children's books. He died on November 23, 1990, in Oxford, England.

Bronte House

Emily Brontë by Patrick Branwell Brontë restoredBorn in Thornton, Yorkshire, England, on July 30, 1818, Emily Jane Brontë lived a quiet life in Yorkshire with her clergyman father; brother, Branwell Brontë; and two sisters, Charlotte and Anne. The sisters enjoyed writing poetry and novels, which they published under pseudonyms. As "Ellis Bell," Emily wrote Wuthering Heights (1847)—her only published novel—which garnered wide critical and commercial acclaim. Emily Brontë died in Haworth, Yorkshire, England, on December 19, 1848—the same year that her brother, Branwell, passed away.

Austen House

484px jane austen coloured versionJane Austen was born on December 16, 1775, in Steventon, Hampshire, England. While not widely known in her own time, Austen's comic novels of love among the landed gentry gained popularity after 1869, and her reputation skyrocketed in the 20th century. Her novels, including Pride and Prejudice and Sense and Sensibility, are considered literary classics, bridging the gap between romance and realism.

Wordsworth House

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Born in England in 1770, poet William Wordsworth worked with Samuel Taylor Coleridge on Lyrical Ballads (1798). The collection, which contained Wordsworth's "Tintern Abbey," introduced Romanticism to English poetry. Wordsworth also showed his affinity for nature with the famous poem "I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud." He became England's poet laureate in 1843, a role he held until his death in 1850.

House competitions

Throughout the year students have many chances to work with members of their form and House, taking part in competitions and events in their quest to earn valuable house points. Some of these take place as part of lessons, some run during lunchtimes and after school and offer extra opportunity to get involved in the life of SRA.

At the start of every school year we kick start the house competition whereby the whole school day is collapsed so that all students can compete in a wide range of sporting events. We run a total of 26 events throughout the year including Poetry, Eggheads, Stop Motion, Debating, G.B.B.O and of course, plenty of sports events including sports day. All of these and other events build towards the awarding of the House Cup during a hugely emotional climax to our final school “House” assembly.

Every year we also gather food donations for one of our local food banks to support those families within our community who are less fortunate. Each house will also select a local or national charity to fundraise for over the year. Last year we raised over £12,500 towards our elected charities. Elected student Form Captains and House Captains help to organise, promote and these run events. Through regular meetings and assemblies they work with both teachers and other students to ensure that the spirit of all the houses is a prominent feature of school life. For example: “I’m a teacher get me out of here”

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