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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

15/06/20

Today we took maths outside in Year 6, we have been looking at multiplication, factors and multiples! 📐📏🔢 https://t.co/8ejb83mGo6

15/06/20

Year 6 enjoying our class book ‘Clockwork’ in the sunshine ☀️ 📚📝 https://t.co/UO7YXGEIpC

12/06/20

More fun TTRS challenges coming soon!!! https://t.co/DQ34zbyRYK

12/06/20

Oxford B group https://t.co/NJjbDmdBAS

12/06/20

Some of Cambridge B group. https://t.co/fJLPIPPAps

12/06/20

Measuring the mean time using different methods of travelling! Well done. Some very creative ideas https://t.co/xB9ahnNcIV

10/06/20

PE lessons this week!! https://t.co/OEDlMjjvh0

10/06/20

Retweeted From SRA_Maths

Another challenge for My Money Week https://t.co/z2LtJgh3F2

10/06/20

Retweeted From SRA_Maths

A challenge for My Money Week https://t.co/A1XfU5K0kX

06/06/20

Hope the dinosaurs were ok after being covered in lava! https://t.co/gesLjyUDQL

06/06/20

What a great way of learning about the life cycle Jayden. Fantastic! https://t.co/Ftq7OwLMtj

06/06/20

Retweeted From SRA_Maths

Puzzle Of The Week https://t.co/fulcLNiq7f

05/06/20

Lots of fairy tale inspired learning in EYFS. Sammi played the flute as a princess, Alexander N invited us to the castle, Zachary dressed as a prince and Aurelia made a castle. https://t.co/Y27QJTxuLT

05/06/20

The key worker group worked extremely hard this week. Today we focused on our dreams not just for ourselves but for others. The children discussed how their dreams might help others and there were some truly wonderful ideas. We look forward to sharing some of these next week.

05/06/20

Life cycles of fish were the inspiration for origami fish in KS1 today. https://t.co/y4CFweypNE

05/06/20

Louie in Y2 made his own papier-mâché globe. Great to see the attention to detail. Well done! https://t.co/UImjbivQcs

05/06/20

Y1 read ‘Tiddler’ by Julia Donaldson. They created their own drawings of fish using the technique of wax resist. The children used wax crayons to draw their fish, then painted over them in watercolours. https://t.co/HFjlzfdJHz

05/06/20

This week, we welcomed back EYFS , Y1 and Y6 pupils and continued with our key worker group. Well done to all staff and children for their continued hard work to keep each other safe and adapt well to the changes that were in place. It was fantastic to see so many smiling faces.

02/06/20

Retweeted From Scholars' Education Trust

Welcome back to our Reception, Year 1 & Year 6 students at - we’ve missed you!

02/06/20

Definitely a poignant song and message! Thank you! https://t.co/SKg1bvPLOB

01/06/20

Part 8 of James and the Giant Peach. https://t.co/08WLPAJi95

31/05/20

Teamwork. Well done Miss Bacon https://t.co/okFtFaJgE5

31/05/20

Well done Miss Reed!! https://t.co/3gQayQeTBC

30/05/20

Part 7 of James and the Giant Peach https://t.co/o8ZposNCkw

29/05/20

Well done Team Davey. https://t.co/6uwHB3gxiY

29/05/20

Well done Mr Mead https://t.co/jQNc9Lo8E2

Careers

At Samuel Ryder Academy, we want our students to enjoy success and happiness both at school and beyond; as such, our central vision is to enable our students to leave us confidently equipped for life.  Whilst we hope (and expect) that our students will achieve ambitious academic goals, we also want them to acquire the relevant personal behaviours, values, and employability skills that will enable them to move forward with confidence into the next stage of their education, employment and future lives.

The Careers Lead and our Careers Advisor work closely to ensure that our students receive up-to-date, relevant and useful careers advice; as such, we have a specific Careers and Employability programme that provides informative, stimulating and age-appropriate advice to help our students to make informed and ambitious choices about their future. 

Our specific careers and employability education programme has two central objectives: firstly, to help our students to understand themselves, their personal preferences/interests, and their strengths and attributes; secondly, to provide our students with tangible opportunities to explore wider external markets and to understand the huge range of career opportunities available to them.

In addition to the specialist programme, we are also aware of the importance of adopting a holistic approach: we recognise that every teacher has a role to play in helping our students to be ‘ready for work’ and every tutor is well-placed to monitor the personal development of their tutees.  Through the PSHE programme and pastoral systems, for example, students receive career-based advice when choosing GCSEs, A-level and university courses. In addition, we are also lucky enough to be able to draw on the experience and expertise of our dedicated parent body and alumni who provide significant support for our many initiatives.

If you would like to find out more about Careers and Employability at Samuel Ryder Academy or if you are interested in providing support, please do contact Mrs H Potter

 

How is Careers, Employability and Enterprise Education taught at Samuel Ryder Academy?

Samuel Ryder Academy is working towards implementing the eight Gatsby Benchmarks in line with the Government’s Careers strategy: making the most of everyone’s own talent (December 2017).

The eight Gatsby benchmarks of Good Career Guidance:

  1. A stable careers programme
  2. Learning from career and labour market information
  3. Addressing the needs of each pupil
  4. Linking curriculum learning to careers
  5. Encounters with employers and employees
  6. Experiences of workplaces
  7. Encounters with further and higher education
  8. Personal guidance

To enhance our provision, we also work with the Careers and Enterprise Company to ensure that we will fully meet the Gatsby Benchmarks.

Our Careers Review date is March 2020.

Key Organisations supporting SRA Careers Provision:

Hertfordshire Local Enterprise Partnership/Careers and Enterprise Company

www.hertfordshirelep.com

www.careersandenterprise.co.uk

RBA Senior Enterprise Co-ordinator 2019-21 is Heather Hawkins

  • Raise aspirations and awareness so that all SRA students 'Aim High'
  • Provide guidance, support, resources and strategy to assist in the delivery of effective Careers Education at SRA
  • Be a challenge partner when co-reflecting on SRA' s progress towards achieving the 8 Gatsby Benchmarks.

Local Enterprise Industry Partner

NFT

SRA LEP Advisors 2019-21 are Nikki Dunton from NFT and Julie Hudson Raydens Solicitors

  • Raise aspirations and make Careers eduction 'real' so that all SRA students 'Aim High'
  • Provide guidance and support from a local employer to give context, real-life experience and guidance to support Careers provision at SRA
  • Careers talks from their staff give our students insights into the journeys that successful people have been on from sitting in an assembly hall at school to where they are today
  • Offering work experience placements and apprenticeships supporting mock interview days and the 'What's my job' event.

 

Careers Events and Activities

Please find below our careers events and activities:

Year Group Focus for Careers What we offer
7 Introducing students to wide array of careers and employment opportunities

House charity activities

Work shadowing day - November INSET 

What's my job assembly?

8 Linking plans and dreams to reality

House charity activities

What's my job assembly?

Spring Term options evening with access to careers adviser and careers resources - for students and parents.

Careers lessons to support options work

Individual meeting to discuss options

Morrisby Profiling offered

Self - assessment, careers and options at KS4

House charity activities

Spring Term options evening with access to careers adviser and careers resources - for students and parents.

Careers lessons to support options work

Individual meeting to discuss options

Targeted students interviewed by Careers Advisor

Morrisby profiling offered

University of Hertfordshire Pathfinder Day

10 Development of employability through business and charity activities

House charity activities

Work Experience, one week for all students

PWC Employability workshop for MAST students

International Men's Week - Barclays Life

Mock Interviews all students

Peacechild Employability workshops

Access to individual impartial careers guidance

Careers education taught in PSHCE

Apprenticeship Information Evening

11 Post  - 16 options and applications processes

House charity activities

University of Hertfordshire - Higher Education and study skills talk

Employability Day - Deloitte

Morrisby Profiling offered

Participating in National Citizen's Service

Post - 16 Information Evening

Apprenticeship Information Evening

Impartial Individual guidance interviews for all students

12& 13 Post - 18 options and applications

House charity activities

UCAS preparation

University visits, UCAS convention and University of Nottingham

University of Hertfordshire - Student finance, Study skills, university life.

Apprenticeship Information Evening.

Apprenticeship mock assessment centre day.

careers Fair with employer representatives

Student Finance England - parent talk

Work Experience one week for all students

PWC Employability workshop for MAST students

Deloitte Mentoring

Attendance at Employer led lectures at another local school

Morrisby offered

National Citizens Service offered for Autumn programme

If you would like to assist with a careers event or to share your own career journey with our students, please contact us by emailing careers@samuelryderacademy.co.uk

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