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19/07/19

Our latest newsletter is out now! Have a great summer everyone! https://t.co/tgl9NxOyPr https://t.co/Xs24RiTwYr

17/07/19

Cycling Proficiency for our Year 6 students this week! 🚴🚴🚴 https://t.co/tZ9USxZ3Ga

17/07/19

Get ready for lots of Music in the Autumn Term! We have a packed extra-curricular Music timetable for you all!!🎼🥁🎷🎺🎸🎻 https://t.co/1DBSJghOSD

17/07/19

This week is Cycling Proficiency for Year 6! Lots for our cyclists to learn about staying safe on the roads! 🚴🚴🚴 https://t.co/CH1GseKWC2

17/07/19

The fabulous SRA Primary Talent Show took place this morning with amazing acts from all Year groups! Well done to all our brilliant performers and a particular well done to the winners 'The Next Steps' and Jayden!!!!💃🕺🤹🎭🎤 https://t.co/NfgXyuhtoP

17/07/19

Some fabulous choreography from Year 2. https://t.co/40DgjfbLEI

17/07/19

The SRA talent show got off to a great start with some brilliant singing from Reception. Great singing boys! https://t.co/e5NdVBLwZz

15/07/19

Our Autumn PE Club Timetable is out now. Thanks to lots of opportunities to get involved. Primary morning clubs: 8-8.30am, Secondary morning clubs: 7.45 - 8.25am, Lunchtime clubs: KS3: 1-1.30pm, KS4: 1-1.40pm, After School clubs: 3.30-4.30pm. ⛹️⛹️‍♀️🤾🤾‍♀️ https://t.co/qe3cU11lDH

15/07/19

A busy last week of term! ▶️ Year 6 Cycling Proficiency 🚲 ▶️ Reception Trip to Shepreth Wildlife Park 🦒🐎🐐 ▶️Houses of Parliament Trip 🏰 ▶️Primary Talent Show 🤹🤹‍♀️ ▶️Wildhearts Awards Ceremony ♥️

12/07/19

Congratulations to the Year 1, Year 2 and Year 3 finalists. https://t.co/DCRZI3GmDC

11/07/19

Year 5 (soon to be Year 6!) had a great transition morning taking part in team building activities! https://t.co/TPoXZAM9Jz

11/07/19

After a lot of deliberation the judges have selected the winning acts for Purple class in Year One and Green class in Year Two! https://t.co/SQa19NWrKK

11/07/19

Purple class in Year 1 and Green class in Year 2 have auditioned for the talent show. Congratulations to all those that took part https://t.co/CtoDrDo9uQ

11/07/19

Retweeted From SRA Music

A huge well done to all our talented Y6 students for their performance of Peter Pan last night, we are all very proud of you. Thanks to all the staff that worked really hard to make it happen, and to all parents for coming to support!

10/07/19

If you are coming along to our Year 6 performance of Peter Pan today, some of our secondary students will be selling refreshments before and during the interval to raise money for their expedition to Ecuador! 🥤🍿 https://t.co/au8Jgse2ZX

09/07/19

Year 1 have made their way to Southend and are having a wonderful time. blob:null/995f1928-3883-4c01-9dcf-3fb77780d679

08/07/19

A fab performance from our staff band earlier today!! Well done Mr Fothergill, Ms Wilson, Mrs Reig, Mr Berry and Mr Woosey🎤🎸🥁🎼🎹 https://t.co/6sIYOCPXkE

05/07/19

Looking for a fun family activity for the weekend? Don't miss our fantastic Summer Fair from 12-3pm - something for everyone 🌞🍦🍭🎉 https://t.co/JbMsGrt9fL

03/07/19

A beautiful, sunny Primary Sports Day!!! 🌞🌞🌞🏃🏃‍♀️ https://t.co/z3XfsJvwUV

03/07/19

And now for key stage 2! https://t.co/c98oJJSFzo

03/07/19

Year 2 demonstrating their skills on the glockenspiel. https://t.co/dd1DNq0Sxy

03/07/19

Key stage 1 sports day carousel is off to a brilliant start! We are all looking forward to a great day! https://t.co/QlV1XbwbIJ

01/07/19

Well done to all our Year 8 students who are out teaching French in local Primary schools this week!!!🇫🇷🇫🇷🥖#French https://t.co/Swoj55x6Bh

28/06/19

Year 6 performing their final dance from the workshop today!! https://t.co/BAdNVHv73j

28/06/19

Year Two had a great time at the dance workshop this afternoon. https://t.co/mScV9AaDza

28/06/19

We are very busy next week at SRA!! ✅Y10/12 Work Experience 👩‍🔬👨‍💻👩‍🏭👨‍🏫 ✅Y8 Primary French Project 🇫🇷 ✅ Tues- Art/DT Exhibition 🎨 ✅Weds- Primary Sports Day, Y8 Drama Showcase 🎭 ✅Thurs- A Midsummer Night's Dream Trip, Parent Child Coding Event 🎟️

28/06/19

Dance workshops have got off to a great start! https://t.co/VRObu6QyH4

26/06/19

It;s not too early to get organised for the Autumn Term! 📝📋#backtoschool https://t.co/MW29CxB5gp

24/06/19

Retweeted From Hertfordshire County Council

This week is Drowning Prevention Week – here are some tips on staying safe around water https://t.co/kJqSKbYf2s

24/06/19

Retweeted From Hertfordshire RTC

We have a few tickets left if you would still like to sign up for our fantastic parent and child robotics event on July 4th. Get your FREE ticket here: https://t.co/gTbI1YZVnO https://t.co/tGjI1oaaiA

24/06/19

Retweeted From SRA - English

And then we have Macbeth being performed in the Roman theatre in Verulamium. An excellent opportunity to bring this GCSE text to life. 9th July - 13th July. https://t.co/OaBOuF0J7W

PTA Constitution

1. Name

The name of the Association is the Samuel Ryder Academy Parent Teacher Association (PTA).

2. Objects

To advance the education of the pupils of the school by providing and assisting in the provision of facilities for education at the school, and to further these objects the PTA may:

a.     Foster more extensive relationships between the staff, parents and others associated with the school; and

b.     Engage in activities which support the school and benefit the pupils attending it.

3. Limitation of the purposes of the Association

Nothing in these rules shall permit the Association, or any of its Committees to interfere in the administration or management of the school.

4. Membership

All members of staff, the governing body and parents or guardians of children attending the school shall automatically become members.  Other people with an interest in furthering the objects of the Association may apply for membership, and be admitted at the discretion of the Committee.

5. Officers and Annual General Meeting

a.  The Headteacher shall be President of the Association.

b.  The other Officers shall be the Chair, Vice-Chair, Secretary, and Treasurer, to be elected annually at the Annual General Meeting. In special circumstances officers may be co-opted until the next AGM. No one of these Officers can continue to hold one office for more than three years, but is eligible for election to another post. After one year has elapsed, a person is eligible to serve for up to three years in a previous post. If a vacancy remains unfilled at the time of the first meeting of the Committee elected at the Annual General Meeting, the Committee may, at their discretion invite the retiring Officer to serve, even though that person has already served for three years or more in that position.

c.  The Annual General Meeting shall be held in the Autumn term and 14 days notice of this meeting shall be sent to all members. A quorum shall comprise of 10. A special General Meeting may be called at the written request of a minimum of 10 members at the Committee’s discretion. 14 days notice shall be given of any Special General meeting to all members of the Association.

6. Committees   

a.  The management of the Association shall be in the hands of the Association Committee, consisting of the Chair, Vice-Chair, Secretary, and Treasurer together with a maximum of 25 other members. All Committee members must be elected at the Annual General Meeting. In special circumstances committee members may be co-opted until the next AGM.

b.  Committee meetings shall be held at least once per term. 10 members of the Committee shall constitute a quorum.

c.  The Committee may appoint subcommittees, and shall prescribe their function, provided that any business shall be reported to the Committee as soon as possible, and provided that no subcommittee shall spend funds of the Association otherwise than in accordance with a budget agreed by the Committee.

7. Finance

Bank accounts shall be operated in the name of the Association.

a.     The Association has power to accept donations, subscriptions or otherwise raise funds for the purpose of the Association, to the extent that such activity should not include permanent trading.

b.     Cheques shall be signed by two Officers

c.     The accounts shall be kept by the Treasurer and shall be audited by one auditor appointed at the Annual General Meeting.

d.     Event expenses will be paid by cheque within 7 days of an event providing that receipts are presented. No payments of expenses will be made on the day of an event.

For security reasons, the Treasurer and one other Committee Officer will regularly remove money from the high earning stalls at any Event. The a.     amount taken by the Treasurer will be noted down and left in the money box. 

b.     At any large Event, only 2 or 3 persons (to include the Treasurer or if the Treasurer is not available, one other Officer) are permitted to be present and to count up the money at the conclusion of the event.  This will take place in a locked room with no access to other persons.

c.     All monies to be collected from all stalls by Officers before the counting starts.

d.     Where possible two Officers will take all monies from Events to be banked as soon as is possible post event. All money is to be kept locked in the safe until such time as it is banked.  If it is not possible to have two Officers, then there must be still 2 persons, one of whom is to be an Officer.

e.     Two Officers, can agree in writing, a spend of up to £500 outside of a PTA meeting. However where possible all expenditure to be agreed at a PTA Meeting. Any expenditure agreed by the Officers outside a Meeting, should be declared at the next Meeting so that it can be minuted.

8. Amendments

No alteration to this Constitution may be made except at the Annual General Meeting or at a Special General Meeting called for the purpose. No amendments or alterations shall be made without the prior written consent of the Charity Commissioners to Clauses 2, 8 and 9, and no amendment shall be made which could cause the Association to cease to be a charity at law. Alterations to the Constitution shall receive the assent of two thirds of the members present, and voting at an AGM or Special General Meeting.

9. Dissolution

The Association may be dissolved by a resolution presented at a Special General Meeting called for this purpose. The resolution must have the assent of two thirds of those present and voting. Such resolution may give instructions for the disposal of any assets remaining after satisfying any outstanding debts and liabilities. These assets shall not be distributed among the members of the Association, but will be given to the school, or in the event of a school closure, to the School to which the majority of the children in the closing School will go, in any manner which is exclusively charitable at law.  If effect cannot be given to this provision, then the assets may be given for some other charitable purpose.

 

11/10/2017

 

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