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23/09/20

In Year 5 we have been looking at the internet and networks. Today we had to model how it works, here is an amazing interpretation using drama! 📧💻🎭 https://t.co/avxmlITgUb

23/09/20

Some Wartime tunes to accompany our learning this afternoon. The children enjoyed listening to Dame Vera Lynn, The Andrew’s Sisters and many more. https://t.co/9JAKDBO0Cf

23/09/20

Year 6 have been learning about WW2 across their subjects. Today in History in Oxford Class, we have been designing our own evacuation leaflets. Such wonderful discussions and great questioning shown to further understanding. https://t.co/VyAcizD8B5

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

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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