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23/10/19

Teachers - don't miss out on this fantastic upcoming event IBITES: a series of short workshops to enhance your use of iPads for Education. Follow the link for more details and to book your space!🎟️https://t.co/NSiTeLt0m4

23/10/19

For Black History month, today we celebrate Beryl Gilroy. Beryl came to London in 1952 and faced prejudice securing her first teaching role. Today she is known as the first black headteacher in London and for her contribution to multi-racial education. https://t.co/pal14gk6Mb

23/10/19

Retweeted From Scholars' Education Trust

Thanks to for hosting some excellent trust training tonight - and special gold stars for our colleagues attending during their half term!

23/10/19

We are delighted to announce that Samuel Ryder Academy has recently been named Apple Distinguished School! https://t.co/fOYQvSTs4C

21/10/19

As we continue to celebrate Black History Month , today we remember Alexander Miles who invented automatic lift doors, after the tragic death of his daughter,so lift shaft doors close automatically to prevent accidents. His design is still used in lifts today. https://t.co/IE80VJ7Yuq

16/10/19

Congratulations to the Year 7 football team who won their cup game yesterday - they are now through to the third round!⚽🏆

14/10/19

We continue to celebrate Black History Month at SRA, today remembering Malcolm X. Changing his surname from Little to X Malcolm said this represented his real,unknown name stolen from him by white slavers, urging Black Americans to fight against inequality. https://t.co/LGJZS8rXGy

14/10/19

Retweeted From Scholars' Education Trust

Vacancy: looking to join a dynamic teaching team, committed to their students? are seeking an English Teacher for the remainder of the academic year. See website for further details https://t.co/Pl1Ly6zZbD . . https://t.co/fikuiKfsLz

14/10/19

Retweeted From SRA Library

The Rugby World Cup House reading Challenge is hotting up in its last week! Bronte leading by 10 points! https://t.co/yYCHzFyLYq

14/10/19

A busy week for SRA! All wk - ♟️House Maths Chess Competition ✅Tues - Production rehearsals🎭 , U14/15 Rugby 🏉 ✅Weds - Primary/Sibling photos 📸, Saracens Masterclass 🏉 ✅Thurs - Secondary Photos📸, Production Rehearsals 🎭 ✅Friday - Y8/9/10 - Sports Tour 🤾‍♀️🏃‍♂️🚌

11/10/19

To mark Black History Month, today at SRA we are celebrating Dr Shirley Jackson, an American physicist whose experiments lead to developments such as the touch - tone telephone, the portable fax, caller ID, call waiting, and the fibre-optic cable! https://t.co/5iYEW76Erk

09/10/19

Today as part of Black History Month at SRA we celebrate Joan Armatrading who moved to the UK aged 7 from St Kitts to Birmingham. She taught herself to play guitar and was the first ever female UK artist to be nominated for a Grammy in the blues category! https://t.co/Lrnw8kh6nv

09/10/19

We have the Globe Players in school today performing snippets from Shakespeare to Year 7,10 and 11🎭🎭🎭 https://t.co/KHoJ5MiYA0

07/10/19

Today we remember Katherine Johnson whose work as a NASA employee were critical to the success of spaceflight. She was one of the first African-American women to work as a NASA scientist and was awarded the Presidential medal of Freedom in 2015. https://t.co/pDoyZacLNw

07/10/19

Coming up this week!🗓️ 🔠House Spelling Bee 🎭School Production Rehearsals - Tues/Thurs 📚Y2/Y6 Curriculum Evening - Tues 🏉Rugby - U15 Girls Tues, U18 Girls Weds, Senior Boys Weds 🚌Sports Tour Info Eve - Weds ⚽ Y5/6 Football - Thurs 🗒️ PTA AGM Meeting - Thursday, 7.30pm

04/10/19

To mark Black History Month, today SRA celebrate Tommy Smith and John Carlos. Angered by the treatment of Black Americans in the deep south, they raised gloved fists at the 1969 Olympics Ceremony to highlight the 'poverty of the Black man in America' https://t.co/QpBcBgNp5E

02/10/19

Meet the Faculty This week - the English department! https://t.co/q37FgRpRxx

01/10/19

Today we celebrate Rosa Parks - a civil rights activist who refused to surrender her seat to a white passenger on a segregated bus. This sparked the Montgomery Bus Boycott;launching nationwide efforts to end racial segregation of public facilities https://t.co/boaPSx1wTS

30/09/19

Another busy week ahead! ✅School Production Rehearsals -Tuesday/Thursday after school ✅Y7 PGL Info Evening - 6-7pm ✅ Senior Boys Rugby v Kings Langley, Weds ✅Y5/6 Football v Bernards Heath, Thurs, ✅ Saracens Girls Rugby Skills ✅ 6th Form Curriculum Evening - Thursday

30/09/19

Tomorrow sees the start of Black History Month! Here at SRA we will be celebrating the cultural diversity of modern Britain and recognising the contribution of people of African and Caribbean descent to our society https://t.co/dPncILjLND

23/09/19

A busy week ahead at SRA 👉 🛑Tuesday - School Production Rehearsals, Year 4 and 5 Curriculum Evening, 3.30-4.30pm 🛑Wednesday - Year 3 Celtic Harmony Trip 🛑Thursday - Open Evening - 6pm - 9pm (Secondary students finish -12.30pm) 🛑Friday - Secondary students late start 9.30am

23/09/19

Are you looking for a new part-time role? A fab opportunity has opened up at Scholars' Education Trust, based at Samuel RyderAcademy! https://t.co/2hKq0ed06Q

18/09/19

▶️School Calendar - under 'News and Events' ▶️Term Dates - under Key Information. Hopefully, this will help you get to grips with where things are!

18/09/19

▶️Letters Home - under 'Key Information'. To find the letter you need, it is possible to view letters by 'Category' (top right of page) ▶️Clubs - under Extra-Curricular, then Activities (there is also a timetable on letters home) ▶️Newsletters - under 'News and Events'

18/09/19

If you are new to the school and are still finding your way around the web site🤔 , here our some pointers for you!🙌 For most items, head to the main menu, for more specific information, head to Primary, Secondary, Sixth Form tabs at the bottom of the Home page.

18/09/19

Primary Teachers - are you looking for a new role? An exciting opportunity has opened up for a KS2 Lead in Maths https://t.co/meaUeAA5iP https://t.co/CimIbMrn63

16/09/19

Retweeted From Scholars' Education Trust

Vacancies: Are you interested in working for Scholars' Education Trust? We offer excellent staff training and development opportunities. See website for latest vacancies https://t.co/BtZ4F72Vlo . . https://t.co/UlFPWIgW1O

16/09/19

Introducing Bronte House! Head of House, Mr Amos has some exciting fundraising events in store this year!' The year before last Bronte won everything but last year we didn't do so well so my aim is for everyone to get involved an get back to the top - competing hard but fair!' https://t.co/Y6T0ppaZp6

13/09/19

There is no excuse for being bored this term! Here is our club timetable for the Autumn Term! ⚽🏉🎭🎨🎼🎲🎸🇪🇸🏊‍♀️🤾‍♀️🎾🎺🇫🇷👩‍🔬🤸🏸♟️➗💃🕺 https://t.co/rPsGNu3M3D

11/09/19

Retweeted From SRARugbyAcademy

GAME DAY! Our First XV start their NatWest cup campaign this afternoon against Beaumont. Go well, play hard, stay strong

11/09/19

If you are looking for a new role in education ,we have some amazing new opportunities within our trust right now! https://t.co/w4RSTe4R9c

06/09/19

After a fantastic start back, we are getting ready for a busy first full week from Monday! ➡️Monday - Primary Church Assembly ⛪ ➡️Tuesday/Thursday - School Production Rehearsals after school 🎭🎭 ➡️Friday - Duke of Edinburgh Bronze Practice (Year 11)

06/09/19

We're hiring! Several exciting new part-time admin roles have recently opened up at SRA! https://t.co/zHtKdn1TdP

04/09/19

Welcome back to all staff and students! Looking forward to a great academic year 2019/2020! https://t.co/kuxzVDC4GQ

04/09/19

Are you looking for a new part-time admin opportunity? An exciting new role has just opened up at Samuel Ryder Academy! https://t.co/4aD6RMYtrE

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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