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16/05/22

Year 6 enjoyed using their inference and exploratory talk today as they began a new unit of English based on The Arrival by Shaun Tan. Some great ideas created from the images. https://t.co/eu5rwHu5s5

16/05/22

Taste it Tuesday at Ace club. We made delicious Chocolate decorated apples. Yummy! https://t.co/Yj07Aqzoaz

16/05/22

Fab Lab Thursday at Ace club. We made balloon rockets. The children had so much fun with these. They really took flight! https://t.co/mnxkAt9Osi

16/05/22

Make it Monday at Ace club last week. The children used different materials to create a collage. There were some fantastic creations! https://t.co/sPp9ULcplH

15/05/22

Retweeted From Samuel Ryder Academy

* Pyjamarama Day * Our ‘Teacher Bedtime Stories’ will be available to watch each evening at 4pm until 17th May. Tonight is 'Snail and the whale' - we hope you enjoy it! https://t.co/jT57K9UMls

15/05/22

Retweeted From Samuel Ryder Academy

* Pyjamarama Day * Our ‘Teacher Bedtime Stories’ will be available to watch each evening at 4pm until 17th May. Tonight is 'The Girls' - we hope you enjoy it! https://t.co/n406v9ioH3

13/05/22

We had a wonderful day today . Take a look at some of amazing pyjamas and us enjoying some individual reading 📚🤩 https://t.co/lTDGMVo799

13/05/22

We have extremely lucky to have the secondary students supporting our learning today and sharing bedtime stories, the discussions heard between all of our students today have been amazing! 📚🗣 https://t.co/aHHPiHoL02

12/05/22

Year 6 have officially finished their SATs week! We cannot praise the children enough for their effort, focus and determination- we are so proud of you all! Well done Year 6 and a big thank you to all of the staff involved with the smooth running of the tests this week 🤩 https://t.co/mXMgI1RBtj

12/05/22

A final breakfast before the last SATs paper today! Bring it on! A big thank you to everyone involved in making it such a successful week 🎓🤩 https://t.co/RkHcrPABn5

09/05/22

A great start to the KS2 assessments with a breakfast all together. The children enjoyed the relaxed start with some lovely breakfast treats. https://t.co/dvJvjeEghu

07/05/22

The finale at last nights Young Voices! A huge thank you to Mr Fothergill for organising this amazing experience for the Year 5 and 6 students. It was an incredible evening, enjoyed by all 🎤👋🏼 https://t.co/oYlwMa0V7X

06/05/22

Young Voices are on the way home. We are due to arrive at 10.40pm. We will update with any further information if this changes.

06/05/22

What an amazing evening we are all having 🎶🗣🎵👍🏻🤩 https://t.co/lvoV3AFEPT

06/05/22

New ETA back at Samuel Ryder for 20:10pm

06/05/22

York Class’ ETA back at Samuel Ryder is 19:55pm. Unless anything changes we will see you then!

06/05/22

Those coming to see Young Voices this evening- we are located in the top right corner, if you are looking at the stage!

06/05/22

With the KS2 assessments taking place next week, the children were excited to receive a little treat from Miss Bacon and Miss Reed. We are incredibly proud of their hard work and wish them good luck for next week. https://t.co/m29nvgXjuI

06/05/22

York Class have had a blast the final photo before dinner. The children have had an incredible time and have made us proud ⛵️🌅 https://t.co/dc0xtQFZ7V

06/05/22

For those collecting children from Young Voices after the performance. We are coach number 88 which is parked at sight 1B- see pictures! https://t.co/Htx4XKLpdI

06/05/22

We have made it! Bring on the rehearsals! 🎶🎼🎵 https://t.co/Hsier2DmrF

06/05/22

And Year 5 and 6 Young Voices trip are on their way to the O2! All very excited and cannot wait for the performance this evening 🎶🎵🎼 https://t.co/j49tSn8gCF

06/05/22

Team 2 taking part in some archery 🏹🎯 https://t.co/Nrmc45PfVs

06/05/22

Some wonderful team work happening from York Class in the team building activities 👏 https://t.co/sV2V43Awrk

06/05/22

Take 2 ☕️🍴 https://t.co/5BZ7xVLp0b

06/05/22

Ready for day 2 just having a lovely breakfast! https://t.co/cAbSZPrrmC

05/05/22

A beautiful night walk for us this evening and some yummy hot chocolate and cake when we got back. Who doesn’t love a class selfie 🌅⛵️☕️❤️ https://t.co/ux3k0HXeC4

05/05/22

Seriously lucky with the sun! The children are having the best time 😄 https://t.co/K4zH2shr6N

05/05/22

Learning lots of new skills ☀️ https://t.co/lkysCNlJLq

05/05/22

The children are hitting the water for some sailing ⛵️ https://t.co/iDcJg9FZTN

05/05/22

Having a tour of the vessel! ⛴☀️ https://t.co/J886R8QQPE

05/05/22

York Class have arrived! Let the activities commence! ⛴ ☀️ https://t.co/UrtmoLE9rI

05/05/22

York Class are finally off on there trip to Fellowship Afloat! The excitement is in full swing! The children have come up with there own hashtag for the trip ⛴ 😄 https://t.co/zwlyXhtUuS

05/05/22

Year 5 came second in the football tournament yesterday afternoon- taking them through to the next round on Saturday morning! Well done boys ⚽️🏆 https://t.co/g0SNQ9vhxW

04/05/22

A wet and soggy end to a wonderful few days away with Bath Class! We are on our way home ☔️☔️🚌 https://t.co/cwEoxvwpHo

04/05/22

I’m so sorry this didn’t send earlier- I had some network errors!!

04/05/22

Bath Class are all packed up and on their way home. 😥 Our ETA at school is 7:55pm. I’ll update Twitter if this is due to change.🚌 The class have been incredible these last few days and have really impressed me with their positive attitudes, manners and team work. ❤️

Covid-19 Catch Up Premium - Governors report

Catch up funding
Academic year 2020/2021
Nature of Strategy/support Year group/Key stage Cost Key Performance Indicator Lead person Where we are/impact
Bug club phonics books Reception, Year 1 and 2 £2,938.97 All children in EYFS and children to have access to reading books.

Improved reading skills and success at phonics screening 
LSH All books have been purchased,
catalogued and are in use.
 The early years and yea 1 children
utilise the books for their guided
 reading daily sessions.

It is predicted that over 80% of the children in year 1 will pass their phonics screening check.
Virtual visit to Cambridge
Science Centre 
KS1 and KS2 £180.00 To enrich the experience of science curriculum and support with both the recovery of missed knowledge as well as bringing science to life  HAR The  following virtual visits took place on the 02/03/2021: 
A digestive journey show
Stronger by design show
Sonic science show
Maths revision guides KS34   £1,577 To support with the recovery of knowledge and skills for KS3 students NSH The guides were given to the students in November 2020 and are being used in lessons and at home.  
English revision guides KS4 £1,708 To support with the recovery of knowledge and skills for GCSE students SMA The following guides were purchased on 04/12/202114/05/2021:
An inspector calls
McBeth
Power and conflict poetry
English language revision
Geography revision guides KS4 £325.40 To support with the recovery of knowledge and skills for GCSE students RYE The guides were given to the students in November 2020 and are being used in lessons and at home.  
Virtual visits by authors and virtual productions KS4 £350.00 Support the comprehension aspects of the texts studied in English in readiness for the GCSE assessments. SMA Alexander Sheppard visit on 10/02/21
Romeo and Juliet and McBeth production on 24th and 25th of March 2021
Science revision guides and practice papers
Science GCSE textbooks
KS3 and 4
KS4
£2,590.00 Support with the recovery of the curriculum, students have minimal gap in their knowledge and skills for the following academic year GNO These were purchase on 18/03/2021 and the students have been utilising them in lessons and at home.
Hire of steel drums All Key Stages £800.00 Support with the teaching of the instrument and bringing the lessons to life. AKI The pupils have enjoyed playing on the instrument and this has brought the curriculum to life. 
Access to online resources All year groups £629 Student to have easy access to array of material, to accelerate their knowledge.  ECO Hodder's Magazine Collection subscription to support independent research for the KS4 students- purchased on 20/01/2021.

Digital Theatre subscription- support the teaching of the curriculum in KS3 and 4 English.
Art resources KS 3,4  £698.00 Students make rapid progress, by having access to subject specialist resources. KWI Specialist watercolour tin was purchased on 11/02/2021 and the CYP have been using them to support their learning.  
MFL language assistant KS 3,4  £12,000.00 To ensure that the students achieve their predicted targets. LTI This has been an important resource in ensuring that the students, in particular the year 11 students have had the opportunity to catch up and be prepared for their assessments. 
Use of specialist maths and English  lead in primary to lead targeted interventions in year 6 Year 6
£3000
The targeted year 6 children achieve their
predicted grades.
LSH Initial assessment on return to school on the 8th of March 2022 and small group teaching by the primary maths lead has supported the children to catch up both with knowledge and content of the missed curriculum.

SATs assessments in May : the children have performed exceptionally. Over 80% of the year group have achieved ARE in both reading and GPS and maths, and over 40% Gisin both areas.    
Increased capacity for therapeutic support   All year groups £15,000 Reduction in the number of CYP on the waiting list to receive support
Full engagement in the curriculum
Improved attendance
Reduction in behaviour points
Increase number of reward points
  
LSH There is a three tier system approach to supporting CYP with their emotional wellbeing:
 Mentoring
Brief Therapy
Counselling

The funding has enabled us to increase this provision. The school counsellor is seeing 21 students at present.

There  is now a trained member of staff, who delivers Brief Therapy, three days a week all day to CYP across the whole academy. At present, she is seeing 22 pupils across the academy.

There is also a Resilience trained member of the Inclusion team , that is offering mentoring sessions  to 15 students at present. This has ensured that no CYP is on the counsellor's waiting list.
Employment of an intervention
teachers
Years 7, 8 and 9 £11,267 The CYP to achieve their targeted
grades in GCSE examinations.
LSH/IBA Identified group of students in years 7 to  9 have received maths and English catch up lessons in small groups of six students. These were delivered by a qualified teacher one lesson per week for six weeks. 
IT equipment such as headsets and microphones for teachers to support the blended learning approach All teaching staff £2,331 Support teaching staff in delivering the
remote learning lessons.
LSH All teaching staff have been provided with New Bee blue tooth headsets. The use of these has ensured more effective delivery of lessons.
 
It equipment for children and young people    £600 To support with recording of the work, in particular for students with SEN   Twenty wired iPad keyboards with lighting connector was purchased on 17/02/2021 for KS4 children. 
Celebration trips- 50% discount for all  Disadvantaged students Years 7 to 10 £2,000 To provide enriching experience for the Disadvantaged students, in particular in light of the recent lockdowns. ECO All trips have been organised and the level of discount has
 been agreed.
Academic year 2021/2022
Family support worker All year groups £20,000 Engagement from parents with school   To ensure effective and timely support for the vulnerable families. Having this provision in house will provide a higher quality of support for the CYP and their families, as the individual responsible
will be fully aware of the systems and processed operating in the school
as well as being in the position to build positive relationships with the CYP.   
Development of the
sensory garden
Primary, Inclusion £10,000 To support emotional wellbeing of the children, bring ecology  and sustainable aspect of the curriculum to life.    
Increased capacity for therapeutic support   All year groups £15,000 Reduction in the number of CYP on the waiting list to receive support

Full engagement in the curriculum
Improved attendance

Reduction in behaviour points
Increase number of reward points
  
LSH There is a three tier system approach to supporting CYP with their emotional wellbeing:
 Mentoring
Brief Therapy
Counselling

The funding has enabled us to increase this provision. The school counsellor is seeing 21 students at present.

There  is now a trained member of staff, who delivers Brief Therapy, three days a week all day to CYP across the whole academy. At present, she is seeing 22 pupils across the academy.

There is also a Resilience trained member of the Inclusion team , that is offering mentoring sessions  to 15 students at present. This has ensured that no CYP is on the counsellor's waiting list.
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