We've nearly made it!

As we get to the end of a busy term, it's always good to reflect.

Last week we had a visit from Jim Nixon, ex Head teacher at Great Yarmouth High and CNS. He couldn't believe how much the school has changed since he last visited and told us that if he was Head teacher here, he would be very proud.

I am exceptionally proud.

This term, we set ourselves 3 key aims:

  1. To Improve the culture and behaviour for learning in school by adopting clearer and more consistent expectations.
  2. To make sure our lessons, curriculum and assessments get our students ready for the more "knowledge rich" examinations.
  3. To make sure the well-being of our students and staff is paramount in everything that we do.

We think we have come a long way in achieving these aims but we are not complacent and we know we still have work to do.

We have also been listening carefully to the voice of our parents and carers and responding to the things that you identify as areas of improvement. This week I will be sending out a "You said, we did" email to explain our responses so far.

We are so lucky to work with amazing students and supportive families. Thank you so much. Have a fantastic holiday when it comes and see you in 2019!

We believe every child and young adult at Sprowston Community Academy should be ... 'Healthy, happy and safe; loved, valued and respected; and have high aspirations for their future.'

 

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School Holiday Arrangements

We would like to take this opportunity to confirm timings for the end of this term and for the January start. School will finish on Tuesday 18th December at 1.30pm .

School buses and taxis have been altered to allow for this. Please ensure your child knows the arrangements for them to get home at this time.

School will reopen for the New Year on Thursday 3rd January 2019 at 8.55am.

We would like to wish you all a happy holiday. Mrs Burton. Office Manager

Thank you to all the parents, carers and guardians of Year 9 students who completed the parent view questionnaire at Parents' Evening, the responses from which can be seen on the Parent View page.

    

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Doddle provides a comprehensive range of engaging online teaching, homework and assessment resources, to support learning and progress across the secondary curriculum in a range of subjects. It allows staff to assign varied resources to support classroom learning (presentations, audio, animations and revision materials), interactive presentations and self-marking quizzes to instantly assess understanding, and a secure and straightforward platform for teachers to assign any homework task.

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Mrs Nicklin, Assistant Headteacher
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Our two Senior Designated Professionals for safeguarding including Child Protection are Ms Wood, Acting Head of School and Mrs Nicklin, Acting Deputy Head.

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Twitter Accounts

Here at Sprowston Community Academy we have so much to offer and celebrate within the school. We post a number of articles on the school website but there is a wealth of information to be found in our numerous twitter feeds. Below we have listed the individual accounts and link to them.

Active Citizens https://twitter.com/@SCHS_ActiveCtz
Careers https://twitter.com/@SCHS_Careers
Community https://twitter.com/@SCA_Lettings
Creative Arts https://twitter.com/@SCAcreative
Design & Tech https://twitter.com/@schs_dandt
DofE https://twitter.com/@SprowstonDofE 
English https://twitter.com/@SCHS_English
French https://twitter.com/@SCHS_French_
German https://twitter.com/@SCHS_German
History https://twitter.com/@schs_hist
ICT https://twitter.com/@Sprowston_ICT
Inclusion https://twitter.com/@SCHS_Inclusion
Maths https://twitter.com/@SCHS_Maths
MFL (Languages) https://twitter.com/@SCHS_MFL
PE & Sports https://twitter.com/@SprowstonPE
Pupil Premium https://twitter.com/@SCHS_PP
RS/Phil. & Eth. https://twitter.com/SCHS_RS
Science https://twitter.com/@Sciencesprowsto
SEND https://twitter.com/@SCHS_SEN
Sixth Form https://twitter.com/@SCHS_SixthForm
SMSC https://twitter.com/@SCHS_SMSC
Spanish https://twitter.com/@SCHS_Spanish_

 

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