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Welcome to Easterside Academy

"Giving the Chance to Shine"

Our School

our school2We are a fully inclusive Primary Academy for children aged 3 – 11, located just outside of the town of Middlesbrough. With our own extensive grounds, and excellent facilities, we provide plenty of space for children to learn; reach their potential and ultimately shine!

We have excellent outdoor grounds and facilities for our children that include spacious grass areas, two playgrounds, a games court, a big Early Years outdoor area, a wooded ‘wild’ area, allotment, orchard and outdoor classrooms. We also have many fantastic outdoor spaces for learning both locally and in the wider community including the ‘West Beck’, ‘Stewarts Park’ and ‘Fairy Dell. All within walking distance of the school! As part of our curriculum we are committed to ensuring that all children have meaningful, frequent, continuous and progressive access to Learning Outside the Classroom (LOtC) activities.

At Easterside all children receive an exciting, creative and innovative curriculum, delivered by committed and inspirational teachers. We have a vastly experienced and generous number of Teaching Assistants who support the children’s learning whatever their needs.

The school does its utmost to ensure the well being of all children. There are three non teaching members of staff dedicated to this role that supported by other staff, form our ‘Care Team’. The Team ensures there is constructive play with a range of activities on the yards; that issues between pupils are resolved; that reluctant learners are supported; that the behaviour policy is implemented effectively and that there is an active, stimulating study support programme before and after school. A key aspect of their role is also working with parents and families.

our schoolAt Easterside we work hard to engage parents in their child’s learning through opportunities such as ‘Stay and Play’, ‘Consultation Time’ and ‘Open Mornings’. Our school holds the Leading in Parental Partnership Award.

The site is all on one level in the Early Years and Key Stage 1 and on two levels at Key Stage 2. Classrooms are inviting and provide a stimulating and rich environment for teaching and learning. The library is well resourced and positioned centrally in the school. All classrooms have interactive whiteboards and visualisers, enabling teachers to use the latest technology. ICT is taught within our ICT Suite as well as within classrooms via computers, laptops and iPads. We have a Curriculum Kitchen that is regularly used for cooking across the school and the Cookery Club with our school Cook.

As a school we have a rich PE and Sports curriculum which delivers a broad range of physical activities for all year groups. As well as teaching the more traditional sports we also ensure our children are given the opportunity to try something different e.g. Wheelchair Basketball, Golf, Boxercise and ‘Frisbee’. We are fully involved in local competitions and celebrate all successes with pupils and parents! We are extremely proud of our recently achieved ‘Silver Games Award’ Quality Mark.

The Head Teacher welcomes visitors to the school and is always happy to discuss how we can meet the needs of children and families. Please contact the school office for an appointment. The Governors are always pleased to hear from anyone interested in working with school staff in the strategic leadership of the school.

 

 

Our School Rules

  • Treat others as you would like to be treated.
  • Listen to adults in school and do as they say.
  • Work sensibly, safely and tidily.
  • Respect our school and everything in it.
  • Think about what you do and about what will happen.
  • Try your best to complete your homework.

Latest News

KS1 Open Morning

This morning we have had the second open morning of the week! This time for our Key Stage 1 parents and families. It has been so nice to see so ...

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Harry Potter: A History of Magic Exhibition and Events

A History of Magic Exhibition is taking place ...

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Year 3 and 4 Open Morning

It was great to welcome to our ‘Open ...

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Upcoming Events

Dec
18
Mon
12 Days of Christmas – Attendance Initiative @ Easterside Academy
Dec 18 all-day

Children in school will have the opportunity to win Christmas prizes each day over this 12 day period.

If your child has been in school for the full 12 days their name will be entered into a draw for a huge Christmas hamper!

Dec
19
Tue
12 Days of Christmas – Attendance Initiative @ Easterside Academy
Dec 19 all-day

Children in school will have the opportunity to win Christmas prizes each day over this 12 day period.

If your child has been in school for the full 12 days their name will be entered into a draw for a huge Christmas hamper!

KS 1 Christmas Performance @ Easterside Academy
Dec 19 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Dec
20
Wed
12 Days of Christmas – Attendance Initiative @ Easterside Academy
Dec 20 all-day

Children in school will have the opportunity to win Christmas prizes each day over this 12 day period.

If your child has been in school for the full 12 days their name will be entered into a draw for a huge Christmas hamper!

KS2 Christmas Performance @ Easterside Academy
Dec 20 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Dec
21
Thu
12 Days of Christmas – Attendance Initiative @ Easterside Academy
Dec 21 all-day

Children in school will have the opportunity to win Christmas prizes each day over this 12 day period.

If your child has been in school for the full 12 days their name will be entered into a draw for a huge Christmas hamper!