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Welcome to Easterside Academy

"Giving the Chance to Shine"

Vision Statement

The aim of our school is to be a safe, happy, creative and successful school which enhances the life chances of its pupils, and which is an integral part of the life of the local community.

Key values of the school:

  • Mutual respect between and within the staff, pupils, parents, and governors
  • Equality of opportunity -Equal values and worth of all
  • Shared sense of pride and ownership
  • Committed to continuous improvement

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The principal objectives of the school are:

Achievement –

a) to improve the attainment of all pupils within the school
b) to promote the individual achievement of all through a creative curriculum

  • by emphasis on the teaching of core subjects
  • by providing a broad, balanced curriculum both indoors and outdoors
  • by continuous improvement of attainment as measured by SATs results
  • by encouraging and supporting all pupils to achieve their personal best
  • by the use of individual pupil target setting
  • by providing opportunities for pupils to become independent learners both indoors and outdoors
  • by support for pupils with special educational needs, EAL, and more able and talented pupils
  • by continuously reviewing and enhancing curriculum provision, particularly through the use of the Outdoor Learning Environment, ICT, the arts, sport and enrichment activities

 

c) to improve the quality of teaching

  • by enhancing and developing the skills of the staff through in service training and feed back
  • by encouraging innovation
  • by providing opportunities for the staff to develop and share their individual skills and interests
  • by ensuring that teachers and other adults in the school assume a leadership role by
  • consistently providing a good role model for staff and pupils
  • by using performance management as a tool to secure continuous improvement
  • by developing the role of support staff

Community-

a) to develop and promote the school as a community

  • by ensuring that the values of the school are put into practice in all aspects of the school’s activities
  • by ensuring full and effective consultation with pupils, staff, parents and governors, as appropriate
  • by ensuring that there are effective systems of communication for pupils, staff, and governors
  • by promoting a climate of empathy, tolerance, understanding and good behaviour
  • by providing a pleasant modern, well maintained and resourced working environment for all both indoors and out

 

b) to develop and promote the school in the community

  • by encouraging parents to become involved in the school and to use it as a resource
  • by increasing parental involvement in their children’s learning and achievements
  • by utilising the school buildings and facilities for the benefit of the community
  • by actively contributing to community initiatives by increasing cooperation with partner organisations

 

Communication-

a) to improve home school relationships

  • by producing regular, high quality newsletters that celebrate success and offer information
  • by regular contact with parents individually or collectively
  • by offering appropriate support and challenge to promote the well being of pupils

 

b) to underpin both achievement and community objectives with high quality systems of communication

  • by supporting and developing teamwork within the staff – within teams and between teams - teaching and non teaching staff – and between pupils
  • by improving the quality of rewards and certificates for pupils
  • by continuously improving communication between all staff; staff and governors; Head Teacher and governors; staff and pupils
  • by pursuing links with a range of partners
  • by providing information to the local media to promote the achievements of the school to the wider community of Easterside and Middlesbrough

Latest News

Key Stage 1 Open Morning

On Friday this week 44 parents attended are Open Morning at Key Stage One to join in a variety of activities linked to the children’s topic ‘Wriggle and Crawl’ this ...

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£3,100 Raised for Clic Sargent

A huge, huge thank you to everyone that contributed to our sponsored Colour Run event at the end of last term. Together we have raised an amazing £3,100 for our ...

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Spring Term 100% Attendance Award!

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Upcoming Events

Jun
27
Tue
Pupil Annual Reports Pick Up @ Easterside Academy
Jun 27 all-day

Pupil reports can be collected from the main entrance of the school at 9am and 3pm.

Jun
28
Wed
Sports Day @ Easterside Academy
Jun 28 all-day

Key Stage 2 – Morning

Key Stage 1 – Afternoon

Jun
29
Thu
Early Years Stay and Play – Numbers all around! @ Easterside Academy
Jun 29 all-day

Parents and family welcome to ‘Stay and Play’ every Thursday at the start of the session.

Morning Nursery and Reception: 8.45am – 9.15am

Afternoon Nursery: 12 – 12.30pm

Reception Yoga Bugs – Celebration Assembly
Jun 29 all-day

Time to be confirmed.

Jul
5
Wed
Summer Fair @ Easterside Academy
Jul 5 @ 1:15 pm – 3:00 pm

Further information will follow.

Jul
6
Thu
Early Years Stay and Play – Out and About
Jul 6 all-day

Parents and family welcome to ‘Stay and Play’ every Thursday at the start of the session.

Morning Nursery and Reception: 8.45am – 9.15am

Afternoon Nursery: 12 – 12.30pm