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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

Annual Parent Questionnaire Feedback

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KS2 Results are out!

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Key Stage 1 Open Morning

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Upcoming Events

Sep
1
Fri
Staff Professional Development Day
Sep 1 all-day

No children in school.

Sep
4
Mon
Staff Professional Development Day
Sep 4 all-day

No children in school.

Sep
5
Tue
Start of the Autumn Term @ Easterside Academy
Sep 5 all-day

Children are back in school for the start of the new school year.

Oct
20
Fri
Break Up for Half Term @ Easterside Academy
Oct 20 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Last day of the first half of the Autumn Term.

Oct
30
Mon
Start Back – 2nd Half of the Autumn Term @ Easterside Academy
Oct 30 @ 8:45 am
Dec
22
Fri
Break Up – End of the Autumn Term
Dec 22 @ 3:00 pm

Last day of term.

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  • ECO Schools logo
  • Stonewall Championship
  • Active Mark 2008 logo
  • Sainsbury's School GamesSilver 2013-14 logo
  • Signup Gold Award logo
  • Bronze Award
  • Healthy Schools logo
  • CLOtC Silver Award
  • Investors In People logo
  • The Basic Skills Agency Quality Mark logo
  • Sport England logo
  • Childrens University logo
  • Arts Council England logo
  • ICT Mark Accredited logo
  • CLOtC Silver Award