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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

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Year 3 and 4 Open Morning

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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!