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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

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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Year 3 and 4 Open Morning

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Upcoming Events

Oct
19
Thu
Consultation Time @ Easterside Academy
Oct 19 all-day

Parent consultation for the following classes. Please make sure you have agreed an appointment time.

Miss Weetman

Early Years Cultural Day – Diwali @ Easterside Academy
Oct 19 all-day

Children will learn about Diwali today.

Early Years Stay and Play @ Easterside Academy
Oct 19 all-day

Early Years (Nursery and Reception) parents and family are invited to stay on Thursday’s to join in themed activities with their child in the setting.

For morning nursery and reception this is at 8.45am and for afternoon nursery this is at 12. The sessions last for approx 30 – 45 mins. Everyone welcome!

Gym Jo – Year 5 and 6 @ Easterside Academy
Oct 19 all-day

Year 5 and 6 pupils will be taking part in Gymnastics lessons with our instructor Jo. Please make sure your child has their PE kit on this day as it is part of the curriculum, and that they have their earrings out if they wear them.

Halloween Disco @ Easterside Academy
Oct 19 all-day

Details to follow.

Yoga Bugs @ Easterside Academy
Oct 19 all-day

Reception children will take part in Yoga Bugs every Thursday. Please ensure they have their PE kit with them on these days and earrings are taken out if they have them.