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Welcome to the secondary phase of SRAOfsted Good logo

In recent years we have witnessed a revolution in the way we teach and learn. We have built upon our reputation for excellence across the curriculum and, thanks to our specialism in New Technologies, we have been able to ensure that the whole school benefits from the very latest technology with each student being allocated their own iPod Touch as a mobile learning device.

We are committed to providing education that gives students skills to rely upon for life. Whatever courses or careers our students choose to pursue, we make sure that they leave here with a strong basis for success. The forward-looking education we provide combined with the caring atmosphere of our school gives every student the help, support, opportunities and motivation they need to get the very best from their studies.

At SRA we strive to discover new, diverse and interesting ways to make the education we provide even more successful and dynamic. Our modern facilities and deep understanding of students’ individual needs help us to provide first-class teaching and learning from Year 7 to Year 13.

Mr Matt Gauthier
Headteacher   

 

Upcoming Events

23 September 2017

PTA BBQ

Time: 12:00PM to 6:00PM

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28 September 2017

Secondary Open Evening

Time: 6:00PM to 9:00PM

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2 October 2017

Open Mornings (secondary) for Y6 Parents

Time: 9:15AM to 10:15AM

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3 October 2017

Y12 &Y13 Curriculum Evening

Time: 11:00AM to 12:00PM

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4 October 2017

Open Morning (secondary) for Y6 Parents

Time: 9:15AM to 10:15AM

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6 October 2017

Open Morning (secondary) for Y6 Parents

Time: 9:15AM to 10:15AM

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9 October 2017

Open Morning (secondary) for Y6 Parents

Time: 9:15AM to 10:15AM

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11 October 2017

Open Morning (secondary) for Y6 Parents

Time: 9:15AM to 10:15AM

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PTA Annual General Meeting

Time: 7:30PM to 9:00PM

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13 October 2017

Open Morning (secondary) for Y6 Parents

Time: 9:15AM to 10:15AM

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2 November 2017

Y10 Curriculum Evening

Time: 6:00PM to 7:00PM

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7 November 2017

Digital Technology Parent's event

Time: 6:00PM to 7:00PM

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8 November 2017

PTA Meeting

Time: 7:30PM to 9:00PM

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16 November 2017

Post 16 Open Evening

Time: 6:00PM to 7:30PM

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30 November 2017

Y12 & Y13 Parents' Evening

Time: 4:00PM to 7:30PM

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6 December 2017

PTA Meeting

Time: 7:30PM to 9:00PM

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9 December 2017

PTA Festive Fayre

Time: 12:00PM to 3:00PM

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12 December 2017

Year 11 Parents' Evening

Time: 4:00PM to 7:00PM

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13 December 2017

"School of Rock", School Production

Time: 7:00PM to 9:30PM

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14 December 2017

"School of Rock", School Production

Time: 7:00PM to 9:30PM

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Announcements

Free eSafety Parent Sessions

14/06/2017

Advice for parents on keeping children safe online.
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Newsletter targets SEND audience

12/05/2017

Local SEND support partnership DSPL 7 publishes first monthly newsletter.
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Watford FC Women and Girls' Disability Day

27/04/2017

Come and join Watford FC CSE Trust to take part in a variety of free football activities.
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New Samuel Ryder Academy App

31/01/2017

Introduction of school app for Apple IOS and Android providing parents with day-to-day information and notifications.
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News

KS3 Explore Paris and Disneyland

20/07/2017

Over forty of our KS3 students are just back from a fabulous trip to Paris where they spent four days exploring this wonderful city.
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Fun and Learning During Healthy Living Week

10/07/2017

The whole academy participates in a range of activities for Healthy Living Week!
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St Albans Abbey Gifted and Talented visit

09/06/2017

Year 7s explore questions of faith during RE trip to St Albans Abbey.
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Bully-free form success

08/05/2017

Months of hard work from Year 7s sees all forms declared 'bully-free'.
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WWII talk examines role of ethnic minorities

02/05/2017

Military historian visits Year 7s as part of 'All in it together' project.
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Geography focus for Learning Zone competition

25/04/2017

Life skills students showcase their knowledge of countries and continents.
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Ryder Review team hits the headlines

16/03/2017

Year 9s produce bulletin for BBC School Report national news day
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Students work in partnership with PTA

13/03/2017

Students across the school have been working in partnership with our PTA to secure over £1,800 worth of new equipment.
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Careers event attracts Sixth Formers from across St Albans

06/03/2017

Samuel Ryder Academy was proud to host a St Albans schools consortium careers event on Friday 24th February, attended by Sixth Form students from schools across the district.
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Students unite against bullying

01/02/2017

Over one hundred students from across our primary and secondary phases took part in an Anti-Bullying Conference that focused on sexist language and discrimination.
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School performance tables reveal outstanding progress

31/01/2017

Samuel Ryder Academy now ranks second in Hertfordshire for key performance measure Progress 8.
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