Term Dates

Secondary School Term Dates Michaelmas Term Wednesday 26 August 2020 Start of Michaelmas Term Wednesday 26 – Friday 28 August 2020 Staff professional development days Tuesday 01 September 2020  Start of term for Year 7 – Induction Day Wednesday 02 September 2020 Start of term for Years 8-11 Monday 19 – Friday 30 October 2020

Important Dates

Reporting to parents and carers Thursday 08 October 2020 Year 10 Progress Evening Wednesday 14 October 2020 Year 7 ‘Settling In’ Information Evening Friday 16 October 2020 PCP1 Reports to Parents/ Carers Thursday 03 December 2020 Year 11 Progress Evening – mock examination results Thursday 10 December 2020 PCP2 Reports to Parents/ Carers Wednesday 20

Attendance

Attendance Attending school is important to ensure students are able to make the most of their education in order to reach their full potential. If you raise a child’s attendance you raise their academic chances. As a parent/carer you are legally responsible for ensuring that your child receives a suitable education. Failure to ensure that

Transition Information

Transition Information Starting a new school can be a daunting prospect, so from well before Year 6 students have their places confirmed with us, we work with the primary schools to ensure that they feel part of our Schools even before they apply. In the years before a student makes the transition, they might be

Transport

How to get to our Secondary Schools We run a number of minibus and coach services directly to each of our Secondary Schools from a variety of locations. Full details of transport options can be found at our School websites: SET Beccles School SET Ixworth School SET Saxmundham School Spaces on the transport offered by

Pupil Premium

What is Pupil Premium? The Government believes that the Pupil Premium, which is additional to main school funding, is the best way to address the current underlying inequalities between children eligible for free school meals (FSM) and their peers by ensuring that funding to tackle disadvantage reaches the students who need it most. The Pupil

Year 7 catch-up funding

What is Year 7 Catch-Up Funding? The literacy and numeracy catch-up premium provides schools with an additional £500 for each Year 7 Student who did not achieve at least level 4 in reading and/or Maths at the end of Key Stage 2. It is provided to all state-funded schools with a Year 7 cohort, including

Getting involved

There are several ways for parents/carers to get involved in the life of our Schools: Join the forum The Parents’ / Carers’ Open Forum is a regular drop-in session offering families the chance to meet the Head of School or other members of the senior leadership team to keep in touch with the life of

Restaurant

Restaurant Here at the Seckford Education Trust we believe that healthy eating plays a vital role in the successful education of our students. We have therefore invested in a high quality catering service that offers healthy, good value meals. Our nutritional standards are in line with national guidelines and we are absolutely committed to promoting