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Ofsted report

Welcome to current parents

I am proud and privileged to lead SET Saxmundham School. Our team are absolutely dedicated to the development of a safe, vibrant, successful and student-centred place of learning; we believe that our young people are capable of truly fantastic things and we expect them to strive to achieve their very best whilst studying with us. Working with parents, carers and the local community we look to provide a range of opportunities for our students to enjoy their learning and excel.

Term Dates

2020-21 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 Michaelmas

Important dates

2020-21 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 Michaelmas

Attendance

It is the responsibility of parents/carers to ensure their sons/daughters attend School. Parents/carers should telephone the School before 9.30am to explain any absence. Any unexplained absence will be treated as unauthorised and may result in the issuing of a fixed penalty notice. Parents/carers should provide a note concerning a reason for any absence on the

Information sent home

An archive of letters and newsletters sent home can be found on this page.

Transport

How to get to SET Saxmundham School We run a number of minibus services directly to the school from locations such as Leiston, Felixstowe, Aldeburgh, Wickham Market and Woodbridge. We also have a contract with Belle coaches to provide three coaches to and from Felixstowe. Please contact the School Office at saxmundham@seckfordeducation.org.uk for the latest details of

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

Friends of SET Saxmundham School

The “Friends” are a group of parents/carers who organise regular social and fundraising events throughout the year to support and raise money for the School. Please keep an eye on the school calendar and this page for any upcoming events and the latest news from the “Friends”.

Staff information for parents

To contact an individual member of staff it is the first initial and surname followed by @seckfordeducation.org.uk. An example would be as follows: Mrs L Girling – lgirling@seckfordeducation.org.uk.

Uniform information for parents

SET Saxmundham School is a uniformed School. All of our students, without exception, wear the same uniform. We believe this fosters a strong sense of unity and identity.We would ask that parents/carers to support us by ensuring their child attends School each day in the correct attire with the necessary equipment to learn.

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