It is our intention at Claydon High School that all students achieve the very best they are capable of.
We know that sometimes life is tough and some of our students need a little extra support.
We utilise our disadvantaged student funding to support students to undertake a wide range of activities and be in receipt of some additional learning support.
We have a very clear vision and ethos for our school and have a clear strategic direction which enables us to get the best from our funding.
The process we go through to overcome the barriers and narrow the educational gap is as follows:
Following DfE guidelines:
“Schools, headteachers and teachers will decide how to use the Pupil Premium allocation, as they are best placed to assess what additional provision should be made for individual pupils.
It is for schools to decide how the Pupil Premium, allocated to schools per FSM pupil, is spent, since they are best placed to assess what additional provision should be made for the individual pupils within their responsibility”.
We feel it is essential to support students by offering a range of support and interventions. We know that no single intervention or support strategy can provide the answer to making good progress and it is the combination of support and intervention that is most likely to have an impact with our students.
The support offered is aimed at motivating, building confidence and helping students to be resilient in overcoming barriers that they may face so that they leave our school having made good progress with options available to them for their next steps.
We know that gaps still exist between disadvantaged and non-disadvantaged students and it is our aim to eradicate these gaps as quickly as possible.
For further information please find the following links:
Disadvantaged Student income £136,773
Percentage of students in school who receive FSM - 7.88%
Percentage of students in school who are looked after - 0.87%
Percentage of students in school who received FSM in one or more of the previous 6 years - 19.70%
Total percentage of disadvantaged students - 28.45%
Percentage of students from service families - 1.02%
Disadvantaged Student income £135,250
Percentage of students in school who receive FSM - 8.30%
Percentage of students in school who are looked after - 1.19%
Percentage of students in school who received FSM in one or more of the previous 6 years - 11.85%
Total percentage of disadvantaged students - 21.30%
Percentage of students from service families - 0.44%
We would like to extend a very warm welcome to our new Year 7 students and their parents/carers.
Starting high school can feel a bit daunting at first but it is also very exciting and great fun. You will be part of a warm and friendly school community offering all the support you need to help you feel at home and to achieve your personal best in school. Although Claydon High School may be a lot bigger than your primary school, rest assured that everyone will be happy to help you settle in, find your way around and make lots of new friends.
We have been successful in our application for a Silver School Games Award. The School Games Mark (which is recognised by Ofsted) rewards schools for their commitment to and development of competition, school sport and physical education.
In order to achieve any level of the School Games Mark, we must meet a set of prerequisites including: providing opportunities that attract less active young people to participate in physical activity; a calendar of competition that demonstrates opportunities for young people with SEND to take part in competitions; a notice board and/or in-house school digital system that promotes School Games activity and much more.
Please click here for details.
On 1st June 2017, Claydon High school, East Bergholt High School and Hadleigh High School joined together to form a multi-academy trust - The South Suffolk Learning Trust. The three strong schools will be working together to share best practice within the partnership as well as supporting other schools in Suffolk. The South Suffolk Learning Trust (led by an experienced board of local trustees) intends to grow and support the learning of Suffolk youngsters aged between 3 and 19 and add positively to improving life chances of Suffolk children through effective collaboration.
Headteachers Sarah Skinner, Colin Turner and Caroline Gibson are delighted to be formalising partnerships across schools and enabling an even wider number of children to reach their full potential.
Please click here to download the new lunchtime menu provided in our Megabites canteen by Vertas Catering. Please note that there is a three week rotation and w/c 20th February 2017 is week one.
Recycle your unwanted clothing and paper and raise vital funds for your school in the process!
The PTA have arranged for paper and textile recycling banks to be situated in the coach car park at Claydon High School and are available for both school and community use. Please click here for more details. For safety reasons, restrictions of use apply when buses are dropping off and collecting students in the mornings and afternoons.
We are delighted to share the exciting news that Claydon High School has been named in the top 100 non-selective state-funded schools in England.