Vale of York Academy @ValeYorkAcademyRT @AliceR_FF: Happy Easter break 🐣 don’t forget you can head to https://t.co/hKhSUivZH2 whilst you’re off school to sign up for @NCS ☀️ #N2 weeks ago
Vale of York Academy @ValeYorkAcademyHuge thank you to Mr Bailey! We wish him all the best for his next steps in his career! Have a wonderful Easter to our students, staff, governors, parents and our school community! Happy Easter 🐣 https://t.co/kh38YzEkWZ2 weeks ago
Vale of York Academy @ValeYorkAcademyOutstanding work today from 3 of our year 7s who have raised £60 from a bake sale to raise funds for Stimul8. We are really impressed with their efforts and what a nice sum of money to hand to support the charity! Well done girls 👍 https://t.co/9mBUlQdykf2 weeks ago
Vale of York Academy @ValeYorkAcademyRT @valeofyorkcomco: Plenty on offer in the local area for you to do over Easter, including these great opportunities from @YorkKnightsRLFC2 weeks ago
Vale of York Academy @ValeYorkAcademyLast day of term today as we break up for Easter! School closes today at 12.15pm but will be open for year 11 specific revision sessions during the 2 weeks! School restarts at 8.45 on Monday 29th April! https://t.co/C5cghnYA182 weeks ago
Vale of York Academy @ValeYorkAcademyCracking evening walk tonight with these year 10 students! Group 2 on their second walk! Gorgeous weather for us in Osmotherley making it a really nice 10km walk 👍 students has excellent fitness and navigation! Soon will be their practice Dofe weekend 😁🏕 https://t.co/avtXXWnrIa2 weeks ago
Vale of York Academy @ValeYorkAcademyRT @DofE: Wondering what’s in your store for your #DofE expedition? To give you a flavour of what you’ll be doing, check out this vlog from…2 weeks ago
Vale of York Academy @ValeYorkAcademyRT @YCFCFoundation: 🔵 Easter Holiday Courses 🔴 Our famous Holiday Courses are now 7 days away. Make sure you get your child booked on befo…2 weeks ago
Vale of York Academy @ValeYorkAcademyRT @yckfoundation: Girls from across the City of York and N. Yorks are invited to sign up to the @YorkKnightsRLFC Excel player development…2 weeks ago
Vale of York Academy @ValeYorkAcademyThis will be our expedition leader who will be with us at all times in Morocco! The challenge is set high for July! As Matt says, Really important to keep up your fitness! This Easter get out walking 😁 https://t.co/BNuVJJZy8A2 weeks ago
Vale of York Academy
Vale of York Academy
Barlby High School
Manor CE Academy
Poppleton Ousebank Primary
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Burton Green Primary
Vale of York Academy
Vale of York Academy
Barlby High School
Manor CE Academy
Poppleton Ousebank Primary
Forest of Galtres Primary
Burton Green Primary

VALE OF YORK ACADEMY IS PART OF

SEN

Faculty: ASPIRE (Special Educational Needs, Emotional, Social, Literacy and Numeracy difficulties)

Assistant Vice Principal – Student Welfare: Mr Gavin Kumar

Key Stage 3 – Curriculum Support

Partnerships are formed with our feeder primary schools to ensure we have the best information available about our students. Students with additional educational needs are then provided with the opportunity to access a transition project to make sure they are confident in transferring to Vale of York.

This project begins after Christmas in year 6 and it is supported by other students in the school. All students have their reading comprehension tested upon entry to Vale of York Academy and then they are tested every year they are with us. This is to give an accurate picture of reading ability and to ensure that lessons are accessible for all students.

All students in KS3 have the opportunity to access paired reading which takes places 3 mornings a week in the library. Our Year 11 prefects listen to the KS3 students read and support them to choose books and develop their understanding of texts.

Students that fall below a standardised score of 89 will be tested every 6 months and will also be tested for single word reading ability and spelling.

For those that fall below a standardised score of 85 will be placed upon intervention programmes such as Literacy Catch up, Phonics support, Literacy Progress units and others. It is based on the needs of the individual and all students access a variety of programmes to ensure that they make accelerated progress.

Some students may be supported in class however there is opportunity to access after school support by our dedicated Inclusion team. The focus will be on pre teaching vocabulary and key concepts as well as literacy and numeracy catch up programmes.

Students may be withdrawn from their non-core lessons in KS3 to accelerate their progress in Maths and English.

Key Stage 4 – Curriculum

All students have their reading comprehension tested upon entry to Vale of York Academy and then they are tested every year they are with us. This is to give an accurate picture of reading ability and to ensure that lessons are accessible for all students.

Students that fall below a standardised score of 89 will be tested every 6 months and will also be tested for single word reading ability and spelling.

Students who are below 85 standardised score will be tested for exam access arrangements. The outcome of these tests will identify whether they need extra time, a reader or a scribe in their GCSE exams. These arrangements are not suitable for all students.

Students may be supported in class however there is opportunity to access after school support by our dedicated Inclusion team. The focus will be on pre teaching vocabulary and key concepts as well as literacy and numeracy catch up programmes.

Course work support is available after school with our inclusion team for students who are identified as having an additional educational need.

View our SEN policy and SEND report.

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