Vale of York Academy @ValeYorkAcademyDon’t forget to watch our yr 11 music video for 2018! Our YouTube channel link below - enjoy! 😀 https://t.co/V9xGtgzJDf20 hours ago
Vale of York Academy @ValeYorkAcademyRT @valeofyorkcomco: Well we have our first few teams entered already!!!! Fancy yourselves as brain boxes???!!! Then sign up for a fun nigh…4 days ago
Vale of York Academy @ValeYorkAcademyOur year 11 music video for 2018 is now on our academy youtube channel for viewing! It’s our staffs way to say goodbye and good luck! Get viewing below :) https://t.co/daeOFvgaEs1 week ago
Vale of York Academy @ValeYorkAcademyClass of 2018, we will miss you, you have been fabulous. We wish you every success. https://t.co/z1zH4lCRK81 week ago
Vale of York Academy @ValeYorkAcademyRT @valeofyorkcomco: Over 100 Primary children taking part in Rugby Union and the whole thing is being run by our amazing Y9 Leaders! Proud…2 weeks ago
Vale of York Academy @ValeYorkAcademy@cazturn @vale_yorkdofepe Euan has been part of it throughout the year and enjoyed it even though not there today. They have been an ace group of students 👍2 weeks ago
Vale of York Academy @ValeYorkAcademy@SuzieProphet With absolute pleasure! 👍2 weeks ago
Vale of York Academy @ValeYorkAcademyRT @vale_yorkdofepe: Last PE lesson with year 11 today! Ace group of young people who have been great in PE this year! Few more exams and t…2 weeks ago
Vale of York Academy @ValeYorkAcademyBig thank you to Mrs Robinson, Mr Vine, Mrs Cooper, Miss Slingsby and Mrs Zulkarnain for their hard work and dedication to support the Dofe bronze students this weekend. Staff volunteer to support this & give up their valuable time! Huge thank you from Mr Rampling - your ace!!👌 https://t.co/D2QAJZz27u2 weeks ago
Vale of York Academy
Vale of York Academy
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Manor CE Academy
Poppleton Ousebank Primary
Forest of Galtres Primary
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: Ms Louise Scaum

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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