At Castle View Enterprise Academy we are very proud of our school council - the group elected by students to represent them. In September each year we have the elections for each tutor group. The student council meet on a regular basis.
You said... ‘Merits are not being given to students in the older year groups’
We did... ‘We created Five Merit Friday’
You said... 'Could we have more opportunities to visit different careers and speak to them?'
We did... 'We started Breakfast with a Guest Speaker Programme'
You said... 'Could we have a better breakfast provision?'
We did... 'We created a new menu with the kitchen and student council members'
You said... 'Could we have a more varied vegetarian menu?'
We did... 'We trialed a new and improved vegetarian menu'
You said... 'Could we have an award for teachers?'
We did... 'We introduced Teacher fo the Week - voted for by the students'
Head Girl and Boy
Students at the academy voted for Theo Weiss and Kristie Pattison to become their head girl and head boy in Year 11.
The prestigious role of the head boy and girl is to lead the school council and act as the students' representatives on issues that affect you such as uniform, catering, and even interviewing new teachers! They are also ambassadors for the school and represent us on trips and at events outside the school.
Students at Castle View Enterprise Academy have voted the following students to be their House Captains for 2017 - 2018.
We would like to congratulate the new House Captains and Vice Captains on their success.
We have a group of Lead Students in the Academy. These students have been selected through an application and interview process. They are are as follows:
Lois Bailes, Millie Bernardi, Michael Brown, Elliot Burnside, Ben Carney, Daniel Chaytor, Niall Crammond, Leah Davison-Pullan, Abby Ferrt, Lauren Gales, Thaissa Gomes, Bailee Gough, Melissa Olmez, Kristie Pattison, Ellie Roberts, Phoebe Shayle, Mackenzie Stoker, Mitchell Thirlwell, Theo Weiss and Zofia Zatyczyc.
At Castle View Enterprise Academy all students are encouraged to engage with leadership opportunity in the Academy in different areas. The opportunities are open to students to give them responsibility and learn vital leadership skills.
We currently have students who have been appointed by an interview process in the areas of Charities, Events and Online Safety.
What our leadership students do...
The charities team promotes fundraising across the Academy working with each year group and their designated charities. Their roles are:
- To raise awareness of the charities supported by the Academy.
- To organise events to support the charities.
- To advertise events to support the charities.
- To liaise with staff about charity events.
The Events team organise, promote and run events in the Academy. Their roles are:
- To liaise with staff who organise Academy events.
- To promote Academy events e.g. school musical, family fun day, talent show etc.
- To organise refreshments for Academy events.
- To be present at Academy events to support staff and students.
Online Safety Team
The aim of this team is to raise awareness of online safety by:
- Attendance at parents' evenings (online safety 'stall'), writing a short article for each newsletter to be added to website and also, designing an online safety display in school to be updated termly.
- Meeting with the online safety staff group to help identify key issues students have.
- Work in PSCHE lessons, supporting tutors Challenge Days, assemblies and work with key stage 3 students to deliver information on online safety.
- To create and distribute an online safety questionnaire and collate feedback from students.
What's on offer...
Most able readers help the emergent readers improve their confidence in reading and with an aim to improve their reading ages.
To support with the running and organisation of the LRC, helping to promote reading and use of the LRC. Senior Librarians are responsible for mentoring the new intake of new librarians.
The senior cadets are responsible for small teams within CCF. They are responsible for mentoring individual new cadets.
The role of Reading Ambassadors includes but is not limited to supporting students in guided and shared reading sessions, buying new books for the library and English classrooms and the promotion of books for all students to read.
Enterprise Ambassadors in English
The role of English Ambassador’s in English includes but is not limited to hosting book fairs, promoting and marketing of book fairs and book groups, handling money and order forms and distributing purchased books.
Community Ambassadors in English
Students in this position help run Year 6 transition days, Year 5&6 open evening, outreach projects into the community. There is also the chance to work with and visiting our feeder primary schools on a selection of different projects throughout the year.
Our Peer Mentors are trained to support other students who may need support with any issues they are faced with.
Primary Lead Transition Ambassadors
Students are in a position to lead assemblies with the students coming into the Academy. Work in the Primary Schools and in after school clubs in the Academy to support the transition of our students from primary to secondary school.
Support for Students
If you need help or advice about anything that is worrying you, no matter how big or small, we want to help you. If you feel that you can't go straight to your pastoral team you can fill in this confidential student support form and send it to us as a first step.
Send us a message
Assembly Rota - Term 1
Assembly Rota - Term 1
Assembly Rota - Term 2