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... '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 trialled 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.'
You said... 'Corridors are crowded, particularly stairwells and upstairs corridors.'
We did... 'We have introduced a one-way system.'
You said... 'There is a lack of seating areas at lunch times.'
We did...'We have specific areas allocated to year groups and increased number of tables and chairs available.'
You said...'Students need people to talk to regarding mental health.'
We did...'Student Council have interviewed students to become part of a Mental Health working group.'
You said...'There is a lack of space for storing outdoor clothing.'
We did...'Each year group has been assigned specific rails which are locked away during the Academy day.'
You said...'We would like to be recognised for kindness and manners as well as our academic progress.'
We did...'This has been added to Class Charts and is recognised on a weekly basis' and 'nomination for Recognition cards are issued on a half-termly basis (two per staff member).'
We did...'We would like to be rewarded for good attendance.'
You said...'There has been a half-termly reward structure introduced.'
We said...'We would like to be bale to gain access to the building on a morning rather than wait outside.'
We did...'Students are allowed in to have breakfast in the restaurant.'
We said...'It would be good to be able to show progress on a weekly basis and recognise our academic strengths and weaknesses.'
We did...'Weekly tests and starters are marked and recorded in all lessons, with immediate feedback given.'
Head Girl and Boy
Students at the academy voted for Kian Shek and Millie Martin to become their new head boy and head girl in Year 11 FOR 2019-2020.
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 2019-20.
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:
Connor Banks, Olivia Bramley, Sophie Brown, Sam Cowans, Tyla-Rae Fairweather, Lewis Foster, Leah Joyce, Megan Lear, Millie Martin, Ashleigh Milstone, Morgan Nelson, Farrell Parkin, Callum Richardson, Rickard Samuel, Kian Shek, Abbie Spencer, Erin Stewart, Mae Simpson, Megan Palmer, Milly Finley, Jonathan James, Rhys Major, Jamie Armstrong, Dylan Phillips, Keira Oley, Nathan Metcalfe, James Mitchell and McKenzie Devlin.
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.
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Assembly Rota - Term 1
Assembly Rota - Term 1