Lord Scudamore Academy

About Our School
Our school is committed to the principle of 'investing in people' which ensures that all staff play an active role in the running and development of the school. By meeting the training needs of all teaching and non-teaching staff the provision of good education for pupils is more readily achieved.

The development of a happy, stable, caring, cultural environment, within the school is essential in producing good inter-personal relationships with peers and adults and an atmosphere conducive to study. This will hopefully develop a better understanding and sympathy in the mainstream children for those who are less advantaged than themselves. They should also learn that discipline is necessary, especially the essential self-discipline, with a sense of personal responsibility; thus to achieve this, rules are necessary, particularly for safety and for the children to give themselves and others the opportunity to learn.

To achieve any of this, the school and home must work together in a partnership, each doing their part and supporting the other, so that the child can benefit from the united approach and not be pulled in two directions, trying to conform to two differing standards of behaviour or please two opposing wills. All parents receive the School's Code of Conduct and Homework Policy which sets out what can be expected of us and what we expect in return. The signing of a contract confirms the partnership. To develop this partnership, close co-operation, negotiation, discussion and enthusiastic involvement in school life and the support of its activities are essential.

To find out more visit our school website or contact us on 01432 273951.
Our School Aims
The general philosophy and aims of Lord Scudamore Academy are that they should prepare the child for future life:
  • Academically
  • Socially
  • Morally/Spiritually
  • Physically
  • Aesthetically
In these areas we aim for every child to be given the opportunity to develop their own full potential with attention on the basics of literacy, numeracy and scientific understanding, without which the wider curriculum cannot be developed.

In the nursery we have adopted the following philosophy written by the American author, Robert Flugham: All I need to know about how to live and what to do and how to be, I learned in kindergarten. For example -
"share everything, play fair, don't hit people, put things back where you found them, clear up your own mess, don't take things that aren't yours, say you're sorry when you've hurt somebody...
live a balanced life - learn some and think some, draw and paint and sing and dance and play and work every day some...
when you go out into the world, watch out for traffic, hold hands and stick together".

If you send your child to our school you are entering into a partnership with us which is based on trust and good communication. One of our greatest strengths is that we never dismiss any problem. If a parent of child has a concern, we promise to do our very best to solve it, your part of the bargain is to tell us about your concern immediately.
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Growing Local Garden Club Day

Growing Local welcomes ALL to it’s new, informative, fun and rewarding garden club.  You are able to join at any time – just get in touch.  Growing Local are really pleased to offer a continuous programme of Garden Club.  The Garden Club is ideal for anyone just starting out in gardening, for gardeners wishing to […]
Posted: October 26, 2014, 10:29 pm

Take Time To Talk

We are sure you are aware of the importance of talk in your child’s development. It is essential if our children are going to succeed with reading and writing. At Lord Scudamore we are committed to promoting quality talk at the earliest stage possible and would like to engage you in this process. We will […]
Posted: October 26, 2014, 9:59 pm

Operation Encompass

We recently wrote to you to let you know about the project called Operation Encompass which is being delivered in partnership with West Mercia Police and the Family Connect Service within Telford & Wrekin Council in connection with Herefordshire Schools.  The project, which commences on 1st November 2014, will support children who have been affected […]
Posted: October 26, 2014, 9:41 pm

New Windows

We are very excited  that the school is under-going a facelift and over the next few weeks the building will be having new windows.  As always we will endeavour to minimise disruption to the working day although each class will need to work in different areas of the school for a couple of days as […]
Posted: October 26, 2014, 9:28 pm

Tubs4Tablets

Start collecting Tubs4Tablets tokens now! This Autumn Flora and Stork in partnership with Tesco are running an amazing scheme called Tubs4Tablets which aims to help our school bring cutting edge technology into the classroom. The scheme gives primary and middle schools in Great Britain the opportunity to collect tokens from special tubs of Flora and […]
Posted: October 26, 2014, 9:19 pm

Merit Awards ~ KS2

Congratulations to all of our pupils that have earned a Merit Award recently. Keep up the good work. 26th September 2014 Assembly ~ 3P Luke for being a very dedicated learner and always giving 100% effort ~ 3AC Martha for consistently good work and good listening.  Martha created a habitats poster for homework ~ 4B Finn for being so helpful, friendly and […]
Posted: October 26, 2014, 9:07 pm

Hereford ~ Brazilian Project

Lord Scudamore have recently formed a partnership with a school in Brazil – it is called Colegio Cantareira and is situated in Sau Paulo, the biggest city in Brazil in the Southern region. To develop this partnership further we will be completing a project comparing the ways in which the children in Brazil and Hereford […]
Posted: October 26, 2014, 7:52 pm

Year 5 ~ Ancient Egypt

The children in Year 5 have been learning about Ancient Egypt and over half term we would like the children to complete a project on pyramids. This can take any form from a Powerpoint presentation to a detailed poster. They can include images and text. Children should not copy and paste chunks of information. They […]
Posted: October 20, 2014, 2:04 pm

KS2 Forest School Sessions

Forest School sessions at Lord Scudamore Academy run weekly throughout the year with a chance for all pupils in Key Stage 2 to experience learning outdoors at some point in the Juniors. These sessions are run by Mrs Steele, a Year 5 teacher, and she can take 15 children out at a time and it […]
Posted: October 20, 2014, 1:56 pm

Year 1 Banquet

Year 1 will be celebrating their ‘Castles’ topic with a Banquet at school on Thursday 23rd October. The children can come to school dressed in castle clothes – Princess, Knight, King or Queen.
Posted: October 20, 2014, 1:44 pm