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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Mr Paul Smith Is Leaving Us

Dear Parents/Guardian One of our Headteachers, Mr Paul Smith will be leaving us at the end of this term to take up a post as Headteacher of a school in Shropshire. Paul has worked with us for the past 10 years, firstly as a teacher in Sutton when he joined us back in 2004, and […]
Posted: July 17, 2014, 9:20 am

Don’t Forget We Finish At 2PM

The end of the Summer Term is nearly upon us, Thursday 17th July 2014 and the school day ends at 2pm. Please collect your child at this time. We would like to wish you a happy Summer holiday and look forward to seeing you in the Autumn on Wednesday 3rd September 2014 for what we […]
Posted: July 14, 2014, 1:34 pm

Application of Sun Cream ~ Year 1 to Year 6

Please can we remind you that the children spend a lot of their school day learning outside. Young peoples skin is particularly vulnerable to damage from the suns UV rays during the Summer Term. Our children’s health and wellbeing is very important to us at Lord Scudamore Academy. You can help by: > Encouraging your […]
Posted: July 14, 2014, 1:29 pm

Peripatetic Music Tuition

All of Key Stage 2 have had the chance to listen to various instrumental demonstrations this term in the hope that some of them would be interested in taking up an instrument in September. Playing an instrument not only opens up opportunities as they get older, it brings groups of children together, can help with […]
Posted: July 14, 2014, 9:58 am

Classes for September 2014

How quickly this year has flown by! We are very proud of what the children and staff have achieved this year and are looking forward to beginning another exciting and successful acadmeic year in September. Mrs Wilce will be taking up a new position as class teacher at Sutton Academy from September. We are very […]
Posted: July 14, 2014, 9:38 am

Hot Meal Change For September 2014

Due to the changes that are to be implemented in September with regard to school dinners, we would like to inform you of the following changes: > All meals will be ordered on a weekly basis only > All payments are to be brought to the school office with meal order > All cheques are […]
Posted: July 14, 2014, 9:18 am

Lord Scudamore Nursery

Sessions and Prices: All children are entitled to up to fifteen hours FREE nursery education a week through Nursery Education Funding (NEF) from the term after their 3rd birthday. NEF is paid over 38 weeks per year. The NEF sessions must be the same each week. You can choose 5 mornings, 5 afternoons or 2 […]
Posted: July 14, 2014, 8:51 am

Scoodykids

We would like to inform you that Kids Club will be closing at 3.00pm on the last day of term, Thursday 17th July. We would like to take this opportunity to thank all parents for their support this year and look forward to seeing you and your children next term. There are still places available […]
Posted: July 7, 2014, 7:53 pm

Parents with Children in Year 5

We would like to invite parents of Year 5 children to meet their child’s new teacher and help make their transition as smooth as possible. You will find out about the work they will cover in Year 6 and will have the opportunity to ask any questions and talk about any concerns you or your […]
Posted: July 7, 2014, 11:50 am

Year 6 Classes – PHSE Monday 14th July 2014

The National Curriculum states that sex edcuation should be included as part of a planned programme of Personal, Social and Health Education in primary schools. Before the end of this term we will be delivering a variety of PSHE lessons and sex education will be included. It is your right to withdraw your child from […]
Posted: July 7, 2014, 11:39 am