Wishing you a happy, healthy Easter holiday

 

It has been an exciting term. I am so proud of all our students and staff.

Our curriculum enrichment activities are in full swing.

We now have active partnerships with The Rep Theatre, Duke of Edinburgh, The Mac, Forest School and Portway, to name a few.

The new text family’s scheme…

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Posted by Joanna Cliffe on 6 April 2017

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Competition winner! Joshua Eccles meets the Mayor

We are very proud of Joshua, who won the Christmas card competition for the Mayor of Sandwell.

Today, Joshua, his Mum, his teacher Gill and I went for a presentation and refreshments with the Mayor. We had a wonderful time. 

 

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Posted by Joanna Cliffe on 22 March 2017

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New partnership links

I wanted to update you on a new partnership we have made.

We will be working with the Open Orchestra and The Mac after Easter. The Meadows will have an orchestra.

This is an exciting new project which will offer amazing musical opportunties for a group of students.

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Posted by Joanna Cliffe on 17 March 2017

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Parents Evening

I am really looking forward to seeing you all at parents evening.

Remember if you'd like to come in for a chat at any other time or have any thoughts/ concerns please do contact me via phone or email.

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Posted by Joanna Cliffe on 16 March 2017

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Fantastic visit from Bamboozle theatre company

It has been an exciting week. We had a visit from Bamboozle theatre company. There were interactive performances for four groups of students.

Curriculum enrichment is a very important part of  our school life and we look forward to welcoming back Bamboozle in March.

We also have an excellent…

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Posted by Joanna Cliffe on 22 January 2017

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The Meadows is going greener!

Underpinned by our Energy Management Policy, we are currently getting quotes for Solar PVs and LED lights which reduce consumption by up to 80%. In addition there is less flickering with LED lights which is better for our students.

The pool is our highest cost so we are investigating ‘Thermal…

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Trip to Sandwell Valley Farm

Four students in wheel chair had a great learning opportunity when they visited the animals at Sandwell Valley. They saw a variety of farm animals and could identify the names from a choice of two cards.

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Post 16 Trip to Cosford

Students enjoyed a wonderful learning experience when they visited Cosford to see lots of aeroplanes. By the end of the visit they knew the difference between an plane and a jet. They even enjoyed a challenge to make their own paper rocket and fire it! They were all a great credit to the school…

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Staff Uniform

Our staff have asked for a uniform which has arrived and they all look most professional. School colours have been chosen and staff are delighted with their new uniform.

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Grace Academy raises funds for Principal’s Sponsored Run

Many thanks to Grace Academy for raising £157.50 towards our new playground adventure equipment. We now need just £26.50 to make the £2,000 figure!

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Our students to experience the power of touch!

Our students to experience the power of touch

The Meadows Sports College is equipping classrooms with CTOUCH interactive touch displays.

The touch displays make it easy to create effective, eye catching teaching materials and promote a style of active, visual-based teaching and learning that…

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Staff had an extra day’s training!

Although the school was closed to students for Polling Day, all staff benefited from receiving additional training. As a special school we need a lot more training than mainstream staff so having an extra day is really valued. This will directly improved their skills and benefit our students.

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Celebration of Achievement Awards

On Tuesday 3rd & Wednesday 4th May all students received awards for progress, effort and achievement.   Parents and Carers attended and were absolutely delighted to see how much their children achieved since being at The Meadows Sports College.

Huge congratulations to…

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Our School Displays

Our school displays are stunning and provide additional learning opportunities for our students. Staff have worked extremely hard to prepare them. A small selection can be seen below as we promote British Values, Student achievement and so much more.

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