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Co te ts CONTACT INFORMATION

SUPPORTIVE SCHOOL ENVIRONMENT

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WELCOME P

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ASSESSMENT AND REPORTING Repo ti g P o edu es a d Pa e t/Tea he Co fe e es

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Looki g Afte Belo gi gs

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Lo ke s

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Pe so al Ite s at S hool

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Mo ile Pho es at s hool

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Lap Tops/iPads

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Lost P ope t

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E glish as a Additio al La guage EAL

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STUDENT SERVICES P

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T a spo tatio

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Health

Beha iou Ma age e t

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Class Pla e e ts

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Lu hti e a d I te s hool Spo ts P og a es

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Cultu al Cele atio s

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Ti i gs of the S hool Da

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CONTACT INFORMATION Se o da Leade ship Tea M . A d Ha iso Head of S hool aha iso @sta d e s-s hools. o

M . Ke i M Gee Assista t Head of School & Head of Seco dary k cgee@sta drews-schools.co

M s. Ruth G ee e Tea hi g a d Lea i g a d Assess e t Coo di ato g ee e @sta d e s-s hools. o

M.A d E e IB Coo di ato Y

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M . Ni k F ost Ke Stage Coo di ato Y

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Ms. Aisli g Maho Ke Stage Coo di ato Y a aho @sta d e s-s hools. o

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Ge e al E ui ies g ee alle @sta d e s-s hools. o

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WELCOME The Se o da S hool u s f o Yea ea olds to Yea ea olds a d e ha e app o i atel stude ts of atio alities. As ith the s hool as a hole, the Se o da se tio has see a g o th i u o e the last fe ea s a d this o ti ues ea o ea .

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Although the s hool o ti ues to e pa d, it is ou philosoph that the est s hools a e ot e essa il the iggest. We lo e the el o i g fa il at osphe e e ha e at p ese t a d e do t a t to lose it. As a esult e st i e to keep lass sizes s all a d e li it ou sel es to t o fo e t . Class sizes i the Se o da S hool a e apped at stude ts, although e ill theo eti all allo lasses to i ease to stude ts due to si li g pla es.

The e a e full ti e a d pa t ti e tea he s o ki g i the Se o da S hool, all of ho a e highl e pe ie ed i Se o da edu atio . Ea h holds a deg ee a d a app op iate tea he t ai i g ualifi atio . The ha e ide e pe ie e of i te atio al edu atio a d all e ept those that tea h ode fo eig la guages ha e taught i the UK, Aust alia o Ne Zeala d. We ha e deli e atel e uited staff ho sha e the sa e philosoph of edu atio a d the o k ha d to ake St. A d e s hat it is. As ith ost i te atio al s hools, e see stude ts o e a d go th oughout the ea , ut ou ost a ti e ti es a e the sta t a d e d of ou a ade i ea Fo e stude ts a e stud i g a ou d the o ld at the p ese t ti e i a di e se a ge of s hools a d u i e sities ithi a u e of diffe e t edu atio al s ste s. We o k losel ith t a sfe i g stude ts a d thei fa ilies to e su e a s ooth p og essio to thei e s hool. Fo e g aduates of ou IB Diplo a P og a e a e u e tl stud i g at U i e sities i Eu ope, No th A e i a, Asia a d Aust alia, ea h follo i g thei hose a ade i path. Wel o e to St A d e s, e hope that ou ti e ith us ill e a happ a d

e o a le o e.

Best ega ds

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St. A d e s Missio State e t To de elop i depe de t, o fide t lifelo g lea e s. To this e d the s hool suppo ts the Lea e P ofile f o the I te atio al Ba alau eate. These out o es a e the d i i g fo e ehi d ea h a d e e lass oo i te a tio . The ai is to de elop i te atio all ake it a ette pla e.

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ui e s

i ded people ho e og ise thei pla e i the o ld a d thei

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The de elop thei atu al u iosit . The a ui e the skills e essa to o du t i ui esea h a d sho i depe de e i lea i g. The a ti el e jo lea i g a d this lo e of lea i g ill e sustai ed th oughout thei li es.

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K o ledgea le

The e plo e o epts, ideas a d issues that ha e lo al a d glo al sig ifi a e. I so doi g, the a ui e i -depth k o ledge a d de elop u de sta di g a oss a oad a d ala ed a ge of dis ipli es.

Thi ke s

The e e ise i itiati e i appl i g thi ki g skills iti all a d eati el to e og ize a d app oa h o ple p o le s, a d ake easo ed, ethi al de isio s.

Co

u i ato s The u de sta d a d e p ess ideas a d i fo o e la guage a d i a a iet of i olla o atio ith othe s.

odes of o

atio o fide tl a d eati el i o e tha u i atio . The o k effe ti el a d illi gl

P i ipled

The a t ith i teg it a d ho est , ith a st o g se se of fai ess, justi e a d espe t fo the dig it of the i di idual, g oups a d o u ities. The take espo si ilit fo thei o a tio s a d the o se ue es that a o pa the .

Ope - i ded

The u de sta d a d app e iate thei o ultu es a d pe so al histo ies, a d a e ope to the pe spe ti es, alues a d t aditio s of othe i di iduals a d o u ities. The a e a usto ed to seeki g a d e aluati g a a ge of poi ts of ie , a d a e illi g to g o f o the e pe ie e.

Ca i g

The sho e path , o passio a d espe t to a ds the eeds a d feeli gs of othe s. The ha e a pe so al o it e t to se i e, a d a t to ake a positi e diffe e e to the li es of othe s a d to the e i o e t.

Risk-take s

The app oa h u fa ilia situatio s a d u e tai t ith ou age a d fo ethought, a d ha e the i depe de e of spi it to e plo e e oles, ideas a d st ategies. The a e a e a d a ti ulate i defe di g thei eliefs.

Bala ed

The u de sta d the i po ta e of i telle tual, ph si al a d e otio al ala e to a hie e pe so al ell ei g fo the sel es a d othe s.

Refle ti e

The gi e thoughtful o side atio to thei o lea i g a d e pe ie e. The a e a le to assess a d u de sta d thei st e gths a d li itatio s i o de to suppo t thei lea i g a d pe so al de elop e t.

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PROGRAMME OVERVIEW We a e a E glish ediu s hool that oadl uses the E glish Natio al Cu i ulu as its asis i Yea s , a d . This is odified to efle t the di e se i te atio al o u it at St A d e s. All stude ts use E glish to u lo k this u i ulu . Stude ts a e suppo ted i thei E glish de elop e t ith the ke pu pose of a essi g a d i te a ti g ith the u i ulu .

I Yea s a d ou stude ts stud a a ge of su je ts leadi g to e te al e a i atio s offe ed eithe Ca idge o the EDEXCEL o ga izatio , ased i the UK. These I GCSE I te atio al Ge e al Ce tifi ate of Se o da Edu atio E a i atio s a e idel a epted th oughout the o ld as a elia le i di ato of a stude t s a ilit . Ou stude ts usuall stud et ee a d su je ts at this le el, depe di g o a ilit a d i te est. I ea s a d ou stude ts stud fo the I te atio al Ba alau eate Diplo a P og a e IBDP offe ed the I te atio al Ba alau eate O ga isatio ased i S itze la d. Su ess at IBDP le el allo s ou stude ts a ess to high ualit u i e sities th oughout the o ld.

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a of Su je ts taught ithi the Se o da s hool

E glish E glish is the o lea E glish, lea o u i atio .

o ediu i hi h ou stude ts ope ate. It pe eates the e ti e s hool da . Stude ts th ough E glish a d lea a out E glish. Ou u i ulu i ludes oth e al a d itte

All stude ts of Se o da age ust u de sta d E glish to a high e ough le el to allo the to a ess all su je ts. I te ediate Le el a d Ad a ed Le el suppo t a e offe ed to stude ts i Yea s ou EAL depa t e t at additio al ost. Le els of E glish a e assessed efo e a stude t is a epted i to the s hool a d additio al E glish suppo t a e a o ditio upo e t . The ajo it of ou stude ts take IGCSE E glish as a Se o d la guage ea s ea l i Yea . Thei su ess has e a led the ast ajo it of ou stude ts to e stud i g Fi st La guage E glish a d Lite atu e du i g Yea s a d . At IB le el stude ts eithe stud E glish A Fi st La guage o E glish B Se o d La guage. Mathe ati s Mathe ati s is ie ed as a a of thi ki g a d a la guage fo u de sta di g a d o st u ti g ea i g. It gi es stude ts a othe a to thi k a d a othe la guage to use. The e a e si st a ds i ou Mathe ati s u i ulu hi h ha e e ual i po ta e a d a e e essa fo the de elop e t of the hole hild. These st a ds a e data ha dli g, easu e e t, u e , patte a d fu tio , spa e a d shape a d o ki g athe ati all . Maths is a o pulso su je t fo all ea g oups. S ie e Stude ts stud a a ge of u its hi h e o pass all th ee of the s ie es; iolog , he ist ea h u it lasts app o i atel - eeks a d e o e a out te u its a ea .

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Stude ts also e gage i s ie tifi i estigatio s aki g a u ate o se atio s, ha dli g i st u e ts, e o di g a d o pa i g data, a d fo ulati g e pla atio s usi g thei o s ie tifi e pe ie es a d those of othe s. Stude ts ill gai e pe ie e i testi g thei o h potheses a d thi k iti all a out the pe spe ti es of othe s i o de to fu the de elop thei o ideas. S ie e is a o pulso su je t fo all ea g oups, ith sepa ate s ie es ei g offe ed at IB Diplo a le el i Y a d . Geog aph Geog aph at St. A d e s looks at a o te po a issues that fa e the o ld a d ho e a deal ith the . It tea hes stude ts that e a e pa t of a glo al o u it a d that e a pla a ital ole i oldi g the futu e. We look at e i o e tal, hu a a d e o o i ha ges i i the pla et a d u de sta d h this is happe i g a d ho it ill affe t o u ities i the futu e. Geog aph is o pulso fo stude ts i Y to Y a d is the a optio al su je t i Y - . Histo I o de fo stude ts to u de sta d a out the o ld a d thei life toda it is i po ta t fo stude ts to k o ho the o ld de eloped a d he e the a e f o . Histo gi es stude ts the skills i o de to do this. Ou Histo ou se deals ith ot o l histo i al o te t, ut pe haps o e i po ta tl the t a sfe a le skills e essa fo pie i g togethe a d a al si g hat happe ed i the past. Histo is o pulso fo stude ts i Y to Y u less the a e stud i g EAL a d is the a optio al su je t i Y to . Pe so al, So ial a d Health Edu atio

PSHE

A esse tial ele e t i the de elop e t of a ou g pe so – he e stude ts u de sta d thei o ph si al de elop e t as ell as aki g se se of the so ial a d e otio al issues fa i g the as the g o i to ou g adults. PSHE is o pulso fo stude ts i Y to Y u less at stude t is stud i g ad a ed EAL i ea s – ). Ph si al Edu atio Th ough PE stude ts a e a le to uild thei self-estee , o fide e, oope atio a d fit ess. The a e all i luded i a ti ities that uild skills, k o ledge a d u de sta di g that a e t a sfe ed to thei o ph si al i te ests outside of the s hool p og a e. PE is o pulso fo stude ts i Y to Y a d is the a optio al GCSE su je t i Y a d . All stude ts th oughout the s hool a e e ou aged to pa ti ipate i PE a ti ities a d this is suppo ted th ough ou e te si e a ti ities p og a e. Visual A t Visual A t ai s to e ou age a pe so al espo se sti ulati g i agi atio , se siti it , o eptual thi ki g, po e s of o se atio a d a al ti al a ilit . It is hoped that stude ts ill gai o fide e a d e thusias as the de elop te h i al skills i t o a d th ee di e sio al fo a d lea to ide tif a d sol e isual desig p o le s. The eati e p o ess ai s to sho stude ts ho to de elop ideas f o i itial atte pts to fi al solutio s. This su je t is o iousl o e ed ith the de elop e t of isual pe eptio a d is a esse tial fo of o u i atio a d a ea s of e p essi g o e s ideas a d feeli gs. A t is o pulso fo stude ts i Y to Y a d is the a optio al su je t i Y to Y . Da a Stude ts ha e the oppo tu it to de elop self a a e ess a d self o fide e th ough a tio i D a a. The su je t helps stude ts to thi k logi all a d de elop a s i hi h to o u i ate thei ideas to othe s. All stude ts i ea s to stud D a a a d it is a optio al IGCSE su je t i Y a d .

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Musi

Musi is studied th ough p a ti al- ased pe fo a e, o positio a d liste i i the pe so al de elop e t of the stude t. It e ou ages self-dis ipli e a d a d tea o k. It also p o otes p o le -sol i g a d a al ti al skills a de elop e t. As a i teg al pa t of ultu es, past a d p ese t, Musi helps a ou d the . Musi is o pulso fo stude ts i Y to Y a d is the a optio Co puti g a d I fo

atio Co

g a ti ities a d pla s a ital ole de elops self-estee , eati it d aids g oss a d fi e oto pupils to u de sta d the o ld al GCSE su je t i Y a d .

u i atio Te h olog

ICT is a tool hi h fa ilitates a d e ha es lea i g so it is i o po ated i to all u i ulu a eas the tea he s. I additio to this, stude ts also e ei e spe ifi ICT lesso s f o spe ialist tea he s to fu the de elop thei skills. I ea s - stude ts ha e a dou le lesso pe eek alled o puti g a d i ea the ha e the optio to stud the IGCSE ICT ou se. The s hool has ICT la s a d additio al o pute s i su je t a eas hi h a e all et o ked a d o e ted to the i te et. Additio al La guages Apa t f o E glish, the e a e fou la guages taught at St A d e s. You la guage hoi e ill depe d o atio alit a d a kg ou d.

ou

Thai Thai is offe ed at th ee diffe e t le els; fo those e to Thai Thai as a Mode Fo eig La guage , those ith so e Thai Thai as a Additio al La guage a d those ho a e ati e Thai speake s Thai as a Fi st La guage . Thai is taught follo i g Thai go e e t guideli es. U de u e t Thai La , Thai is o pulso fo Thai stude ts. Fe h F e h is offe ed as a fo eig la guage a d e o e ded as a possi le hoi e fo stude ts ho do ot ha e Thai as a ati e la guage. This lass allo s stude ts to o tai fu da e tal skills i liste i g, speaki g, eadi g a d iti g, as ell as i t odu i g e e da useful ph ases that ould e o du i e fo asi o u i atio s i F e h. Lastl , it se es to i spi e, oti ate a d e ou age stude ts to stud F e h fu the , hilst o solidati g the fou datio of thei stud i F e h to ade uatel p epa e the fo futu e pu suits of the la guage. F e h is studied f o Y – . Fo F e h ati e speake s, a p i ate tuto

a

e a aila le to tea h du i g o afte s hool ti e at e t a ost .

Dut h These lesso s a e a aila le fo Dut h o Belgia stude ts fo ho Dut h is thei fi st la guage. The lesso s a e offe ed to stude ts f o Re eptio th ough to Se o da S hool. The Dut h lesso s a e st u tu ed a o di g to the e h a ks fo Dut h la guage set the Dut h Go e e t a d I spe to of Edu atio . Ou ai is to p o ide lesso s that ill e a le ou hild to ead, ite a d o p ehe d the Dut h la guage. To e a le the Dut h Depa t e t to a hie e these sta da ds, a Dut h spe ifi lass oo is lo ated i tea hi g lo k . Fo o e i fo atio ou a o ta t dut hst ea @sta d e s-s hools. o .

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Ma da i

This lass i ludes the ha dli g of Ma da i pho eti s a d the s ste of ha u pin-yin. This lass allo s stude ts to o tai fu da e tal skills i liste i g, speaki g, eadi g a d iti g, as ell as i t odu i g e e da useful ph ases that ould e o du i e fo asi o u i atio s i Ma da i . Lastl , it se es to i spi e, oti ate a d e ou age stude ts to stud Ma da i fu the , hilst o solidati g the fou datio of thei stud i Ma da i to ade uatel p epa e the fo futu e pu suits of the la guage. Ma da i is studied f o Y – . P ofessio al De elop e t of Staff St. A d e s is o itted to the p ofessio al de elop e t of thei staff e the tea he s o suppo t staff. To this e d, Tea he s atte d o kshops lo all a d i te atio all . So e of this de elop e t happe s o o o ta t da s, so e he stude ts a e o holida s a d so e hilst s hool is i sessio .

Li a /Media Resou e Ce t e The li a suppo ts the i fo ased i the CORE uildi g.

atio a d e eatio al eadi g eeds of the s hool o

The si guidi g p i iples of the li a

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a e:

I fo

Readi g: to de elop o fide e a d e jo

A ess: to a ess i fo

Se i e: to e su e that li a

I fo

Pla e: to offe a sti ulati g a d o fo ta le e i o

atio Lite a : to de elop stude ts skills i fi di g a d usi g i fo

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u it . The li a

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ithi a d e o d the s hool ia o li e esou es use s a e suppo ted a d el o e

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esou es i ludi g e te si e use of ICT

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A ai goal of the li a is to uild upo its olle tio a d a ge of ooks. We o ti ue to add sto k to the li a o a egula asis, espe iall i elatio to esea h ate ial e ui ed fo olde stude ts. Pa e ts a e asked to help thei hild e to e espo si le o o e s e ou agi g the to keep ooks i a set pla e a d etu the o ti e. A ook that is ot etu ed to the li a ithi se e da s e o es o e due. Noti es a e se t out egula l f o the li a to e i d o o e s to etu the ite efo e e ooks a e o o ed. Use s ill e ha ged fo the epla e e t ost of a lost ook/s. Book Clu s Helpi g stude ts lea to ead a d lo e eadi g is a tea effo t. I o de to do this e use Bake Books. The p o ide good ualit ooks to fa ilies th ough a ail-o de s ste . Bake Books o de s a e dist i uted th ough the li a staff. Book Fai s A ook fai is egula l o ga ised du i g ou

ook eek.

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Fo

g oups, Tuto ti e a d Asse

Fo

g oups

lies

Ea h Se o da s hool stude t is pla ed i a fo stude ts ill also ha e a fo pe iod o asse Fo

g oup hi h eets e e o i g fo l ea h Thu sda afte lu h.

i utes. Yea

–

Tuto s

Ea h fo g oup has a tea he ho a ts as thei fo tuto . E e o i g the fo tuto eets ith the lass to u de take ad i ist ati e tasks su h as a ki g the egiste , as ell as pasto al duties su h as he ki g stude t pla e s, setti g ta gets a d dis ussi g u e t e e ts et . The fo tuto is the fi st pe so that oth stude ts a d pa e ts should o ta t he the e a e issues that affe t a hild. Asse

lies

At spe ifi ti es asse lies a e held he e all Se o da sha e e pe ie es a d ele ate a hie e e ts. Whole S hool Asse

stude ts o g oups of stude ts

eet togethe to

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These i ol e e e o e f o Nu se th ough to Yea So gk a , Ch ist as a d at the e d of the s hool ea .

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ASSESSMENT & REPORTING Repo ti g P o edu es a d Pa e t/Tea he Co fe e es We elie e that all stude ts, pa e ts a d tea he s a e pa t e s i edu atio . We all o k togethe to ake su e ou stude ts attai thei e h a k e pe tatio s. Repo ti g o stude t p og ess takes pla e o ti uall as pa t of the tea hi g a d lea i g p o ess a d tea he s o k, as a i teg ated pa t of thei tea hi g, ith stude ts to e aluate su esses a d pla e goals. I additio to p o idi g egula , alua le feed a k to stude ts, a s hedule of egula epo ts e su es that pa e ts e ai i fo ed a out thei hild s p og ess. Tea he s also o ta t pa e ts to epo t o a hie e e t o to i fo pa e ts of o e s o ha ges i thei hild s p og ess. We e ou age dis ussio s a out lea i g to o u ith the tea he , hild a d pa e t togethe as this e ou ages espo si ilit a d o ti ued lea i g. Ho e e , pa e ts a e el o e to a a ge a appoi t e t ith thei hild s tea he at a ti e should the ish to talk a out thei hild s lea i g alo e. We ask that pa e ts do ot ask fo a eeti g ithout p io a a ge e t i o de to allo tea he s to fo us o tea hi g a d lea i g du i g the s hool da . I additio to eeti gs e uested

pa e ts a d tea he s the follo i g a e s heduled epo ti g ti es:

Settli g-i Repo ts – Afte app o i atel o e o th at s hool ea h e hild to St A d e s e ei es a settli g i epo t. This epo t tells ou ho ou hild has adapted to the e s hooli g situatio . No a ade i g ades a e sho o this epo t as it is usuall fa too ea l fo us to e a le to sho a ade i a hie e e t a u atel ithi su h a sho t pe iod.

Te o e a d te t o epo ts- tea he s o plete a g ade a d assess e t of ea h hild s p og ess i di ati g effo t a d attai e t. This is follo ed up a o fe e e ith ea h hild s pa e ts. A o o ta t da is used to o plete this task. This gi es oth tea he s a d pa e ts the oppo tu it to i te a t f eel .

Te th ee epo ts a a ati e epo t is o pleted tea he s ith o e ts a d g ades. This epo t efle ts o the hild s de elop e t th oughout the ea a d is i alua le he t a sfe i g s hools.

Lea i g Repo ts – a e o pleted upo e uest fo a hild ho lea es id-te . This epo t gi es a upto-date pi tu e of the hild s de elop e t. Lea i g epo ts a o l e o pleted if the s hool e ei es itte otifi atio that a hild is lea i g ell i ad a e of the depa tu e date.

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DEVELOPING INDEPENDENCE I The Pla g ou d The pla g ou d is a lea i g e i o e t as i po ta t as the st u tu ed a ti ities e p o ide fo stude ts i the lass oo . We p o ote oppo tu ities fo stude ts to e pe i e t ith thi gs the ha e lea ed a d to p o le sol e. This a o u usi g spo ts e uip e t, th ough the eatio of i agi ati e ga es o th ough so ial i te a tio s du i g eak a d lu h ti es. Whe stude ts e gage i these a ti ities the ight e d up g u , the ight also e d up ith u ps o uises. This ofte o es as a esult of e plo i g the li its of thei o e pe ie e. Th ough a st o g o it e t to the Lea e P ofile, e suppo t stude ts as the e plo e, lea a d egotiate thei a th ough e pe ie es o the pla g ou d a d ith thei pee s. Tea he s a e outside o dut efo e s hool fo a at eak ti e a d lu h.

Ho e-S hool Co Pa e t Ad i e/Pe

u i atio issio

Lette s o e ails f o

pa e ts a e e ui ed ega di g:

A hild s a se e f o

A hild ot taki g pa t i s hool a ti ities

Stude ts goi g o field t ips. Child e

a

Pa e ts e uesti g the u se to gi e

edi atio to thei hild du i g the da .

I fo

i g s hool of a

s hool ot pa ti ipate i a field t ip ithout pa e tal pe

issio .

te po a issues elati g to u ifo

Co espo de e et ee Tea he s a d Pa e ts Stude t Pla

es

These ooks o e f o lass to lass a d et ee ho e a d s hool o a dail asis. Both Tea he s a d Pa e ts a o u i ate usi g this ook. Stude ts also use this ook to e o d thei ho e o k. Please he k these ooks at least eekl a d sig the to sho this. Fo tuto s ill do the sa e. Te

l Cu i ulu I fo

atio

topi lists a d assess e ts

I fo atio a out topi s o e ed i ea h su je t a d ho stude ts ill e assessed is uploaded o to Fi efl o li e lea i g platfo ea the sta t of ea h te . This i fo atio gi es ou a idea of hat ou hild ill stud o e the e t fe o ths a d ho thei o k ill e assessed i ea h su je t a ea.

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Spotlight o Se o da - the Se o da S hool e s lette

This usuall goes out o a half te Se o da stude ts.

l

asis a d i fo

s pa e ts of a ti ities that a e spe ifi all

elated to

Fi efl o li e lea i g platfo Fi efl le.sta d e s-s hools. o is the s hools o li e lea i g platfo . Fi efl o tai s a lot of i fo atio a out stude t o k a d i po ta t i fo atio i ge e al a out St A d e s G ee Valle . The stude ts a ess this o a dail asis to get ho e o k, tasks a d see g ades fo assig e ts. Pa e t ill also ha e logi odes to ie this data. We site a d So ial Media The s hool e site

.sta d e sg ee alle . o . Please ha e a look o a egula

asis.

We also egula l post updates o s hool e e ts a d a ti ities ia ou Fa e ook page, T itte , I stag a a d LINE.

Looki g afte Belo gi gs F o as ea l as u se , stude ts a e e ou aged to take espo si ilit fo thei elo gi gs. Ne e theless ite s ofte e d up i lost p ope t a d e do t k o ho the elo g to. All ite s that o e f o ho e a e e ui ed to e la eled lea l ith the hild s a e. Re e e , all hite so ks look the sa e he the a e off a foot!

Lo ke s All stude ts of se o da age a e allo ated a lo ke . This is fo the to sto e thei ooks et a d to help the e o e o e o ga ized. Lo ke s a e also the o l pla e he e alua le ite s su h as pho es et should e kept. Ea h stude t ust p o ide thei o padlo k ith ke s. o e fo the stude t, o e as a spa e at ho e a d o e gi e to thei fo tuto , hi h a e used i the e e t of the fi st ke ei g lost . If a ke is lost, the stude t ust get a epla e e t ade at the ea liest possi le oppo tu it .

Pe so al Ite s at S hool Stude ts get e ited he a e aze sta ts a d the a ish to i g ite s to s hool to sha e ith thei f ie ds. Whe these ite s o e to s hool the a e so eti es lost, oke o s apped u isel . Tea he s the ha e to spe d ti e t i g to esol e these issues i stead of tea hi g ou hild. Ofte the e is o esolutio to these p o le s a d it auses u due st ess oth at s hool a d at ho e. It is p efe a le that these ite s sta at ho e. The s hool, ill ot e a le to take espo si ilit fo the , so the stude t ill e espo si le fo a loss o da age.

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Mo ile pho es at s hool We e og ise that stude ts of Se o da age a d so e of thei pa e ts a ish that the a a o ile pho e ith the . Stude ts i the Se o da S hool a i g thei pho e to s hool ut it ust e s it hed off du i g the da u less a tea he allo s the stude t to use it du i g a lass. It is the stude ts espo si ilit to keep it safe; it is thei espo si ilit if it is lost o da aged. Stude ts ho a e fou d usi g a pho e du i g the s hool da take a d sto ed safel i the Se o da Offi e. Pho es a offe e o afte a eek fo su se ue t offe es

ithout pe issio f o a tea he ill ha e it e olle ted at the e d of the da fo a fi st

If a hild eeds to all ho e du i g the s hool da the a do so f o the s hool offi e. This has the ad a tage that e a e a a e of a issues a d e a the efo e help should a pa e t eed to all a k. Pa e ts too a all the s hool offi e to pass o ital essages to thei hild e . Please do ot o ta t ou hild o ile pho e du i g the s hool da as i e ita l e e d up ith lo ke s i gi g he a stude t has fo gotte to tu thei pho e off. A su e a to i te upt lea i g!

Laptops/iPads Stude ts a i g a lap top o iPad to s hool a d use it i lesso s he spe ifi all e uested a tea he . Whe ot ei g used i the e uested lass, stude ts should keep thei lap tops lo ked i thei lo ke s. S hool does ot spe if a pa ti ula t pe of de i e– the stude ts a hoose hethe it is a PC, Ma ook o iPad

Lost P ope t Lost p ope t ill e se t to the f o t offi e o the Head of Se o da s offi e. Please o ta t the offi e ega di g a thi g ou hild has lost. Pe iodi all lost ite s ill e laid out i the fo e to e ou age stude ts to fi d thei losses. B la eli g e e thi g ou hild

i gs f o

ho e ou a e assu i g it is etu ed u h soo e .

Ho e o k Ho e o k is a i teg al pa t of the lea i g p o ess. Stude ts de elop su essful i depe de t lea i g eha iou s pa ti ipati g i ele a t ho e o k. As lesso s i lass a e diffe e tiated so is the ho e o k ou hild o pletes. The should fi d su ess ithi the st u tu e p o ided a d if the a e st uggli g e ha e allo ed ti e fo stude ts to ask fo help. We hope that all ho e o k tasks uild o e tio s et ee ho e a d s hool. All ho e o k gi e out has a deadli e set. This deadli e allo s ou hild e ough ti e to ask fo help f o thei tea he . Ho e o k ust usuall e atte pted the ight it is set to allo ou hild this oppo tu it .

We do ot ope ate a st i t ho e o k ti eta le as it is ot edu atio all sou d to set a pie e of ho e o k just e ause it happe s to e a pa ti ula da of the eek. To e effe ti e, ho e o k ust e alued the stude ts as helpi g thei lea i g a d ot just so e poi tless ho e to e e du ed. Stude ts a e the efo e gi e ho e o k he e it is app op iate to thei lea i g a d the e o d it i thei pla e s. Stude ts a e i easi gl e pe ted to pla thei studies at ho e to a oid ei g o e loaded o o e ight a d the ha i g othi g to do o a othe . This e ui es ou help a d suppo t, he e e ask ou to he k thei pla e s egula l . If a hild has ot ee set a spe ifi ho e o k task, e e pe t the to e e ie i g thei o k do e i lass a d eadi g as u h as possi le. All stude ts should e doi g this e e ight. Tea he s post a ajo it of ho e o k tasks i Fi efl the o li e lea i g platfo togethe ith ele a t o ksheets. The deadli es a e also lea l displa ed a d ofte the stude ts a e asked to su it o k ele t o i all .

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Pa e ts A se t f o ho e

O a e o asio s ou a ha e to lea e ho e. Du i g this ti e e ould ad ise that ou appoi t a te po a gua dia ho is espo si le fo ou hild du i g this a se e. This gua dia ill a t i lo opa e tis a d the a ha e to o k ith the s hool ega di g ou hild s so ial, e otio al o i telle tual de elop e t, suppo t the s hool i deali g ith issues that a ise o take espo si ilit i ase of a ide t o i ju . Please ite a lette o se d a e ail to the s hool i ad a e, add essed to M . M Gee k gee@sta d e s-s hools. o , i fo i g us of this a d gi i g the gua dia s o ta t details. He ill let tea he s k o that ou a e a a f o ho e a d a othe espo si le adult is te po a il i gua dia ship.

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SCHOOL SUPPORT SERVICES E glish as a Additio al La guage EAL We u e tl ha e up to o e fifth of ou stude ts o the EAL egiste . These stude ts a e lassified i to Begi e s, I te ediate a d Ad a ed use s. Fou tea he s a e e plo ed to eet the eeds of the s hool populatio . Bill Mi t is the EAL oo di ato a d he o ks alo g-side tea he s suppo ti g these stude ts. He a e o ta ted at i t @sta d e s-s hools. o if ou ish to dis uss a issue i ega d to EAL. Withi the Se o da S hool, he e the e is a eed, stude ts as Histo o PSHE to gi e the e t a EAL suppo t.

a

e take out of a pa ti ula su je t su h

Lea i g Suppo t Lea i g Suppo ts ate s fo stude ts ho a e: 

Edu atio all a le – Gifted a d Tale ted

Stude ts ho eed suppo t to a hie e e h a k e pe tatio s.

The u

e s of stude ts egiste ed o ti uall

ha ges as does thei

eed fo suppo t.

Lau a Ke is the Lea i g Suppo t oo di ato lke @sta d e s-s hools. o suppo ti g these stude ts.

a d o ks alo g-side tea he s

The e is a spe ifi p o ess that tea he s a e e ui ed to follo i ega d to lea i g suppo t a d pa e ts a e i ol ed o e se e al i te e tio st ategies ha e ee t ied ith little su ess. Withi the Se o da S hool, he e the e is a eed, stude ts as Histo o PSHE to gi e the e t a lea i g suppo t.

a

e take out of a pa ti ula su je t su h

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STUDENT SERVICES The S hool Ca tee Khu Pe pe @sta d e s-s hools. o ope ates the a tee . She p o ides lu hes to all stude ts a d adults ho ish to pu hase eals f o he .

At

o i g

eak stude ts

a pu hase thei s a ks f o

o i g s a ks a d

the a tee .

At lu h ti e the stude ts go to the afete ia to eat lu h. The a tee is lo ated i the e t e of the s hool. The stude ts li e up a d sele t thei food, the sit ith olleagues to eat. The e is al a s a tea he o dut i the a tee to supe ise the stude ts hilst the eat. Billi g is et ee ea h fa il a d Khu Pe . The s hool does ot pa ti ipate i this p o ess. Khu Pe is a aila le i the s hool afete ia ea h o i g so that afete ia ills a e paid. Pa e ts a e e ou aged to pa these ills i pe so as se di g o e ith stude ts a so eti es e p o le ati , o the e is a optio to pa o li e. Vegeta ia is , alle gies a d spe ifi food e uests a e ate ed fo o a i di idual asis. Please su e that Khu Pe is a a e of ou hild s p efe e es as soo as possi le. Usi g the a tee is ot o pulso . You a hoose to se d food to s hool ith ou hild ill still e a le to eat ith thei lass ates.

ake

hild if ou ish. You

T a spo tatio The s hool p o ides t a spo tatio if this is e ui ed. We a age the i i us se i e a d ai tai a high ualit of p o isio . I a atte pt to ake this a essi le to all stude ts the s hool does ot ha ge a additio al fee fo the a age e t of the us se i e. The ost of the t a spo tatio depe ds upo the a ea o e ed ea h us. The u e t list of t a spo tatio ha ges is a aila le f o the s hool offi e. These a d a othe e ui ies ega di g uses should e di e ted to Khu Ake. ake @sta d e s-s hools. o All stude ts a e pe itted to t a el o the s hool uses. We ai

to p o ide a doo to doo s hool us se i e that is safe, elia le a d effi ie t.

Ea h us has a D i e a d a Bus Mo ito . The us should ot lea e ithout oth e e s of the tea . Bus Mo ito s a e i o ile pho e o ta t ith the s hool at all ti es. Stude ts a e e pe ted to sho espe t to oth e e s of the us tea .

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All uses a e ai - o ditio ed, ha e seat elts a d tele isio /DVD pla e s. We a e happ fo stude ts to take it i tu s to i g thei o DVDs fo ie i g ho e e o l o ies ated suita le fo hild e a e pe itted. Stude ts a e e pe ted to ea a seat elt he e e the a e o a us. Bus Mo ito s a e e ui ed to ake su e the a e faste ed safel he lea i g ho e/lea i g o a s hool t ip/lea i g s hool. Stude ts a e ot pe itted to u u kle du i g the jou e . Lea i g ho e i the o i g You ill e gi e a pi k-up s hedule. Please ake su e ou hild is ead a d aiti g fo the us. If ou a e late the e e o e o that oute is late. Bus Mo ito s ill log the ti e ou hild gets o the us. If ou fa il is o ti uall late fo the us e ill all ou a d ask fo a e pla atio . Co ti ued late ess a ea that e a e o lo ge a le to p o ide a se i e fo ou fa il . A i al at S hool Buses a i e ea the ha d ou t. The

ill sta t a i i g f o

a out .

a .

Health A li i staffed a egiste ed u se u seg ee alle @sta d e s-s hools. o is lo ated o the g ou d floo of the ad i ist atio uildi g. A log is kept of all t eat e t a d pa e ts a e otified of e e isit a hild akes. If a a ide t o i ju o u s, the u se ill all ou as soo as possi le. Ill ess

We a e o e ed a out ou hild s health a d safet at all ti es. We t e ha d to ake su e the ha e a safe e i o e t i hi h to o k a d pla . We ould also like St. A d e s to e a health pla e to o k a d e ask ou to keep ou hild at ho e if the a e ill o ha e a fe e . A i fe tious diseases o a ha ge i ou hild s health status should e o u i ated to the s hool. Please ake su e that all a se es f o a e a epta le.

s hool a e o

u i ated i

itte fo

– oth otes a d e ail

I ju ies The S hool Nu se ill all pa e ts i the e e t that a hild eeds to go ho e due to ill ess o i ju . I the e e t of a se ious i ju o ill ess, the u se ill o ta t ou so that ou hild a e t a spo ted to hospital fo fu the atte tio . Ba gkok Patta a o Ba gkok Ra o g If e essa , the u se o desig ated pe so ill a o pa ou hild to the hospital a d eet ou the e. Medi atio at S hool The S hool Nu se ust ad i iste all edi atio du i g s hool hou s. Please ake su e this ad i e o es i a itte ote ith ou a e lea l stated at the otto i ludi g ou sig atu e. All edi i es ust e i thei o igi al o tai e , lea l la eled i E glish/Thai ith ou hild s a e a d dosage to e gi e . A fe o e -the- ou te edi atio s i.e. Pa adol, I up ofe a e a aila le a d a e gi e if pa e tal pe issio is o file.

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Medi al Re o ds

It is e i po ta t that the S hool Nu o plete a d su it the edi al fo o ditio s o i u isatio s. Also, e u e s of pa e ts/gua dia s a d e e

se has o plete, updated edi al e o ds fo all stude ts. Please s ith ou e ol e t fo s a d keep us updated of a e su e to keep the s hool updated ith o k, ho e a d o ile ge o ta t i fo atio .

Ill esses a d E lusio f o S hool St. A d e s e lusio fo the follo i g ill esses a e: 

Measles

da s f o

the appea a e of ash

Ge

da s f o

the appea a e of ash

Chi ke Po

da s f o

the appea a e of ash

Mu ps

S hool So es

Must e full

o e ed a d app o ed

u se

Ri g Wo

Must e full

o e ed a d app o ed

u se

Head Li e

U til t eated

Vi us

A o e

a Measles

da s f o

o set of s

pto s

. deg ees Celsius

Su Se se A s all a ou t of su a e health ut too u h a lead to pai ful u s a d su -st oke. All stude ts a e e ou aged to ha e a hat to ea outside a d to a a ate ottle f o lesso to lesso a d at eak ti es. You hild a d i k at a ti e a d the e a e ti es he e ill ask the to d i k to p e e t deh d atio . These t o ite s a e o side ed to e the ajo p e e te s of su -st oke.

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SUPPORTIVE SCHOOL ENVIRONMENT Stude t Leade ship Head Bo , Head Gi l a d S hool P efe ts Stude ts a e ele ted to these positio s o a ea l

asis. Ele tio s take pla e i te

ea h ea .

Stude t Cou il The Stude t Cou il has ep ese tati es f o Yea th ough to Yea . These stude ts ake de isio s o ehalf of the stude ts i the s hool. Thei de isio s a e fed to the Ma age e t Tea fo otifi atio a d atifi atio efo e the a e a ted upo . The also u asse lies f o ti e to ti e a d d i e thei olle ti e i itiati es.

Beha iou Ma age e t At St. A d e s I te atio al S hool it is ou ai to de elop i depe de t, o fide t lea e s. We o k to u tu e ell- ala ed, atu e i di iduals ho take espo si ilit fo thei a tio s a d ho g o i to a i g, espe tful e e s of the i te atio al o u it . Respe t i ludes •

Respe t fo self

Respe t fo othe s

Respe t fo the e i o

Respe t fo s hool ules

Respe t fo lea i g

Respe t fo othe ultu es a d la guages

e t

We elie e that aski g people to e safe, a i g, espe tful, espo si le a d ho est, e a e o e i g all ele e ts of so ial ohesio a d suppo ti g the so ial a d e otio al de elop e t of ou s hool o u it 

Stude ts ha e the ight to e safe i s hool. The ha e the espo si ilit to espe t othe s ights to safet , to t eat othe s ith the sa e ki d ess the ould e pe t the sel es a d to o e s hool ules.

Stude ts ha e the ight to lea a d e f ee to e p ess thei opi io s, feeli gs a d ideas. The also ha e to e espo si le, to o k ha d, do thei est, o plete assig e ts o ti e a d espe t othe s opi io s, feeli gs a d ideas.

Stude ts ha e the ight to e t eated ith u de sta di g a d espe t. The espo si ilit to espe t othe s a d to t eat the ith u de sta di g.

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Stude ts ha e the ight to hea a d e hea d ut should also e espe tful of uiet ti es fo lea i g a d stud i g. The ha e the espo si ilit to liste to othe s, to ait thei tu to speak a d to e espe tful of uiet ti es.

Stude ts ha e the ight to i g ate ials the eed to s hool [although alua le elo gi gs should e kept at ho e]. The ha e the espo si ilit to look afte thei o possessio s a d to e ho est a d espe tful ega di g the p ope t of othe s.

Stude ts ust also de o st ate a ade i ho est . Cheati g a d plagia is se ious offe es oth ithi the s hool a d IBO.

[ op i g] a e ega ded as

The S hool should: 

C eate a e i o e t he e o o se se is the ost i po ta t guide a d ithi this o te t all e e s of the o u it feel happ , espe ted a d a e espe tful

Allo the

i di idual staff e e s to esta lish thei o ou da ies eate, hilst p o idi g o siste a oss the hole S hool

ithi the lea i g e i o

e t

Tea he s should: 

P o ide stude ts ith a si ple, ut effe ti e ode of eha io fo thei o siste tl a d fai l

Use positi e ei fo e e t to eate a positi e lea i g e i o

Use positi e e a ples of eha iou to set good e a ples

Use e a ds, sa tio s a d pu ish e ts to help tea h o e t eha io

Use the s hool pla

Keep the fo

Meet a hild s pa e ts if a p o le

The Fo

e fo o

u i atio

tuto up to date o a

lass oo

a d the to appl it

e t

ith pa e ts

eha io issues ith a hild ithi thei fo

g oup.

is spe ifi to thei su je t a ea

Tuto should:

Che k a d sig thei fo

g oups pla

Keep a e t al e o d of a

I itiate o ta t i ide t o u s

I ol e the Ke Stage Coo di ato o Head of Se o da f e ue t o if a o e se ious i ide t o u s

ith pa e ts

e

eekl

eha iou issues fo he

e

e s of thei fo

eha iou issues e o e

g oup

o e f e ue t o if a he

oe

se ious

eha iou issues e o e

oe

Stude ts should: 

Clea l u de sta d ho the a e e pe ted to eha e

T eat all othe

Follo the s hool eha iou poli

e

e s of the s hool o

u it

ith espe t a d dig it

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Pa e ts should: 

A ti el e ou age thei hild e to uphold the s hool eha iou poli

Regula l

o

u i ate ith tea he s th ough S hool Pla

e s, e ail, pho e alls o

isits.

Ho e S hool Ag ee e ts Ea h ea the s hool ill se d ho e a ho e s hool ag ee e t fo stude ts a d pa e ts to sig ega di g eha io a d ICT usage. These ag ee e ts help to ake su e that ules a e lea a d eas to follo .

Class Pla e e ts Tea he s p ofessio al judg e t is sought i pla i g stude ts i pe spe ti es as possi le a e o side ed he pla i g stude ts.

lasses fo the e a ade i

ea . As

a

Ele e ts that a e take i to a ou t i lude: EAL eeds, SEN eeds, Beha iou of ea h hild, Eth i it , Se , F ie dship g oups

E e ge

E a uatio P o edu es

Esta lished p o edu es e ist fo staff a d stude ts to follo i the e e t of a eed to e a uate the s hool uildi gs. I su h i u sta es, the safet of all o u it e e s o a pus is of pa a ou t i po ta e. E e ge e a uatio p o edu es a e la i ated poste s fou d i ea h lass oo . All e e s of the o u it a e e pe ted to follo the o e the ala ell has ee u g. Please p o eed to the desig ated asse l poi ts a d ait fo i st u tio s. Stude ts a d Tea he s egula l p a ti e these p o edu es i

ase of a u likel e e t o u i g.

Clea i g a d Clea i g Staff The Head of the lea i g staff is Khu Ake. A o e s a d issues ega di g lea li ess should e se t to Khu Ake di e tl ake @sta d e s-s hools. o . Clea e s sta t o k at .

a

a d fi ish at .

p .

Tea he s a e espo si le fo getti g stude ts to lea o ious de is f o the floo s a d su fa es at the e d of the s hool da . Stude ts a e e pe ted to tid up afte the sel es at all ti es. This i ludes ashi g pai t ushes a d lea i g up ge e al spills. Clea e s a e a aila le all da . The ha e lu h afte lasses esu e at lu h ti e. This is fo hou . The e is al a s a lea e a aila le. Most lea i g happe s afte s hool o e stude ts ha e left fo ho e.

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EXTRA CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES The A ti ities P og a

e

A a iet of a ti ities a e offe ed s hool staff a d the o u it . The i lude a ide- a ge of spo ti g, ultu al a d so ial optio s fo stude ts at o Thu sda afte oo s, lu hti e, afte s hool a d at the eeke d. Most tea hi g staff u a ti ities a d pa e ts a e e ou aged to offe thei skills to e i h the p og a e fu the . A ti ities ha ge te l , please ask fo details of ou u e t a ti ities p og a e. Lee Sta de is the tea he espo si le fo o ga izi g the a ti ities p og a e a d he a e o ta ted at lsta de @sta d e s-s hools. o .

Lu hti e a d I te s hool Spo t P og a

es

Spo t pla s a i po ta t pa t i ou stude ts li es. Ma tea s a e o ga ised fo i te al a d e te al o petitio . These o petitio s happe at lu h ti e a d afte s hool. The PE Depa t e t ill otif pa e ts of up- o i g o petitio s, so that the a e full i fo ed.

Cultu al Cele atio s St. A d e s has a di e se o u it a d a ide a ge of la guages a d ultu es a e ep ese ted ithi ou staff, stude ts a d pa e ts. We alue this osai of di e sit . We elie e that it is i po ta t to edu ate ou o u it so that e all u de sta d the u i ue ess of ou o ultu e a d ou elatio ships ith the ultu e of othe s. Additio all e alue the ultu e of Thaila d as ou host ou t . We do ot ho e e fa ou o e ultu e o e a othe i a effo t to espe t all a d ele ate ou ultu al di e sit .

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SCHOOL LIFE The S hool Cale da The est a to ie the s hool ale da is o Fi efl http:// le.sta d e s-s hools. o / Me e s of the s hool o u it a a ess the s hool ale da o the dash oa d of the s hool Fi efl page. The ale da is also a aila le o ou e site .sta d e sg ee alle . o to ie a d do load .PDF

B li ki g o the See asis.

o e e e ts

utto , pa e ts a see hat is happe i g at s hool o a da

The ale da is also a aila le o the s hool e site to ie a d do .sta d e sg ee alle . o / hat-s-o / ale da .ht l

da

load- http://

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Ti i gs of the s hool da Mo da -Wed esda . . . .

a a a a . - . a . - . p . p

Mo i g Meeti g fo staff, stude t usses egi to a i e Stude ts go to lo ke s Stude ts to fo oo s fo egist atio a d tuto a ti ities Lesso s Begi Mo i g B eak Lu h Ho e ti e fo stude ts

Thu sda . . . .

a a a a . - . a . - . p p – . p . p

Mo i g Meeti g fo staff, stude t usses egi to a i e Stude ts go to lo ke s Stude ts to fo oo s Lesso s Begi Mo i g B eak Lu h Asse l a d A ti ities Ho e ti e fo stude ts

F ida . . . .

a a a a . - . a . - . p . p

Stude t usses egi to a i e Stude ts go to lo ke s Stude ts to fo oo s Lesso s Begi Mo i g B eak Lu h Ho e ti e fo stude ts

S hool offi iall sta ts at . he it is tuto ti e. A tea he ill e o dut f o . a d stude ts a e allo ed i to the s hool uildi g at . . If stude ts a i e ea lie , the should go to the ha d ou t a ea.

Du i g o i g eak stude ts should ot e i side s hool, u less the a e ei g supe ised a tea he . Food is a aila le f o Khu . Pe i the a tee . B eak ti e is a ti e fo ou to e outside a d pla i g ith f ie ds. The s hool a tee p o ides Asia a d Weste food e e da . Stude ts a Fo tuto s ill i fo stude ts of hat ti e the should go to the a tee .

i a d

at h et ee the .

Whe s hool fi ishes stude ts should go to thei lo ke a d get all the thi gs the eed fo thei ho e o k. If the ha e had PE that da , the eed to e e e to take thei PE kit ho e to e ashed! If the at h the s hool us, the eed to e as ui k as the a so that the a e ot dela i g e e od else.

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Take Coffee Shop IB stude ts a use the offee shop du i g the s hool da . Yea – stude ts a use the offee shop afte s hool if the a e ot at hi g a s hool us ho e o atte di g a t ai i g sessio .

Pla g ou ds a d

eak dut

Staff e e s ha e a dut of a e to all stude ts at the s hool. The a e oste ed o dut du i g a d a e e ui ed to a e fo all stude ts at this ti e. Staff

e

eak ti e

e s o dut :

Mo ito

eha iou

Appl the s hool o se ue es fo i app op iate eha iou

Repo t a ide ts/i ju ies to the S hool Nu se

Liste to stude ts a d a e fai i deali g ith the

I te e e ea l i a

Co do off a

o se ed

is eha iou

u safe a ea/e uip e t

S hool U ifo U ifo

s othe tha

Yea

o petiti e spo ts kits a e a aila le i the u ifo

shop.

PE U ifo

-

BOYS

White shi t ith s hool logo Na

GIRLS

lue sho ts o t ouse s

fo

oth Bo s a d Gi ls

Blue St A d e s sho ts o de i

.

White ith lue St A d e s polo shi ts

White o da k lue so ks

White spo t so ks

P edo i a tl

FOBISIA spo ts u ifo

la k shoes

White shi t ith s hool logo

White spo t so ks

Blue Culottes, sho ts o t ouse s

T ai e s

White o da k lue so ks P edo i a tl

Yea

&

la k shoes

Clothi g app op iate fo usi ess eeti gs i a offi e e i o e t

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Makeup a d Je elle

S hool is ot the pla e fo akeup o je elle a d e e pe t stude ts to p ese t the sel es i a a e that is oth s a t a d app op iate to a pla e of edu atio . Stude ts should ot o e to s hool ea i g o ious akeup a d if the do so, the ill e asked to e o e it i ediatel akeup i ludes e eshado , lipsti k, olou ed ail a ish et . Stude ts a e a ti el dis ou aged f o ea i g je elle due to the fa t that it a pose a da ge to oth the ea e a d othe s. I additio je elle is ofte of g eat se ti e tal o fi a ial alue a d its loss o da age a e e upsetti g. At the sa e ti e e a ept that so e stude ts a ish to ea ite s that a e of eligious o se ti e tal i po ta e. This is a epta le so lo g as it follo s the follo i g o ditio s. The ules a e the sa e fo gi ls as fo o s. A epta le Je elle : 

O e s all si ple i g that is ot sha p

O e s all stud/sleepe ea i g a

O e si ple

O e si ple hai

A i e pe si e

e o

a elet that is ot sha p a a

e o

a

e o

o ea h ha d

i ea h ea . No hoops hatsoe e e o

o ea h

ist

a ou d the e k

ist at h

Du i g lasses the a ti ities u de take a e ui e je elle I su h i u sta es stude ts a e espo si le fo thei o should ot ea su h ite s to s hool.

to e e o ed fo health a d safet easo s. p ope t . If i the slightest dou t, stude ts

Che i g Gu Stude ts us.

ust ot

i g he i g gu

to s hool. It is ot allo ed o the s hool p e ises o o the s hool

Wate Stude ts should ha e a ate ottle ith the at all ti es. Stude ts a fill up ate ottles at eak o lu h NOT et ee lasses. If the fo get thei ate ottle, the at eak a d lu h the a go to e eptio o the afete ia to get ate .

A se e f o S hool o Late A i al Pa e ts a e asked to telepho e, e ail o se d a ote of e pla atio to the Fo th ough si k ess o a othe easo .

Tuto if a hild is a se t

Late a i al at s hool – stude ts a e to epo t to the s hool e eptio ist at the f o t offi e to sig i , if a i i g afte : a a d she ill adjust the offi ial s hool e o d a o di gl .

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Ea l Depa tu e O asio all , a hild a eed to lea e s hool efo e the e d of the s hool da . Stude ts a lea e he p io o u i atio has ee e ei ed f o a pa e t Lette , e ail o pho e all . P io to depa tu e the pa e t a d hild a e asked to o ta t the fo tuto . If the fo tuto a ot e fou d the M M Gee o the Ke Stage Coo di ato should e o ta ted. This is i ase of a e e ge e a uatio . Stude ts a e NOT pe itted to lea e the a pus ithout a pa e t o o i ated adult du i g the s hool da .

E te ded A se e Pa e ts a e ki dl e uested to ad ise Fo Tuto s if ou hild ill e a se t f o s hool fo a e te ded pe iod of ti e. Whilst it is ot eas to epli ate the s hool-lea i g e i o e t he ou a e a a , tea he s a e a le to p o ide so e guida e fo the stude t s o ti ued lea i g hilst the a e a se t f o s hool.

Field T ips Real lea i g a take pla e he eal o e tio s a e ade a d field t ips a e the efo e a i teg al pa t of lea i g. St. A d e s uses e o e ded sta da d adult/ hild atios he goi g o field t ips. Tea he s a o ga ise pa e tal help ith field t ips, depe di g o i u sta es. Stude ts a f o ti e to ti e do lo al alks lose to s hool – pa e t pe issio is ot sought fo these lo al alks.

S hool Photog aphs Ea h ea photog aphe s o e to s hool to take photos of all the stude ts. These photos a e the a aila le to pa e ts ho a e i te ested. S hool photog aphs a e o all take i Ja ua .

ade

Stude t Visito s A e uest a e ade fo a fa il s guest o elati e to isit ou s hool a d i pa ti ula the lass oo o e da . The follo i g p o edu es should e follo ed: 

The fa il should ake the e uest, th ough the Head of Se o da ill ad e sel affe t tea hi g fo that da ;

The guest o elati e should e app o i atel the sa e age as the hild the a e isiti g

fo

ho has the ight to de li e if it

Usi g the S hool Ca pus afte S hool Stude ts a e pe itted to use s hool fa ilities outside the o al s hool da so lo g as a supe isi g adult is i ha ge a d that adult has pe issio f o the Head of Se o da . The s hool ill ot take a espo si ilit fo i ju ia a ide t du i g su h ti es.

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REFERENCE Ne to the ou t ? Mo i g f o o e ou t to a othe to li e a e haoti a d a life ha gi g e pe ie e. This t a sitio , hethe it e ou fi st o o e of a , is likel to eate a o fli ti g feeli gs; e hila atio at the e a d diffe e t, sad ess f o feeli g lo el , f ust atio ith e a s of doi g a d ei g. These feeli gs a e o pletel o al. Al ost all e pat iates o atte ho e pe ie ed feel so e le el of t a sitio st ess he o i g to a e ou t . So e people o e th ough t a sitio ui kl , othe s a take up to a ea o lo ge to feel o fo ta le i thei e ou t . Fo

ou self:

T

Be ki d to ou self a d to those a ou d ou

T to look afte e ough sleep

E e ise - ou

T

Whe so eo e i ites ou to a e e t o suggests ou gi e the

Child e

to u de sta d that people i

ou fa il

ou self; keep a e e o a

a e t a sitio i g at diffe e t ates ou diet a d al ohol i take a d

ake su e ou get

ot feel like it, ut it is o e of the est solutio s to feeli g st essed

to keep a se se of hu o a d look fo the positi es i e e

situatio a i g–t

it

eed spe ial ti e ith ou du i g the ea l da s i a e pla e:

T a d ide tif ou hild s spe ial spa e he e the feel ost o fo ta le it is ofte thei Set it up a o di g to thei desi es e e if it does t ake se se to ou at the ti e

Make a spa e i e e da he e ou do othi g ut liste to ou hild. Whe the talk a out thei feeli gs, a k o ledge the – do t t to get the to feel diffe e tl . If the a e ide tif i g p o le s do t step i a d sol e the ut suppo t the to o e up ith thei o solutio s. Child e eed to feel a se se of o t ol o e thei e e i o e t too.

Fo

ed .

ou fa il :

Routi e. T

to e-esta lish the positi e fa il

outi es f o

ho e as soo as possi le.

Rituals. Does ou fa il ha e spe ial ele atio s, togethe ? Keep the goi g.

Relatio ships. Be ki d to ea h othe a d e og ize that the ups a d do a e a o al pa t of t a sitio a d that the ill pass.

a s of doi g thi gs togethe o spe ial

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