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Executive Headteacher and Headteacher Welcome

Executive Headteacher It is a real pleasure and privilege to welcome you to our website. I hope that it gives existing and prospective parents and carers an opportunity to gain a real sense of our unique community and the education we provide. As the Executive Headteacher, I feel privileged to have the opportunity to lead...

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Ethos, Aims & Values

We are committed to providing a high quality of education, based on the principles and practice of the Church of England, in a challenging, stimulating and caring environment for children of all faiths and none. We aim to: celebrate all children’s success promote positive self-esteem and well being create an engaging, challenging and enjoyable learning...

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Christian Values

Hold our school values in you hand Love | Courage | Truth | Respect | Friendship The Bay CE School Collective Worship Themes 2020-21 The Bay CE SChool Terms of Union To view our Religious Education and Collective Worship Policies –  Please visit our policies page.      Some amazing school values banners made by

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British Values and SMSC

British Values The government set out their definition of British values in the 2011 Prevent Strategy and this was reinforced in September 2014. The five part definitions of British values are: Democracy The Rule of Law Individual Liberty Mutual Respect Tolerance of those of different faiths and beliefs Democracy of students is shown by: Student...

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Curriculum, Subjects Overview and Preferences

Click here to read 'The Bay Way: Curriculum Statement (Secondary) Click here to view the Curriculum Overview subjects years 7 - 11 Click here to view the Curriculum Model for 2022-2023 Click here to view a list of courses taught at Phase 3 (Years 10 and 11) Click here to read information about Setting for...

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Assessment and Reporting

Target Setting & Review (Updated September 2020) Loading... Taking too long? Reload document | Open in new tab   Click here to view document

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Secondary Houses


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Inclusion & SEND

Together with the teachers and extra adults in school, we are here to help make a positive difference for those children who most need it. We aim to work in partnership with parents, families, outside agencies, feeder pre-schools, Children Centres and secondary schools. We offer a range of interventions and ways of supporting learning; it...

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Pastoral Care and Student Well-Being

All students at the Bay CE School benefit from our strong pastoral care system which fosters a sense of community. Our professional team provide personal guidance and support. We have a culture of high expectation and respect. Our comprehensive Year 6 into Year 7 transition programme, includes an opportunity for a 1:1 meeting with every...

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Rights Respecting Schools

What does it mean to be a Rights Respecting School? A Rights Respecting School, is a school that embeds the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC or CRC) in their practices to improve well-being and help all children to realise their potential. What is the UNCRC? The United Nations Convention on the Rights...

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Working at The Bay

The Bay CE School is an oversubscribed school located in the heart of Sandown on the Isle of Wight. In September 2018, the school extended its age range to create an all-through school for ages 4-16 over two sites serving the community of Sandown and beyond. Inspiring learners, within our supportive Christian ethos, so that...

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At The Bay CE School we are committed to inspiring, challenging and safeguarding our pupils and enabling them to become: Successful learners who enjoy learning, making progress and achieve Confident individuals who are able to live safe, healthy and fulfilling lives We are fully committed to ensuring that consistent effective safeguarding procedures are in place...

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