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15/02/24

* Scholars' Education Trust Concert *This year's spectacular venue The Grove Theatre, Dunstable. Tickets on sale now! pic.twitter.com/reQpQqDifw

15/02/24

* Scholars' Education Trust Concert *This year's spectacular venue The Grove Theatre, Dunstable. Tickets on sale now! pic.twitter.com/reQpQqDifw

14/02/24

Thank you to for hosting the 1st Leadership Day. Our Year 8s enjoyed the challenges you set them! pic.twitter.com/4RqIoaJJzE

14/02/24

An amazing rendition of Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream by our Year 12's. Their spectacular hard work is really showcasing the talent of RBA. pic.twitter.com/7BtLsVKy5a

14/02/24

An amazing rendition of Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream by our Year 12's. Their spectacular hard work is really showcasing the talent of RBA. pic.twitter.com/7BtLsVKy5a

13/02/24

Yesterday we welcomed Nick from to work with our Student Digital Leaders for the day. The students compiled an e-magazine showcasing our work on digital technology. They collaborated to produce an excellent resource! pic.twitter.com/B7rgNtJgK3

13/02/24

Yesterday we welcomed Nick from to work with our Student Digital Leaders for the day. The students compiled an e-magazine showcasing our work on digital technology. They collaborated to produce an excellent resource! pic.twitter.com/B7rgNtJgK3

06/02/24

Some of our wonderful Teachers in action at tonight's Year 8 Options Evening event. pic.twitter.com/RDf636v7Vm

06/02/24

This evening we invited Parents, Carers and Year 8 students to our Annual Options Evening Event. Over 300 people attended tonight and the hallways and classrooms are buzzing! Thank you to everyone who attended and to our amazing staff and student helpers for a well executed night pic.twitter.com/Jw3tjrDHeY

05/02/24

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05/02/24

FoRBA welcome back Tony Calcott (Medium), for an evening on Tuesday 12th March 2024.Please email forba.co.uk with regard to ticket sales. Tickets are £15 each.Strictly over 18's - doors open at 6.30pm - show starts at 7.30pm pic.twitter.com/c5fti2IDve

03/02/24

Our Year 13s receiving expert advice on advanced note-taking from James. pic.twitter.com/B69RsH6k9B

02/02/24

Dear Parents & Carers,Please take a look at this week's review and see what's been happening in and around the school.Have a lovely weekend!https://t.co/vEurh4dbv1 pic.twitter.com/TYbQYAcEvb

02/02/24

Our Year 13s receiving expert advice on advanced note-taking from James. pic.twitter.com/B69RsH6k9B

02/02/24

Our Sixth Form had a day with James Sherwood from MADE Training, who are a Vision Specialist company delivering workshops on revision strategies and practises to help our students through their A Levels. pic.twitter.com/ro44Ikie8A

01/02/24

Our Year 9 Parents Evening has just begun and looks to be a very busy night for our Teaching Staff, Parents & Students. pic.twitter.com/vsbE1v7tPC

31/01/24

Our History Immersion day has been in full swing with students learning about Civilisation and European Explorers through to Capitalism and Communism. The Students have had great fun through learning today. pic.twitter.com/a4pfn0Fqbb

30/01/24

Time for our Year 10s to start future planning pic.twitter.com/ESJOEkierB

30/01/24

Another cup win for Yr10s this time in the District Competition. 2 goals each for Lewis, Louie and Charlie helped secure a 6-4 win v Goffs Churchgate. 👏⚽️⚽️ pic.twitter.com/aAfO8ymytc

30/01/24

My favourite lesson of the year! Book photography 🤩Another year of fabulous photos taking place pic.twitter.com/fHgxGq6aSw

30/01/24

Dear Parents & Carers,Please head over to our Eventbrite page to secure your seats for GCSE Options Evening for Year 8 Parents, on Tuesday 6th February 2024. Thankyou.https://t.co/qwaEiZrD9g

30/01/24

My favourite lesson of the year! Book photography 🤩Another year of fabulous photos taking place pic.twitter.com/fHgxGq6aSw

29/01/24

Well done boys 👏 bring on the next round! https://t.co/7sgEVOwZgj

29/01/24

Another cup win for Yr10s this time in the District Competition. 2 goals each for Lewis, Louie and Charlie helped secure a 6-4 win v Goffs Churchgate. 👏⚽️⚽️ pic.twitter.com/aAfO8ymytc

29/01/24

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Rewards and Consequences

At RBA we are committed to ensuring that all of our students achieve their very best. They are expected to aim high, work hard and be polite. We strive to create a safe and stimulating learning environment where exemplary behaviour is at the heart of productive learning. We seek to embed a culture of praise, encouragement, self-discipline and resilience in our students, and provide early intervention to prevent issues escalating. We place a heavy emphasis on positive relationships between staff and students, and endeavour to ensure we have consistency in response to both positive and negative behaviour.

Rewards 2023/24

A school ethos of encouragement and praise is central to the promotion of good behaviour and committed learning. Our rewards take many forms; it is important that effort and achievement of all kinds are treated as noteworthy. Each reward is worth a certain amount of House Points.

Exemplary effort and committed learning in the classroom or at home will be rewarded with a House Point (R1), which will be added electronically to the student’s profile on EduLink. House Points are celebrated weekly by the Head of Year and Form Tutors in assemblies. For sustained and/or outstanding effort shown in class or at home students will be awarded a Head of Department/Head of Year Award (R2) and will be recognised personally for their achievements.

A special award celebrated each Friday is the Headteacher’s Commendation (R3); nominated by staff for going ‘above and beyond’ in school or the wider community and presented by the Headteacher. Those who receive two or more Headteacher’s Commendations in half a term are issued with a Governors’ Commendation (R4) and invited to attend a reward meeting with the Governors at the end of the half term.

Every term, subject departments and Heads of Year will nominate a student from each year group for the Rising Stars board, to recognise that they have consistently worked hard to improve their learning, attendance, punctuality, behaviour or attitude to learning. These students’ names and photos will be displayed on the Rising Stars board within the department as an RBA Hero (R5).

During the year, the school holds a Celebrating Achievement Assembly (R6) and an Awards Evening (R7) to recognise academic progress and achievement, as well as contributions to the wider community. Parents are also invited to attend these assemblies.

Please take time to view the full rewards system below

RBA Rewards 2023-24

Consequences 2023/24

Our Consequences System is designed to support students in their learning and enjoyment of school. It is also there to support our ethos and values i.e. the way in which we expect students to treat each other and the environment.

Whilst our ethos is to reward students as often as possible, there inevitably have to be clear expectations regarding behaviour. The R&C system is based on promoting learning; any type of behaviour that prevents the student or others from learning will be taken very seriously.

Our Consequences System is based on a fair set of rules that will be applied by all staff consistently. The system gives students the chance to behave. If they choose not to, they will be given a verbal warning (C1). Following the first warning, students will be given the choice of regulating their own behaviour, or they will receive another verbal consequence (C2).

If students do not respond to the verbal warnings, they will receive an after-school detention (C3) lasting 45 minutes. They can also receive an automatic C3 for meeting certain threshold criteria, such as using their mobile phone on the school site. Parents will receive an e-mail notification detailing the date of the detention and reason the detention was set. Should you require further information or wish to discuss the incident, then please contact the member of staff who issued it.

Persistent or serious behaviour will result in more serious consequences such as an SLT Detention (C4), lasting 75 minutes after-school on Friday afternoon, an isolation (C4), Saturday detention (C5), fixed term internal exclusion (C6), fixed term external exclusion (C6) or permanent exclusion (C7).

Whilst all disciplinary matters are dealt with on their individual merits, we aim to be fair with consequences and would emphasise our expectations of your support.

Please take time to view the full consequences system below

RBA Consequences 2023-24

 

 

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