A Venn Academy Trust School

– Together we will…

Venn is a pioneering academy trust, committed to building educational environments where all pupils are inspired to become lifelong learners who achieve the very highest standards possible.

Collaborating with all partners, the Trust works with its unique settings to create world class learning experiences for all.

Academy Young Leaders

Each year our children apply for these posts and are democratically elected into positions.

Academy Student Council

Each class has an Academy Student Council Representative. They are elected to represent the views of the children in our academy. They discuss important matters with their class and collate the views. They work with the leadership team to improve the academy.

ClassStudent Council Representatives 2022-23
FS2 – Mrs Baxter / Mrs BinnsBrody C
FS2 - Miss RowbothamGabriella H
Y1 - Miss French / Mrs BrownZara B
Y1 - Miss HenniganArrow A
Y2 - Mr MooreNoel C
Y3 - Mrs RobertsHarry R
Y3 - Miss JacksonArlie A
Y4 - Mr JonesSophia C
Y4 - Miss Benjamin WebsterElizabeth W
Y5 - Miss JacksonGeorge F
Y5 - Miss LowLacey-Jane F
Y6 - Mr ThomasKia A
Y6 - Mr Farrand / Mrs SandersTu P

House Captains

Year 6 children will have an opportunity to lead one of our school houses; Narnia, Neverland, Wonderland or Hogwarts. Each house is lead by 2 Year 6 children who are role models to others and uphold our Academy Values.  The role of the house Captain is to lead by example and encourage the children in their house to earn dojo points to win the house cup!

HouseHouse Captains 2022-23
NarniaCharlie M, Isabel B
WonderlandGeorge J, Antonia M
NeverlandCalin S, Lena H
HogwartsAlivia S, Aaliyah M

Digital Leaders

Each class has a Digital Leader Representative. They help support technology and computing in school, and are highly skilled in the use of Purple Mash (Computing scheme). Throughout the year these children deliver assemblies (supported by Miss H Jackson, computing lead teacher), support learning and support the teacher to deliver computing lessons.

Year GroupDigital Leaders 2022-23
Y1 Poppy H, Noah J
Y2Darcey C
Y3Quinn D
Y4Mila-Honey B, Kasey S
Y5 Lincoln M
Y6Alivia S, Hunter S

Community Ambassadors

This group meets regularly to try and find ways to improve the Thorne Community. Working with Mrs Courtney (Inclusion assistant) and external groups such as The Stronger Community Team and Thorne Police, they have conducted a local area litter pick and promoted cleaning up after dogs.

Community Ambassadors 2022-23
Jack M, Libby S, Savannah C, Theo C, Niall R, Alissia H, Thomas C

Mini Maths Champions

All children in KS2 are given the opportunity to become a Mini Maths Champion. Children are required to complete an application expressing their skills and enthusiasm for the subject. The Maths Leads then select the best suited applicant. As a Mini Maths Champion the children are heavily involved in the developing the teaching and learning of Maths throughout school.

Year GroupMini Maths Champions 2022-23
Y3Faith H, Savannah C
Y4Mila B, Alfie C
Y5Franc M, Niall R
Y6Neveah H, Christian S

English Champions

All children in Years 5 and 6 are given the opportunity to become an English Champion. Children are required to complete an application expressing their skills and enthusiasm for the subject. The English Leads then select the best suited applicant. As an English Champion the children are heavily involved in the developing the teaching and learning of English throughout school.

English Champions 2022-23
Envie B, Evie F, Elexa G, Layni-Grace M and Katie B

What is your favourite subject and why? –
“I love P.E. because I am a real sports person and enjoy being creative.”

Sophia

What is the best thing you have done in school?
“I love the school trips and when we go to the church to sing.”

George

What is your favourite subject and why?
“English because I love writing stories and poems.”

Amelia

What do you like about the teachers?
“They are helpful and kind.”

Pupil Voice

What is your favourite subject and why?
“Art because I like drawing and sometimes my work goes on the wall.”

Zahra

What do you like about the teachers?
“They make me feel safe.”

Pupil Voice

What is your favourite subject and why?
“Art because it calms me down and it’s great fun.”

Lyla

” My dream is to be a nurse or a doctor. I need to be able to read, to write, to spell people’s names.”

Maisie

What is the best thing you have done in school?
“I really enjoy playing for the school football team.”

Pupil Voice

“PSHE links to real life and I like that. PSHE is about me and the real world. ”

Harry

What is the best thing you have done in school?
“The best thing I’ve done at school was going to William’s Den and building my own den.”

Pupil Voice

“I like PSHE because you get to learn about real life.”

Freddie

What is your favourite subject and why?
“Topic and Art are my favourite lessons because they push me to my limits and are fun.”

Ollie

What do you like about the teachers?
“They tell jokes and help us learn.”

Pupil Voice

What is the best thing you have done in school?
“I enjoy the school trips to the museum so I can learn.”

Pupil Voice

“A football player because I like playing sports. I think being a good writer would help me so I know how to sign contracts.”

Prosper

What is your favourite subject and why? –
“Maths because I love numbers and adding.”

Jack

What would you say to a child who is worried about joining this school?
“We will look after you and help you.”

Pupil Voice

What is the best thing you have done in school?
“Everything. I enjoy every single second of school.”

Pupil Voice