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And our final update!

July 25, 2014 in Front page news, Parent News, Student News by Miss N Chahal

From Mr Guy: Yesterday evening we went for a ghost tour in Old Montreal – at various points along the route, people who were in costume told stories about their lives and deaths – a bit gruesome at times, but very interesting.

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Results 2014

July 23, 2014 in Front page news, Parent News, Student News by Miss N Chahal

​We would like to invite students to come and collect their results on the following dates and at these times:

Thursday 14th August - Post 16 BTEC Results and AS Level Results: between 10:00am and midday.

Thursday 21st August - GCSE Results:
Year 11: between 10:00am and11:00am
Year 10 and Post 16: between11:00am and midday.

Please note that if you arrive before your time slot, we will not be able to issue your results before the times stated above.
We look forward to seeing you and celebrating your achievements with you!

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Success in ICT

July 21, 2014 in Front page news, Parent News, Student News by Miss N Chahal

Congratulations to our Community IT Class who have completed their 8 week course.  They have learnt a whole range of skills from downloading photos from a camera, to using word to make party invitations!

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New look Callum is for a good cause!

July 21, 2014 in Front page news, Parent News, Student News by Miss N Chahal

Huge congratulations to Callum Smith. He has raised more than £1250 for research into bowel cancer. Callum chose this cause for personal reasons.

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Arrangements for 26th August, first day of new academic year

July 18, 2014 in Front page news, Parent News, Student News by Miss N Chahal

Timetable for Tuesday 26th August 2014

08:15-08:30              Staff Briefing
Session 1          08:30-09:30              STAFF ONLY – Preparation for the new year – IT refresh
Session 1          09:30-10:15              YEAR 7 ONLY – Assembly, Timetables, Breakfast
Session 2          10:15-11:45              YEARS 7, 8, 9, 10, 11 & 13 GO STRAIGHT TO SESSION 2
Session 3          11:45-12:15              Mentoring and Guidance for ALL STUDENTS
Session 4          12:15-14:15              Session 4 Lessons – ALL STUDENTS
Session 5          14:15-15:45              Session 5 Lessons – ALL STUDENTS

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Post 16 start date and information for new Year 12 students

July 17, 2014 in Front page news, Parent News, Student News by Miss N Chahal

Post 16 start date and information for new Year 12 students

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Public Consultation

July 17, 2014 in Front page news, Parent News, Student News by Miss N Chahal

Parents might be interested in this consultation by Sandwell Council on proposed changes to the School Clothing Assistance Scheme:
202: Public Consultation on the proposals for Sandwell’s School Clothing Assistance Scheme
We are currently undergoing a public consultation about proposed changes to Sandwell’s School Clothing Assistance 2015/2016 Policy for Sandwell families and pupils

  • For action
  • To Head Teaches and Principals
  • From Joy Djukic
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Weston Beamor and RSA Academies Jewellery Design Project

July 16, 2014 in Front page news, Parent News, Student News by Miss N Chahal

Back in January 2013 a number of RSA Fellows met at Weston Beamor in Birmingham’s Jewellery Quarter to look at how 3D printing is being used by Weston Beamor in the production of their jewellery products. The Fellows wanted to find a vehicle to promote this new technology and extend its use in schools.

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A fantastic opportunity for budding journalists!

July 16, 2014 in Front page news, Parent News, Student News by Miss N Chahal

Following on from the success of our first young writers festival Page Talk; Life as we know it, Writing West Midlands invites aspiring creative writers aged 12-16 to participate in our second festival of the year, Page Talk; Portraits.

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Experiencing work!

July 16, 2014 in Front page news, Parent News, Student News by Miss N Chahal

Year 10 students are required to participate in Work Experience during July. The purpose of the Work Experience is to help students prepare for the transition from school to work.  It provides students with a greater understanding of the world of work and the expectations that employers will have, learn new skills which are adaptable to both the working environment and the Academy and help to decide what kind of career paths students may want to pursue after education.

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