April Newsletter

This term we are wishing Martyn Jones, our Senior Deputy Headteacher, a happy retirement after 17 years teaching here on the Oldbury Academy site. Another busy term has flown by and what superb progress we have continued to make. Many of our students have continued to make excellent progress in their learning, and year 11 & 13 especially are now…

KS4 Pathways

Students in year 9 have been placed onto one of five different pathways to guide their subject choices as they move into KS4. A huge amount of work and consultation has gone into allocating students to the different pathways, with the aim to ensure that every student leaves Oldbury Academy having totally maximised their potential.…

Game On

All year 7 pupils will get the chance to take part and they are tackling issues such radicalisation, the far right, online safety and racism.  The pupils are loving it and it is incredibly good at tackling very difficult issues through games.

Loudmouth Team

On Monday we welcomed the Loudmouth team into school to work with year 10.  As always the performance was hugely engaging – presenting sensitive topics in such a creative way! The workshops followed through the day where pupils discussed the issues raised in small groups and had a chance to really think about the characters…

KS3 Regional Dance Championships

We entered our dancers into the regional dance competition called ‘The Great Big Dance Off’ which took place at The Grand Theatre in Wolverhampton last night and our KS3 dance group won 1st place! It was a tough competition with some outstanding performances from schools across the region. Our students were professional and an absolute credit to…

World Book Day 2017

We are having a Scholastic book fair to celebrate World Book Day on Thursday 2nd March 2017. The fair will be arriving in the Library on Thursday 2nd and will close at 4.00pm on Wednesday 8th March inclusive. Books, posters and stationery will be on sale and parents are welcome to view item in school…

Half Term Revision Programme

During the half term holiday there will be a comprehensive revision programme for your child to attend in preparation for their examinations. Your child is soon to take part in a series of formal mock exams (beginning 20th March) in preparation for their summer examinations. This will give them the opportunity to work on their areas of strength…