Year 11 Mock Exams – March 2020

Year 11 will have their next set of mock exams between Monday 2nd March 2020 and Thursday 12th March 2020. This will be their last chance to practice their exam skills in a live examination environment before their final GCSE examinations in May and June. Students will receive personalised timetables in the coming weeks, until…

Attendance Matters

Working with parents to improve attendance and punctuality Thank you to all parents who have supported our drive on attendance and punctuality. Attendance this year has improved when compared to last year and is currently above the national average, which is down to the hard work of students and families in ensuring that learning is…

Show My Homework

All homework at Oldbury Academy is set via Show My Homework. This can either accessed via the website or the app. If you have any problems being able to access your child’s Show My Homework record please contact Mr. P. Dryburgh on showmyhomework@oldburyacademy.org.uk   More information on the Show My Homework System click here.  

LORIC @ Oldbury Academy

LORIC maps against the National Careers Service’s list of most desirable soft skills. The LORIC resources are focused on developing students’ 5 key attributes: Leadership, Organisation, Resilience, Initiative and Communication. These resources are delivered to students during form time in both key stage 3 and 4. LORIC skills are also being identified and deliverer within…

Safeguarding

Safeguarding is everyone’s responsibility If you are concerned about a child please consider….. Call 999 – if they are in immediate danger Contact Sandwell children’s social care on 0121 569 3100 (this number is available outside normal office hours) Contact the NSPCC helpline 0808 800 5000 If you would prefer to let us know we…

Parents Evenings 2019/20

We would like to remind parents of the remaining parents evening dates for the 2019/20 academic year. Year 9 – 23rd January 2020 Year 10 – 26th February 2020 Year 8 – 7th May 2020 Year 7 – 7th July 2020 Parents will receive reminders via the school text messaging service.

Mock Exam Results Christmas Breakfast

Our Mock Results Christmas Breakfast takes place on Friday 20th December between 7:30Am and 8:30 AM. This is a fantastic opportunity to share in the success of your child in the recent Mock Examinations that took place in November. Light refreshments and drinks will be provided.  to download a copy of the recent letter for…

Rudolph’s Rave

Building on the success of the fancy dress party back in October we are holding another OA party…Rudolph’s Rave! Please see the important details below: Tuesday 17th December Doors open in the canteen 6-8pm Urban DJ – DJ DL Students will be performing Limited amount of tickets Tickets are £2 and can be purchased from…

Staff Wellbeing @ OA

    Our wellbeing group has met to review wellbeing at OA. The team has discussed a variety of ideas to maintain and further improve wellbeing. Several members of our group are enrolling on a Level 2 Mental Health Awareness course, to enable us to support all members of our OA team. Our wellbeing advent…

Christmas Market 2019

Oldbury Academy will be hosting its next annual Christmas Market at the school on Friday 6th December between 5pm and 8pm. The evening promises to be fun for all with hot food, a Fair Ground, Local Craft Stalls, Santa’s Grotto and much more.   Tickets are on sale now from the school reception and under…