Key Stage 5 Results 2017

Students at Oldbury Academy are celebrating an excellent set of Key Stage 5 results, with 100% of students now entering higher education, employment or further training. 33% of students achieved grades of A*-B, and improvement of 15% on 2016 results. Vocationally, 87% of students achieved Distinction-Distinction*, an improvement on 12% of 2016. Students across the…

Examination Results Days

Students who have sat public examinations during the Summer season can collect their results on the following days, from the Creative Arts Homebase… Year 12/13 A Level & BTEC – Thursday 17 August 2017 8am – 11am. Most results are usually published online prior to this through the UCAS website but you can collect your…

Parliamentary Review

Oldbury Academy was honoured to have been selected as a case study for this year’s Educational Parliamentary Review. Each year, a number of improving schools are selected to provide a case study of their journey of improvement. This is due for full publication shortly, but in the meantime, have a read here!

 

Loudmouth Team

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 portrayed and…

Happy Puzzle Company Inset Day

Over 100 students from year 7 and 8 had the opportunity to solve some tricky problems with the Happy Puzzle Company inset. The students involved developed important learning skills including resilience and teamwork through a series of challenging logic puzzles. The students had a great time and all felt they had achieved something worthwhile by the…

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.