Year 9 Parents Evening 2020

Dear parent/carer of a Year 9 student Due to the current restrictions we have in and around our school, our parents evening will be conducted via a telephone call from the form tutor.  There are bookable appointments, where your child’s form tutor will ring you to discuss progress so far this term.  The form tutor…

Join Us in 2021

Applications are now open for students joining year 7 in September 2021. We welcome students to the Oldbury Academy family from primary schools across the local area and we look forward to meeting our 2021 intake. Due to the current global situation we have had to cancel our face to face events for the safety…

URGENT NOTICE – Fire Alarm Fault

10th September 2020 – 16:00 Dear Parents and Carers, As you are aware, we had to take the hard decision today to send our students home. Please rest assured that this is in no way related to Covid-19. At ca.11.30am, our fire alarm sounded and we actioned a full evacuation of our school building. It…

New Year 7 Intake – September 2020

Secondary School Travel Assistance Academic Year 2020/2021 To see if you are entitled to receive travel assistance from Sandwell Council please click on the HERE First day information Letter Please click here to download the first day information letter for New Year 7 Students. Pastoral Introduction Video’s Head of Year Assistant Head of Year Form…

GCSE Results 2020

GCSE Results Day 2020 We are incredibly proud of our students who have shown dignity and resilience through this difficult time. The way they have responded to the support they have received from our staff and their families has been remarkable.” “They have demonstrated sheer determination, patience and courage to take on new challenges through…

Covid-19 Parent Advice

Virtual Form Tutor Sessions We are excited to be running two form tutor sessions for students over the next two weeks via Microsoft Teams. Year 10 students have been accessing live lessons online and it has been a huge success. For children in Years 7,8 and 9, it is essential that we have consent from…

Free School Meal Voucher Scheme

The academy is in the process of sending out the first codes for the Department for Education’s replacement for the Free School Meals system which will be used then schools are shut to help with social distancing. Parents should receive their codes by either Email or Text Message, depending on how you receive the details…

Parent Governor Election

A vacancy has arisen on the Governing Body for a parent governor. The role is a voluntary one, requiring someone who is reliable, flexible and willing to use their life skills to benefit the pupils of Oldbury Academy. If this is you then please read the covering letter and download, complete and return the nomination…

Work Experience Pre-Visit

We are delighted to once again run the Work Experience Programme, with Year 10 students completing work experience in March. All year 10 students will complete a pre visit to their work placements on Thursday 5th March 2020. Please  to download the letter.