Ofsted Monitoring Report Letter

OFSTED: “Leaders and those responsible for governance are taking effective action to provide education in the current circumstances.”   On March 2nd 2021, Ofsted conducted a section 8 monitoring inspection of our school and we are extremely proud of the public recognition of the fantastic work we are doing. “Staff are determined that pupils should…

Free Online Books

BBC & National Literacy Trust  We urge everyone to take advantage of the opportunity to access books online, for FREE! The BBC and the National Literacy Trust have a library and will provide a book a week from its author of the week. The aim is to increase young readers access to e-books and audiobooks. Click HERE to…

Year 11 Parents Evening 2021

Year 11 parents evening week Wednesday 24th February – Tuesday 2nd March. Parents should expect a phone call from their child’s form tutor where they will discuss attendance and punctuality, general conduct, progress, areas of strength, areas for development, live lesson engagement, and coping with lockdown.  If parents have any specific subject related questions they can…

Screen Free Well-Being Day

We are all learning in new ways and a lot of this involves a screen. Add in time spent on phones, social media, computers or games consoles and that is a whole lot of screen time!!!!! So on Thursday 4th February we are going to look after our wellbeing by embracing a day where we…

Trust AGM 2021

The AGM for Oldbury Academy Trust will be held on Tuesday 2nd February at 6.00pm. via Microsoft Teams. The meeting will receive the annual report and accounts. If you would like to join Trustees and Members (online) for this meeting please email : kerry.penn@oldburyacademy.org.uk who will arrange for a link to be sent to you.

Year 8 Parents Evening 2021

Y8 parents evening week beginning Monday 18th January. Parents should expect a phone call from their child’s form tutor where they will discuss attendance and punctuality, general conduct, progress, areas of strength, areas for development, live lesson engagement, and coping with lockdown.  If parents have any specific subject related questions they can email the teacher…

Sandwell Council Christmas Support

Sandwell Council have published the below resources for anyone in need of help this festive season. During the Christmas period, should you require emergency assistance from Sandwell Council our emergency number is 0121 569 2266 and our website is https://www.sandwell.gov.uk/info/200354/coronavirus_advice If you are finding it hard to make ends meet, free and confidential advice around…

Covid-19 Parent Advice

COVID RISK ASSESSMENT Our COVID-19 Risk Assessment can be downloaded here.   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…