Ofsted Monitoring Report 24th January 2019

Following Ofsted’s visit to Oldbury Academy on 24 January 2019, we are pleased to write that the report notes that ‘senior leaders are taking effective action to tackle the areas requiring improvement identified at the last section 5 inspection in order for the school to become a good school.’ The report says that leaders know…

County Lines

West Midlands Police have asked all Sandwell schools to send out a letter regarding County Lines, a growing issue nationally.  The idea is to ensure families know what signs to look for.  Please take the time to read this letter.  In brief please let us know if you spot any of the following signs……  …

Anti Knife Programme

Further to the letter that you received on Friday 11th January, please see the attached film from BBC News about this initiative that West Midlands Police are rolling out across Sandwell Schools. We are happy to support this scheme to ensure that the profile of knife crime and the dangers of it are clear for…

Work Experience Letter

Today your son/daughter has been given the following letter and form to begin their process of gaining a work experience placement. It is vital that the form and permission slip is completed and returned to school ASAP. If you have any concerns or questions please feel free to contact Miss Wilkins (Careers Manager) sarah.wilkins@oldburyacademy.org.uk Download…