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  • A-Levels 2017

    The academy celebrates outstanding exams results with almost two-thirds of students heading to university after another year of strong A levels.

    Across the vocational and A Level subjects, a brilliant two-thirds of entries (64%) were graded at the higher levels of A* to C, and almost every entry (98%) achieved a pass. And every single student who applied to university (61% of the Year 13 cohort) has achieved the grades they needed to officially secure their place.

  • Creative year 7 student raises money for charity

    Year 7 student May Parry loves to raise money for charity. In June, the Mayor of Walsall invited May to the parlour having heard of the various fundraising she had been involved with, including £4500 for Rainbow Child Foundation. This charity raises money to help poor children in Africa with food, water and medication amongst others. The Mayor set May a challenge to raise some money for the Mayor’s Appeal; supporting St Giles Hospice.

  • UK Safer Internet Day

    On Wednesday 1st February, over 240 year 7 students participated in a Mannequin Challenge to raise awareness of UK Safer Internet Day which took place on Tuesday 7th February.

    Using green screen technology, similar to that used on weather forecasts, digital messages regarding safer use of the internet were placed into green cards that the students were holding. 

  • Shakespeare Schools Festival

    On Monday 31st October, students from Years 9-12 took part in the 2016 Shakespeare Schools Festival at The Old Rep Theatre in Birmingham. Performing an abridged version of Twelfth Night which was described during an appraisal by representatives of the festival as a demonstrating “fantastic group work, performances that were very funny, expressive, heartfelt and nuanced. A lovely piece showing very assured work from a pleasant young cast”. 

  • Ormiston Shelfield Community Academy schoolboys come to aid of collapsed man in Walsall

    FIVE Walsall schoolboys have been praised for coming to the aid of a collapsed man.

    The 13-year-olds were riding their scooters through Walsall town centre early on Sunday evening when they came across the man slumped on a bench outside St Paul's.

  • Ormiston Shelfield Community Academy students celebrate GCSE results

    Students at Ormiston Shelfield Community Academy are celebrating after receiving their GCSE results. The academy are delighted to see sustained progress in students’ results and are particularly thrilled with the improvements made in the number of A*- A grades achieved.

  • Ormiston Shelfield Community Academy celebrates outstanding A level results

    Students at Ormiston Shelfield Community Academy are celebrating today after achieving outstanding A Level results, including a 100% pass rate in all A Level entries.  

    Across the vocational and A Level subjects 66% were graded at the higher levels of A*-B.   In 70% of A level subjects, at least 75% were awarded the higher grades of A*-C.


  • Letter from New Principal


    As we end this academic year I felt it was important that I write to you as I have been appointed as the new Principal of Ormiston Shelfield Community Academy and I am due to start in September. I am delighted to be coming to work at the academy and I am committed to building on the excellent progress the academy has made over the last 18 months, ensuring your children gain the skills and academic qualifications to succeed...



  • Ormiston Shelfield Community Academy celebrates DofE success at Buckingham Palace

    On 16th May 2016, Principal, Paula Arrowsmith and Community Engagement Coordinator, Mary Eaton from Ormiston Shelfield Community Academy in Walsall attended a once in a life time Duke of Edinburgh’s Award (DofE) Gold Award Presentation at Buckingham Palace, London. At the event Paula was presented with a special plaque from the DofE Charity by celebrity supporter Steve Backshall, acknowledging the academy’s commitment to running the DofE and thanking it for giving young people the opportunity to transform their lives.  

  • School Comms Smartphone App and Website For Payments

    Did you know? Here at Shelfield parents can pay for cashless catering, trips and purchasing Uniform.  For more details and help on how to get the app click on read more.

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