A student walking home last night (Thurs 2nd Feb) through the Turnberry Estate was followed by a man in a blue car for about half a mile.
The relevant authorities have been contacted and informed, but the academy feels it's only right to inform you of the incident. Please remind your child/children to always be vigilant when walking to and from home.
Dates for your diary
Friday 17th February - Break up for Half Term
Monday 20th - Friday 24th February - Half Term Holiday
Monday 27th February - Students return to school
Wednesday 5th April - Year 8
Thursday 11th May - Year 10
Thursday 8th June - Year 9
Thursday 13th July - Year 7
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.
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.
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”.