World Mental Health Day

World Mental Health Day is the annual global celebration of mental health education, awareness and advocacy. 10th October falls on a Saturday this year so we are celebrating throughout this week, leading up to the day itself. We are sharing our top tips for staying mentally...
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Walsall’s Energy Switch

Are you eligible for the Walsall Energy Switch? See below for more details or click HERE.
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Red To Green

How does our new Red to Green system work? Please watch the video below for more details:
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Return To School

Secondary pupils will return to school on Thursday 3rd September at the following times: Year 7 – 8:50am Year 8 – 9:45am Year 9 – 10:30am Year 10 – 11:30am Year 11 – 12:00am
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Exam Results Dates

AS and A-Level results day – Thursday 13th August Year 13 students will be able to collect their results between 7.30am and 9.00am from the main hall on Thursday 13th August. You must enter the school via the visitor entrance on Leamore Lane. Hopefully you will achieve the...
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Year 11 Prom Night

Our leavers ’switched off’ their uniforms for the last time and ‘switched on’ their style in true prom tradition.  The dress code was Hollywood Glamour. Everyone turned out in style on the red carpet. Year 11 looked stunning from the Boys in their tuxedos to the rainbow of gowns...
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A’ Level Textiles Visit to Bilston Gallery

Year 12 Textile students visited Bilston Craft Gallery on 24th June to see the exhibition “Through Our Hands: The Liberated Quilt”. The exhibition showed work by twenty four of the world’s most innovative textile artists who have pushed the boundaries of quilt-making. The work on...
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Summer Art Exhibition

On Wednesday 24th June, the Academy’s doors opened to a wonderful showcase of the creative talents of our A’ Level Fine Art and Textiles students. Visitors included our primary and secondary pupils, families, local councillors, representatives from our partner schools, Walsall...
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Perfect Prefect Training!

Pupils selected to become prefects were taken through a two day training plan to embark on their roles as Academy prefects. Mrs Gibbons, Miss Stanley and staff at Ackers Trust helped take the prefects through their paces. They faced many challenges throughout the day and enjoyed...
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Walsall Secondary Schools Book Challenge

On the 11th June, six of our strongest readers in Year 7 competed in the Walsall Secondary School Book Challenge against a number of local schools. The competition had several rounds, which tested the teams’ ability to decode meanings, solve anagrams and recall key information...
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Year 9 Civil Service Careers Day

A number of Year 9 pupils embarked on a journey to Birmingham City Centre on the 10th of July to take part in a Civil Service Careers Event. The day consisted of activities that pupils from schools across the West Midlands participated in. On arrival pupils were greeted with...
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STEM Events 2015

On Friday the 26th of June Year 9 pupils took part in a STEM event. Hands on Science delivered workshops at The Academy. Year 9 were split into groups and throughout the day they worked through a series of exiting challenges:- Challenge 1 Energy Ball : Pupils worked as a team...
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