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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GCSE Textiles: Wallpaper Design Challenge

Year 10 pupils in GCSE Art Textiles had the opportunity to develop group work skills by working together to produce a piece of designer wallpaper which was inspired by surface pattern designer Rachael Taylor. Ideas were brought to the table by all pupils in the group just as it...
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Cashless Catering

The Bloxwich Academy uses cashless catering service. You can get to the Wisepay portal HERE
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Term Date Planner

Although we have always published our term dates well in advance, we have – for the first time – produced a one page summary so you can see at a glance when each term begins and ends. We hope this will enable you to plan ahead more easily.  
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Fashion & Textiles Visit

Year 11 pupils had the opportunity to take part in a mixed media textiles workshop with professional textiles artist Jennifer Collier at her studio Unit Twelve in Stafford. The aim of the visit was to support research work for the GCSE Art Textiles examination. Pupils were also...
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Year 11 University Maths Coaching

On 18th May a Year 11 GCSE revision event took place at The Academy. Mathematics students from the University of Wolverhampton visited Year 11 pupils accompanied by their lecturer to work one to one and in small groups with GCSE grade D to C borderline Year 11 GCSE pupils. Pupils...
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Are You Fully Equipped For Exams?

You need to bring the following equipment to school every day: · A pencil case containing: pens (including a green pen), pencil, ruler, an eraser, a glue stick · A calculator · A pack of coloured pencils · ERIC reading book This is especially vital for exams. It is your...
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Year 13 University Application Success!

Very well done and congratulations to all Year 13 students who have applied to University as they have all received a conditional offer and are now actively working towards securing their examination grades to take up these places.  A wide range of courses has been applied for...
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