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  • Prom Fashion Event


    On Friday 1st December, we held our second annual Prom event. Organised my members of our Student Leadership Teams, local businesses who specialise in Prom related products are invited in for students and their families to browse and take advantage of special discounts and offers exclusive to this event. 

  • Skills Show 2017


    On Friday 17th November, Year 10 visited the UK's largest skills and careers event 'The Skills Show' at the NEC in Birmingham. The Skills Show hosted a range of employers, training providers, colleges and universities who were on hand to talk to students about future opportunities and career options. Students had the opportunity to take part in 'have a go' skills experiences and had the chance to gain information, advice and guidance from a range of career industry experts.

     

  • Students raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support


    Students from our Making a Difference Committee organised and ran a Coffee Morning to raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support. Both staff and students baked and donated cakes which were sold to invited members of the local community during the morning and throughout the day at Break and Lunch.

  • Ormiston Shelfield Community Academy Shows Significant Improvement in Student Progress


    Ormiston Shelfield Community Academy in Walsall is celebrating achieving a significant improvement in the value it adds to students’ GCSE results, following new tables published today highlighting the progress they make while at secondary school.

  • Ormiston Shelfield Community Academy Places 1st in the Restless Earth Workshop


    Students at Ormiston Shelfield Community Academy in Walsall spent their summer term working on The Restless Earth Workshop, which culminated in a well-deserved victory. 

  • Ormiston Shelfield Community Academy Celebrates Excellent GCSE Results


    Students, staff and parents are celebrating today after receiving excellent GCSE results, with significant improvements in key headline measures, despite this being the first year of the new tougher exams in English and maths.

  • 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”. 

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