Important Information

Times of the School Day

House Time 08:45 09:15
Period 1 09:15 10:30
Break 10:30 10:50
Period 2 10:50 12:05
Period 3 12:05 13:20
Lunch 13:20 14:00
Period 4 14:00 15:10

Uniform Reminder

As the winter arrives, please be reminded that pupils should be wearing suitable, waterproof school shoes (leather or leather look).  Coats should be worn that are dark in colour.  Please do not wear leather (or leather look), denim or hoodies. Any queries, please contact school for advice.

Reporting an Absence

Parents are asked to contact the school on the first day of the student’s absence, early in the morning. A text will be sent out to the parents asking for an update of the situation if we do not receive notification. They are asked to follow up any absence with a letter on the student’s return to school to enable us to clear any outstanding absences.

To contact the school please phone on:

01902 558271

Pupil Admissions 2017-18: Consultation

Admissions Policy for 2017-2018 for consultation: Our Lady and St Chad Catholic Academy.

The consultation period is for six weeks from 1/12/2015 to 25/01/2016.

Any comments regarding this policy should be sent to the following email address:

Admission Policy for pupils 2017-18

Supporting Information for Admissions 2017-18

Admission Arrangements for pupils 2017-18

Snow Line

Any emergency closure information will be listed on the website, you can also listen to the following radio stations to be updated.

• 95.6 FM BBC Radio WM
• 97.2 FM Free Radio
• 102.2 FM Galaxy Radio
• 100.7 FM Heart
• 107 FM Signal 107
• 101.8 FM WCR

Admissions Information

Admissions Policy
Admissions Arrangements 2018-19
Admissions Arrangements Supporting Information Form
Appeal Application and Information
Admissions Appeal Timetable

Parental Letters

UTC Letter
Proposed Expansion
Academy Committee Parent Respresentative
Parental Letter – Yr9,10 and 11 Drama
Parental Letter – Public Health Letter
Seasonal Flu information Leaflet
Parental Letter – Changes to Cashless Catering
Parental Letter – Spring Travel Passes
Parental Letter – Revision and Transport
Parental Letter – Travel Pass System
Parental Letter – Year 11 Revision Timetable
Parental Letter – September 2016
School Bus Travel Cost – July 2016
Parental Letter – July 2016
SchoolCal Letter
Year 9 Parental Engagement Evening
Parental Representative Election Letter
Sexual Reproduction Education Letter
Dates for 2016
Year 11 Review Day Letter
Year 10 Engagement Evening

School Term Dates

Term Time 5th September 2016 to 21st October 2016
Half Term 24th October 2016 to 28th October 2016
Term Time 31st October 2016 to 16th December 2016

Term Time 3rd January 2017 to 17th February 2017
Half Term 20th February 2017 to 24th February 2017
Term Time 27th February 2017 to 7th April 2017
Bank Holidays 14th April 2017 17th April 2017

Term Time 24th April 2017 to 26th May 2017
Half Term 29th May 2017 to 2nd June 2017
Term Time 5th June 2017 to 25th July 2017
Bank Holidays 1st May 2017 29th May 2017

Online Safety Resources

A Parents Guide to Cyber Bullying
A Parents Guide to Cybersecurity
A Parents Guide to Dealing with Sexting
A Parents Guide to Facebook
A Parents Guide to Instagram
A Parents Guide to Snapchat
The Hacking of Snapchatsaved
Keeping Young Children Safe Online
Digital Universe – Blocking
Digital Universe – Privacy on Social Networks
Young People and Social Networking Sites

Other Vital Information

OLSC Results
Ofsted – Parent View
School and college performance tables
Free School Meals – How To
Free School Meals – Application Form

Upcoming Events

Report Opinions/Good News

Report Inappropriate ICT Use

Help Keep Your Children Safe Online

E-Safety Guide

Think U Know - CEOP

Protect Yourself Online

Know It All Resources - OLSC

Report to CEOP

Report to Child Exploitation and Online Protection - OLSC