NewsBrief: 11 February 2022


Welcome to the first edition of our weekly news summary NewsBrief.  This will be sent out every Friday and posted in a blog on the website.

School Production

Tickets are available on our ParentPay service or cash will be accepted on the door:

  • Tuesday 5 & Wednesday 6 April, Adults £6.00, Concessions £4.00
  • Thursday 7 April: Staff £4.50, Adults £7.00, Concessions £4.50

All performances begin at 7:30pm.

Rail Safety

Students have been reminded about the hazards of railways during Tutor time this week, including viewing this video:

The video was created by Network Rail for secondary school students. WARNING: As you might expect it contains images of some risky behaviour and occasionally the distressing consequences of that behaviour. It lasts 15 minutes.  Further links on this topic:

Professional Development Day – Monday 28 February

A reminder that Monday 28 is a staff training day and that school is closed to students.

Year 9 Options

Year 9 Taster Day

Thursday 17 February is Taster Day (periods 1 and 2) for Year 9 students with a chance to try a lesson in a subject they could choose for GCSE next year.  Website:

Year 9 Parent/Carer SchoolCloud Consultations

  • Tuesday 1 March. This is an online event.

Balsall Common Bugle and Meriden Magazine

Watch out for the feature pages in our local community magazines due out later this month.  Delivered through your door or available in local shops and outlets.

Song Writing Competition

The Song Academy Young Songwriter 2022 competition #SAYS22 is open for entries until the 31 March 2022.  Check out for inspiration, tips on songwriting and how to enter #SAYS22.


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