NewsBrief Issue 12: 02.12.2022

Issue 12: 2.12.2022

Coming Up This Week…

Christmas Concert: Thursday 8 December

Our Christmas Concert is this Thursday 8 December 7.00pm in the Main Hall (M 011).  Please join us for performances by our students in the run-up to the festive season.  Tickets £4/£3 via ParentPay.

Important: ID Cards for Purchasing Food

ID cards are needed to purchase food in school from Monday 5 December 2022.  Students without a card may not be served if they do not have one going forward.  New ID cards can be purchased from ParentPay, price £2.50. Students with a current working biometric fingerprint will be able to continue using this method of payment.


Litter Pick

Well done to our Student Council for participating is a litter pick on Thursday.  Eight bags of rubbish picked up along the Kenilworth Road!

Independent Advisory Group: Careers & Community Opportunity

Interested in becoming a police officer, working in law, firearms department or with police dogs? Do you live in a Solihull Borough Council area?

We have a unique opportunity for students to take part in an independent group to help improve police training.   Perhaps suggesting ways to improve interaction with young people during stop and search or when armed officers speak to young people.  There will be opportunities to visit specialist units like immediate response, dog and firearms units.  To find out more come to H001 Tuesday 6 December during tutor time.

Advent Calendar

We have started our 2022 Advent Calendar Quiz.  Follow us on Instagram and join in working out the answers.  Solutions during the Quizmas radio show on the last day of term!

Swimming Success

Isobel in Year 8 and her swimming team have had great success this week, as Junior League Division 2 Winners!  Great work Isobel, and thank you for bringing your medals in to school for us to share your achievements.


Professional Development Day: Change of Date (to Tuesday 3 January)

The Professional Development Day (INSET day) which was on 27 February 2023 has changed to Tuesday 3 January 2023.  Please make a note of this change in your diaries as school will be closed to students on 3 January 2023Website: Calendar Page

Year 7

  • Year 7 Assessment Week.  Classroom based

Sixth Form Applications

Applications for Sixth Form 2023 are now open.  Visit the applications page for details and links to the application forms.  Applications close Tuesday 3 January 2023 at 8.00am.  Any queries regarding Academic issues please contact Mrs Theay, Head of Post-16 via email: