• Y8 History Masterclasses

    Y8 History Masterclasses

    Twenty-eight top Year 8 historians have been taking part in after-school masterclasses designed to stretch and challenge them to reach towards the Grades 8s and 9s in Summer 2022. The sessions are part of our KS3 Interventions programme which provides targeted booster and consolidation work to keep students on track […]

  • Sixth Form Visit to the Guru Nanak Sikh Temple

    Sixth Form Visit to the Guru Nanak Sikh Temple

    As part of World Religions Week, Sixth Form students had the opportunity to visit the Guru Nanak Sikh Temple in Walsall. Students enjoyed a guided tour of the building, examined artefacts whilst learning about their significance, before engaging in a Q&A session to learn more about the role of the […]

  • Fostering Campaign in Staffordshire

    Fostering Campaign in Staffordshire

    There is a fostering crisis across the country and in Staffordshire there are currently over 1,100 children in care – a rise of 8% in the last year. Fostering teams in our local area need your help – to the tune of another 60 new fostering households in the next […]

  • Anti-Bullying Week

    Anti-Bullying Week

    The school’s annual Anti-Bullying Week ran through with the usual high priority fanfare as a string of events took place to drum in the message that respect, support, sensitivity and self-discipline are vital to everyone as they proceed through life. The ‘Upstander / Bystander’ Competition was won by Edward Patstone, […]

  • ‘A Christmas Carol’ at the RSC

    ‘A Christmas Carol’ at the RSC

    This week saw 45 Year 10-11 Performing Arts students enjoy an exciting trip to the Royal Shakespeare Theatre to see ‘A Christmas Carol’. Aside from being an important aspect of the Performing Arts course, watching this performance in such an inspiring venue was a fantastic experience for the students. They […]

  • REMINDER – Still Opportunities to Plan Ahead for Cheaper Bus Fares

    REMINDER – Still Opportunities to Plan Ahead for Cheaper Bus Fares

    The abolition of Staffordshire County Council’s ‘Your Staffordshire Cards’ has provoked a lot of rumour and gossip but, though bus fares are set to rise, there are ways to counter the increases if you plan ahead. Currently, the ‘Your Staffordshire Cards’ allow most students aged 11-20 to use the buses […]

  • Moving Towards Academy Status

    Moving Towards Academy Status

    Our Headteacher and Governing Body have been looking at taking the step to academy status over the last two years and earlier this week the DfE expressed their support for our plans. Consequently, the following press release will be going out in the new year to flag up the potential […]

  • Interact Club Shoe Box Appeal

    Interact Club Shoe Box Appeal

    Our Sixth Form-led Interact Club has collected a record number of shoe-boxes for the Lichfield St Chad’s annual Shoe-Box Appeal. The shoe-boxes included toys, toiletries and baby products and hours of work has ended with them being collected for the main depot before being shipped off to children and families […]

  • Y11 Photo as Countdown Falls to 84 Days

    Y11 Photo as Countdown Falls to 84 Days

    The whole of Year 11 had their year group photograph taken this week as the countdown to their summer exams moves towards January of the same year! In fact, there are just 84 schools days left till Year 11 move into the formal exam period so, whilst there is a […]

  • Co-Op Mentoring Scheme Supporting Year 10s

    Co-Op Mentoring Scheme Supporting Year 10s

    Our partnership with the Co-Op reached the end of its first cycle this week as Co-Op mentors – who have been working with some of our Y10 students – reached the end of their 6-week programme. The scheme has seen Co-Op professionals come into school talk and work with students on […]


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