SEARCH


PAGES

Academy InformationAcademy Information

Performance and ResultsExamination Results Examination Results - GCSE HEADLINES 2023 English and Maths 4+ = 86%           English and Maths 5+ = 59% English and Maths 7+...

Quality of EducationQuality of Education

Primary SchoolsPrimary Schools Primary Schools Below is a list of the main primary schools who feed into our school:St. Nicholas C of E Primary SchoolDunnington C of E Primary SchoolBidford on Avon Primary...

Post Results ServicePost Results Service Post Results Service The JCQ Post Results Services booklet can be found hereAlcester Academy is required by the JCQ to have in place an Internal Appeals...

Post 16 LinksPost 16 Links Post 16 Links Here is a list of the Post 16 establishments which provide further education to the majority of our students:Sixth Forms & CollegesAlcester Grammar SchoolSt...

Policies & StatementsPolicies, Statements & Documentation PoliciesAcceptable Use Agreements of the Academy’s ICT facilities and InternetAccess Arrangements PolicyAccessibility PolicyAdmissions Policy...

Physical EducationPhysical Education Mr P Moffatt: Lead for PEpaulmoffatt@alcesteracademy.org.ukMr J Powell: Teacher of PEjamespowell@alcesteracademy.org.ukMiss K Buckthorp: PE Teacher and Assistant...

Personal DevelopmentPersonal Development Personal Development, Behaviour & Welfare Information Our Learning Support Unit (LSU) is located within the Academy near to the main school reception.The LSU is in this...

Performing ArtsPerforming Arts Performing ArtsMr L Hall:  Lead Performing Artsliamhall@alcesteracademy.org.ukMiss S Sacco: Teacher of Performing Arts (Lead...

PE Activities & FixturesPE Activities & Fixtures PE Activities & FixturesThe most up-to-date information is posted in the Bulletin.              

Religious StudiesReligious Studies Mrs A Kowal: Lead, Religious Studies Teacheraiyanakowal@alcesteracademy.org.ukMiss S Bayliss: Religious Studies Teacher sarahbayliss@alcesteracademy.org.uk  ...

Parent ForumParent Forum Parent Forum There are a number of Parent Forum meetings during the academic year. The meetings run from 6.00-7.00pm. All interested parties are welcome to attend. Please email...

OptionsOptions  OptionsOptions Evening 2023 - the PPT presentation Subjects and exam boards offered SubjectExam BoardCourse CodeArt (GCSE Fine Art)OCRJ171Biology GCSEAQA8461Chemistry...

Ofsted & Parent ViewOfsted & Parent View Ofsted Alcester Academy activity, reports and ratingsFull Inspection 19th Jan 2022 Short Inspection 13th March 2019To view the inspections visit Alcester Academy...

NumeracyNumeracy Numeracy means many different things to different people. Some see numeracy as the foundation of mathematics, the concepts learnt in school and necessary for understanding more advanced...

NewslettersNewsletters NewslettersDecember 2017 March 2018 Summer 2018 Christmas 2018 Easter 2019 Summer 2019 Christmas 2019

NewsNews

MusicMusic Mr L Hall: Lead Musicliamhall@alcesteracademy.org.ukMr R Badham: Associate teacher of Musicrennybadham@alcesteracademy.org.uk Key Stage 3 Curriculum Intent We believe Music at key stage 3...

Mission StatementMission Statement Our Mission StatementAlcester Academy provides an outstanding education through the delivery of a high quality, diverse curriculum which allows all of our students to fulfil...

Regulations & GuidanceRegulations & Guidance Regulations & Guidance The Joint Council for Qualifications (JCQ) regulates all our external qualifications; their website outlines their role and responsibility –...

Revision Guides & TechniquesRevision Guides & Techniques Revision Guides & Techniques The Super Six BookletSources of Subject RevisionPersonal Revision TimetableVAK Parents

Message from the Chair of GovernorsMessage from the Chair of Governors Message from the Chair of GovernorsYour Governors are a group of people from widely varying backgrounds dedicated to ensuring the best possible education...

Term DatesTerm Dates Term and Holiday Dates AUTUMN TERM 2023 School...

X & FacebookX & Facebook X & FacebookFollow us on X:  https://twitter.com/AlcesterAcademyFollow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/alcesteracademy1/ Teaching and Learning...

Why be a Governor?Why be a Governor Why be a Governor? Becoming a governor can be very rewarding.It gives an opportunity to serve the local community and make a real difference to how a school runs.It is a good...

Where can I find my child's work?Where can I find my child's work? Where can I find my child's work?We understand that parents and carers will want to access their child's classwork and homework from time to time. Below is a...

WellbeingWellbeing WellbeingOne of our Alcester pupils created a poem for World Mental Health Day - Tuesday 10th October 2023. Please take a look:Alcester Academy World Mental Health Day  ...

Welcome by the HeadWelcome by the Head To be the best that we can beAlcester Academy is a community school serving the needs of young people in the area. At Alcester Academy we live by our Misson Statement, ‘to be...

VacanciesVacancies Staff VacanciesAll vacancies require the same application form, select the format from the links below.Alcester Academy is happy to accept electronic applications provided they...

UniformUniform UniformAt Alcester Academy we are proud of our standards of school uniform that are the result of a high degree of co-operation between parents/carers, students and the school.We are firm...

Train to TeachTrain to Teach  Train to Teach Shires Teaching Alliance

TimelineTeaching and Learning Timeline Teaching and Learning Timeline; capturing one school’s journeySpring 2020The spring 2020 saw the exciting arrival of a new Director of Studies, Mrs Woodman (SLT)...

Teaching, Learning & AssessmentTeaching, Learning & Assessment Staff TrainingThe academy prides itself on providing the best possible learning experience for all of its students. This is achieved through a commitment to...

RewardsRewards Rewards  Alcester Academy uses Epraise to celebrate and reward students every day. Students can achieve points for participation and contribution in class, excellent classwork and...

Support OrganisationsSupport Organisations Support Organisations The following organisations may be of use to parents/carers:Support for Bereavement: Guy's GiftChild Bereavement UKWarwickshire County Council -...

SubjectsSubjects  Subjects 

Staffing at Alcester AcademyStaffing Staffing Staffing Structure 

Special Educational Needs & DisabilitiesSpecial Educational Needs & Disabilities Supporting Children with Special Educational Needs & Disabilities Alcester Academy has a strong commitment to supporting all students....

ScienceScience Mrs D Marshall: Subject LeadDebbieBurgess@alcesteracademy.org.ukMiss N Taylor: Second in departmentNeeshaTaylor@alcesteracademy.org.ukMrs A Bush: Teacher of science (PT) and...

School MapSchool Map School MapMap of Alcester Academy

School Day TimesSchool Day Times The School Day4:1 Normal School Day8.48am Warning Bell8.50am – 9.10am Tutor Time9.10am – 10.10am Period 110.10am – 11.10am Period 211.10am – 11.35am Break11.33am Warning...

Saturday SchoolSaturday School Saturday School 2023/24This page will be populated shortly.

SafeguardingSafeguarding Safeguarding Our duty to safeguard our studentsUnder the Education Act 2002 (Section 175 for maintained schools/Section 157 for academies/free/independent schools), schools must make...

MFLMFL Mrs Z Weatherley: Subject Lead for MFLZoeWeatherley@alcesteracademy.org.ukMiss J Heitmuller: KS3 and KS4 German and FrenchJasminHeitmuller@alcesteracademy.org.ukMiss A Gruszczynska:...

MathsMaths Miss Kayleigh Elliott: Lead mathsKayleighElliott@alcesteracademy.org.ukMr I Hollis: ELTianhollis@alcesteracademy.org.ukMr R Silvester: Teacher of mathsryansilvester@alcesteracademy.org.ukMrs...

Additional Learning OpportunitiesAdditional Learning Opportunities Additional Learning Opportunities Alcester Academy works incredibly hard at making sure that every student can ‘be the best that they can be’, either...

BullyingBullying               BullyingIf you have friendship issues or feel that you are being bullied: What can you do?Speak to your...

Diary DatesDiary Dates Diary DatesParents' Evenings & Parents' Forum Parents’ Evenings Year 7 Meet the Tutor Evening—Thursday 19th October 2023 in the school hall from 4pm to 7pm Year 11...

Design TechnologyDesign Technology Design Technology Mr J Yarrington: Leadjamesyarrington@alcesteracademy.org.ukMiss A Wincup: Teacher of Design Technology, KS4 Textiles, KS4 Wood, KS4 Hospitality &...

Curriculum ContactsCurriculum Contacts Senior Leadership Team Headteacher: Mrs Sarah Mellorssarahmellors@alcesteracademy.org.uk Deputy Head - Teaching & Learning: Mr N Cookenickcooke@alcesteracademy.org.uk...

CurriculumCurriculum Whole School  Intent, Implementation & Impact CurriculumWhole School Intent, Implementation & ImpactMission Statement Alcester Academy will become an outstanding...

Coronavirus (COVID-19)Covid-19 Coronavirus (COVID-19) https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus states:There are no COVID-19 restrictions in the UK.If you have COVID-19 you should try to stay at...

ContactsGet in Touch Contact Us If you would like to email the Academy, please use the form below.Once the email arrives, it will be forwarded to the requested member of staff or to the necessary...

CommunicationsCommunications Letters home to parents and carers2023-2024Parking at School Letter 29.9.23Year 11 Revision Timetable Autumn Term 1Year 11 Revision Letter Autumn Term 1Start of Year Message...

CharitiesCharities CharitiesWhy not raise money for the Academy from the comfort of your armchair? We have just launched the Alcester Academy Next Generation Fund.You can help us to give every student the...

Careers/Post 16Careers/Post 16 Careers Education at Alcester Academy Careers Advisor: Miss S BartlettEmail: SaschaBartlett@alcesteracademy.org.ukTelephone: 01789 762285 Careers PolicyCareers...

Bulletin Archive 2022-2023Bulletin Archive 2022-2023 Bulletin Back Issues 21st July 202314th July 20237th July 202330th June 202323rd June 202316th June 20239th June 202326th May 202319th May 202312th May 20235th May...

Duke of EdinburghDuke of Edinburgh Award Scheme Duke of Edinburgh What is the Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme?DofE is a balance programme of activities which develops the mind, body and soul in a non-competitive...

Bulletin Archive 2021-2022Bulletin Archive 2021-2022 BulletinBack Issues 2021-202215th July 20228th July 20221st July 202224th June 202217th June 202210th June 202227th May 202220th May 202213th May 20226th May 202229th...

Bulletin Archive 2020-2021Bulletin Archive 2020-2021 Bulletin 2020-202116th July 20219th July 20212nd July 202125th June 202118th June 202111th June 202128th May 202121st May 202114th May 20217th May 202130th April...

Bulletin Bulletin Bulletin1st December 202324th November 202317th November 202310th November 202326th October 202320th October 202313th October 20236th October 202329th September 202322nd September...

Board of GovernorsBoard of Governors Board of Governors Board of Governors - September 2023 onwards

AttendanceAttendance AttendanceReporting AbsencesParents must report any absence from school including medical appointments requiring absence, and any Covid related ill health leading to absence, to the...

AssessmentAssessment AssessmentStudents are continuously assessed throughout their time in the academy. This involves the deployment of a range of strategies ranging from the marking of books, practical...

Art & DesignArt & Design Art & DesignMr J Yarrington: Lead. Teacher of KS3 Art and KS4 Fine Artjamesyarrington@alcesteracademy.org.ukMiss O Nemeshanyi: Teacher of KS3 Art, KS4 Fine Art and...

Alcester Rock Academy Alcester Rock Academy Alcester Rock Academy Alcester Rock Academy is a unique opportunity for guitarists, bassists, drummers and vocalists to get together and learn to play in a band under the...

AdmissionsAdmissions AdmissionsThe academy fully adopt the Warwickshire Local Authority policy on admissions. You can view the Warwickshire admissions information...

Dining at Alcester AcademyDining at Alcester Academy     Dining at Alcester AcademyCould your child be eligible for extra help?Do you receive any of the following payments?Income Support or Income-Based Job...

E-SafetyE-Safety at Alcester Academy E-Safety at Alcester Academy Internet Safety for Parents and GuardiansInternet MattersThink U KnowE-safety Tips for Parents of 11 to 13 Year oldsE-safety Tips for...

loginLogin

Home Welcome to Alcester AcademyAlcester Academy has unveiled its first ever promo video. Staff and governors were so proud watching the wonderful student ambassadors and I hope that you enjoy...

LinksLinks

Life at Alcester AcademyLife at Alcester Academy

JournalTeaching and Learning Journal Teaching and Learning JournalTeaching & Learning Journal December 2018Teaching & Learning Journal Easter 2019Teaching & Learning Journal Spring 2020...

IT SupportIT Support IT SupportThe school is supported with all matters related to IT by Concero https://concero.education/We have an on-site IT technician throughout the school day that can help to...

Internal ExaminationsInternal Examinations 2023/24 Internal Examinations Year 8 – 11 sit their internal exams in the main exam hall and they are run under the same conditions as external exams. This ensures that all...

Information for prospective parentsInformation for prospective parents    Open Events The school is holding open events from Monday 18th September to Friday 23rd September 2023. Please see the attached...

ICT & Computer ScienceICT & Computer Science Mr P Anderson: Subject Lead for ICT & Computer Sciencepeteanderson@alcesteracademy.org.ukMr M Martin: Teacher for ICT & Computer...

HumanitiesHumanities Mrs H Sandells: Lead, Teacher of KS3 Geography and KS4 Geographyhelenstedman@alcesteracademy.org.uk Mr G Rossiter: Lead, Teacher of KS3 History and Geography and KS4...

HomeworkHomework Homework Aim of PolicyPurpose and definition of HomeworkLearning at home is an essential part of good education. Regular homework is important, since it serves as an intellectual...

History of AlcesterHistory of Alcester History of Alcester and the surrounding area Alcester is an ancient Roman town in a beautiful part of south-west Warwickshire, England with a population of around 9000. There...

Emergency School ClosuresEmergency School Closures Emergency School Closures In the event of an emergency closure (e.g. bad weather overnight) all parents registered for School Comms will receive a text message as soon as...

Governors' Information and DutiesGovernors' Information and Duties Governors' Information and Duties Governing Body of Alcester AcademyFor latest Governors, please see Get Information About Schools, by clicking here.Register...

Google Training RoomGoogle Training Room Google Training RoomWelcome to the Google Training Room where we will post tutorial videos and other resources to aid you as a parent/carer to help your son/daughter navigate...

Friends of Alcester AcademyFriends of Alcester Academy Friends of Alcester Academy You can contact FOAA by using this email address Friends@alcesteracademy.org.ukThe Friends are a group of parents, staff and other...

Extra CurricularExtra Curricular

External ExaminationsExternal Examinations The Summer 2024 external examination timetable has been published. Final Summer 2024 External Exam Timetable Individual exam timetables will be given to students in...

Examinations Examinations External ExaminationsRegulations & GuidanceInternal ExaminationsPost Results ServiceRevision Guides & Techniques

EventsEvents

Ethos & ValuesEthos & Values Ethos & Values Alcester Academy provides a high quality curriculum, which allows all of our students to fulfil their academic potential. We achieve this through high quality...

English & LRCEnglish & LRC EnglishMrs H Farnell: Lead Englishhayleyfarnell@alcesteracademy.org.ukMrs J Scott: Teacher of English and Lead MediaJoScott@alcesteracademy.org.ukMiss J Lee: Teacher of...

Year 6 to 7 TransitionYear 6 to 7 Transition Year 6 to 7 Transition 2023Alcester Academy 360° Tour At the Tutor Evening in October 2022 our year 7 parents said:‘Alcester Academy have been fantastic with both...

Events

Autumn Term endsAutumn Term ends                 Friday 22nd December 2023 at 12.40pm  

Parents' Forum Thursday 11th January 2024—year 7 KS3 assessment    

Half Term Half Term                               ...

Summer Term endsSummer Term ends                 Friday 19th July 2024 at 12.40pm

Back to schoolBack to school                        Monday 3rdJune 2024

Half Term Half Term                               ...

May Bank Holiday May Bank Holiday                   Monday 6th May 2024

Summer Term begins Summer Term begins             Monday 8th April 2024

Parents' ForumThursday 7th December 2023—year 11 Mock Revision      

School closed - Teacher training daySPRING TERM 2024 School closed                          Monday...

Year 11 Parents’ EveningYear 11 Parents' Evening—Thursday 29th February 2024—in the school hall from 4pm to 7pm and Post 16 Careers Fair  

Year 10 Parents’ EveningYear 10 Parents' Evening—Thursday 14th December 2023—via School Cloud 4pm to 7pm    

Year 9 Parents’ EveningYear 9 Parents' Evening—Thursday 18th April 2024—via School Cloud 4pm to 7pm    

Year 8 Options EveningYear 8 Options Evening—Thursday 2nd May 2024—in the school hall from 6pm to 7.30pm    

Year 8 Parents’ EveningYear 8 Parents' Evening—Thursday 8th February 2024—via School Cloud 4pm to 7pm    

Spring Term ends (Easter)Spring Term ends (Easter)      Friday 22nd March 2024 at 12.40pm SUMMER TERM 2024 Summer Term...

Spring Term beginsSpring Term begins                Tuesday 9th January 2024    

Back to school Back to school                        Monday 19th February 2024