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Pastoral DevelopmentPastoral 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...

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 is yet to be published for Summer 2021 examsAlcester Academy is required by the JCQ to have in place an Internal...

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 PoliciesAccess Arrangements PolicyAccessibility PolicyAdmissions PolicyAdmissions Policy 2022-23Anti Bullying Policy Attendance PolicyBehaviour & Discipline...

Physical EducationPhysical Education Mr J Powell: Lead for PEjamespowell@alcesteracademy.org.uk Miss K Buckthorp: PE Teacher and Assistant Headteacherkarenbuckthorp@alcesteracademy.org.uk Mr J...

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

Performance and ResultsExamination Results Examination Results 2021GCSE 2021 headline figures (please note that progress 8 figures are not available)English and Maths 4+ =88%English and Maths 5+ =71%Total Attainment 8 =...

PE Activities & FixturesPE Activities & Fixtures PE Activities & Fixtures   PE Practices/Fixtures: week beginning 1/11/21: Wednesday 3rd November: Year 8 Netball (H) v St.Benedicts Wednesday 3rd...

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 in the LRC. All interested parties are welcome to attend.

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

OptionsOptions  Options Please take a moment to look at some of the subjects we offer at Alcester Academy.We hope the information below provides a flavour of the process last year (2020). General...

Open WeekOpen Week    Open Week     View our 360° tour at:  http://tours.lourdesit.org.uk/Alcester/ View our last Ofsted report here View our GCSE Headlines 2019 and 2021...

Ofsted & Parent ViewOfsted & Parent View Ofsted Alcester Academy activity, reports and ratingsFull Inspection 15th October 2015Short Inspection 13th March 2019To view the inspections visit Alcester Academy Ofsted...

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...

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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...

Quality of EducationQuality of Education

Revision Guides & TechniquesRevision Guides & Techniques Revision Guides & Techniques Sources of Subject RevisionMake-Your-Own Revision TimetableRevision TechniquesVAK ParentsAlcester Academy Saturday School...

MFLMFL Mrs Z Weatherley: Subject Lead for MFLZoeWeatherley@alcesteracademy.org.ukMiss J Heitmuller: KS3 and KS4 German and FrenchJasminHeitmuller@alcesteracademy.org.uk MFL Key Stage 3...

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...

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...

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 motto, ‘to be the best...

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...

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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)...

Term DatesTerm Dates Term and Holiday Dates for 2021-22 AUTUMN TERM 2021 School...

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 -...

RewardsRewards Pupil Reward PointsTo be updated shortlyThe Academy runs a bespoke and specifically designed Alcester Academy online Reward Point system (www.pupilrewardpoints.co.uk). Students are...

Summer Plans 2021Summer Plans 2021 Summer Plans 2021Dear Year 11 Students and Parents Thank you for your patience again since the DfE and Ofqual announcement about Year 11 plans for this summer. We needed...

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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 Miss D Burgess: 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 SchoolWe are pleased to be able to inform you that we are offering Saturday revision sessions that will commence straight after half term up until the year 11 mock exams....

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...

Mission StatementMission Statement Mission StatementAlcester Academy will become an outstanding academy through delivering a high quality curriculum which allows all of our students to fulfil their academic...

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...

Additional Learning OpportunitiesAdditional Learning Opportunities Additional Learning Opportunities Because of the global pandemic, students of all ages have had their lives interrupted. They were forced away from the classroom,...

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

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...

Diary DatesDiary Dates Diary DatesParents' Evenings & Parents' Forum This page will be populated shortly.

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

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

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

Coronavirus (COVID-19)Covid September 2021We are delighted to welcome all of our students back to Alcester Academy. Students are now able to move around the school freely participating in all their lessons in...

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...

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...

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

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...

Bulletin ArchiveBulletin Archive Bulletin 2020-202116th July 20219th July 20212nd July 202125th June 202118th June 202111th June 202128th May 202121st May 202114th May 20217th May 202130th April 202123rd April...

Bulletin Bulletin 2021-2022 Bulletin21st October 202115th October 20218th October 20211st October 202124th September 202117th September 202110th September 2021 

Board of GovernorsBoard of Governors Board of Governors Code    SurnameFirst Name Type of GovernorStart of Term Date End of Term Date Committee   ...

AttendanceAttendance AttendanceHere at Alcester Academy we seek to ensure that all its pupils receive a full-time education which maximises opportunities for each pupil to realise his/her true potential.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...

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...

Email AccountsEmail Accounts Email Accounts To access the Alcester Academy email accounts you must be a member of our school community. Students, school staff and Governors are all part of our...

MathsMaths Miss Kayleigh Elliott: Lead mathsKayleighElliott@alcesteracademy.org.ukMr I Hollis: ELTianhollis@alcesteracademy.org.ukMr S Dyer: Teacher of mathsScottDyer@alcesteracademy.org.uk  Miss...

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

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

ICT & ComputingICT & Computing Mr P Anderson: Subject Lead for ICT & Computingpeteanderson@alcesteracademy.org.ukMr M MartinMilesMartin@alcesteracademy.org.uk Key Stage 3 Curriculum Intent In year 7...

HumanitiesHumanities Ms H Stedman: 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 DRAFT INFORMATION - The following information is being reviewed during the autumn term Aim of PolicyPurpose and definition of HomeworkHomework is any work undertaken by the...

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 Who are Friends of Alcester Academy? The Friends are a group of parents, staff and other people associated with the school. Anyone connected with the school is welcome...

Extra CurricularExtra Curricular

External ExaminationsExternal Examinations External ExaminationsYear 11 Summer Plans Booklet 2021Year 11 exam courses with Covid exam changes for Summer 2021Year 10 courses for examination in Summer 2022Centre Policy...

Examinations Examinations 2020-21 These pages will be updated shortly. External ExaminationsRegulations & GuidanceInternal ExaminationsPost Results ServiceRevision Guides & Techniques

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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.uk Mrs J Hoskin: KS3 Leadjennyhoskin@alcesteracademy.org.ukMrs J Scott: Teacher of English and Lead...

Year 6 to 7 TransitionYear 6 to 7 Transition Year 6 to 7 Transition 2021Alcester Academy 360° Tour Welcome Year 6 from tutors and staff - VideoYear 6 Transition VideoNew Parents Evening - Video June 2021At the...

Events

School closed School closed - Friday 22nd October 2021 Teacher training day

Half termHalf term Monday 25th October – Friday 29th October 2021

Back to schoolBack to school Monday 1st November 2021

Autumn Term endsFriday 17th December 2021 at 12.40pm 

School closed - Teacher training dayMonday 4th January 2022  – Teacher training day 

Spring Term beginsSpring Term begins    Tuesday 5th January 2022

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Back to schoolMonday 28th February 2022  

Spring Term ends (Easter)Thursday 8th April 2022

Summer Term begins Monday 25th April 2022

May Bank Holiday Monday 2nd May 2022

Half Term Monday 30th May – Friday 3rd June 2022

Back to schoolMonday 6th June 2022

Summer Term endsWednesday 20th July 2022 at 12.40pm