Bank Holiday School Closure Monday 19th September 2022

Following the weekend announcement regarding HRH Queen Elizabeth II’s state funeral, and subsequent guidance from the Department for Education, Orchard Mead Academy will be closed on Monday 19th September 2022.     The school closure on what has been declared a Bank Holiday across the UK, will allow both students and staff to pay their respects to Her Majesty, and mark the final day of mourning.      School will re-open as normal on Tuesday 20th September 2022.        Thank you     Orchard Mead Academy  

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, 1926-2022

  Along with the nation and the rest of the world, we are incredibly sad to hear the news about Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. She has been a constant and reassuring presence in a changing world, and her resilience, character and courage have been an inspiration to many generations.   The Mead family sends its deep felt condolences to the Royal family and all those who intimately knew and loved the Queen. As well as the sovereign of our nation, she was a mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, and we know she will be greatly missed by those around her.  

National Mental Health and Wellbeing Accreditation

  August 2022 Orchard Mead Academy recognised for its commitment to supporting staff and pupils’ mental health and wellbeing Orchard Mead Academy  has now achieved National Mental Health & Wellbeing Accreditation Orchard Mead Academy has successfully completed a comprehensive mental health and wellbeing training programme demonstrating its commitment to supporting the mental health and wellbeing of staff and pupils in line with DfE guidance and best practice. The secondary school has received a National Mental Health & Wellbeing Accreditation for successfully engaging the whole school in building a culture where mental health and wellbeing is placed at the heart of decision making The National College is the streaming home for high-quality professional development for schools, providing everything schools need to strengthen, manage and evidence their professional development in one place, on one platform. They respond to the latest changes in education and work closely with their members to deliver the…

Looking for parents to share their opinions on school food

The University of Birmingham is looking for parents of secondary school children to join their Parent Advisory Group from Jul 22 – Oct 23. Meetings are online and group members will be paid £25 per hour plus expenses. No experience necessary. Interested? Find out more on the FUEL study webpage or complete the following google form to register your interest. Please feel free to get in touch with the team for more information: contact Marie Murphy at [email protected]

2020-21 GCSE Artwork

Calling all 2020-2021 Orchard Mead Academy GCSE Art students. Please get in touch if you would like to collect your art portfolios. Sadly, we will not be able to store the work after June 30th 2022. If you would like to collect, please [email protected] as soon as possible to arrange a collection date.   Thank you, Mrs James, (Head of Art)

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