6th January 2021 Dear Parent/Carers, The Government’s announcement of a national lockdown on 4th January has meant that we have to change our plans for the beginning of term. This letter is intended as an update to the one sent on 4th January and I will follow this up with weekly community emails in this […]Read More
Dear Parents/Carers, I hope that you all had an enjoyable break, despite the current circumstances. Happy New Year to you all! As you will have no doubt seen, there has been some new information announced by the government and I would just like to take this opportunity to explain this in a little more detail. […]Read More
18th December 2020 Dear Parents/Carers, Staggered Rollout of Coronavirus Testing for Secondary Schools from January You may have seen that the Government has announced that all secondary schools in England will be able to test more of their staff and students in a round of free coronavirus testing from the first week of January. This […]Read More
December 2020 Dear Parents/Carers, End of term arrangementsWe are working hard to follow some of our Christmas traditions, within the Covid-19 world. The annual Christmas dinner will take place over two days so that every year group can participate. Years 11, 8 & 7 on Tuesday 15th December and Years 11, 9 & 10 on […]Read More
Welcome back to the second half of the Autumn Term. As we move into a second national lockdown I wanted to
write and update you on our current ways of operating.
Thank you for all your support this half term. My staff have been thankful for the kind words offered when we
have had to make calls regarding the need for your child to self isolate. I have had regular meetings with
Public Health Walsall and
As you may be aware, schools are required to have a remote learning plan in place so that any child who
cannot attend school because of COVID-19 does not miss out on their learning. This letter explains our plans
for remote learning for students who have to self-isolate, or where local or national restrictions mean that
students need to stay at home.
Over the past days there have been confirmed cases of COVID-19 within Shire Oak Academy. Upon
investigation and undertaking an assessment of risk with Walsall Public Health,
We have been advised by Public Health England that there has been a confirmed case of COVID-19
within our staff team.