Upcoming Events

This week the students are very excited to be having a visit from the Zulus. There will be workshops and an assembly on Tuesday.

We have our annual memorial service this Wednesday at 5.30pm. When we remember all our students and staff who have passed away.

I will be writing to all families…

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Exciting things...

It’s been a busy few weeks in school after the Easter return - we are having lots of amazing work taking place in and out of the classrooms.

We are busy planning a family day to celebrate our new school name: The Meadows School. The new signs have gone up this week and we hope you liked the…

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Wishing you a happy, healthy Easter holiday

 

It has been an exciting term. I am so proud of all our students and staff.

Our curriculum enrichment activities are in full swing.

We now have active partnerships with The Rep Theatre, Duke of Edinburgh, The Mac, Forest School and Portway, to name a few.

The new text family’s scheme…

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Competition winner! Joshua Eccles meets the Mayor

We are very proud of Joshua, who won the Christmas card competition for the Mayor of Sandwell.

Today, Joshua, his Mum, his teacher Gill and I went for a presentation and refreshments with the Mayor. We had a wonderful time. 

 

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New partnership links

I wanted to update you on a new partnership we have made.

We will be working with the Open Orchestra and The Mac after Easter. The Meadows will have an orchestra.

This is an exciting new project which will offer amazing musical opportunties for a group of students.

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Parents Evening

I am really looking forward to seeing you all at parents evening.

Remember if you'd like to come in for a chat at any other time or have any thoughts/ concerns please do contact me via phone or email.

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Fantastic visit from Bamboozle theatre company

It has been an exciting week. We had a visit from Bamboozle theatre company. There were interactive performances for four groups of students.

Curriculum enrichment is a very important part of  our school life and we look forward to welcoming back Bamboozle in March.

We also have an excellent…

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The Meadows is going greener!

Underpinned by our Energy Management Policy, we are currently getting quotes for Solar PVs and LED lights which reduce consumption by up to 80%. In addition there is less flickering with LED lights which is better for our students.

The pool is our highest cost so we are investigating ‘Thermal…

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Trip to Sandwell Valley Farm

Four students in wheel chair had a great learning opportunity when they visited the animals at Sandwell Valley. They saw a variety of farm animals and could identify the names from a choice of two cards.

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Post 16 Trip to Cosford

Students enjoyed a wonderful learning experience when they visited Cosford to see lots of aeroplanes. By the end of the visit they knew the difference between an plane and a jet. They even enjoyed a challenge to make their own paper rocket and fire it! They were all a great credit to the school…

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Staff Uniform

Our staff have asked for a uniform which has arrived and they all look most professional. School colours have been chosen and staff are delighted with their new uniform.

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Grace Academy raises funds for Principal’s Sponsored Run

Many thanks to Grace Academy for raising £157.50 towards our new playground adventure equipment. We now need just £26.50 to make the £2,000 figure!

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