Holocaust Experience

On 20th June our Year 8 Students had the privilege to listen to Ruth Barnett and her daughter Tania who visited Ounsdale with her daughter Tania as part of the Holocaust Educational Trust. Ruth talked about her experience of being rescued by the Kindertransport which left Germany in 1939. She and her brother lived with three foster families in England and although her parents survived the war and they were reunited, she did not have a bond with them and ...

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Staffordshire Space

Staffordshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner, Matthew Ellis, is bringing back the Space programme for Summer 2017.

Space was originally an activities scheme led by police in Staffordshire aimed at engaging young people before it stopped in the 1990s.

Mr Ellis has pledged money to fund activities with an aim to increase skills, improve health and general wellbeing by creating opportunities to engage with young people positively. Activities will include sporting events, hair and beauty classes, arts and crafts and music production and ...

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Show Pony Winner

Congratulations to Year 10 student Rhea Shakespeare who won her class in the Royal Windsor Pony Show this month.  Rhea won the 148cm Novice Show Pony category with her 5 year old pony called ‘Sparkton Feel The Fun’ (show name) or Fergal which is the pony’s every day name.

This is not the first time that Rhea has been a winner in this show as she won in 2015 with her pony ‘Black Magic’ and came second last year.

Rhea is a ...

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Change to Bus Service

Please be advised that we have received notification from National Express that from September 17 the 255S service will no longer operate from the school layby but instead will pick up and drop off on Station Road in Wombourne.

More details regarding this can be found below:

Change to 255S Service

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Well Done Sasha!

Congratulations to our Year 7 student Sasha Hughes who, alongside her school work commitments, works hard looking after her pony and competing at the weekends in dressage competitions.

For the past twelve months she has been working hard learning new dressage test routines and has competed locally at Kingswood Equestrian Centre and Rodbaston to try and qualify for a major UK tournament during the school ...

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Maths Challenge Success

Two Year 8 students, Louis Powell and Aidan McTighe, along with two Year 9 students, Hal Simpson and William Abbott will be competing against teams across the UK for this year’s UK Team Maths Challenge trophy.  The team were runners up in the Regional Final held in Wolverhampton and won the opportunity to compete in the National Final at the Royal Horticultural Halls in London on Monday 19th June 2017. Over 1750 schools entered the competition and 88 have qualified to ...

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School Name Change Update

Thank you to everyone who responded to the consultation proposal on changing the name of the school. Governors will be considering the responses and making a decision at their next Full Governors Meeting on Monday 22nd May 2017. Details of the final decision will be available on the website and WISE shortly after that.

Christine Brown
Principal

 

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District Football

Year 11 students Alastair Lochhead, Tom Hunt, James Fletcher and Tom Cottis played in the District Final Cup against Aston on 7th May. Unfortunately the penalties shoot out was not in their favour as they lost in the end but the team have done an amazing job to get so far within the football league.

Manager Simon King said ‘Couldn’t be more proud of the boys tonight. Dominated Aston from start to finish. Football is cruel to lose on penalties…… he ...

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