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Spotlight on Attendance – Update

From our Spotlight on Attendance campaign in March 2017 the following results were:

  • A Year 8 student was issued with a fixed penalty notice. This was not paid and parent(s) were taken to court where the cost went up from £120 to £300 plus.
  • Year 9 students parent(s) are being taken to court in November
  • Year 10 students […]

Darker Nights Letter

Please find below a copy of our joint Police letter to parents regarding the Darker nights.

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Spotlight on Attendance

Please find below a copy of our letter to parents regarding the Spotlight on Attendance

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Attendance Information for Parents

Please find below a copy of our letter to parents regarding Absence and Attendance.

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Pupils earn praise from business leaders

Our students have earned positive praise from Birmingham’s business leaders in the Community-Apprentice Pitching Challenge.

We have one team entering the Community-Apprentice competition this year which is running in 15 schools across the city. Loosely based on the TV show The Apprentice, young people, working in teams, compete to develop, and crucially […]

Attendance Bulletin

The Academy has appointed a new member of staff from 10th January 2017, Miss Martin our Attendance Co-ordinator. She will be working with families/students to improve school attendance and begin legal proceedings when necessary for non-attendance.

It is a parent’s/carer’s legal duty to send their child(ren) into school.

Attendance at Great Barr Academy must be at least […]