On this page you will find all of the latest COVID-19 Updates from Fortis Academy and the wider Shaw Education Trust.


Update 25-06-2021
All students in Year 7 and Year 9
are to
work from home
from 25 June until 2 July
in order to reduce the potential spread of COVID-19.

Students in Year 7 and Year 9
will return to school on Monday 5 July.

Whilst working from home, students should access their email for information about tasks to complete.
Students working from home should follow their usual school timetable

Students in years 8, 10 and 12 are expected to come in to school
unless you are unwell or have a suspected case of COVID-19.


For the latest NHS information on COVID-19 click here

Update 23-03-21 – Please click here for a letter from the Principal containing information on Home Testing for Students

Update 05-02-21 – Please follow this link for information on the Lateral Flow Testing for Schools.

Update 21-01-2021 – Following advice from Public Health England the school site will be closed until Wednesday 27th January 2021. The site will re-open on Thursday 28th January 2021. Students will continue to receive online, remote education with their teachers. You can contact school via email at:

Please click here  for a letter regarding the drop and collect service being offered in areas across Birmingham.

Please click here  for information concerning the coronavirus helpline from the department for education

For the latest NHS guidance please click here

During these concerning times, the police have seen a very sudden and dramatic increase in domestic violence in the home. to this end, we want to ensure guidance and support is signposted for all our stakeholders. click here  for a link to resources which we encourage you to look at.

A range of further police and school resources which you may find of use can be found of use by clicking here.

A range of resources for parents who are supporting SEND children can be found by clicking here  and looking at the SEND resources section towards the bottom of the page.

The new mental health support service has launched in Birmingham and Solihull click here  for more information.