Parents/guardians of year 10 students will be receiving a letter concerning the arrangement for additional Mathematics lessons. Please click here for further information.
Due to the Year 11 Graduation Ceremony being held on Thursday 29th June 2017, school will close to students in Year 7-10, and Sixth Form at 1.20pm. Please read here for key dates for the rest of the summer term.
As a reminder, the Year 11 Graduation will take place, in the afternoon, on Thursday 29th June 2017 at 2.00pm. There will be a rehearsal with Year 11s at 10.30am (in full school uniform) on Thursday 29th June 2017, and photographs will be taken by a local photographer. These will be available on the day at a cost of £7.00 each, CASH ONLY, payable on the day to the photographer. Year 11s will need to arrive at 1.30pm in full school uniform in order to collect their cap and gown and then sit in their tutor group in the Theatre. Visitors will need to be seated by 1.50pm at the latest. Please note this is a ticket only event. The ceremony will conclude at 3.00pm and refreshments and cakes will be available in the canteen from 3.00pm-3.30pm.
I look forward to seeing you on the 29th June 2017.
Please click on the Year 11 leavers letter to find out more information concerning changes from 12th June for Year 11s
Following the school converting to an Academy in April 2017, parents are being notified that the uniform will be changing with effect from 1st September 2017. For your information please read our New Uniform from September 2017 letter that has been sent to all parents outlining these changes.
Following the recent OFSTED inspection and conversion to Academy status on 1st April the leadership team, in collaboration with Fairfax Multi-Academy Trust, have begun to plan to both address the areas for improvement as set out in the inspection report, and to assimilate the work that we do with the core values of The Trust; these being Excellence, Dedication, Ambition, Integrity and Tradition.
In light of this please see a copy of a letter that has been sent to all parents concerning important changes at Smith’s Wood Academy.
Students have been given a letter concerning the latest news on the Academy Conversion and details of an additional INSET. A copy of this letter can be read by clicking Academy Conversion Update
If your child is currently in year 11 please read the Year 11 parent update letter for March, which gives details on the support that the College will be offering your child leading up to their GCSEs.