The latest updates from the Academy

Monday 4 January

Letter to parents

Work to be completed at home (Year 7, 8 and 9)

Tuesday 22 December

Return to school update.

Thursday 10 December

Additional INSET day: Letter

We have been advised by Public Health England that there has been a further case of COVID-19 within the school. Update here – Single case of COVID-19

Tuesday 9 December

Academy closure for Years 8 and 10: Letter

Thursday 3 December

Letter released by Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council

Friday 20 November

Update on Years 8 and 9 returning to school: Read our update.

Wednesday 18 November

We have been advised by Public Health England that there have been three further case of COVID-19 within the school.

Update here – Three case of COVID-19

Tuesday 17 November

Work for students to complete who are working from home: Home Learning

Monday 16  November

We have been advised by Public Health England that there has been a further case of COVID-19 within the school.

Update here – Single case of COVID-19

Further update: Single case of COVID-19 (staff team) 

Academy closure to Years 8 and 9 – full details

Further update: Single case of COVID-19

Wednesday 11 November

We have been advised by Public Health England that there has been a further case of COVID-19 within the school. Update here – Single case of COVID 19 

Tuesday 10 November

We have been advised by Public Health England that there has been a further case of COVID-19 within the school. Update here Covid Update – 10th November

Face covering letter – 10th November

Monday 2 November

Letter from the Head of Academy – 1st November

A guide to home and blended learning for students who are self-isolating

Saturday 10 October

We have been advised by Public Health England that there has been a further case of COVID-19 within the school. Update below:

Year 10 Covid-19 Update

Thursday 1 October

We have been advised by Public Health England that there has been a further case of COVID-19 within the school. Update below:

Yr 7 COVID-19 Letter

Wednesday 30 November

We have been advised by Public Health England that there has been a confirmed case of COVID-19 within the school. Update below:

General letter to all school students parents guardians and staff

Tuesday 8 September

SMBC returning to school letter

General information about returning to school

Wednesday 13 May

FMAT Covid19 Update Letter to Parents

Friday 1 May

Tuesday 21 April

Where can I get help and support?

Letter from our Head of Academy

CEPS flyer

Monday 20 April

Friday 3 April

How to manage anxiety

Parent signposting pack

Important update from our Head of Academy

Working from home – help and guidance

Wednesday 1 April – Coronavirus help and support for all

There are a number of services that are there to give support and guidance if you have concerns or need advice at this time: click here.

Friday 27 March

Government advice on vulnerable children: gov.uk

Wednesday 25 March – Free school meals update

If your son or daughter receives free school meals, further information can be found here, and information.

Friday 20 March

You will be aware that the Government has requested that the Academy remains open for children of critical workers and vulnerable children. What is a vulnerable child? What is a critical worker and what should you do now? Read our latest update here.

And as we close our doors, our Head of Academy wishes all our pupils and their families well. Read Mrs Craig’s letter here.

Thursday 19 March

Following on from yesterday’s updates, we have now been instructed to close the school to almost all children after Friday 20 March until further notice.

Tomorrow, Years 7 and 10 will continue to be expected in school.  Years 8, 9 and 11 will be completing home learning as previously communicated; this is due to ongoing staff absence and to ensure the safety of students.

Read the full letter from our Head of Academy.

Staff email contact list.

Wednesday 18 March

The decision has been taken to keep the Academy open for Years 7. 10 and 11 ONLY. Read today’s update from our Head of Academy.

Tuesday 17 March

What happens if the Academy closes? Key questions answered here.

The decision has been taken to partially close Smith’s Wood Academy based on the safe levels of staffing required to ensure student safety. Read the letter from our Head of Academy.