• Welcome to Holyhead Thank you for taking the time to visit Holyhead School. We are an 11-19 Academy at the heart of Soho Ward, a vibrant and aspirational community with a deep sense of its own heritage and culture.Ofsted recognised us as ‘Outstanding’ in 2013 and again in 2017. More importantly, the local community recognise the value of our work and consequently, there is a high demand for school and Sixth Form places. There is always a high level of interest in our work and I am very proud of the amazing reputation that we have both locally and nationally.We are part of the RSA Family of Academies which means a commitment at all levels to Arts, Culture and Creativity ...
    Posted Oct 5, 2018, 7:56 AM by J Grant
  • Alliance of Leading Learning We are proud to announce that Holyhead School and Aston Manor Academy are part of the NPQ consortium of schools in partnership with the Alliance of Leading Learning. We have been accredited to deliver the gold standard NPQSL training programme through our experienced facilitators and tailored approach that is specifically designed to meet individual leadership needs. Presently, there are FULLY funded places and scholarships available for category 5 & 6 schools (Sandwell, Wolverhampton, Walsall and Dudley). This means that you can train your middle leaders for FREE. Without a doubt, this is a fantastic opportunity to develop some of your strongest staff by providing a high-quality CPD programme that is linked with an accredited qualification. This training is available locally ...
    Posted Nov 5, 2018, 5:48 AM by J Grant
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  • Careers talk on the Scientific World in the NHS ‘Careers talk on the Scientific World in the NHS’On Friday 29th June we were privileged to welcome and host Professor Ian Cumming CEO, NHS,  he talked about a number ...
    Posted Jul 18, 2018, 4:34 AM by R Dhanjal
  • What a Buzz! Can Only Be the Spelling Bee 2018 What a Buzz!Can Only Be the Spelling Bee2018Thursday 7th March was the day of the final round for Holyhead’s Spelling Bee. The excitement and the cheering ...
    Posted Jul 18, 2018, 4:33 AM by R Dhanjal
  • Birmingham's Diwali Mela 2017 On Sunday evening on the 1st of October Soho Road hosted a Diwali Mela. A lot of people turned up for the celebrations and enjoyed live performances, funfair, food and ...
    Posted Jan 11, 2018, 12:26 AM by R Dhanjal
  • Meridan £5 Challenge Interviewing Mrs Edwards(SSWO of Meriden)We have started by asking Mrs Edwards about the event; she answered that the event is to raise money for organisations. In one hand ...
    Posted Dec 19, 2017, 1:11 AM by R Dhanjal
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  • RSA Academies Newsletter - 23rd January 2019
    Posted Feb 13, 2019, 6:57 AM by J Grant
  • Who is part of the RSA Family of Academies? The RSA family of Academies are built around principles of democracy and collaboration and together with our schools see ourselves as a Family. We aim to give learners the broad ...
    Posted Feb 13, 2019, 7:02 AM by J Grant
  • The RSA Family of Academies The RSA’s mission is to find innovative practical solutions to social problems. We do this through hands-on projects, research and our 27,000 Fellows around the world. We ...
    Posted May 17, 2016, 12:41 AM by J Grant
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Student News

  • ONE OF THE MOST RENOWNED DRUMMERS IN ROCK HISTORY RETURNS TO HANDSWORTH Ahead of performing at Symphony Hall in April, Handsworth-born drummer Carl Palmer will visit Holyhead School later this month and meet aspiring musicians from his hometown.Carl Palmer is ...
    Posted by J Grant
  • CELEBRITY VOCAL COACH USES MUSIC TO TACKLE MENTAL HEALTH ISSUES IN DEBUT BOOK A new book is set to use music to tackle issues around mental health and bullying often faced by today’s teens. Written by celebrity vocal coach and mentor to ...
    Posted Feb 14, 2019, 12:25 AM by J Grant
  • RSA 8 On Wednesday 21st November a group of Year 8 students visited Ipsley RSA Academy in Redditch as part of the RSA 8 Leadership programme and we were joined by the ...
    Posted Jan 8, 2019, 1:19 AM by J Grant
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Sixth Form News

  • In-house enrichment: Classroom assistants During an assembly at the beginning of this academic year, the Sixth Form Team spoke to Year 12 and 13 about how important it is to add to their CV ...
    Posted Feb 13, 2019, 7:36 AM by J Grant
  • University Destinations 2018                      The following table provides information on the Sixth Form students who have successfully gained entry onto the course and into the University of their choice for this year. Congratulations to ...
    Posted Oct 17, 2018, 2:50 AM by J Grant
  • UCAS Information & Qualification Offering Update                      Holyhead is a highly successful Inner Ring 11-18 Academy. The neighbourhood is in the top 10% of deprived areas nationally and 56% of students are entitled to free school ...
    Posted Oct 12, 2018, 12:26 AM by J Grant
  • A Level Exam Results I am very pleased to confirm that yet again we have achieved fantastic A Level results. A Level We have had another exceptional year for A Levels with our current ...
    Posted Feb 14, 2019, 12:24 AM by J Grant
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