Students at Oldbury Wells held a non-uniform day and cake sale on Friday 15th May to raise money for The Harry Johnson Trust, a local charity that offers help and support to children and young adults who receive care from the Oncology Team at The Princess Royal Hospital in Shropshire.
We have a number of students at Oldbury Wells who participate at exceptionally high levels in sports outside of school. Here we showcase some of their sporting achievements. To read the full story, please click here.
In February we launched the ‘Get Creative’ writing and art competition for pupils in Years 5 and 6 from local primary schools (Alveley, Claverley, Highley, Morville, St John’s and St Leonard’s) and our Year 7 pupils to enter with the chance for six main winners to win Kindle electronic readers. The pupils were set two challenges – to write an adventure story of no more than 500 words and design a front cover for their story. To read the full story, please click here.
On Thursday 26th January we held our first Careers Fair. 33 local businesses exhibited and explained to our students the opportunities available to them in their industry sector on completion of their studies. To read the full story, please click here.
Oldbury Wells students will be taking to the stage again to raise the roof with a sophisticated two-night showcase of vocal and instrumental performances and drama sketches entitled Cabaret on Tuesday 28th and Wednesday 29th March 2017 at 7pm in the West Hall. Tickets are now on sale from the school Library. To read the full story, please click here.
Students in Mrs Laurie’s Textiles Enterprise Club made £86 profit from the sale of the Christmas decorations they made. As a result they were very pleased to be able to donate £50 to Hope House, a charity that offers support to people with life-limiting illnesses. To read the full story, please click here.
Year 5 and 6 pupils from local primary schools visited Oldbury Wells last week to work on their short story writing skills with visiting children’s author Mark Robson. Our Year 7 pupils also joined in. For the full story, please click here.
We are delighted to announce the launch of ‘The Get Creative Writing Competition’, an exciting project working with Year 5 and 6 pupils from local primary schools and our Year 7 pupils. Please click here to read the full story.
Oldbury Wells Sixth Form Art and Design students worked with Marvel cover illustrator Mike Fyles last week on an exciting project involving local primary schools which is to be launched next week. The students studied Mike’s work, gaining an understanding of the history of comic book design and developed practical work devising thumbnail ideas, layouts and designs in traditional and digital media. To read the full story, please click here.