Oldbury Wells raised the roof with an exciting and hugely successful production of Bugsy Malone on 4th-6th July. Transporting the audience to 1929 New York City, Bugsy Malone captured the flashy world of would-be hoodlums, showgirls and dreamers with a whole lot of ‘splurge’ enjoyed along the way. To view the full story and photos of the show, please click here.
On the evening of Thursday 23rd June over 100 Year 11 students dressed in their finest attire to attend a prom at Astbury Hall to mark the end of their school career. To read the full story and view a slideshow of the prom, click here.
Year 13 student, Chloe Eyke, raised over £400 for Cancer Research by organising and hosting a fashion show at Oldbury Wells’ West Hall in April. The event showcased her own creations together with those of fellow students in Years 9-13. To read the full story, click here.
On Friday 18th March we participated in the Sport Relief Mile Challenge. Pupils took part in the challenge wearing fancy dress with an Olympics theme. Click here to read the full story.
In February we invited Year 7 and Year 8 students to take part in Literacy Fortnight by entering a writing competition, with the chance for four main winners to win Kindle electronic readers. We believe literacy underpins student progress in all subject areas – hence what has now become an annual competition.
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Year 9 student, Jamie Berrow, has won the WAKO Kickboxing Championships — again! Click here for the full story.
Calling all budding artists to enter the Young Artist of the Year Competition 2016. This year’s theme is Space. For more information on how to enter with the help of OWS Art department, please click here.
Year 8 student, Scarlet Barras, lands the lead role in a Wolverhampton production of Annie! Click here to read the full story!
Former Oldbury Wells student, Grace Smith, has achieved her dream of being selected to put on an England shirt after receiving her national call up.Grace, who currently plays for Aston Villa, was selected to represent her country for the England Women’s U17 team by competing in a three team tournament in Germany in December.To read the full story, click here.
Students took part in World War 1 memorial services at St Nicholas Church in Oldbury Village this week. The memorial services marked the end of a project that we have been doing with Year 8 pupils. Pupils have been finding out about local people who lived in Oldbury Village during the war and what happened to some of the soldiers. Local historians, Graham Jones and Ann Walter, helpfully provided documents and newspaper cuttings from archives to make the project a very special and local one. To read the full story, click here.