George Salter Academy

George Salter Academy in West Bromwich, Sandwell, is a mixed comprehensive school for 11 to 16 year olds.

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The Blog Archive


Friday, 07.12.2018

Great news! As some of you may have noticed, or indeed, been told by the students, we have builders on site erecting a temporary fence ahead of the start of our building work.

Soon after Christmas the ground works will begin and slowly but surely the school site will take on a new look. A brand new ten-classroom block... Read more from the "Friday, 7th of December 2018" blog

Tuesday, 20.11.2018

This week Mrs Jones, Mr Sidhu and I attended the Ormiston Academies Trust annual conference.

Whilst this did mean two days out of school, it was really a worthwhile opportunity to meet other OAT senior leaders, take part in workshops and... Read more from the "Tuesday, 20th of November 2018" blog

Friday, 26.10.2018

Thank you for your support over the course of a long, demanding yet thoroughly enjoyable and positive half term.

Our students wear their uniform with pride and attendance rates are incredibly high; currently close to 97%. Last week, four tutor groups had 100% ... Read more from the "Friday, 26th of October 2018" blog

Monday, 15.10.2018

Since I last posted we have led our annual Open Evening and if I was expecting something special, I was not disappointed.

It may have been incredibly busy with over 600 people through our days but, oh my word, what a buzz. The thing that struck me the most was ... Read more from the "Monday, 15th of October 2018" blog

Friday, 07.09.2018

Thank you to all students, parents & carers and staff for what has been a wonderful return to school. I am just delighted that after a lengthy six week break GSA returned to its usual vibrant and exciting self.

As you know staff were in the academy on ... Read more from the "Friday, 7th of September 2018" blog

Wednesday, 18.07.2018

Firstly, as I come to the end of my first term, I would like to thank you for a very warm welcome to the fabulous George Salter Ormiston Academy.

I am delighted and privileged to lead such ... Read more from the "Wednesday, 18th of July 2018" blog

Monday, 18.06.2018

It was quite an emotional day on Friday in our academy as we said goodbye to Year 11 students in a truly memorable leavers’ assembly.

The Year 11s seemed to thoroughly enjoy looking... Read more from the "Monday, 18th of June 2018" blog

Friday, 25.05.2018

What a thoroughly enjoyable and busy half term!

I have thoroughly enjoyed getting to know the academy, the staff, the community and most of all the fabulous young people. There have been many highs... Read more from the "Friday, 25th of May 2018" blog


Friday, 11.05.2018

Well done to the Year 12 Drama group who invited me along to their showcase this week. The performance was hard-hitting and thoroughly enjoyable!

As I was watching the emotions unfold in front... Read more from the "Friday, 11th of May 2018" blog


Saturday, 28.04.2018

Thank you students, staff, parents and carers for another really good week.

I am sure that Year 11 and Year 13 students will appreciate our "tough love", support, cajoling and motivating to keep going over the coming weeks. The staff... Read more from the "Saturday, 28th of April 2018"


Friday, 20.04.2018

I am delighted and honoured to have been appointed as the Principal for George Salter Ormiston Academy.

For the past five years I have been headteacher of Tenbury High in Worcestershire and my previous experience has taught me the value of getting to know the... Read more from the "Friday, 20th of April 2018" blog


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