From 1 April, updated guidance will advise people with symptoms of a respiratory infection, including COVID-19, and a high temperature or who feel too unwell to attend school/work to remain at home. LFT are no longer accepted as proof, any COVID-19 will need to be confirmed with a PCR test at a cost, anyone with a positive COVID-19 test result will then be advised to try to stay at home by track and trace for five days. Children and young people who are unwell and have a high temperature should stay at home and avoid contact with other people, where they can. They can go back to school, college or childcare when they no longer have a high temperature, and they are well enough to attend.
All students in Year 9 have to make some choices about the courses they will study in Years 10 and 11. This is an important decision to make because the qualifications gained at the end of each course will help decide what to do in the future.
We will be using the SIMS Parent App to allow parents to update contact details and see their child's progress report. Please visit the link below for instructions on how to register.
At King Edward VI Sheldon Heath Academy, we are committed to our set of core values. Students were asked to define these core values; Compassion, Aspiration, Respect and Equality. This is what they said. Click on the video to make it full screen. Alternatively, download the poster below.
King Edward VI Sheldon Heath Academy is committed to developing responsible, aspirational, independent, happy and well-rounded young people with the self-belief to reach their goals.
Our work is underpinned by our core values and driven by our unequivocal belief in equality and tolerance. This is secured through inspirational and enthusiastic teaching, the provision of a broad, challenging curriculum and excellent support and care. We want to ensure our young people fulfil and exceed their potential, are proud of who they are, are committed to lifelong learning and leave well-equipped to navigate their way through the challenges of the 21st Century positively contributing to society both economically and socially.
Sixth Form Results Update - Summer 2021
KESH Academy Sixth Form is pleased to report some outstanding achievements by its students in their GCE and other level 3 qualifications this summer.
This year, following the cancellation of exams, grades were awarded through a process of teacher assessed grades (TAGs), against a national standard and were approved and awarded by the exam boards. The government is not publishing performance data for any schools or colleges this year due to the varying impact of the pandemic.
We are immensely proud of our students, who secured grades A*-B in 72% of the A-Levels studied, especially after such a difficult and disrupted year. 75% of our students have already secured a place in their first-choice university, and we expect this figure to exceed 90% by the end of the week. Over a third of our students secured a place in a Russell Group university. Students have been successful with their applications to study some very aspirational courses, including medicine, engineering, law and health related studies.
Our teachers have worked hard to ensure students are able to progress onto further education and study and we look forward to seeing what they will achieve in the future.
There are still places available in our Sixth Form for September 2021 – for more information click here.