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Parents & Carers

Useful information for parents and carers

Term Dates 2023/2024

Autumn Term 

Term Starts: Monday 4th September 2023

Half Term: Monday 30th October 2023 to Friday 3rd November 2023

Term Ends: Friday 22nd December 2023

Spring Term

Term Starts Monday 8th January 2024

Half Term Monday 12th February 2024 to Friday 16th February 2024

Term Ends Thursday 28th March 2024

Summer Term

Term Starts: Monday 15th April 2024

Half Term Monday 27th May 2024 to Friday 31st May 2024

Term Ends Monday 22nd July 2024


Monday 4th September 2023

Tuesday 5th September 2023

Monday 22nd July 2024

* 2 more dates to be confirmed.

Sources of help and support 


You may find these websites helpful if you would like some additional support or guidance.  

Route 2 Wellbeing - a website with links to many organisations to support families.

Parent Toolkit -  a website with links to support parents.


From Birmingham with Love - links to council and partner sites.

Cost of Living Support - Link to Birmingham Council advice.

Online Safety

You may find the links and information below helpful when keeping your children safe while they are using tablets, phones or computers at home. 


Community Activities

Please find information and links to events and activities in our local Ladywood, and wider Birmingham community. 

Ladywood Leisure Centre

Ideas of free things to do


There is no requirement to have uniform with school logo's on.  Local supermarkets sell burgundy jumpers, yellow and white polo shirts and grey trousers and skirts.  If you have any questions please do come and ask us.  

Clive Mark

The Uniform supplier have launched their Reform boxes where uniform can be recycled in our stores, with the added bonus of 10% off a parent’s next purchase. This uniform will be professionally cleaned, recycled and reformed, and eventually land back in stores for purchase at a fraction of the original cost.   


They have also replaced a number their plain lines with a cheaper alternative line, but keeping true to their ethos of using good quality material, and trusted suppliers within the Schoolwear Alliance.

They are now accepting Clearpay in our stores, so parents are able to split their payments into four automatic  fortnightly withdrawals, to make the summer uniform purchase that little bit lighter. Find out more details here.

They continue to offer 5% off to NHS workers with a Blue Light Card, and Klarna is still available as a split-payment option online. 

Levitating Books

Holidays & Absence

Family holidays in term time are not allowed in law and are unlikely to be authorised. Family emergencies also need careful consideration. It is not always appropriate or in the best interests of the child to miss school for emergencies which are being dealt with by adult family members. Notifying the school of leave due to a family emergency does not mean it will be authorised. Any requests for absence must be made in writing and addressed to the Headteacher.

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