Birches Head Academy

Partners in Creative Learning


A group of Year 8 and 9 students are taking part in the ‘A Room with a View’ project with Kat from Partners in Creative Learning. They have spent the morning looking at community, equality, social justice, stereotypes, fake news and belonging. Later, they will be working as a team to devise a creative project […]

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Duke of Edinburgh Award


Year 9 have enjoyed an introduction assembly today to the Duke of Edinburgh Award. Mr Burndred, who led the assembly, was keen to stress that gaining the award proves to employers how resilient they can be and how they can work independently. All Year 9 pupils have one timetabled lesson per fortnight and they have […]

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Year 7 Boys Rugby


Congratulations to the Year 7 Boys Rugby team who celebrated success with 3 wins in March at the Staffordshire Rugby Festival with the team up against schools from across the County. Well done boys, keep up the good work 😃! If anyone is interested in Rugby please speak to Mr Kumar or Mr Jenkins. The […]

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The Magic Breakfast


The Magic Breakfast is now up and running from 7.50am – 8.20am daily There is a choice of cereal’s (shreddies, cheerio’s, cornflakes and rice crispies) and also hot, toasted bagels.  Students simply need to come to the dining room to choose and eat which they would like.No student should take their breakfast out of the […]

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The opening hours for Main Reception are now:

7.30am – 4pm Monday – Thursday

7.30am – 3.30pm – Friday