Bristnall Hall Academy, Bristnall Hall Lane, Oldbury, West Midlands, B68 9PA
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14th October 2016
Bristnall Hall Academy launches it’s Free Fruit Friday pilot scheme
We at Bristnall Hall Academy strongly believe in educating and encouraging our students to eat a healthy well balanced and nutritional diet.
With this is mind we launched our ‘Free Fruit Friday’ to inspire our young people to adopt healthy eating habits that will last a lifetime. To kick-start this amazing pilot scheme Tesco West Bromwich generously donated a variety of fruit; apples, bananas, pears and oranges, which was hugely appreciated by all. Bristnall Hall Academy are immensely grateful to Tesco West Bromwich and thank them for their generosity.
Fruit is available on a first come first served basis during break time to ensure students do not replace the fruit and vegetables they may otherwise eat at lunchtime.
14th October 2016
Bristnall Hall Academy’s aspiration to make a difference in our community
A defibrillator for our community
This year Bristnall Hall Academy intends to raise funds for a much needed defibrillator and an external cabinet for our community. After some research we realised the nearest location of a registered defibrillator with access 24/7 is 3 miles away from the academy.
As an academy we have been successful in obtaining some funding towards the defibrillator project from the British Heart Foundation and a class set of 35 CPR training kits which will enable us to equip our young people with basic CPR lifesaving skills.
Mr Jeffrey and the Prefects will be organising fund raising activities to support this initiative. We anticipate to raise the funds for February 2017.
Restart a heart day – 18th October 2016
Restart a heart day is a national record breaking attempt supported by the British Heart Foundation to train and create a nation of life savers. West Midlands Ambulance Service will deliver the CPR training sessions on the 18th October 2016 to all our young people and staff on site. Further details to follow.
Both are fantastic opportunities for BHA to make a difference in our community. If you require further information please contact the academy.
25th August 2016
Celebrations for Bristnall Hall Academy’s latest GCSE results
Today Bristnall Hall Academy is celebrating improved results for the second year running.
The proportion of Bristnall Hall pupils gaining five or more A*to C grades including English and Mathematics is 56 per cent up by 5 per cent from 2015.
For pupils taking the EBacc, there was a 6 per cent increase to 33 per cent which is significantly above last year’s national average and will be among the highest in the West Midlands.
This year Bristnall Hall Academy’s overall progress scores are significantly positive and indicate that our students make better than expected progress across a range of subjects.
Among a significant proportion of students who achieved A* and A grades, Hannah Gowing was one of the highest achieving with an amazing 7 A* grades and 4 A grades.
Principal, Vince Green said: “The strong results that our young people have achieved are thoroughly well deserved after all of their hard work along with that of the outstanding team of staff at Bristnall Hall. Our improvements in recent years highlight how we continue to strive for excellence with our young people and support them to achieve our very high expectations. These results and the skills and attributes our students have developed at Bristnall Hall will give them an excellent springboard for success in the future and we wish them well.”
Joyce Hodgetts Managing Director of Academy Transformation Trust said: “The success of pupils and staff at Bristnall Hall Academy continues! We are delighted with the results and are so pleased for the pupils. These results will give them the best possible foundation for their next stage of education and/or training. We wish them well.”
18th August 2016
Increase in results: Bristnall Hall Academy celebrating positive A-level results
Bristnall Hall Academy is celebrating today following improved A-level results.
This year 100 per cent of pupils have gained 2 or more A-level passes, up by 7 per cent from last year and 80 per cent have achieved 3 or more A-level passes, up by a significant 44 per cent from last year. Both of these figures are above the national average for 2015 and further reinforce the progress being made at Bristnall Hall Academy, the most improved school in Sandwell in 2015.
The proportion of higher grades achieved was also significantly higher than in previous years with 78% of grades achieved being at A*-C, indicating the excellent levels of progress our students have made. These outcomes will provide a range of opportunities for our young people both now and in the future.
Principal, Vince Green, said: “This year’s strong outcomes for our young people are thoroughly deserved after the efforts of these students and the team of staff at Bristnall Hall Academy. They highlight the excellent teaching that students have received and the outstanding level of support provided to our young people throughout their sixth form studies. We wish all of our young people well as they embark on their next steps into higher education and the world of work.”
Joyce Hodgetts, Managing Director of Academy Transformation Trust, said: “The staff and students have worked exceedingly hard this year and deserve these commendable results. Well done”.