Being a responsible citizen in our community


Working together for excellence


Aspiring to be our best


Treating others as we wish to be treated

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Pledge of Excellence

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Latest NEWS

letter to parents GCSE results

Dear Parents and Carers, Thank you very much for your support throughout this academic year and for the many positive comments I have received about the Academy. It has been a delight to see so many students achieving at the highest levels in many different ways....

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Letter from West Midlands Police

Police and schools in the city are committed to working together to protect our young people from becoming victims of knife and weapons crime. We use a range of tactics including educational inputs and in-school searches to ensure that students are well-informed about...

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Cricket ace bowled over by leading England out at Edgbaston

Small Heath Leadership Academy pupil Zain Ali was hit for six when he found out he had been selected as the official mascot for the recent International Twenty20 match against Australia. Already making a name for himself by captaining our school team, this was Zain’s...

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Educational Excellence

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