Frequently Asked Questions

Who are we?

Sandwell Academy is a secondary school for the age range 11-18 which caters for students of all abilities ranging from the most able to those with special education needs from the six towns in the borough of Sandwell.

How are we different?

  • 35 hours teaching per week
  • 4 reports every year
  • Entire curriculum available online
  • Individualised career plans for every student
  • Extensive cultural, sporting and performing arts programme
  • Specialising in Sport and Business Enterprise

Who are we in Partnership with?

Sandwell Academy is part of the Thomas Telford Multi Academy Trust (TTMAT), established in September 2017. The MAT currently consists of four secondary schools; Madeley Academy, Redhill Primary Academy, Sandwell AcademyWalsall Academy and Thomas Telford UTC.

What facilities are there?

  • Interactive Whiteboard Technology
  • Library and Information Technology Centres
  • Theatre with tiered seating
  • Dance & Drama Studios with sprung floor
  • Recording Studio
  • Sports Hall
  • Floodlit 3G Pitch and Athletics Track
  • Playing Fields
  • Closed Circuit TV
  • Restaurant
  • State of the Art Fitness Centre

What services do we provide?

  • Financial assistance availiable
  • Careers support and guidance
  • High quality partnerships with industry
  • Parent and Student Charters
  • Pastoral Support in pursuit of a "bully free school"
  • Rapid response system (24 - 48 hours) to parental enquries

Where are we located?

Sandwell Academy is located in Halfords Lane, opposite the West Bromwich Albion Football Club. For more information, visit our Where to Find Us page.

What do we aim to achieve?

The general aim of Sandwell Academy is to maximise student performance in all it's forms.

Do I have to pay to attend Sandwell Academy?

No. Education is free for all students.

What is the curriculum like?

  • Broad based and balanced curriculum in Key Stage 3
  • GCSE and Vocational Courses in Key Stage 4
  • Academic and Vocational courses in Sixth Form
  • Dance & Drama Studios with sprung floor