Calthorpe on the BBC News

By | February 6th, 2019|School News|

Calthorpe Academy appeared on the BBC Breakfast News programme, in a segment discussing reducing restrictive interventions. Please watch the video below to see this segment.

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Garden Planter Tutorial

By | December 21st, 2018|Pupil Voice, School News|

Learn how to build a Garden Planter with “Trade Skills Centre” from our Sixth Form Enterprise Group.

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Wall Art Tutorial

By | December 19th, 2018|Pupil Voice, School News|

Learn how to build Wall Art with “Trade Skills Centre” from our Sixth Form Enterprise Group.

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Bird Box Tutorial

By | December 7th, 2018|Pupil Voice, School News|

Learn how to build a Bird box with "Trade Skills Centre" from our Sixth Form Enterprise Group.

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Easter Egg Hunt

By | May 3rd, 2018|School News|

Two Birmingham based companies, AM2PM and Frederick Cooper, were on hand to kindly donate Easter eggs for our primary pupils to take part in a belated "Easter Egg Hunt". To read more about the event click here.

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Post 16 Pathway and Outcomes Event

By | May 1st, 2018|School News|

On Monday 23rd April Calthorpe Academy held a Pathway and Outcomes Event. Twenty external post 19 agencies attended to provide information with regards to post 16-19 destinations. Parents and carers had the opportunity to collate information and complete application forms which will empower them to make realistic and suitable destination choices. Staff from the Local [...]

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Autism GRAB

By | May 1st, 2018|School News|

April was Autism Awareness month. On Saturday 14th April 2018, Calthorpe Academy was invited to join Gambia Resource and Advisory Bureau (GRAB) in a celebration aimed at increasing awareness and understanding about Autism amongst Gambians and the wider community in Birmingham. Jila Chishimba, Head of Autism at Calthorpe Academy gave a talk on the importance [...]

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Variety Donates Sunshine Coach to Calthorpe Academy

By | March 23rd, 2018|School News|

Variety, the children's charity, have kindly donated a brand new Sunshine Mini Bus to the pupils at Calthorpe Academy. Dignitaries from charity joined staff and pupils to unveil the new coach. To read more please click here.

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Calthorpe Wins Bild Award

By | March 16th, 2018|School News|

Calthorpe Academy has won an award from the British Institute of Learning Disabilities (BILD) for reducing restrictive practices in schools. To read more about this award, please click here. More information on our Academy approach to reducing restrictive practice is here.

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Outdoor Learning Project

By | February 5th, 2018|School News|

Fusion Community Initiatives have delivered a life-enhancing build project for Calthorpe Academy, our incredible school for children with complex learning needs, and with a learning culture committed to developing the ‘skills for the life that the pupils want’. Teams from Wooden Spoon, the children’s charity of rugby – and leading rugby play organization Rugby Tots, [...]

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