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Park Hall Academy

Park Hall Academy

Water Orton Road, Castle Bromwich, Birmingham. B36 9HF

Telephone:0121 748 0400

Fax:0121 748 0414

Contact:Mr Cox

Academy Awards Scheme

What are Academy Colours?

 Academy Colours are special awards presented to qualifying Sixth Form students in year 13. To qualify for this prestigious award Sixth Form students are required to demonstrate a number of qualities that go beyond the normal commitments of being a student. Students must also be able to demonstrate the highest standards of commitment to their courses through excellent levels of attendance and punctuality.

Why should I aim to achieve my Academy Colours?

Achieving Academy Colours demonstrates dedication above and beyond the normal commitment of a student, making you ‘stand out from the crowd’ and supporting your applications to universities, training providers and employers. Working towards your successful application will also help you develop as a person in terms of self-confidence, personal drive and initiative.

If you achieve Academy Colours, you will be invited to the Academy’s Celebration Evening in the December of Y13 when you will be presented with the prestigious Academy Colours scarf.

What qualities do I need to demonstrate?

Commitment, Dedication & Reliability

  • Attendance record above 95%
  • Punctuality record above 95%
  • No referrals for non completion of work.

Leadership

  • Form tutor commendation for participation in form
  • Supporting a school event (eg. 6th form Information Evening, Y7 induction)

Social Responsibility

  • Full participation in the year 12 Enrichment programme
  • Raising at least £25 through a fundraising event
  • Supporting fellow students (eg. buddy reading scheme, supporting PE lessons, peer mentoring, academy council)

Achievement

  • Must have achieved grade C / level 4 or above in GCSE Maths and English
  • Must have achieved baseline target grades at the end of year 12.

Completing an Outstanding Personal Challenge

  • This will be unique and personal to you and may be completed inside or outside of school. Examples include…..
  • Organising an event
  • Raising awareness of an issue (e.g by planning and delivering a school assembly)
  • Raising over £100 through a personal challenge (e.g sponsored swim, bike ride, run, book sale)
  • Volunteering in your spare time
 

Specialities and Awards