Part of the Newman Catholic Collegiate

Welcome to St Margaret Ward Catholic Academy

"Let us remember we are in the presence of God"

We are pleased to share with you our latest OFSTED report from their visit on 28th and 29th September. Please also see this letter from Mr McKenna

News and Events

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Latest School Updates

September Arrangements

Please see the attached letter regarding the the New Academic Year Arrangements for September 2022.

Monday 5th September – Staff Inset Day , school closed to students

Tuesday 6th September – Staff Inset Day, school closed to students

Wednesday 7th September – Yr 7 and Yr 12 students start at 8:40am

Thursday 8th September – Yr 10, Yr 11 & Yr 13 students start at 8:40am

Friday 9th September – Yr 8 & Yr 9 students start at 8:40am

New Academic Year Arrangements 12.07.22 

Summer Newsletter

Our Summer newsletter is now published! Click on the link below to have a look at what our students have been getting up to this term. 


End of Term Arrangements

Please see the attached letter for information about our last day of term. End of Term Arrangements 21.07.22

Summer 2022 Results Collection

If your child is unable to collect their results in person then they can either have a named representative collect on their behalf or have their results emailed to their school email. They will need to complete the form on the following link Summer 2022 Results Form

Year 13 results will be available on Thursday 18th August from school 9am-10.30am

Year 11 results will be available on Thursday 25th August from school 9am-10.30am

Y7 New Intake

Please read the following letter for further information about our Y7 New Intake.Y7 New intake information letter 29.06.22

Live Streamed Masses

Click the link below to see which Masses are being streamed live across the Diocese for Schools and Children. Masses for Schools Children and Their Families

Late students

If arriving late please report it via the absence line number 01782 883003 or email to They must then enter via the main visitor entrance and sign in.

Drop off/ Collection

Wherever possible, please drop your child off in the dedicated bay on Little Chell Lane. There is no vehicle access onto the school site to collect your child. The only collection point in the afternoon is the designated bay on Little Chell Lane. Can we thank you all again for your constant support and please stay safe.

Student Absence

All absences need to be phoned in by 9am on the absence line number 01782 883003 or emailed to