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Welcome to St Margaret Ward Catholic Academy

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

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Latest School Updates

Summer 2020 Certificate Collection

Certificates are now available for collection from reception

Year 11 Assessment Timetable

The Y11 Assessment Timetable can be found on the Exam Information page

Easter Newsletter

Please read our Easter Newsletter

Live Streamed Masses

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

Spring Term 2021

Start/Finish Times

Students in Years 7-11 can arrive on site from 8.10 am but must gather outside at their entry zone. Start and finish times are shown below.

Years 12 and 13 can arrive on site from 8.25 am but must go to the Hall (Year 12) or Post 16 Study Room (Year 13)

Year 7: Start 8.30 am, finish 2.55 pm
Year 8: Start 8.35 am, finish 3.00 pm
Year 9: Start 8.35 am, finish 3.05 pm
Year 10: Start 8.40 am, finish 3.10 pm
Year 11: Start 8.40 am, finish 3.15 pm
Year 12: Start 8.40 am, finish 3.05 pm
Year 13: Start 8.40 am, finish 3.15 pm

Late students

If arriving late all students must 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