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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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Arrangements for September 2021 and Testing

Latest School Updates


Read our Summer 2021 Newsletter

End of Year Arrangements

End of Year Arrangements Y7-Y10

Year 11 – Post-16 information

Year 11 – Post 16 Information Letter

Year 11 -Post 16 Planned Work

Face Coverings

From 17th may, in line with Step 3 of the Government’s roadmap, face covering will no longer be recommended for students in classrooms or communal areas in the school.  Face coverings will also no longer be recommended for staff in classrooms. The policy on face coverings will be constantly reviewed and the requirement to wear them for students may be reintroduced for example if there were to be a local outbreak of COVID-19.  If you would like to talk about this further please contact your child’s Head of Year in the first Instance.

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