Year 13 UCAS Parents Information Evening

The Year 13 UCAS Parents Information Evening will take place on Thursday 27th September at 6pm in the Sixth Form Centre. Parents of Year 13 students are invited to attend to find out more about the university application process, and how we will support your son / daughter through this.

Ounsdale Open Evening – 20th September 2012

We will be holding our Open Evening for prospective Year 7 students this week and invite parents and children from Year 6 to join us from 6:30 to 8:30pm. The evening is designed to give you an insight into the wealth of opportunities that Ounsdale provides and will include:

  • A welcome and introduction from the Principal and student representatives
  • Tours of the school to meet staff and see the school’s facilities
  • The chance to speak to students and staff about life at the school

In addition to attending the Open Evening, appointments can also be made to see the school in operation during a typical working day. Parents are welcome to contact reception on 01902 892178 or email us at to arrange a visit.

We hope that you can join us and we look forward to meeting you.

Celebrating Student Contributions to School Sport

The PE department are delighted to announce that the Ounsdale School Sports Awards will return for a second year in 2012. On October 8th, the fantastic achievements of our pupils in PE, Sport and Dance will be celebrated at Wombourne Civic Centre.

Awards will include the John Rothery Cup winners; A Level PE award, GCSE PE award; BTEC PE award, Dancer of the Year awards and overall Sports Person of the year; as well as Team of the Year as voted for by all pupils at Ounsdale.

The John Rothery Cup is awarded to the best boy and girl in each year group and as you can imagine there are many potential nominees in each year. The department would like to make clear that choosing the nominees for this award is an extremely difficult task and we regret that some pupils have inevitably missed out on a nomination by the narrowest of margins. We are lucky to have a great number of pupils who are in the running for a nomination, but ultimately we must pick the pupils who meet our criteria the closest:
• Attitude, effort and application in PE lessons
• Attendance to extra curricular school activities
• Representing the school
• Volunteering within school sport and PE

We are very proud of pupil achievements in their out-of-school activities and know that there are many students playing for clubs and societies in a wide range of sports. These are celebrated through the school newsletters whilst the School Sports Awards ceremony recognises achievements within Ounsdale.

Congratulations to all those who have been nominated for an award. All results will be announced on the night.

Please be aware that the awards start at 7:00pm and because of limitations with space are by invitation only.