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The Q3 Academies Trust

The Q3 Academies Trust is committed to educating the whole child, underpinned by Christian values.

Dr Caroline Badyal, Chief Executive, said: “Our name “Q3” embodies our ethos: to seek for that which is good, right and true. 

“The Q3 Family currently has two Academies in the Trust, Q3 Academy Great Barr and Q3 Academy Langley; both Academies are vibrant and exciting placesto learn and grow, where we strive for excellence in all that we do.

“There is a relentless focus on high quality teaching and enrichment opportunities for every young person who joins the Q3 Academies Trust; we are determined to give our children the very best start in life.

“Our academic achievements are impressive, and to support this we focus on character development and have high expectations of behaviour. 

“Our academic achievements are impressive, and to support this we focus on character development and have high expectations of behaviour. 

Pastoral care is exceptional and the excellent relationships are a striking feature of our work, as we help students to develop mutual respect, empathy and care for others. 

We recognise that education is also about nurturing talent and every young person is encouraged to engage in the wide range of activities on offer across the Q3
Academies Trust.

“We have an outstanding team of staff who work tirelessly to challenge every student to be the ‘best’; they have exceptionally high expectations of our young people.

“When students leave our Academies we are determined that they will have the qualities, academic success and interests that will enable them to enjoy a successful and enriched life.

“Strong, collaborative partnerships with our parents and carers contribute to the on-going success of their children.

This relationship begins before entry to Year 7 to ensure a smooth and seamless transition.

“You can only begin to understand our passion and commitment to excellence by visiting our Academies; your choice of secondary education will be such an
important decision for you and your child.

This year we have decided to open our Academies on Saturday, 30 September; this is in addition to the Open Week.

“We look forward to welcoming you to our Academies and showcasing the work of the Q3 family.”

Q3 Academy Langley

Mr Peter Lee, Head of School, said: “It was incredibly exciting to open the first new secondary school built in Sandwell in the last 10 years, and as we enter our second year welcoming 240 new students into Year 7 in September 2017 we are very excited about the future of the Academy. 

Built on the site of the historic grammar school but offering a new building boasting state-of-the-art facilities our new, refreshing, innovative and rigorous curriculum has already attracted overwhelming interest both locally and nationally. 

Students will have an excellent transition from primary school, enabling all to make rapid progress as we have an unswerving belief that what happens at Key Stage 3 plays a vital part in a child’s educational journey.

“Our unique Thursday afternoon offer of physical education and enrichment will ensure that students are given the time and space for building confidence, developing skills and trying a wide range of activities.

“In addition our innovative Hori7on curriculum means students are given the time and space for deeper learning in music, drama, P.S.H.E and computing.

Our Family breakfast and lunch will also see students develop the social skills and forge close relationships within our new school community.

“We look forward to welcoming any prospective students and parents/carers and invite you to visit our open mornings from Monday, 25 September to Friday, 29
September from 9.15am-11am and also our open day event held on Saturday, 30 September from 1pm-4pm.”

Q3 Academy Great Barr

Mr Mark Arnull, Head of School, said: “We know that choosing the right secondary school can be a worrying time for students and their families. 

Our philosophy is simple. 

We want every child to feel happy and excited about coming to school. 

Only when each child feels secure and comfortable can we challenge them to grow and learn together.

“We want our students to return home telling their families of the memorable exciting learning experiences they have enjoyed. Experiences that make it easier
to recall the detail necessary for exam success and experiences that develop their character as much as their academic potential.

“Only if our staff can say that what we provide is good enough for their own children is it good enough for yours and I’m proud to say this commitment to care,
coupled with high academic ambition is helping all our young people to flourish.

You are very welcome to visit us to meet our greatest ambassadors; our students and staff.”

Contact Information

The Q3 Academies Trust

Wilderness Lane

Great Barr


B43 7SD

0121 358 6186



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