COVID-19 – Response, Information, and Announcements

Thank you for visiting our Information Hub for our response to COVID-19.

This page is updated regularly so please keep checking back for latest information and announcements about our arrangements at Washwood Heath Academy.

Travel to School

Watch this helpful video and click on the documents below for important information and guidance about travelling back to school in September. 

Please also find some very useful resources from West Midlands Police here:

Important information for parents receiving FREE SCHOOL MEALS vouchers:

The New Government Free School Meals vouchers will be issued from the week commencing Monday 20th April. Thank you for your patience.


Please click here for information from the government about Free School Meals eCodes.

FREE SCHOOL MEALS: Systems are now in place to issue supermarket vouchers to students who are registered to receive free school meals.  These vouchers are worth £15 per week and are to be distributed via your schools academy. Please look out for details how the new DFE Free School Meal vouchers are to be distributed after the Easter break. Please contact if you have any questions regarding Free School Meals.

Important information for parents about applying for FREE SCHOOL MEALS:

Important information for all GCSE, AS and A Level students and parents:

The Government has made an announcement about how GCSEs and A Levels will be awarded this summer.

Please be assured that Washwood Heath Academy is following these guidelines carefully to ensure that all students receive fair grades.

Please follow government advice in terms of isolating any household where symptoms of a new persistent cough, or high temperature are present in any member of the household.

Washwood Heath Academy is following all nationally recommended advice to protect children and staff.
We will keep parents and carers informed via this website and through letters home about any further actions.We would recommend you look at the following sources of information to keep yourself informed of the latest developments and advice:
The Government website for: