A message from the Headteacher

New school uniforms – important message for all parent/carers

 Dudley Academies Trust has recently taken the decision to change the name and identity of each of its four schools so that from the start of the new academic year 2018/19 the schools will be named:

       High Arcal changing to Beacon Hill Academy

       Holly Hall changing to Pegasus Academy

       Hillcrest changing to The Link

       Castle High changing to St James Academy

 The change of name will be reflected in the school uniform for the 2018/19 academic year. So that we can ensure all learners from all year groups have the appropriate uniform, Dudley Academies  Trust  has entered into an agreement with A.Oakes Ltd school uniform supplier, based at 30 Churchill Shopping Centre, Dudley, DY2 7BL to provide every learner FREE of CHARGE with a school blazer and tie.  Every existing learner and every new learner due to join one of  our DAT schools will have now received  a voucher  entitling them to this free offer.

Actions you will need to take:

       Blazers are available for collection free of charge from  A Oakes Ltd, Dudley from 23/07/18 to 01/09/18.  You will  need to take the voucher letter you have received with you. You will need to be accompanied  by your child – so they can be correctly fitted for the right size blazer.

       Ties will be provided free of charge to each learner and will be distributed by the schools on the the first day of term.

 I’ve lost my original voucher – what can I do?

If you have misplaced your voucher please contact info@dudleyacademiestrust.org.uk. Or Telephone@ 01384 363 247,   with your child’s name, DOB and year group. A new voucher will then be issued electronically as soon as possible. Should you require a printed version please also state this in your email alongside your postal address.

As you will appreciate this offer represents a considerable investment by Dudley Academies Trust as the wearing of appropriate uniform is a key part of our behaviour policy. The policy seeks to ensure there are the highest standards across all schools.  We wish  to thanks to all parents for this supporting us with this matter.

 The New School Website can soon be found at    beaconhillacademy.org.uk

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Most services like, Facebook, Skype, Instagram, twitter, Snapchat, KiK, XBoX 360, XBoX One, tumblr, ask.fm, PlayStation Network and many others have rules about what kind of content is allowed on the site. Often if something is harassing an individual, pornographic or violent it breaks the rules. You can report this kind of content using the reporting tools on the sites.

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If you are suspicious about someone’s behaviour towards a child report to CEOP

If you see any criminal content you should report to the Internet Watch Foundation

If you see any content that incites hatred you should report to True Vision

If you want to make a complaint about an advert, television or radio programme, film, newspaper, magazine, video game or other type of content that you think is unsuitable for children to see or hear, you can report it through ParentPort.

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