A message from the Headteacher

I am absolutely delighted to be the current Headteacher of The High Arcal School, having worked as part of the Senior Leadership since 2006.

The High Arcal School is a fully comprehensive school which has as its mission to unlock potential so as to support our students to be successful, confident, articulate leaders, able to play in a full role in the local, national and international society.

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Due to the amount of snow on the school site and the treacherous conditions of the side roads, school will only be opening for Year 11 tomorrow. This will give us time to ensure that the site is as safe as possible for all students on Wednesday. There is currently 8 inches of snow covering the whole of the school site with ice underneath this.

Mock exams have been re-scheduled as follows:

Tuesday 12th December:

Year 11 students to arrive at 9.15am for a 9.30am Mock Exam.

9.30am – 11.00am – Science paper 3 – (Hall & Gym)

11.00am – 11.15am – Break (all students must stay inside)

11.15am – 1.20pm – English Literature paper 2 (Hall & Gym)

All students apart from those with the History exam after lunch can go home at the end of the English Exam.

Free school meal students may stay for lunch – if they wish.

1.20 – 1.45pm – Lunch

1.50pm – 2.50pm – History exam (Hall) Students will be allowed to go home at 2.50pm.

Wednesday 13th December:

School will open as normal.

9.00-10.00am – French

11.20-12.20pm – Engineering

2.00pm – 3.00pm – Health & Social Care

Thursday 14th December

9.00-10.00am – German

11.20-12.20pm – Textiles & Drama

2.00pm – 3.00pm – Product Design

Friday 15th December

9.00-10.00am – Spanish

11.20-12.20pm – Computer Science

2.00pm – 3.00pm – P.E

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Our Mission Statement

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Remembrance & Reconciliation

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E-Safety Announcement

How to make a Report?

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.

Is there anywhere else I can report?

You can also report to the police and other bodies that regulate content on the internet:

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.

If you’d like free advice and tips for staying in control of your mobile phone costs, visit the PhoneBrain website, a campaign aimed at young people run by the premium rate phone services regulator PhonepayPlus.

If you have any concerns regarding E-Safety and would like to raise this issue in confidence please email safe@high-arcal.dudley.sch.uk

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Latest Events

December 13, 2017
  • KAP 2 Inputted into SIMS. KS3 - ALL. KS4 - 9/10
    Starts: December 13, 2017
December 19, 2017
December 20, 2017
December 21, 2017
December 25, 2017
January 2, 2018
  • 1/2 day at High Arcal, 1/2 day MAT
    Starts: January 2, 2018
January 8, 2018
  • Year 9 Mock Week. All subjects. Core in Hall and Gym
    Starts: January 8, 2018
January 11, 2018
January 15, 2018
  • Year 11 Mock Results Assembly
    Starts: January 15, 2018
  • Boys Football & Girls Netball Interhouse
    Starts: January 15, 2018
February 5, 2018
February 6, 2018
February 7, 2018
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