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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The English and Maths Programme

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Year 11 Revision Timetable

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Year 11 Hoodies

NOTICE: Hoodies can now be paid for in cash.
Instructions for if you wish to pay by cash:
1) Money must be exactly £15 – no change can be given
2) Money must be in a sealed envelope with your name AND form written clearly in block capitals on the front
3) Envelopes must be given to your form tutor during form time
4) You can do this every day this week (DO NOT BRING CASH ON MONDAY!)
5) If you miss the cash deadline of Friday, you still have Saturday and Sunday to pay via ParentPay
You can still pay on ParentPay, and this is the preferred method by the school.

Dealing with Exam Stress

Feeling the pressure of the exams? Every Wednesday starting from 21st March until 6th June 2018 – In the conference
Centre. 3pm – 4pm. There will be a focus on peer support, sharing strategies for revision, relaxation sessions plus many more.
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PIE Evening

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College Open Days

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Headteacher’s Newsletter

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Our Mission Statement

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Please Click Here to view the latest Ofsted Report

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

Latest News & Events

Dudley Schools Rugby Tournament

Well done to all the boys in Year 7, 8 and 9 who took part in this weeks Dudley schools Rugby tournaments. Unfortunately the Year 8 tournament was cancelled due to flooded pitches at Old Halesonians, but […]

Football Interhouse

After a wonderful week of exciting football and keenly fought matches the results can be revealed of this years Football Interhouse competition.

The boys competition was the most competitive for many years with a liarge […]

Year 7 Girls Football Tournament

The High Arcal girls football was reborn last Friday as a group of enthusiastic year 7 girls entered the Dudley schools football tournament at Dudley College.

Although they unfortunately missed out on the semi finals […]

Inter-House Dance

Inter-House Dance took place after school on Thursday.  There was strong competition in all three categories especially the Solo’s where 15 pupils auditioned.  There were many styles auditioned including Contemporary, Tap, Ballet, Jazz and […]

Interhouse Results (Table Tennis)

Interhouse Table Tennis finished on a high with a pulsating set of matches full of quality and drama. The skill level all week as been impressive but this evenings offering was exceptional.

Ultimately though BOSCOBEL […]


A fabulous start to interhouse already as years 7 & 8 have completed thrilling competitions. All houses were represented both evenings and both results were really close.

On Monday the year 7 competition went to […]

High Arcal Students Dazzle in the Leadership Programme

Dudley MAT meeting – Friday 26th January 2018

The first meeting with students at all schools in the Dudley Multi Academy Trust since the creation of the MAT was hosted at Hillcrest. Although it was […]

Cross-Country Baggeridge/Himley Hall

Here are some pictures from September when we took over 40 students to the Annual Dudley cross country championships. High Arcal students raced against some of the finest athletes in the borough over a tough […]

Table Tennis Black Country Games Level 2

As a result of hugely popular dinnertime clubs, High Arcal recently entered the Level 2 regional Table Tennis tournament. The boys were selected on their commitment and performance at extra-curricular clubs. This was a […]

The National Concert Band Festival

The National Concert Band Festival is a competition in which school bands from all over the country participate. On Sunday 19th November, the High Arcal School Friday Band went to Wrekin College to compete […]

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