Our Vision and Values

To Support each and every child to love learning and become the very best that they can be.

Outstanding Learning, Enjoyment and Achievement

Reaching for the stars

Community at the heart of everything we do

Happy, Safe and Inspired children

Achieving all our ambitions

Reflective and progressive

Developing and nurturing each and every child

Our partnership with the University of Wolverhampton will enable us to break down barriers for all our children and ensure that they really can become the very best that they can be.

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Contact Details

The Orchards Primary Academy

Rhayader Road, Northfield

Birmingham, B31 1TX

Tel: 0121 464 4302

Fax: 0121 464 2811

Email: enquiry@theorchardsprimary.co.uk

Head Teacher

Mrs Hayley Carrier

Head of Local Governing Body

Mr Sean Starr

Office Manager

Mrs Cheryl Hadley

School Day


  • AM Session – 9am – 11.55am


  • 9AM – 12PM

Reception & Key Stage 1

  • 8.50am – 3.25pm (Lunchtime 12.15pm – 1.15pm)

Key Stage 2

  • 8.55am – 3.30pm (Lunchtime 12.30pm – 1.30pm)

Autumn Term 2018

Term Starts: Monday 3 September 2018
Half Term: Monday 29 October 2018 to Friday 2 November 2018

Term Ends: Friday 21 December 2018

Spring Term 2019

Term Starts: Monday 7 January 2019
Half Term: Monday 18 February 2019 to Friday 22 February 2019
Term Ends: Friday 12 April 2019

Summer Term 2019

Term Starts: Monday 29 April 2019
Half Term: Monday 27 May 2019 to Friday 31 May 2019
Term Ends: Monday 22 July 2019

Teacher Days:  These are the dates for staff training, when the school will be closed to pupils:


Monday 3rdSeptember 2018

Monday 5thNovember 2018


Monday 7thJanuary 2019

Thursday 11thApril 2019

Monday 22ndJuly 2019

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