We pride ourselves on the partnerships we have developed over the years with the local community.
Wednesbury Learning Community Trust:
As a member of the trust, we have developed effective working partnerships which enable us to: raise teaching and learning standards; develop school leadership; manage resources; raise aspirations across the community and participate in joint pupil events and school-to-school support.
Wednesbury Teaching School Alliance:
Staff within school deliver specific training to other schools through the alliance. Old Park are also proud to support the alliance’s School Direct course, investing in teachers of the future.
Wednesbury Children’s Centres:
The Family Offer – Action for Children
- The New Service is a Family Offer for children and young people aged 0-25 and their parents
- It is a town based universal and universal plus support service for parents and their children
- The service brings together a range of previously contracted services for 0- 25 year olds under 1 access point
- The service went live from the 1st of April 2017 and the current contract (s) are until the 31st March 2019
For further information, please contact: 0121 556 5405
The school works alongside the local authority to develop it’s provision for the community.
Wood Green Academy:
We have worked hard to develop transition links with Wood Green Academy to ensure that our pupils are fully equipped for the next level of their education.
The school’s Inclusion Team are supported by Sandwell’s Inclusion Support Team to support individual children throughout the school. For more information please visit the SEN section of the website.
Makaton is an integral part of our school and School Council fundraise to support this charity. The Makaton charity have visited our school to lead workshops, parent sessions and assemblies.
Downs Syndrome Association:
We support this charity annually by supporting the ‘Lots of Socks’ fundraiser. The DSA have also led assemblies and provided us with resources to share with the children, staff and parents.
We are involved with regular fundraising events with Morrisons. Children have participated in bag packing and singing events to raise money for a number of charities. Morrisons have also held competitions for our children to enter and also participate in celebration assemblies within school.
Network Rail have supported continual development and expansion of our Forest School by providing essential equipment and resources.
Friends of Old Park Association:
FOSA are a group of dedicated parents who organise social events throughout the school year to raise money for extra facilities and resources for our school to the benefit of all of our children. It’s a voluntary group, which relies on parents to give up some time of their own free will.
University of Wolverhampton:
We are proud to support University of Wolverhampton in providing school placements for trainee teachers.
Mellors have worked with us to create healthy food, using local produce, that is cooked in a way that suits the tastes of young children.
Our local PCSOs work closely with our school to educate our children on road safety, e –safety and bullying. A junior PCSO scheme has been developed in school to help keep our community safe.
We have worked alongside Clic Sargent to raise over £21,000 in the last 10 years to support their mission to support families with children living with and battling cancer.