The School Information (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2012 came into force on 1 September 2012. This requires specific information to be published on the school website.

1. Contact Details:

Fairfax School
Fairfax Road
Sutton Coldfield
West Midlands
B75 7JT

Telephone: 0121 378 1288

E-mail: post@fairfax.bham.sch.uk

Website: www.fairfax.bham.sch.uk

Twitter: @fairfaxschool

Headteacher: Mrs D Bunn

2. Admissions Arrangements

3. Most recent OfSTED report

4. Key Stage 2 results – not applicable

5. Key Stage 4 exam results

In 2016-17:

Progress 8 score: +0.29

Attainment 8 score: 51.3

Pupils achieving Grade C or above in Eng & Math by end of KS4

Grade 5 or above in English & maths GCSEs       59%

Grade 4 or above in English and maths GCSEs   77%

Percentage of pupils who’ve achieved the English Baccalaureate:

Achieving EBacc at grade 5/C or above                   45%

Achieving EBacc at grade 4/C or above                   48%

6. School Performance Tables published by the Department for Education

7. Curriculum information

Download prospectus

Curriculum information

8. Details of the previous year’s Pupil Premium and Catch Up Premium here.

9. The SEN policy can be found here:

Name of SENCO: Mrs K Corbett

10. The Child Protection Policy can be found here:

Child Protection Policy

11. Charging and remissions information

Practical Subjects

Where parents have indicated in writing that they wish to own a finished product, the school will make a charge. The charge shall not exceed the cost of the materials used by the pupil.

Transport

Where a pupil travels direct from home to a place of work experience and vice-versa, parents can be asked to meet the cost of such travel.

Optional Extras

A charge may be made for optional extras wholly or mainly outside school hours except where such activities are provided:

  • To fulfil any requirements specified in the syllabus for a prescribed public examination.
  • Specifically to fulfil statutory duties relating to the National Curriculum.
  • Specifically to fulfil duties relating to religious education.

Participation in optional extras will be on the basis of parental choice and prior confirmation in writing is required from the parents that are willing to pay charges. The charge per head cannot exceed the actual cost of providing the optional extra, divided equally by the number of participating pupils and may include elements for:

  • a pupil’s travel costs
  • a pupil’s board and lodging costs
  • entrance fees to museums, castles, theatres etc.
  • insurance costs

12. School’s ethos – read our Headteacher’s welcome

13. Complaints Policy

14. Equality Information and Objectives Publication

15. Exclusions Policy