Information for Parents'

Welcome to our Parents' Information page.

The focus at REACH is to support our students, together with their families, to reach their full potential and enable them to achieve by developing positive behaviours, attitudes and aspirations

 Our regular newsletters and communication through the website and Twitter (@ap_reach) keep parents and carers in the loop on a day-to-day basis

If you have a concern that a child is being harmed, or is at risk of harm.

During school hours you can contact one of the school Designated Safeguarding Leads for support and guidance via phone or email.

Tel. 0121 675 8989 and ask to speak to a DSL

Alternatively, click the icon below to send an email

Outside School hours we advise that contact the Police in the first instance.

Covid 19

Coronavirus Information

  • Parental Consent for Testing in School

  • How to do your home test

  • Advice for Parents

  • NHS Test and Trace Letter

  • Medical Exemption - Face Masks


School Uniform Shop

Our school uniform consists of a t-shirt or polo shirt and a sweatshirt, with the school logo. GCSE PE students have an additional t-shirt. 

All students are provided with a uniform set when they first start at REACH School

If you wish to purchase additional school uniform, please click the link below.

Uniform can be purchased via bank transfer or in cash when the order has been placed.

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Term Dates


Term Starts: Thursday 2nd September 2021

(Thursday 2nd & Friday 3rd September are staff training days, no students required to attend.


Monday 6th September: students return to school for LFD testing. 

Half Term: Monday 25th October 2021 to Friday 29th October 2021

Term Ends: Friday 17th December 2021



Term Starts: Tuesday 4th January 2022

Half Term: Monday 21st February 2022 to Friday 25th February 2022

Term Ends: Friday 8th April 2022


Term Starts: Monday 25th April 2022

Half Term: Monday 30th May 2022 to Friday 3rd June 2022

Term Ends: Friday 22 July 2022

Other staff training days:

Thursday 4th November 2021

Friday 26th November 2021

Wednesday 2 February 2022

Friday 27th May 2022

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Staying Safe Online

How to keep your child safe whilst working online 

Common Sense Media aims to make the digital world work better for children and to ensure a healthy internet for all.

Common Sense Media reviews books, movies, TV shows, video games, apps, music, and websites and rates them for parents making media choices for their children.

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Our School Day

Breakfast club is from 8.45am

Timetabled lessons start at 9.30am

Lunch for all students is 12.30pm - 1.00pm


The school day ends at 3pm 


Letters to Parents and Carers

Please see below for information letters that are sent home to parents/carers

REACH Newsletter

Our REACH newsletter is produced termly and is an excellent way of keeping up to date with what our students have been involved in at school.

  • Summer Term 2021 Newsletter

Support and Information

As children get older and more independent, issues that affect them can be harder to spot and deal with. Learning about potential dangers can give you the knowledge and skills to act if there is a problem. It could also help keep your child safe by preventing problems before they happen.

Please click the button below to find out more.