Year 7 Welcome Back Letter 2024

April 2024 Dear Parent, Welcome back to what is, the final term of Year 7 for your children! I cannot believe how quickly the school year has gone and how well the pupils have settled into school. I hope you will share my sentiment that I am incredibly proud of how they have adapted to […]

Year 8 Welcome Back Letter 2024

April 2024 Dear Parent,I hope that you and your family have enjoyed a restful and relaxing Easter and I look forward to a busy and productive Summer term. I want to thank you for your support with the Lenten fundraising across the year group with the money raised from their efforts being used to support […]

Year 9 Welcome Back Letter 2024

April 2024 Dear Parent, I cannot believe we’re already well into our final term of Year 9, before we know it your child will be in Year 10! I’m very much looking forward to some nicer weather and to seeing the continued hard work that the Year 9s have been demonstrating this last term. Our […]

Year 10 Welcome Back Letter 2024

April 2024 Dear Parent, I hope you and your family had an enjoyable Easter break. Can you believe we’re in our final term of Year 10? I’m very much looking forward to some nicer weather and to see how the students get on with their mock exams. Our mock GCSE period for Year 10 begins […]

Year 11 Welcome Back Letter 2024

April 2024 Dear Parent, I extend a warm welcome back to all our Year 11 students for their final term at Blessed Edward Oldcorne Catholic College. We are now very much into the ‘countdown’ towards the full GCSE exams and, indeed, practical GCSEs and oral MFL exams are already taking place. I wish every success […]

Non Uniform Day- Friday 3rd May

Dear Parent, We are delighted that this year we can take a number of students on pilgrimage to Lourdes, which will take place in May. During our time in Lourdes, students will journey with and pray for pilgrims who are ill or who suffer disabilities. To support the pilgrimage, we are having a non-uniform day on Friday […]

The Bungalow

Dear Parents and friends of our college, In these challenging times, we are acutely aware of the financial strains affecting our schools, especially here in Worcestershire. The issue of unfair funding persists, with neighbouring schools receiving significantly more funding per student. Since the onset of the pandemic, many of our students have faced difficulties in […]

Year 8 HPV Vaccination Consent Letter

HPV vaccinations will be taking place for Year 8 students in College on 5th June. Further information with the link to the consent form can be found in the attached letter here. It is really important that you complete the E-Consent form. Even if you decline the vaccine, Vaccination U.K. still need the consent form completed. This will ensure that your child […]

Non-uniform day

Dear Parent,As part of our Lenten fundraising, we will be holding a non-uniform day on Thursday 14th March. All proceeds will be divided between the Father Hudson’s Society as part of their annual Good Shepherd Appeal, St. David’s medical centre in Zimbabwe and CAFOD. Students are reminded to dress in their own smart and modest […]

Year 11 Year Books and Leavers’ Hoodies

20th February 2024 Dear Parent, Year 11 Year Books and Leavers’ Hoodies As you will no doubt be aware, we are in the process of preparing a Yearbook and organising Year 11 Leavers’ Hoodies to mark the end of your child’s time with us.The Leavers’ Hoodies will be navy blue with an embroidered emblem and […]