West Walsall E-Act Academy
Walsall, United Kingdom
About West Walsall E-Act Academy
West Walsall E-ACT Academy is a mixed, mainstream, state secondary school in Walsall. It caters to students aged 11-18 and has approximately 622 pupils enrolled. The school boasts enviable sports facilities such as a football and athletics field, eight tennis courts, a heated swimming pool, a gym, a squash court, a large astroturf pitch and a sports hall.
West Walsall E-ACT Academy was originally opened in September 1971 as Wilfred Clark Comprehensive. It later became known as Alumwell Business and Enterprise College, and then West Walsall E-ACT Academy when it converted to academy status in September 2012. It is part of the E-ACT family of academy schools.
Vision and values
West Walsall E-ACT Academy works hard to deliver an excellent education to students of all backgrounds and abilities. Teachers aim to instil in every child the school's three main values: goodness, discipline and knowledge. Through creating a safe and supportive environment, the school hopes to demonstrate its commitment to equality as well as fundamental British values.
The secondary school pays extra attention to English, maths and science, and also offers business, drama, French, Spanish, ICT, PE and music. A STEM club meets once a week to help promote an interest in science and engineering.
“Pupils receive personal, social and health education through dedicated curriculum lessons. This programme is designed by the academy to ensure coverage and development of a wide range of appropriate topics.”