Well Done to our ‘A’ Level Students

Many congratulations to students receiving their results today, you should be proud of what you’ve achieved and optimistic about the future. 

Your teachers will be available today to answer any questions you may have. Keep in touch you’ll always be part of the Archie’s family.


Professor Paul A Ryan

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St Teresa of Calcutta Multi Academy Company is seeking to appoint Directors to the MAC Board

Directors are responsible for the strategic direction, broad policy framework and oversight of the MAC and all its schools. They take decisions that are in the best interests of the MAC as a whole and are not representative of any one of the constituent schools. The Directors of the MAC have three core functions:

• Ensuring clarity of the vision, ethos and strategic direction.
• Holding the Executive Leaders to account for the educational performance of the schools and their pupils and the effective and efficient performance management of staff.
• Overseeing the financial performance of the schools and making sure that its money is well spent

The Board is supported by the CEO/CSEL, Chief Finance Officer (CFO) and Strategic Leaders.

Expertise is required particularly from Finance, Legal and HR sectors and applicants should be practising Catholics.
If you are interested in finding out more about being a director, please

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Easter Message 2023 – from Bishop Marcus to schools

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ,
At this stage in the calendar, when we draw close to the summit of the Liturgical Year - the Sacred Paschal Triduum, we celebrate with reverence the passion and death of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, and we look forward with joy to celebrating at the Easter Vigil on Holy Saturday night and on Easter Sunday morning his resurrection from the dead.
As we come to the end of this term, it is also a time for many students in our schools which coincides with an intense period of study in preparation for examinations in the summer. For young people, it is a time of hope but it can be a time of anxiety also. What is most important though, is that their time in school is a time when they can flourish: in mind, body and spirit. Christ came that we might

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Nation in mourning

Nation in mourning

At this time of national mourning the Board of the Saint Teresa of Calcutta Multi Academy Trust, its Executive and wider school community would like to offer our thoughts and prayers to the Royal family at this very sad time. Cardinal Vincent Nichols, Archbishop of Westminster and President of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales, has paid tribute to The Queen:

“On 21 April 1947, on her twenty-first birthday, Princess Elizabeth said, ‘I declare before you all that my whole life whether it be long or short shall be devoted to your service.’

“Now, seventy-five years later, we are heartbroken in our loss at her death, and so full of admiration for the unfailing way in which she fulfilled that declaration.

“Even in my sorrow, shared with so many around the world, I am filled with an immense sense of gratitude for the gift to

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During this current heatwave, all our schools are taking measures to put the safety of our pupils and colleagues first. All our schools are following Government advice and guidelines, they will do their best to keep parents informed on the situation and each school is keeping their local environment and circumstances constantly under review. PR

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Appointment of new Headteacher

The Board of Directors, the Local Governing Board and Professor Paul A Ryan, Catholic Senior Executive Leader and CEO to St. Teresa of Calcutta Multi Academy Company, are pleased to announce the appointment of our new Headteacher, Mr Ciaran Clinton. Mr Clinton has a wealth of experience, working in a range of schools in Birmingham and Solihull, including extensive experience in two local Catholic schools, one where he has been the Deputy Head for the last three years.



Ciaran Clinton has said, “I am excited to be joining such a prestigious school as Archbishop Ilsley. I will endeavour to build on the work of Helen Burrows and ensure that the pupils can experience the very best Catholic education has to offer.


I am looking forward to meeting staff, pupils and parents and working together to ensure that all pupils can develop their God given talents, experience an engaging

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Easter Message 2022

Dear all

Theme : The Family

As we prepare to celebrate Holy week and Easter this year are thoughts and prayers are with those less fortunate than ourselves. The Global Pandemic has left its mark on most families, the continued conflict in the Ukraine sees families decimated and the prospect of further financial difficulties for families closer to home brings into sharp focus the importance of ‘The Family’ and looking after each other.

What does family mean to you? Is it mum, dad, brother, sister? Is it the extended family of uncles, aunts, grandparents and long-time family friends you’ve always considered as close as relatives? Perhaps it is your neighbour, class, church group or the family of humanity of which we are all part. As we reflect on our own journey during this holy time, and regardless of how your family is constructed, remember how important the family is too

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Academy Motto Competition Winners

A big well-done to the 482 pupils from across our existing Academy Schools and additional Schools currently going through the conversion process who entered the ‘Design a new MAC Motto Competition! There was a wonderful and diverse range of ideas shared and it was very difficult to choose entries to go through to the next round of the judgement process! All 482 pupils will each receive an Easter Egg as a reward for entering!

A very special well-done to the 12 pupils who have been selected to go through to the next round as a result of their thought provoking and inspiring mottos! I am sure you will all agree that the ‘mottos’ chosen are a wonderful reflection of what we are trying to achieve in our Academy! Each of the 12 pupils will now receive a £50 prize of their choosing in conjunction with their Headteacher.

The Academy Headteacher

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