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Welcome to St Margaret Ward Catholic Academy
The Academy is in the Archdiocese of Birmingham, serves the Catholic community of northern Stoke-on-Trent and offers a holistic education in a Christian setting.

Please join Miss Barnett in the Library for a Christmas Quiz on Monday the 17th of December at 12.05pm.

Everyone welcome!

Merry Christmas!


Pictured are a number of our pupils who were nominated for our Saints Awards.

Pupils are nominated by members of staff for their service to other people, service to the community or for their academic achievement.

This year the following pupils were nominated for a Saint Award:


Damian Mangam Thompson: He won a pack of crayons, but as he already had a set, he gave them to another pupil who didnt.  Also nominated for explaining geographical terms to older children, experimenting with reciprocal learning.

Join Miss Barnett on Wednesday 12th December from 3.05-4.00pm in the library for 'The Polar Express' Story and Movie

Join Miss Barnett on Wednesday 5th December, from 3.05-4.00pm for a Christmas themed ghost story.


Its the most wonderful time of the year!

Please join us this Friday, 7th December, 3.05-5.00pm for our Christmas Fayre.  There will be a number of festive themed stalls, a photo booth, christmas games, raffles and much more.

We look forward to welcoming you into school to celebrate the festivities with us.

Former SMWCA student Molly McGlynn is a great example of how taking a different route can lead to career and academic success. Molly studied A levels here before embarking on a design apprenticeship at Royal Stafford in Burslem, and going on the become Apprentice of the Year in Stoke on Trent. Molly has since been promoted to become a Product Developer, working with all sorts of clients, including some that require a low public profile about the work they commission!

Pictured below are some of our Year 9 students who completed a Level 1 boxing course in Stafford.

Well done to all those involved!

A very big congratulations to our three Year 9 students who have won a place in the SASCAL youth speaking finals, after participating in the semi-finals last week.

On the 7th of December St Margaret Ward will be hosting our fantastic Christmas Fayre.

Year 8 will be hosting the “Jar Tombola”.  We are asking each Y8 pupil to bring in a filled jar that can be given as a prize.  There are many fantastic ways to fill them; sweets, pencils, hair bobbles, socks, bath salts…Jars can be decorated at home or by our little elves at school.  Please bring them to your form tutor as soon as you can.