Forge Media

We are regularly featured in the media and this selection of articles about us will give you an idea of how much we love to celebrate our students.


Sandwell students attend talk from arts leader
Express and Star – February 20th 2020


Chinese New Year Lunch
Express and Star – January 25th 2020


Tributes to former headteacher at Oldbury school’s prizegiving
Worcester Evening News – December 2019


School celebrates pupil acheivement – E&S
December 2019


Ofsted – Academy now aims to be ‘outstanding’ – E&S
December 2019


Ofsted – Good – Dudley News and Stourbridge News
December 2019


A level results – Birmingham Mail
August 2019
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Team’s Delight At Shirt Sponsorship
13th May 2019


Top students recognised at Cradley Heath Forge Academy’s annual awards ceremony
12th December 2018


Tyler Bate (former student) and Trent Seven are in Birmingham this weekend for NXT UK
24th August 2018


A level Results Day
16th August 2018
Twitter (TES Congratulations) – CLICK HERE
Halesowen News (First results of the day) – CLICK HERE


Forge Academy students raise £750 for Leukaemia charity
24th July 2018
CLICK HERE to view Express & Star article


Access Project praised for helping disadvantaged Ormiston Forge Academy students
17th May 2018


New executive role for Ormiston Forge Academy’s principal
26th March 2018


Pop star Asher Knight shares bullying experiences at Ormiston Forge Academy
22nd February 2018


From Ormiston to Ivy League: Cradley Heath student turns down Cambridge
13th February 2018


Youth Sports Trust recognises PE quality at Cradley Heath school
16th January 2018


Vocal coach to the stars CeCe Sammy backs school’s charity fundraising
18th December 2017


Music Marks School’s Local Charities Day
17th December


Ormiston Forge Academy’s sixth form to host open event
30th November 2017


Restart a Heart Day: Cradley Heath students learn how to save a life
15th November 2017


New head girl and head boy at Cradley Heath’s Ormiston Forge Academy prepare their inaugural speech
9th November 2017


Ormiston Forge Academy student Sehrish Mahmood achieves ‘perfect’ nines in newly assessed GCSEs
6th October 2017


Singer-songwriter Sion Hill brings anti-bullying campaign tour to Cradley Heaths’s Ormiston Forge Academy
26th September 2017


Teenaged Cradley Heath astrophysicist reaches for the stars after A-level success
18th August 2017



New specialist leader of education Kris Griffin appointed at Cradley Heath’s Ormiston Forge Academy
22nd June 2017


Cradley pupils keep mental well-being in Mind
11th May 2017


Saatchi and Saatchi boss inspires Cradley Heath pupils as part of Speakers for Schools
7th March 2017


Black Country film-maker set to screen brand new film
28th February 2017


“Speechless” Dudley teenager Tyler Bate celebrated by wrestling world and old school
16th January 2017

Midlands pop star delivers online safety talk at Cradley Heath school

January 6th 2017

Pop star Rhianna visits Cradley Heath school to spread online safety message

January 5th 2017

Star Delivers Vital Message to Students

January 5th 2017

Hockey starlet Hall has a year to remember

December 24th 2016

Over 800 people attend Cradley Heath’s Ormiston Forge Academy awards evening

December 1st 2016

Cradley Heath pupils back Stonewall charity’s campaign to stop homophobic bullying
October 11th 2016

Cradley Heath school throws open doors to prospective pupils

September 13th 2016

GCSE successes across Halesowen and Sandwell – round-up

August 26th 2016

Students in the West Midlands discover GCSE results (ITV News)

August 25th 2016

A level results day 2016

August 18th 2016

A level celebrations at Sandwell schools

August 18th 2016

Comic windfall for pupils at Cradley Heath’s Ormiston Forge Academy

May 25th 2016

School told to improve just three years ago now rated ‘good’

April 29 2016

Former struggling Cradley Heath school judged “good”

April 21 2016

Karate kid Young chosen to represent Great Britain

March 5 2016

MP inspires at Ormiston aspiration day

January 8 2016

Dalek voice Nicholas Briggs helps with Cradley Heath’s Ormiston Forge Academy film

17 December 2015

Cradley Heath academy celebrates student success

December 15 2015

Rowley Regis bodybuilder Jack Jones heading for success

6 October 2015

Black Country school broadcasts live open evening

25 September 2015

It’s “Up Periscope” at Cradley Heath school open day

25 September 2015

Cradley Heath pupils in their starting blocks for road run

11 June 2015

Dragons’ Den star Peter Jones CBE.

28 April 2015

Cradley Heath company digs deep for school computer donation

13 April 2015

Cradley Heath business students clinch runner-up spot at Buckingham Palace

31 March 2015

Ormiston Forge teacher wins big at awards ceremony

20 March 2015

One potato, two potatoes, three potatoes, Forge!

9 January 2015

Cradley Heath school celebrates students’ successes

20 November 2014

Food for thought at Cradley Heath school

9 September 2014

Record A level results at Cradley Heath school

14 August 2014

Ormiston trio in county championship

7 June 2014

Cradley Heath students becoming a dab hand at using revolutionary 3D pen

1 May 2014

Doctor Who experience for Cradley Heath pupils

28 March 2014

World Book Day celebrated in Halesowen and Sandwell schools

7 March 2014

Silver accolade for Cradley Heath students

4 March 2014

Cradley Heath schoolchildren hold Valentines fundraiser after meeting Geoff Thomas

17 February 2014

Hope springs eternal after deal with water company and Cradley Heath School

28 January 2014

Panto mural design by Cradley Heath student

17 December 2013

Kind-hearted Cradley Heath pupils in fundraising bid

25 September 2013

Voice of the Daleks and Cybermen drops into Cradley Heath

24 July 2013

Cradley Heath pupils experience extreme sports

16 July 2013

Cradley Heath trio ready to shine in West Mids Athletic Championships

7 June 2013

Jordan is Mr Sandman as he clears Sandwell alley of ice

April 3 2013

Cradley Heath schoolgirl in regional poetry reading final

28 March 2013

CSI comes to Cradley Heath academy

26 March 2013

Leukaemia sufferer helps show Cradley Heath students how they can save lives

19 March 2013

Students learn CSI skills on new school course

14 March 2013

Cradley Heath school’s activity week hailed a success

17 July 2012

Cradley Heath students raise more than £1,000 for Sport Relief

28 March 2012

School forges ahead with academy status

13 February 2012

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