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Welcome to our school website!

I am very proud to be Head Teacher at Summerfield Education Centre and be able to share with you the wonderful achievements that both our pupils and staff accomplish here.

Summerfield Education Centre is a caring school where staff understand the difficulties the pupils have accessing education. Pupils are encouraged to believe in their abilities to overcome their barriers to learning. The Pupils are at the heart of every decision we make to ensure that they are happy and confident learners and with your support, are working together to ensure they achieve academically, socially and emotionally.

At Summerfield Education Centre we believe that pupils should be curious about their learning. Our intent is to implement a curriculum that has an impact on pupils’ learning. Staff have worked hard to ensure that it will foster a passion for learning, where individual talents can be nurtured and knowledge retained.

We are a ‘Restorative’ School. Through the use of ‘Restorative Practice’ it enables those who have been harmed to convey the impact of the harm to those responsible, and for those responsible to acknowledge this impact and take steps to put it right.

The school has a dedicated team of both Teaching and Support Staff that work hard to reach high standards in everything we do. We endeavour to foster successful relationships with parents/carers and the local community. We firmly believe that education is a partnership between home and school and regard you as an active partner in your child’s education and value your interest and support.

Summerfield Education Centre has an excellent careers programme which is evidenced through our Gatsby Benchmark (Please click on the Careers tag for further information).

Our Year 11 Cohort this year has worked exceptionally hard and we are looking to achieve our best examination results ever. A big well done to all of you for continuing to work remotely over this difficult time.

I hope that this website will give you as much information as possible about our school, the staff and the many activities that our pupils enjoy throughout the curriculum. It will continue to grow overtime so please watch this space!



Thursday 12 November

Staff and pupils have done a fabulous job contributing to our British Values Day!

Pupils learnt about the First and Second World War and the influence these historical events had on British Society.


If you or someone you know is experiencing difficulties please read the information below:

Solihull  Council’s Here2Help pages have information on how to access a range of support. This includes access to financial support or help with access to food.

They work closely with a number of local foodbanks in Solihull who are happy to support anyone in need.

The council’s call centre can help connect you to local community and neighbourhood support or refer you to a local food bank – just call 0121 704 6000.

Support is also available from The Around Again Social Supermarket in Fordbridge and from Age UK who can do shopping for elderly people with a medical condition or special cultural dietary need.

For more information on all of the support available you can ring Solihull Connect on 0121 704 6000 or go to our Here2Help [link] on the council’s website.

Help Out When Schools Out

Please explore the Website Help Out When Schools Out for details on how to access food supplies.


Please note that the Inset Day planned for Friday 23rd October is now cancelled.  Pupils are to continue with their remote learning on that day.  Inset Day has been rescheduled for Friday 13th November 2020.

COVID 19 UPDDATE 13/10/20

Due to a positive Covid 19 case, we have liaised with Public Health England who have instructed pupils and staff to self-isolate for 14 days up to 23 October 2020.  We will return to school following the half-term break on Monday 2 November 2020.

A personalised timetable  for your child will be sent to you for their Microsoft Teams lessons.  If your child does not have access to a device a work pack has been sent to you.  This work will be followed up each day by a member of the Support Team either via Teams or a phone call.  Please ensure your child is keeping up to date with their learning.

Thank you for your support.


In recognition of World Mental Health Day, Summerfield took part in the ‘tenforten’.  Students and staff shared ten minutes together during the day to talk about all the positives in life #itsgoodtotalk@WMHDay