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Performance Data

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This is how the Academy compares against other Staffordshire schools:-


The bus timetables can be viewed here. Bus routes: from 18th September 2017

Please note, some routes will continue to be served by a South Staffs College minibus but others will be served by outside contractors (JKT, PD York , Majestic, Coastal Liners or Trent Travel). A card will be displayed in the windscreen stating Rodbaston and the route number.

It is advisable to arrive at the bus stop 5-10 minutes before the time stated on the timetable.

Bus passes have not yet been processed, but should be ready within the next couple of weeks. Once passes have been distributed it is expected that students carry it with them for all journeys.

Any queries regarding the transport should be directed to the Transport Department on 01785 710598.

Holidays in Term Time and Leave of Absence Requests

From September 2003 amendments to The Education (Pupil Registration) (England) Regulations 2006 removes reference to family holidays and extended leave as well as the statutory threshold of 10 school days.
The amendments make it clear that the Principal may not grant any leave of absence in term time unless there are exceptional circumstances.

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Fresh talent grown locally. The Rural Enterprise Academy Tours

Is your son or daughter currently in year 8? Do you think they would benefit from new surroundings and a unique curriculum as they progress into year 9? Why not book a tour of the Academy?  Please ring Sarah Walker, Business Manager, on 01785 333360 to book an appointment.

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To download our new guide about the Rural Enterprise Academy, please click here (Adobe Reader required).

Welcome to The Rural Enterprise Academy!

We invite you to experience all that The Rural Enterprise Academy has to offer, including: a brand new campus, an exciting and engaging curriculum and access to all of South Staffordshire College’s Rodbaston Campus facilities.

Our aim is to educate, nurture and inspire future rural entrepreneurs. Whether our students want to work outdoors, look after our planet, or help to feed the nation – we grow talent!

We are sponsored by three businesses: Veolia, the National Farmers Union, and South Staffordshire College who will ensure our students can access the very best facilities, and are well equipped for the future, whether looking to move on to employment, or on to further training including higher education.

The registered address for The Rural Enterprise Academy is:

South Staffordshire College
Rodbaston Hall
Stafford Road
ST19 5PH
Tel: 01785 333360


Our Principal is: Lorraine Makin and the chair of the Board of Governors is Mr Graham Morley.  They can both be contacted at the above address.

Contact telephone number for the Trust is 01785 333360.

Find out more about the Rural Enterprise Academy partners:

VeoliaNFUSouth Staffordshire College
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