Blessed William Howard

The Painsley Catholic Academy was established in 2012. We are the largest Catholic multi-academy company in the Archdiocese of Birmingham.

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The School Day.

Revised School Day timings for March 2021


Period 1    -  8.40am - 9.50am
Period 2    -  9.50am -11.00am 
Morning Break - 11am - 11.20am 
Period 3   -   11.20am - 12.25pm 
Period 4  for Sixth Form 12.25pm - 1.25pm
Sixth Form lunch 1.25pm -2.15pm
Lunchtime for Y7 - Y11 - 12.25pm -1.15pm  (including 10 minute Form Tutor time) · 
Period 4 (Y7-Y11)   -  1.15pm -2.20pm 
Period 5    -    2.20pm -3.20pm 

The Form Tutor is a key contact for each pupil. As well as teaching, leading and guiding their group they also co-ordinate liaison and communication between staff, parents and students. Our tutors are also there to enhance the pastoral support for our pupils.