Welcome

Welcome to Handsworth Wood Girls’ Academy website. Handsworth Wood Girls’ Academy is a comprehensive school which caters for girls of all abilities from the age of 11 to 19. It is situated in Handsworth, in the north west of Birmingham. Over the last eight years, our GCSE results have shown continual improvement each year with 66% of our year 11 students achieving 5 A* - C grades including English and Maths in 2013, which are our best results to date.  Our l...

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  • HWGA students explore job opportunities...

    Seven Year 12/13 students have recently completed an NHS on-line mentoring project, a project designed to help young people become more aware of the wide range of job opportunities that exist in the health sector

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  • Community-Apprentice film takes centre ...

    At a recent Cabinet Office celebration of youth social action a packed audience put their hands together for HWGA Community-Apprentice team, Team Hopeseekers, moved by their short film on the plight of refugees.

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  • Outstanding Ofsted Inspection

    Handsworth Wood Girls’ Academy was inspected by Ofsted on 22 and 23 May 2014. I am absolutely delighted to inform you that we achieved an “Outstanding” in all the four main categories of achievement, teaching, behav...

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  • Ex students visit HWGA

    To help support our National Careers and Apprenticeship Week two ex Handsworth Wood Girls students came in to school to speak to year 9 students about their career journey’s since leaving our school.

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