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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  • Easter Break

    School will close on Friday 11th April at 3:20pm for the Easter break. We will re-open for pupils on Monday 28th April at the normal time

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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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  • Quality Award for Handsworth Wood Girls...

    We are pleased and proud to be able to share with you our great news about an important award for Handsworth Wood Girls’ Academy. We are the first school in Birmingham to be awarded the Quality Award from Prospects ...

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  • We are the top performing Comprehensive...

    The Department for Education has just published the KS4 Performance Tables which show how schools in England performed in their GCSE examinations in 2013

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