Welcome to Greenwood Academy

I am delighted to welcome you to our website, which offers a wealth of information about our vision for the future, the flourishing developments taking shape at our academy and the many successes and achievements of our students.

Our aim at Greenwood Academy is ‘To make our best better’, empowering our students to achieve academic and personal success throughout their educational career with us and beyond.  Through building the foundations for life-long learning we ensure that students have the skills, experiences and opportunities to follow their chosen careers delivering personalised pathways of study.  We work hard to ensure every student receives individual advice and guidance that will take them through Greenwood Academy, into college or 6th Form and on to university, apprenticeships or employment.

Our ethos and values ensure that we offer an exceptional learning experience and a real and tangible sense of community with in the Castle Vale district.  Education at Greenwood is a partnership between the academy, students’ parents/guardians, and the wider community.  The strong links within the Castle Vale community are a distinct strength of the school’s provision in ensuring the school reflects local priorities and ambitions.  At Greenwood, we believe that good communication with all partners is the key to a successful educational experience for our students.  Together, we will continue to grow and develop our academy community and provide the best for our students. 

Greenwood Academy looks forward to an exciting and promising future, with improving levels of progress, extensive opportunities for students in academic and vocational subjects across the curriculum, a growing 6th Form and a state-of-the-art new building for September 2017.

To arrange your personal tour of the school, please contact the school office on

0121 464 6101.  

We look forward to welcoming you to our Academy.


Allen Bird

Academy Principal

Mr. Allen Bird