- Handsworth Wood Girls' Academy
- Head: Ms Nicola Walters
- T 0121 554 8122
- F 01215 516805
- E firstname.lastname@example.org
- W www.hwga.org.uk
- A mainstream state school for girls aged from 11 to 18
- Boarding: No
- Local authority: Birmingham
- Pupils: 854
- Religion: Does not apply
- Latest Overall effectiveness Outstanding 1
- Outcomes for children and learners Outstanding 1
- Quality of teaching, learning and assessment Outstanding 1
- Effectiveness of leadership and management Outstanding 1
- 1 Full inspection 23rd May 2014
- Previous Ofsted grade: Good on 27th January 2011
- Ofsted report: View the Ofsted report
What the school says...
Previously known as Handsworth Wood Girls' Visual and Performing Arts Specialist College, converted to an academy 2012.
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Special Education Needs
At Handsworth Wood Girls' School and the Sixth Form Centre there is a whole school approach to raising achievement of EAL/EM/SEN pupils. There is a well established system in place for: 1. Effective assessment of each and every pupil on a regular basis and dissemination of all data to all staff responsible for teaching and supporting the student. 2. Allocation of appropiate resources to support identified pupils 3. CPD to all staff to maintain their effectiveness 4. Establishment of strong links with parents/carers to support learning and celebration of success
|Condition||Provision for in school|
|ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder||Y|
|Aspergers Syndrome [archived]|
|Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders||Y|
|Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders [archived]|
|CReSTeD registered for Dyslexia|
|Delicate Medical Problems [archived]|
|English as an additional language (EAL)|
|Has an entry in the Autism Services Directory|
|Has SEN unit or class|
|HI - Hearing Impairment|
|MLD - Moderate Learning Difficulty|
|MSI - Multi-Sensory Impairment|
|Natspec Specialist Colleges|
|OTH - Other Difficulty/Disability|
|Other SpLD - Specific Learning Difficulty|
|PD - Physical Disability|
|PMLD - Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulty|
|SEMH - Social, Emotional and Mental Health|
|SLCN - Speech, Language and Communication|
|SLD - Severe Learning Difficulty|
|Special facilities for Visually Impaired|
|SpLD - Specific Learning Difficulty|
|VI - Visual Impairment|
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Careers intervention used by this School
|EDT||First Edition with EDT|