Wood Green Academy (Wednesbury) data

Wood Green Academy is located in Wednesbury and falls under the local authority of Sandwell. This mixed-sex secondary school has 1,546 pupils, with a capacity of 1,530, aged from eleven up to eighteen, and the type of establishment is academy converter. The school has 114 teachers with each teacher on average earning the full-time equivalent of £39,625. The most recend Ofsted inspection was 27th February 2020 resulting in an good rating.

Wood Green Academy contact details

AddressWood Green Academy
Wood Green Road
West Midlands
WS10 9QU
HeadteacherMr James Topham

About Wood Green Academy

Phase of EducationSecondary
Type of EstablishmentAcademy converter
Admissions PolicyNon-selective
Statutory Low Age11
Statutory High Age18
BoardersNo boarders
Official Sixth FormHas a sixth form
Religious CharacterNone
DioceseNot applicable
Special ClassesNo Special Classes


Census Date20th January 2022
School Capacity1,530
Number of Pupils1,546101% capacity
Number of Boys84855%
Number of Girls69845%
Free School Meals (%)23.90%

Where is Wood Green Academy?

Street AddressWood Green Road
CountyWest Midlands
PostcodeWS10 9QU
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Ofsted RegionWest Midlands

Wood Green Academy Ofsted Report

This table compares the Wood Green Academy Ofsted reports from 26th February 2020 (10122617) and 15th May 2012 (ITS395501).

Inspection number10122617ITS395501
Inspection typeExempt School Inspection
Inspection type groupingSection 8 deemed section 5
Event type groupingSchools - S8 deemed S5
Inspection start date26th February 202015th May 2012
Inspection end date27th February 202016th May 2012
Publication date23rd June 20201st June 2012
Overall effectiveness
Effectiveness of leadership and management
Early years provision (where applicable)
No Judgement
No Judgement
Ofsted Last Inspection27th February 2020
Ofsted RatingGood
Ofsted Special MeasuresNot applicable

Teachers at Wood Green Academy

Total Number of Teachers114
Total Number of Teachers (Full-Time Equivalent)108.4
Total Number of Teaching Assistants38
Total Number of Teaching Assistants (Full-Time Equivalent)29.3
Total Number of Non Classroom-based School Support Staff22
Total Number of Non Classroom-based School Support Staff (Full-Time Equivalent)21.2
Pupil:Teacher Ratio13.6
Mean Gross Full-Time Equivalent Salary of All Teachers£39,625

Wood Green Academy administrative data

Establishment NameWood Green Academy
Establishment Number4024
Unique Reference Number136616
Local AuthoritySandwell
Local Authority Code333
Previous Local Authority Code999
Government Statistical Service Local Authority CodeE08000028
Government Office RegionWest Midlands
District CodeE08000028
WardWednesbury North
Parliamentary ConstituencyWest Bromwich West
Urban/Rural Description(England/Wales) Urban major conurbation
Middle Super Output AreaSandwell 001
Lower Super Output AreaSandwell 001A

Wood Green Academy history

Establishment StatusOpen
Last Changed Date7th June 2023
Reason Establishment OpenedAcademy Converter
Open Date1st April 2011

Pupil Referral Unit

Teenage MothersNot applicable
Child Care FacilitiesNot applicable
Special Educational Needs (SEN) Provision in Primary Care UnitNot applicable
Pupil Referral Unit (PRU) Provides for Educational and Behavioural Difficulties (EBD)Not applicable
Pupil Referral Unit (PRU) Offers Tuition by Another ProviderNot applicable

Special Educational Needs

Section 41 ApprovedNot applicable


Trust flagSupported by a single-academy trust
School Sponsor flag-


Federation flagNot applicable

Further Education/Higher Education

UK Provider Reference Number10033330
Further Education TypeNot applicable

Wood Green Academy geodata


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Stuart Bathurst Catholic High School
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Wood Green Junior School
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St Mary's Catholic Primary School
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Not applicable1.3km
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Old Park Primary School
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