Abbeywood First School is a first school in Redditch for pupils aged 3 to 9 and joined the RSA Family of Academies in January 2016.

The majority of pupils transfer to Church Hill Middle School or Ipsley CE RSA Academy and then on to Arrow Vale RSA Academy. Abbeywood are advocates of the ‘growth mindset‘ approach as explained by Carol Dweck.

In addition there is continuing collaboration with Church Hill Middle School to develop a creative and innovative curriculum in Years 5 and 6, the school work tirelessly to ensure the children enjoy and relish their learning.  Abbeywood are on the steering committee of the RSA Teaching School Alliance and by 2017 will be training teachers.

The ‘Abbeywood Aspiration’ is that the children are encouraged to follow is: I want to… happy and healthy, understand myself as a learner, be independent and confident, be part of a successful learning partnership, be a good decision maker, be able to ask questions, be someone who keeps trying to achieve the best I can, succeed at new things, care about myself and others, have fun and enjoy my learning!

Address Wood Piece Lane
Church Hill
B98 9LR 
Phone Number 01527 63007
Principal Di Smith


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