A Word from Leadership

Miss Nicola Berkeley


I am the Principal of Woods Bank Academy, in Darlaston, Walsall. On behalf of the children and staff, I would like to welcome you. 

We are one of a number of primary academies within The Elliot Foundation Academies Trust and we are federated with two other local schools, Kings Rise Academy in Birmingham and Croft Academy in Walsall.  Together we are committed to working with children, families and the local community to provide an enriched curriculum which prepares our children for their future.  Our federated curriculum is based on three areas of intent - Health, Aspirations and Diversity.  

Our skilled and nurturing staff team are committed to providing:

I look forward to working in partnership with all parents and community members. We want to do the very best that we can for your child at all times and ask you to support us in our work. We believe strongly in a partnership between home and school and know that together we can work successfully for the development of your child in all aspects of growth. 


This website will give you an insight into the wonderful work and opportunities available to your child at Woods Bank Academy as well as some key information about our school. We are very proud of our school and are happy to show you around and answer any questions that you may have.