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Contact Details

Please visit our Contact Page HERE

Headteacher: Mr M Grummett

Chair of Governors: Lorraine Partington

To contact the school please get in touch with Michele Brennan, Administration Officer on:

Telephone: 0151 271 3288

Email: admin@finchwoodsacademy.net

Postal Address:

Finch Woods Academy 

Baileys Lane


L26 0TY

Finch Woods Academy is part of the Manor Hall Academy Trust. Please click here to visit the Manor Hall Academy Trust website.

Statement of Ethos and Values

Please click here to read about the Finch Woods Academy Vision and Offer.

Pupil Premium Strategy

Please click here to view the Finch Woods Academy Pupil Premium and Year 7 Catch-up Premium Strategy and the end of year review.

The next review of the pupil premium strategy will take place in the Autumn Term 2023.

Admissions Arrangements

Please click here to view our Admissions information and the Knowsley Local offer.


Please see links to the Finch Woods Academy Curriculum Rationale and links to individual curriculum subject pages.

Latest Ofsted Report

Please click here to view our latest Ofsted report.

Please click here to view our schools performance.

Department of Education Performance Tables and Exam Results

Click HERE for the DfE performance tables search and comparison website.

Given the uneven impact of the pandemic on school and college performance data, the government has said you should not make direct comparisons between the performance data for one school or college and another, or to data from previous years.

Click the links below to see our school on the DfE School Performance Tables:



Careers Programme Information

If you have questions regarding the Finch Woods Academy Careers Programme, please contact our Careers Leader Mrs Carroll.

Tel: 0151 271 3288

Email: bcarroll@finchwoodsacademy.net

Please click here to view to the Finch Woods Academy Careers pages..

Please click here to view our Careers Baker Clause Statement.

Governance Information

Please click here to view the Finch Woods Academy Governors page for more information on the Finch Wood Local Advisory Board (LAB).

Finch Woods Academy Policies

All Finch Woods Academy policies, as part of the Manor Hall Academy Trust, are under regular review.

Please click HERE to view our policies and statements. 

Equality Objectives

Please find our Equality Plans and Statement below:

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SEN Policy & SEN Information Report

Please click HERE for our  SEN Information Report.

Financial Information

Financial Reports and the following documents can be found on the Manor Hall Academy Trust website HERE.

  • Annual Report
  • Memorandum of Association
  • Articles of Association
  • Master Funding Agreement
  • Gender Pay Gap Information
  • Time Taken Off by Staff Who Are Union Officials

Manor Hall Documents & Policies

To view our page on the financial benchmarking service website:

Financial Benchmarking Service

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Catch-up Plan, Recovery Curriculum and Summer School

Please see below to view our Covid-19 Recovery Plans and Curriculum.