Marywood is in the centre of the City and works with pupils from reception to year 6, as well as providing City of Birmingham School support to the Saltley Plus, Cole Heath, Sparkbrook & Sparkhill, Ladywood, Aston & Nechells, and Handsworth Consortia.

You can read about what Marywood Centre’s pupils have been up to recently at their part of the Pupil Blog, or in the latest centre newsletter below.

Staff Information​​​​​​​

Head of Centre : Nia Brennan


Deputy Head of Centre : Richard Upton

Family Support Worker : Una Dawkins



Marywood Centre
Gilby Road
B16 8RQ
Tel: 0121 464 7338
Bus Routes:8A, 8C, 80.

Parent Letters


Please click below to view the latest centre newsletter

Curriculum News

We are now successfully using the mastery model to deliver Maths across the centre. This innovative approach focuses on deepening understanding of key mathematical  concepts. The pupils are enjoying the new style Maths lessons and making great progress.

notice board


The new Intervention Room

We have redesigned and developed one of our classrooms to  support pupils through individual and small group interventions. The children have access to Lego therapy, Thrive sessions, a sensory/quiet area, reading corner and an Art and Design space.


Dates and Reminders


Out and About.

Blue group had the opportunity to go behind the scenes at Midland Arts Centre. They spoke to artists, teachers and managers about their jobs before taking part in a music session. Pupils represented Marywood fantastically well. 

art gallery
students playing piano

Our Weekly Activity Programme

Tuesday – P.E day

Wednesday – Swimming for Yellow and Blue groups.

Outdoor Education sessions.

Thursday – Chess.

Friday – Music sessions delivered by MAC Makes Music.

Group news

Below you can see our four new teaching groups. Please use these to familiarize yourselves and your children with their staff, group and classroom.

Information coming soon.