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Damson Wood Nursery and Infant School

‘Learning and Growing Together’

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Welcome to Damson Wood Nursery & Infant School!

Ofsted 'GOOD' Provider - July 2019


Message from our Headteacher

Thank you for taking the time to visit our website. We are a very caring and friendly nursery and infant school, with preschool childcare available on site, situated in the Damsonwood area of Solihull. Our aim is to provide the best possible early education for our children and we were recently recognised as a 'Good' school by Ofsted (July 2019).
We provide schooling for children aged 3-7 years old and also have on onsite childcare facility known as 'Woodies Childcare' who care for children from 2 years old. Woodies also care for children before and after school and in Holiday Club.

This website is designed to give you a 'taster' of our wonderful school and nursery. We hope it shows you our nurturing, child-centred approach, focused on high-quality education for all. We hope it will provide information for both prospective and current families.
Please feel free to have a look around and, if you do have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us either by telephone on 0121 705 8652 or email:
Zoe Jeffs, School Secretary, and the office team will be happy to answer any queries.

If you are considering Damson Wood Nursery & Infant School or Woodies Childcare for your child, please call us to arrange a visit and I would be more than happy to show you around our school and share more about our ethos.


Mrs E Hume



Thank you for visiting our website!

Damson Wood Nursery and Infant School Academy is part of the Central Schools Trust and works in close partnership with the 'Outstanding' Balsall Common Primary School. Please see for more information about our Multi-Academy Trust.


School Aims, Vision & Values


‘Learning and growing together’

VALUES - At Damson Wood we are all...

S – Safe

P – Proud

A – Ambitious

R – Ready

K – Kind

S - Successful



We aim for all children at Damson Wood Nursery & Infant School:


  1. To learn in a happy, welcoming, safe and stimulating environment.
  2. To have an education based on a set of moral values that cross all cultural boundaries.
  3. To develop their skills, to face learning challenges positively, taking managed risks, recognising that learning starts when we are stuck and that we learn from mistakes.
  4. To develop lively, enquiring minds with the ability to question, reason, think creatively and show initiative and independence.
  5. To enjoy a curriculum founded on real, relevant and fun experiences that will enable success and develop self-confidence, securing lifelong learning.
  6. To be able to take responsibility for managing their own feelings and behaviour.
  7. To encourage a respect for the environment and other people, so that the world may be a better place for future generations.
  8. To make healthy lifestyle choices, encouraging a love of physical activity and an understanding of when to take managed risks.
  9. To establish productive relationships with the wider community for everyone's mutual benefit.
  10. To communicate and work well with others.
  11. To be self-motivated and take responsibility for their own learning and strive for the best they can achieve.

EYFS Induction for Nursery and Reception September 2021