Abbeywood School

Abbey Wood School

The Olympus Academy Trust is committed to delivering an outstanding education for young people, ensuring that our students have access to the highest standards of teaching, resources and learning opportunities.

We work in close partnership with our schools, ensuring that we facilitate the sharing of best practice and provide access to a wide range of partners and resources for the benefit of our students and the wider community. Visit our website here or follow us on Twitter @olympustrust.

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Friends of Abbeywood

Welcome from the Friends of Abbeywood Community School

Everyone is welcome! Do you have the know how or the experience of fund raising? Could you help fundraise for extra resources for Abbeywood's students? Even if you are unable to make our meetings we would like to hear from you. You can email

Your FACS committee needs you!

FACS is a group of parents, support staff, teachers and members of the community who raise funds to pay for the 'extras' that cannot be funded from the school budget and will ultimately benefit our children.

Everybody is welcome to get involved. It’s a great way of meeting other parents and making friends! We are currently a very small team, always looking for new members and help at events. Please email to or visit our Facebook page, if you’d like any further information about how you can help. You will never be pressurised into doing something you don't want to! Helping out for an hour or so at events is all we're looking for.  It's a great way of meeting other parents and being involved in your child's school. 

Monies Raised and How It's Spent

Since FACS was formed in September 2010, we have raised nearly £13,000

Donations have been made to school as follows in response to staff bids:

  • £1000: Towards the cost of training staff to drive the new school minibus
  • £1000: Sports and games equipment for lunchtime activities
  • £600: School Rugby Team shirts
  • £674 Bookbuzz reading system for Year 7 students
  • £1600: Large outdoor digital clocks
  • £798: Pigeonholes for the 6th form
  • £300 Outdoor Volleyball pitch
  • £300 Tools for DT Department
  • £1076.58 Catering Department
  • £245 Audio Resources
  • £420 Recording studio equipment
  • £100: Garden project

Raise funds for school when Online Shopping! 

Whilst doing your shopping online,  click on this link, before starting, over 600 popular retailers (including Argos, Amazon, Next, M&S, John Lewis, Debenhams, HMV, Vodafone, The Body Shop,, Tesco, Asda, Sainsbury's and many more) will make a donation to school.  It won't cost you an extra penny and takes less than a minute to register!  Only 43 people have signed up for this but they have raised nearly £270 so there is lots of potential to make much, much more just by shopping!


FACS Winter Fair Friday 27th November

There are still some spaces for stall holders and therapists at the fayre.

If you have a business or hobby and would like a stall please contact for a booking form. Stalls £10 for single table and £15 for a double table.

Please follow this link for more information.