Welcome to Woodthorpe Primary Website!

Our Aims


"At Woodthorpe we aim to ensure that your children have the best possible education that equips them with the skills, knowledge, qualities and values that will follow them through life.

We also aim to work closely with all members of our community to help children recognise the importance of collaboration and forming positive relationships."
- Dave Smith, Headteacher at Woodthorpe Community Primary School.

What's happening at Woodthorpe?

Star Learners 24 March

This week's Star Learners:

Y1: Isabelle, Safiya, Desiree, Muneeefa.

Y2: Savanna, Laura, Adam, Finley, Jamie-John, Kiara.

Y3: Jack, Davy, Jade, Madison, Ming-ming.

Y4: Anais, Tyler, Maddy, Jack. Y5: Amy, Megan, Sam, Lacey. Y6: Josh, Charlie, Aliya, Harvey, Millie.

See more on our Star Learners 2016/17 page ...

Red Nose Day 2017

Red Nose Day is on Friday 24th March 2017.

We will be supporting this worthwhile cause. Red noses will be available to purchase from the office from next week.

We will be having a non uniform day and children are invited to contribute £1 towards our fundraising efforts.

Woodthorpe Story Telling Day

Plans are in an advanced stage for this exciting event which will take place on Friday 31st March.

The children and some special visitors will be sharing their stories across the afternoon in and out of their classrooms. All we need now is an audience! All parents and carers are invited, please make every effort to come along.

The excitement will begin at 1.00pm - the Programme of Events is available to download.

Easter Celebrations

On 7th April we will be holding our annual Egg Technology Competition. Children and parents are encouraged to design and make a piece of artwork, this year's theme is simply - Stories.

Happy making and good luck.

Also on this day we will be serving Easter Bunny Picnic Bags for lunch. If you wish to order one of these for your child please let the office know as soon as possible.

Dates for your Diary 2016/17

Please note the following dates for your diaries:

Mon 13th - Fri 17th March - Y6 Thornbridge Residential.

Fri 24th March 2017 - Red Nose Day - Non-uniform - £1 contributuon to charity!

Fri 31st March 2017 - Woodthorpe Story Telling Day - This whole school event will take place in the afternoon of 31st March - all parents and carers are invited!

Weds 5th - Thurs 6th April - Y2 residential to Hollowford Centre.

Fri 7th April 2017 - Easter Bunny Picnic Bag - Please order your child's picnic bag from the office!

Fri 7th April 2017 - School closes for Easter holiday.

Mon 24th April 2017 - School re-opens.

Mon 1st May 2017 - May Day Bank Holiday.

W/C Mon 8th May 2017 - KS2 SATs week.

Fri 26th May 2017 - INSET day.

Mon 29th May - Fri 2nd June - Spring half term holiday.

Mon 5th June 2017 - School re-opens.

SEN (Special Educational Needs) Drop In

SEN (Special Educational Needs) Drop In every Wednesday at 9am till 10am.

An opportunity to speak to the SENCo's (Special Educational Needs Coordinators) Lindsey McGrath and Jay Oliver.

Feel free to come along and ask any questions. We look forward to seeing you.

E-safety Guidance & CEOP

Staff at Woodthorpe Community Primary are committed to teaching our pupils about internet safety and being responsible internet users.

As part of the National Crime Agency, CEOP (The Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre) gives great advice to parents and children about staying safe online.

Victoria Harris is a Trained Ambassador for CEOP and is available to offer advice and help about supporting children in the use of the Internet and staying safe online. Please ask at school reception for more details.

CEOP's dedicated website, Think You Know, allows worries about online activity to be explored and their 'Click CEOP' button can be used to report any concerns you may encounter.

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