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Our Values & Ethos
At Woodhouse Primary School we aim to provide a welcoming, safe and caring environment where everybody is encouraged to become a successful, resilient and confident learners. We have high expectations and work collaboratively enabling our pupils to have a good understanding of the world in which they are growing up. We encourage our pupils to think for themselves and respect others, thus enabling them to build on their growing knowledge and be responsible, self-assured citizens.
Each half term, the curriculum focus links to one of the six school aims: Be United, Be Creative, Be Bold, Be Safe, Be Healthy and Be Caring.
In addition to covering the National Curriculum, our curriculum aims to address issues which are pertinent to Woodhouse and develop the cultural capital of our pupils:
- We want our children to understand the factors that affect their physical skills, self – esteem and emotional well-being so that they are able to recognise the importance of pursuing a healthy lifestyle and develop coping strategies to keep themselves safe and healthy
- We need to enable our children to develop self - awareness in order to take more responsibility for their decisions and actions and minimise over reliance on adults
Ofsted ReportsOfsted Report - June 2021 Ofsted report June 2021
Thank you for considering Woodhouse as a school for your child, we recognise that choosing a school for your child’s education is one of the most important decisions that parents and carers make. We hope that the information below, including the video and photo gallery, will provide an insight into what our school has to offer. The school operates Calderdale's Primary Admission Policy, which can be found at the end of the prospectus and in our Policies Section. We recommend that you also spend time perusing our website to help you with your decision.
Should you require any further details, please contact the school office [email protected]
Welcome to Woodhouse
Applying for a school place
Calderdale Council co-ordinates admissions to all schools within Calderdale. If you live within Calderdale, you must complete a Calderdale online application. Parents of children resident outside Calderdale, who want to apply for a Calderdale school must apply through their home Local Council.
Primary school applications are open in Calderdale from 18 November 2022 - 15 January 2023
If your child was born between 1 September 2018 and 31 August 2019, they will be due to start Primary School in September 2028. You can apply online:
Calderdale residents apply for a school place online
Kirklees residents apply for a school place online
Our School Day
School Sessions Reception Infants Juniors
Morning session 8.55 – 11.55 8.55 – 12.15 8.55 – 12.20
Afternoon session 12.55 – 3.10 1.05 - 3.10 1.10 - 3.15
The morning bell rings at 8.50am by which time children should be in their classroom. All pupils are expected to be in class and ready to start work by 8.50am. Children can come into the classroom from 8.40am but prior to this children are still under parental responsibility as there are no staff on duty.
The compulsory time pupils spend in school per week is 31 hours and 15 minutes in Reception and KS1 and 31 hours and 40 minutes in KS2.
Headteacher: Mrs Anne Crane
Deputy Headteacher: Mrs Shona Smaldon
|Mrs S Rothwell||Miss H Mason||Mrs K Ollerenshaw|
|Mrs K Hirst||Miss R Vine||Miss S Fiddler|
|Miss M Stephenson||Miss S Smith||Mrs B Haigh|
|Mrs S Shaw||Mr N Freeman||Mr A Bale|
|Miss A Scott||Mrs L Cripwell||Miss V Walker|
|Mrs S Gooseman||Miss L Nicholson||Mr P Triffit|
|Miss L Hepworth||Mrs R Hodgson||Miss B Collins|
|Miss A Parker||
Mrs G Walsh
|Miss J Wilson|
Administration / Site Staff
|Miss D Cooper||Mr D Crowther||Mrs C Dooley|
|Miss R Crowther||Mr S Robinson||Miss F Woodrow|
|Ms S Wood||Mrs H Bass||Miss L Kirk|
|Mr M Potter||Mrs G Sutcliffe||Mrs A Bush|
|Miss E Hepworth||Mrs G Craig||Mrs Z McElhannan|
|Mr L Gething||Mrs K Harrison||Mrs B Imtiaz|
|Mrs C Hughes||Mrs H Dent||Miss B Knight|
|Miss N Fogelman||Miss J Holdsworth||Miss E Lassey|
|Mrs L Thorpe||Mrs C Green||Miss K McSparran|
|Miss A Newman||Miss A Edwards||Mrs A Kuleczko|
|Mrs D Wring-Skinner|
Governance at Woodhouse Primary School Sept-2022 Governance Structure Sept-2022 Governor attendance 2021-22