Craig Woodward

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Midday Play Leader positions in school

Good afternoon,  We are looking for look for midday play leaders to join our team at lunchtimes. Please see the information below and share widely.  Please contact Mr Woodward at to find out more.  Mr Woodward Midday Supervisor advert Midday Play Leader Person Specification Midday Play Leader Job Description

Opal playground update

Many staff volunteers came in over the half term and worked really on the start of our playground transformation. The pupils have had assemblies on our new arrangements and the whole purpose is to develop independent and collaborative play  and learn to assess risk in a  controlled way.   We will be continuing to develop this …

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Update 15/02/2024 – Have a great half term

Good afternoon,  I hope you are all well and ready for the half term break.  This half term has gone by very quickly and everyone has worked really hard. We are half way through the academic year and it is always really nice at this time of year to see the children develop and make …

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Possible 2 year old nursery provision

As you may be aware, the government introduced funding for 2 year olds from April 2024. We currently offer 3 – 5 year old provision and we would like to see if there is a need to increase our provision to support 2 year olds. – From April 2024 15 hours funding will be available …

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Weather update 16/01/2024

Good afternoon, I hope you are all well and the weather hasn’t been too disruptive. More snow is forecast over night and the temperature is due to drop to below 0 and to -4. Therefore, take extra care on the roads and pavements. We are planning on opening all aspects of school and we will …

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After school martial arts club

Protected: ‘Hey Ewe’ nativity 14/12/2023

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Choir singing at Tesco 18/12/2023

A big thank you to Tesco for inviting our choir to perform,  a big thank you to Mrs Collins for organising everything and an equally big thank to everyone who came and donated generously. All the donations will go to support music in our school.  Merry Christmas  Mr Woodward

Merry Christmas

Good afternoon,  We all wish you a merry Christmas and we hope you all have a great Christmas break.  The pupils have worked really hard this term and we are really proud of them all. We had a fantastic celebration collective worship this morning and all the pupils and staff sang and signed ‘Merry Christmas …

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Merry Christmas from Whitfield St James’ Primary School