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Covid Update – Monday 7th December 2020

NEW UPDATE – Unfortunately, we have a number of staff who are having to isolate or their own children are having to isolate, which is continuing to place additional strain on the timetable. Consequently, to ensure everyone’s safety, we have amended our rota system which will be in place from Tuesday 8th December 2020 until Friday…
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Covid Update – Tuesday 1st December 2020

With the national lockdown coming to an end but our county now being in Tier 3, unfortunately, this continues to place additional strain on the timetable and staffing numbers. We are working hard to recruit additional staff to support the timetable, in the meantime, please CLICK HERE to download a letter from the Headteacher with more detailed information.

Covid Update – Friday 6th November 2020

Following the government’s announcement that there will be a further national lockdown from Thursday 5th November until Wednesday 2nd December, all schools have been re-issued with updated guidance as a result. Please CLICK HERE to download a letter from the Headteacher, explaining more detail.

Photography – Woodlands Academy Bubble Life

Over the past six weeks during the summer term pupils have been working in various bubbles. Pupils from bubble three have been able to continue with some of their photography work and have produced some excellent work considering the circumstances. Due to not being able to go off site and take images we have had…
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A refreshing experience at Woodlands’ pond

This week Land-Based Studies acquired two budding volunteers to enter the woodland pond, assisting with the management of the aquatic vegetation. Carefully, both Woodlands staff members entered the water, helping to remove the pond weed that had encroached over and under the surface of the pond. Yet with the swirling of the water, there were times…
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Well Being Advice for Parents & Carers

Well Being and Online Safety advice for parents and carers during extensive periods at home.  With the country grasped by a series of measures to restrict movement whilst encouraging people to stay at home, such situations can be difficult for all of us to comprehend. It is important that you look after your physical and…
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Woodlands Academy pupils enhance Snipe Dales Nature Reserve

Pupils from Woodlands Academy have been visiting Snipe Dales Nature Reserve as part of the school’s commitment to community projects in the local area. The year-long programme will see pupils make regular visits to contribute to the management and enhancement of the reserve. Two visits have been undertaken to date and the progress learners have…
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Chair of Governors receives British Empire Medal (BEM) from Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of Lincolnshire

Monday 25th November was a special day for Pam Powell, Chair of Governors for five C.I.T Schools, not only because it was her birthday but also as she was presented with her British Empire Medal from Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of Lincolnshire, Mr Toby Dennis. Pam receives her medal for services to education after a career spanning…
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Woodlands Academy maintain ‘Outstanding’ Ofsted status

The Ofsted report published in September 2019, praised the dedication of staff towards teaching and learning in the school, stating: ‘You have worked with purpose and vigour to maintain the high standard of education in the school…sharing your passion and determination to secure the best possible outcomes.’  Awareness of ‘each individual pupil’s needs’ and ‘greater awareness of each…
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East Midlands Parkour Coaching open Woodlands’ new Parkour facility

Woodlands Academy welcomed East Midlands Parkour Coaching to showcase a series of workshops ahead of the grand opening of the new Parkour facility. The new resource cost £15,000 to build with £2,500 of funding coming from Bernard Sunley, the same total from the Medlock Trust and £10,000 awarded by the National Lottery. Listen to us…
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