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Welcome to Westwoodside Church of England Academy

Welcome to Westwoodside Church of England Academy. We are a busy and friendly school. We pride ourselves on our strong community;  partnership working and our Church School ethos. We have an exciting curriculum and provide lots of opportunities for all our children to enjoy and achieve. This website gives you a taste of our school and provides updated information for parents, carers and pupils.  We hope that you enjoy your visit and that you find the information you are looking for.  Please contact us if you require help with your enquiries.  Thank you for visiting.

World Book Day

World Book Day has been re-arranged for Thursday 8th March. Children can come dressed as their favourite book character and where possible with a healthy eating theme.

Reading Open Morning

Despite the snowy week, approximately 20 parents attended the reading workshop on Friday. It was well received and we plan to go ahead with the same format for the maths workshop on Tuesday 12th June.  Other suggestions from parents included a workshop about handwriting and writing. We will look at running a session for these areas in the future. Thank you to everyone who attended for the positive feedback - we hope it helps you to understand how we teach in school and in turn supports you to help your child too.

World Book Day -  Snow characters!

First entry - Captain America!


                                                                                                                       The Very Hungry Caterpillar!


Captain Flinn, Darth Vader and Dr Lupus from the midnight Gang!


Great work folks keep the ideas coming - but don't get too cold!

More snow pics ... great ideas folks - lovely to see everyone enjoying the snow too!

The Wimpy Kid,                                                              Gangster Granny                                                                     and Fluff (from Lost in the Snow) ! 

and more....

Cat in the hat                                                             Horrid Henry                                                                        Great 1st snowman girls!

Fantastic imagination everyone ... keep the photos coming!

Alice in Wonderland                                                                       Batman and one of our very hardy children!                                                                            Unicorns of Blossom Wood

Thank you 'Lions Clubs International'

Today Richard Baker (Isle of Axholme Lions Club President) visited school to present each class with brand new digital devices to support children to record their learning.

Digital cameras and other devices are used widely in school to capture learning e.g. recording practical work; supporting and motivating learners e.g. children write and record a presentation about the Romans. Digital devices also provide a record of experiences in school to share with parents and the wider community.

The children were delighted to receive the cameras and said, 'It will be lovely to have reliable devices to record our special moments in school.'

Thank you for supporting Harvest Festival

What a fantastic turnout to support the children as they led our Harvest Festival service today. A big thank you to Rev. Green, Mr Taylor and Mr Wilkinson who supported us to. Thank you to everyone who donated food for our local Isle of Axholme Food bank - every little contribution really does make a difference!

There is always something special happening at our school, have a look at our recent photographs to see what we do.

Class List

All parents are invited to log into This is the main form of communication for Parent Teacher events. It also allows parents to communicate with others in their child's class. The log in takes a few moments. All parents have to be approved by a site administrator so please wait for a response. Please click on the link below.

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We are introducing the THRIVE approach in our school.


Please read our latest Ofsted Report