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Year 10 Careers and Employability Day

Our Year 10 students recently had the opportunity to experience the world of work, arriving at school dressed in business attire and ready to engage in a series of enriching sessions. These sessions were incredibly valuable for our students’ personal and professional development. They not only learned about potential career pathways but also acquired essential skills such as effective communication, […]

Sports Day 2024

Woodcote Sports Day Brings Excitement and Records

Our annual Sports Day, held on Friday 12th July 2024, was an exhilarating event filled with fun, competition, and impressive athletic achievements. For the first time, all year groups from 7 to 10 participated in a variety of activities in the morning before the traditional track events. Students showcased their versatility and team spirit […]

Principal’s Breakfast

Celebrating our Top Students’ Achievements

This term, our Pastoral Team have been celebrating the accomplishments of the top 20 students in each year group, including the Sixth Form, during the prestigious ‘Principal’s Breakfast’ reward. This special occasion serves as a platform to acknowledge and honour these exceptional individuals for their remarkable contributions to the Woodcote community.

The selection process for this term’s […]

Summer Music Concert 2024

Our Summer Music Concert held on Thursday 11th July 2024, was a resounding success, showcasing the incredible talent of our students across a spectrum of instruments and musical genres. From classical piano solos to contemporary band performances, the evening was a testament to the diverse musical abilities and hard work of our young musicians.

The event featured an array of performances, […]

A Memorable Farewell for our Year 11s

What a five years it has been! Where has the time gone?! On Wednesday 19th June, we joyfully welcomed back our Year 11 students for a special celebration marking the end of their journey.

The day was filled with nostalgic moments and heartfelt goodbyes. Students participated in the traditional shirt signing, leaving each other with messages and memories to cherish. The […]

Years 7-10 Praise and Awards Evening

An Evening of Recognition and Celebration

Last night, our school community gathered for the annual Year 7-10 Praise and Awards Evening, an event dedicated to celebrating the hard work, dedication, and accomplishments of our students. The ceremony was a testament to the diverse range of achievements attained by our students over the past academic year.

Executive Principal, Mr. Crofts opened the evening […]

British Science Week 2024: A Celebration of TIME

This year’s British Science Week at Woodcote School, centred around the theme of TIME, was a resounding success. Throughout the week, students explored the significance of time in scientific discovery and everyday life through various engaging lessons and activities.

Introduction to Time

The week began with an interactive lesson introducing the concept of time. Students engaged in lively discussions and shared […]

Year 11 PPE (Pre-Public Exams) Results Assembly

Our Year 11 cohort gathered in anticipation in the Main Hall this morning for the much-awaited PPE2 (Pre-Public Exams) Results Assembly held on Friday 22nd March 2024.

The assembly was meticulously organised by the dedicated efforts of Mr Deale and Mr Rahim, whose commitment to fostering a positive academic environment has not gone unnoticed. Their hard work in orchestrating this event […]

Creative Arts Showcase 2024

On Thursday 21st March 2024, we had the pleasure of witnessing our talented students take to the stage for an unforgettable journey through the realms of Dance, Drama, Music, and Photography. From impressive dance routines to captivating drama performances, from soulful melodies to stunning photographs, the stage was alive with creativity and passion!

Students from Year 7 to the Sixth Form […]

Year 9 STEM Day

Our Year 9 students took part in STEM Day on Tuesday 19th march 2024; an event organized in collaboration with the esteemed Smallpeice Trust. This event promises to be an immersive journey into the world of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).

STEM education has become increasingly vital in today’s world, where technological advancements and innovation drive progress across industries. Recognizing […]

Woodcote High School Retains Ofsted “Good” Rating

Woodcote High School has once again been rated ‘Good’ by Ofsted inspectors. The inspector’s report, which follows a visit to the school in January 2024, recognises that the school’s “values of ‘excellence, responsibility and aspiration’ are at the heart of the school’s work,” and that, “Leaders have high aspirations for the pupils.”

The inspectors also identified that, “The school is inclusive […]

Year 9 Peer Mentors

Congratulations to our Year 9 Peer Mentors who have just completed their training and are now ready to be buddied up with some Year 7 students!

The six-week programme has been run by Ms Martyne and has included the below topics:

  • Safeguarding and Confidentiality
  • Friendship problems and how to sort out an argument
  • Mental Health
  • Behaviour and why it’s important to […]
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