Dates so far for Terms 5 and 6 2016

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DATES so far for terms 5 and 6


Easter Fun

What creative children! The morning was spent designing and making Easter hats and taking part in an Easter Egg hunt in school teams. After plenty of Easter activities, we finished […]

Little Dormice trip to Over Farm

Everyone had a lovely time! Look at these photographs!

Internet Safety play-Reception to Year 3 children

Chris from Konflux Theatre visited for the day and involved our youngsters in an interactive play to learn more about internet safety. Three characters were used to represent different elements […]

Adam’s Farm trip-Dormice and Fallow Deer

Wow! What a great trip! Our children held chicks and stroked lambs, piglets and kids! Exemplary behaviour as usual from our children and all the adults were very proud to […]

Gymnastic Competition at Lakers on Saturday 19th March

Thank you to Mrs Cotterell and Miss Shuttleworth for coaching children and helping them on Saturday at the inter-schools gymnastics competition. Well done children-it was lovely to see you taking […]

London Trip!

We had a fabulous day and the children were a credit to the school and their families. Thank you so much to all adults who went and for all their […]

Top 100 books

Not sure what books your child might enjoy?

The TES and the National Association for the Teaching of English ran a survey to find teachers' top 100 fiction books all […]

Beep Beep! Road Safety awareness

The children looked so colourful today and took part in activities to raise awareness of road safety. Please click on Read More and click the link to see more information.


NSPCC and Childline-Y5 and Y6 workshops

8th March 2016 Year 5 and 6 children took part in NSPCC workshops today, learning more about how to stay safe and happy. They were introduced to Buddy, who says […]

In The Net-internet safety play for year four children

We were joined by over 60 year four children from Drybrook, Ruardean C of E, Mitcheldean and Woolaston schools today! Very important internet safety messages were shared in an entertaining […]

Maths week!

A little taster of some of maths week activities! (Click on Read More first, to make the hyper links work)

Maths Week Celebration Assembly

Lots of photos to see:

Little Dormice […]

Vacancies for after school club supervisors

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After school child care club staff vacancies


We have held a school story writing competition and have chosen three finalists in each of the Y3, Y4, Y5 and Y6 groups. Congratulations to ALL children who entered the […]

Have a lovely holiday!

Enjoy a well-deserved rest everyone! Look out for spring flowers when you are out and about. Each class has looked after a pot of bulbs over the last few weeks, […]

Music at Woodside!

Well done to our wonderful Y3 and Y4 children as they performed their recorder pieces brilliantly in assembly for us today. We are all very impressed! Thank you to Miss […]

Internet Safety- information for parents and carers

Thank you for all your comments about our internet safety work this week. Please click below for useful information (you may need to click on Read More to activate the […]


We will be holding a school story writing competition! The first round will be judged by teachers and the second round will be judged by Mrs Davis and governors. The […]

KS1 and KS2 test information videos for parents

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KS1 test information video

KS2 test information video


Mmm looks delicious!


Meal change on Thursday 21st January

Hot dogs/veggie dogs with potato wedges or jacket potato with tuna followed by  jelly or fruit .

Skillzone Trip

Safety Matters

Our Y4 and Y5 children went to Skillzone in Gloucester on Tuesday where they learned about a range of situations and ways to keep safe. This included road […]

Christmas Dinner!

Mmm! Thank you Kate and all the staff for helping out. Merry Christmas everyone!

Snow White performance

Well done everyone!  A wonderful show again!

Little Dormice Elf visitors and Nativity photos










Mmm! Gingerbread biscuits in Fallow Deer class!


Dormice and Fallow Deer Christmas Play photos

More photos to follow!


PANTO-Jack and The Beanstalk

We had a brilliant time watching the panto by Chaplin's Pantos. It was a real treat to go up to the Village Hall too, so many thanks to the Hall […]

Santa’s Grotto Photos!

Huge thanks to Santa's helpers for this afternoon's joyous, festive fun! Mrs Martin and Mrs Andrews-Weaver did a fantastic job changing our library into a beautiful grotto, full of fairy lights […]

Latest News!

All important messages and latest news items are in the Head's Newsletters, which can be found under the Parents' Info tab.

If we have an emergency closure for snow or any other […]

Raffle Non-uniform day 30th Nov

For our annual Christmas Raffle, we ask children to bring in an item that can be added to one of the hampers (eg chocolate, biscuits, wine, bathroom products for the […]

Snow procedures

Communicating about snow closure:

If we do have to close for snow this winter, a message will be put on the website (in the past I have done this before […]

Experience Christmas!

Classes will be walking up to Ruardean Hill Baptist Chapel today and tomorrow. Many thanks to all the helpers at the Chapel who have prepared the displayed and invited us. If you […]

Children in Need

We had a lovely day and were very impressed with the children's costumes. Thank you all for supporting this! £143.50 was raised!

Back to school!

School resumes on Monday 2nd November. Please check that your child's jumpers, coats and bags are labelled.

Many thanks!

Harvest 2015

Thank you for joining us and for your donations. We gave the £125 raised to the Village Hall for the Over 60s Christmas lunch as we felt this was supporting […]

Children in Need Fri 13th Nov

Advance notice: we will be supporting this hugely on Fri 13th Nov by having a fancy dress day and discos. 'Be a Hero' is the theme, but any fancy dress will be […]

Dean Heritage Centre trip

Four Year Six children were chosen to accompany Mary Muthoni, Miss Haskett and Mrs Davis to The Dean Heritage Centre. They were joined by a group from Highnam C of […]

Our Kenya twinning exchange

Mary from Wei Primary School in Kenya is with us for 10 days! So far, the group of Kenyan visitors have visited Gloucester Cathedral, Chepstow Castle and beautiful parts of the […]

Under 5s

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HENRY stands for Health, Eating and Nutrition for the Really Young!



Parents, please support our big emphasis on children listening first time! We are reminding the children daily through a new 'school pet' called Elefftee, our baby elephant. Elefftee stands for LFT, […]

Little Dormice

Our pre-school children are being busy little bees! Click on 'Read More' to see some photos.

Red Squirrels

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Wild Boars

Busy in maths! Click on 'Read More' to see some photos.

Fallow Deer

Look how grown up we are! Click on Read More to see some photos.

Fallow Deer Class


Dormice children have settled in so well and it is lovely to see them taking part fully in school life. Well done everybody!

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School photos on 2nd Oct

The photographer will be in on Fri 2nd Oct instead of Mon 28th Sept.


PGL trip photos

The children had a fabulous time and enjoyed the abseiling. Thank you to all the staff for looking after them! Click on 'Read More' to see some photos. More will […]

New Tablets!

A huge thank you to all families and to our PTFA friends who have raised funds over the last few years, as we have now purchased a set of six […]

Rewards-Class Dojo


Children are really enjoying earning Class Dojo reward points. On Fridays, the top two high scorers from each class are given certificates in our special Celebration Assembly. The […]

PGL trip

Children in Year 5 and 6 are going to PGL in Swindon on Weds 9th September, returning on Friday 11th. We hope they have a lovely time and we are […]

Clubs start week beginning 7th Sept

Monday-Early Years Club with Mrs Fawkes and Miss Haskett

Tuesday-Woodside Families with Mrs Matthews

Tuesday-homework club for Y6 with Miss Waugh

Breakfast Club !

Look what fun we have at Breakfast Club! If you would like to join us please ask at the school office for more details and booking forms.

Warwickshire Railway – Back in time we go!!!


Years 3,4, and 5 visted the Gloucestershire Railway as part of their World War 2 history topic on Thursday 9th July.
Many fun activities awaited for them as they were […]