Welcome to Woodside Primary School

We are a happy, vibrant primary school community set in the wonderful Forest of Dean. Our ‘Latest News’ section will give you a taste of current events and the ‘Parents’ Information’ tab contains lots of useful information. We are very proud of our school and if you have any queries or would like to arrange a visit, please don’t hesitate to get in touch. To receive instant messages from school, download an app called ‘OurSchoolsApp’ and log in with the school’s postcode, GL17 9XP.

 Latest News

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NSPCC Assembly – Remember to Speak out, Stay safe


What do we do make Woodside ‘special’?

We think creatively about how to enrich our provision and now have many traditions as well as new events, to keep things fun and exciting for the children.

This is […]

Musical instrument lessons!

For information, whole class musical instrument lessons for Reception, Year 1, Year 3 and Year 4 will start on Thurs 25th April for a 10 week block. Reception and Year […]

Julia Donaldson’s top tips for reading with young children

As Y1 and Y2 children have been learning through Zog and other Julia Donaldson stories, we thought this might be good to share with parents of our youngest children:

Julia […]

Y1 and Y2 trip to Beechenhurst

Children loved the trip to Beechenhurst, where they took part in the Zog trail based on Julia Donaldson's fabulous book. Y1 and Y2 have been learning about her wonderful stories […]

Thank you, Thank you!!

A huge thank you to everyone for their efforts, we have raised £1432  towards the  purchase of new Ipads