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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

Click here for some headlines. For more details, see our latest news page


Dear Parents and Carers                                                                                            20.03.20

Further information was released during the night regarding definitions of key workers and rules around this.  Schools are awaiting further guidance from the Local Authority […]

19.03.20 Care provision information



Following the announcement about school closures, I confirm that we will close at 3pm on Friday for the foreseeable future. Information has been put on the Home Learning section of […]

Message 16.03.20

Please do not send children to school for 14 days if anyone in your household has any symptoms of the virus such as a persistent cough or temperature. You must […]

Message 15.03.20

I am writing to you with information for the coming weeks, as it stands at the moment. As I am sure you will understand, it is hard to predict what […]

See the latest Newsletter in Parents Info section


The website has been refreshed-class pages are now under Class Pages for class homework links and class newsletters.

See Parents' Handbook 2020 in Policies and Documents

See Parents' Info and Policies and Documents for  school's Covid-19 risk assessment for September. It has lots of information about school's health and safety measures to minimise risk of infection transmission.

See Latest News for an information booklet about arrangements for September