Newsletters

Latest Newsletters

You can read and download each of our latest newsletters by clicking on the relevant links below. Please contact the school office if you have any questions.

Newsletter 10. 9th February 2024

A big thank you to everyone who sponsored the pancake flip! The children were amazing and we were impressed with the amount of pancakes they could flip! To view the newsletter please click here

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Newsletter 8. 12th January 2024

This term feels incredibly and ridiculously short, but the Spring term is a key one for learning, so we hope that everyone is ready for whatever the year brings. To view the newsletter please click here

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Newsletter 6. 1st December 2023

To make it simpler for parents and to help get everyone in the festive spirit, from Friday 15th Dec until the end of term, children and adults may choose to wear their own clothes or festive clothes! To view the newsletter please click here

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Newsletter 4. 20th October 2023

Our OFSTED report is now public and can be found here Thank you again to all those parents who spoke so positively about the school. Your support is very much appreciated. To view the newsletter please click here

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Newsletter 3. 6th October 2023

Attention all Parents Don’t miss this amazing opportunity Thursday 12th October 6.15-7.15pm We are incredibly honoured to host a talk by Tony France from Headsight.   To view the newsletter please click here Please click here for details of Atlas Camps 

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Newsletter 1. 8 September 2023

Welcome back to the new academic year. I hope that this finds you all well and that your children are looking forward to the year ahead.   We hope that you find this first newsletter of the year informative as it will outline a few things that you maybe didn’t

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Newsletter 17. 14 July 2023

As we come to the end of yet another academic year, can I take this opportunity to thank all those parents who support the school in a variety of ways. It may be that you come in to hear readers or accompany children on trips, but whatever you do, it

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Newsletter 16. 30 June 2023

Sports Day Thank you to all those parents who came along on Wednesday. The weather held just long enough for the children to compete against each other and for an overall winner to be declared. To view the newsletter please click here

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Newsletter 15. 16 June 2023

Recognition It is always good to share some positive news! Headsight is presenting its 2023 Trauma-Informed & Therapeutic School Award to Woodmancote School because the school has produced a substantial portfolio, evidencing continued growth around their awareness of childhood trauma and how to work therapeutically with their most vulnerable pupils.

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Newsletter 14. 26 May 2023

Gloucestershire Young Photographer of the Year presentation Congratulations again to our four pupils that were awarded a certificate.  This year, the organisers of the competition have put together a short presentation of all of the photographs selected for display.  The presentation can be viewed by following this link To view

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Newsletter 13. 5 May 2023

Coronation Day We hope the children had a great day today and are looking forward to the long weekend. To mark the day, each class had a class photo and these will be coming home in the coming weeks To view our club list please click here To view the

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Newsletter 12. 21st April 2023

Coronation Day – 5/5/23 On Friday 5th May we will celebrate the coronation of Charles III. Children are invited to come to school on this day dressed in red, white and blue or dressed as a king, queen, prince or princess. We will mark the occasion with a special assembly in which

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Newsletter 11. 10 March 2023

Winter Wonderland House Photo Competition A huge well done to everyone that entered a photo into our house competition last term.  We really enjoyed looking at your photographs and they will all be entered into the Gloucestershire Young Photographer of the Year competition.  More details on this will follow.  To

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Newsletter 10. 17 February 2023

Parent Consultation Evening A letter was sent earlier this week regarding Parents Evening on Tuesday 28th Feb and Wednesday 1st March. If you have not done so already please visit https://woodmancote.parentseveningsystem.co.uk to book your appointments. Login with the following information (Please note that the Parent details must be those of

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Newsletter 9. 10 February 2023

  Parent Consultation Evening Please be aware that invites will be coming out soon. There has been a slight change to the dates, so please be aware that the new dates are Tuesday 28th February and Wednesday 1st March. Lost Property Once again we have a mountain of lost property

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Newsletter 8. 20 January 2023

Welcome back to 2023!This term, our personal development themes in school are:Dreams and GoalsIncludes goal-setting, aspirations for yourself and the world, and working together.Healthy Me-(A little ironic given the recent outbreak of Norovirus!)Includes drugs and alcohol education, selfesteem and confidence as well as healthy lifestyle choices.Children will have the opportunity

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Newsletter 7. 9 December 2022

On behalf of everyone at school we hope that you all have a peaceful and happy Christmas. If you do need a little supportover the festive period, please do contact us and we will endeavour to help.If you feel that you would like to support other local families over the

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Newsletter 6. 2 December 2022

PTA Christmas FairThank you to all those parents who came along to the first Christmas Fayre since 2019. It was wonderful to see so many of you there. The PTA committee did an amazing job and brought together a super experience for our children. The final total of money raised

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Newsletter 5. 18 November 2022

Reading Information EveningThank you to everyone who attended. We hopethat you found the evening informative. Pleaselook out for a survey monkey that will becoming out for all parents. Your responses willhelp us in planning future events and how weengage more parents. Read our latest newsletter by clicking here

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Newsletter 4. 4 November 2022

On Remembrance Sunday  (Sunday 13th November) Woodmancote Church is holding a short Service of Remembrance in the car park of The Apple Tree and again this year children from Year 6 are taking part in the service. Read our latest newsletter by clicking here

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Newsletter 3. 14 October 2022

The 2022 -2023 Cheltenham Primary Schools’ Cross Country League got off to a flying start for Woodmancote, with a brilliant effort from all our year 5 and 6 competitors. The prospects for the year 6 girls team look especially good this year, but this race was the first of four over the

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Newsletter 2. 23 September 2022

We are currently involved in a Research Project with the University of Oxford and would welcome your involvement if you are the parent of a child in Year 4.  Read our latest newsletter by clicking here

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Newsletter 1. 9 September 2022

Welcome Welcome back to a new academic year at Woodmancote School. A special welcome to all our new starters in Little Chestnuts, Reception and in various classes throughout the school. We hope that you are beginning to build relationships with those existing members of the school community and we are

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Newsletter 22. 8 July 2022

Sports Day Thank you to all those parents who came along and supported their children on Sports Day. Unfortunately I was unable to be there because of COVID, but I have heard that the day went very well and that Leckhampton House won the overall Competition. Well done to all

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Newsletter 21. 10 June 2022

The Bee MusicalYear 2 will be performing The Bee Musical onWednesday 22nd June at 2pm and Thursday23rd June at 6.15pm in the school hall. Pleasenote that whilst siblings do not require aticket, we ask that they only attend theWednesday afternoon performance. Twotickets will be allocated per family and willbe available

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Newsletter 20. 27 May 2022

Thank you to everyone who supported our Jubilee afternoon, especially Mrs Howard and members of the PTA.  We hope that every child received their commemorative bookmark, but if you child has been away, please do let us know.   Read our latest newsletter by clicking here

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Newsletter 19. 13 May 2022

Woodmancote celebrates the Queen’s Platinum JubileeOn Friday 27th May we will celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. Children are invited to come to school dressed in red white and blue for the occasion. Read our latest newsletter by clicking here

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Newsletter 17. 1st April 2022

From high above the ground, to deep down in the caves, the children had a blast. Seven activities ranging from zip wire to abseiling saw the children of Woodmancote laugh and smile their way through in amazing sunshine. Read our latest newsletter by clicking here

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Newsletter 15. 18th March 2022

Over the course of this past week you might have noticed that we have had a significant number of staff off with covid. At one point there were 16 members of staff off from across the school Read our latest newsletter by clicking here

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Newsletter 14. 4th March 2022

Many of you may have already donated to agencies or organisations responding to the crises in Ukraine. However, if you haven’t and wish to donate now, you may want to visit https://www.redcross.org.uk/get-involved/donate Read our latest newsletter by clicking here

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Newsletter 13. 4th February 2022

House Photograph Competition This term, we are running a house photography competition with the theme of ‘Wonderful World’.  House points will be awarded to all entries with additional points given to the winners.  The winning photographers will also have the opportunity to have their photograph entered into the Gloucestershire Young

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Newsletter 12. 21st January 2022

To celebrate the 25th anniversary of World Book Day, we would like to invite children to create a costume reflecting a book character OR come to school wearing non-uniform. Read our latest newsletter by clicking here

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Newsletter 11. 7th January 2022

Welcome to the New Year We hope that you all had a super break and that the children have settled back into the school routine over the last few days. Read our latest newsletter by clicking here

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Newsletter 9. 25th November 2021

Christmas Postbox Our annual Christmas Postbox will be open from Monday 29th November. It is an opportunity for children to send cards to each other. The postbox can be found in the Hall and the children will be able to go in and post any cards that they wish to

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NEST Newsletter 1. 12th November 2021

Welcome to our first NEST (Nurturing and Emotional Support Team) newsletter! The aim of this newsletter is to introduce the team, and highlight some of the upcoming events. Please do look at the NEST section on our school website for more details.   Read our latest newsletter by clicking here.

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Newsletter 8. 12th November 2021

South West COVID-19 update  Although rates have started to decline in Gloucestershire, they are still at a concerning high, with current rates above both regional and national averages.  Read our latest newsletter by clicking here.

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Newsletter 7. 5th November 2021

Thank you Thank you to all parents who have supported the school this week with wearing masks and bearing with us as we postpone the Parent Consultation Meetings.  We have been able to keep the number of cases down, which is great. We will be reviewing our control measures at

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Newsletter 6. 15th October 2021

The Sporting Year has started in earnestand many of our children have alreadyrepresented the school in competitionsagainst other local schools.. Read our latest newsletter by clicking here.

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Newsletter 4. 1st October 2021

This week’s newsletter is rather long, but contains some important information about how you can help support the school in the coming year. Read our latest newsletter by clicking here.

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Newsletter 3. 17th September 2021

Welcome to all those new parents who have recently joined the school community. That includes not only parents of Reception aged children, but also those of children who have joined us in Year groups throughout the school. Read our latest newsletter by clicking here.

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Newsletter 1. 1st September 2021

As there have been some significant changes over the last 5 weeks, I thought it appropriate to let you know of a few changes that will start when the children return on Thursday 2nd September. Read our latest newsletter by clicking here.  

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