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Visions and Values

Woodside strives through its curriculum and ethos to prepare our children for, and appreciate life in modern Britain. The British values of: Democracy, the rule of law, individual liberty, mutual respect, and tolerance of those of different faiths and beliefs; are central to this philosophy.


Woodside Primary School aims to serve its community by:
providing for and encouraging a child’s intellectual, emotional, physical, spiritual and moral development within a caring and stimulating environment;


  • providing a broad balanced education to its children aged between 4+ and 11+ years, in accordance with the National Curriculum;
  • giving equal opportunity for pupils of all abilities in all areas of school life;
  • ensuring as far as we possibly can, a safe, secure and enjoyable learning environment;
  • encouraging family involvement in the life of the school and its community;
  • co-operating with agencies whose expertise can enhance the task of educating our pupils;
  • communicating with parents and guardians personally, and via the school newsletter, the “Woodside Post”;
  • providing opportunities for parents to discuss their child’s educational progress at open evenings in the Autumn and Spring Terms;
  • ensuring that there is always a senior member of staff available to deal with enquiries, by telephone or by personal callers;
  • encouraging parents/carers, governors and others in the local community to play an active part in supporting the children and their school;
  • providing opportunities for staff to develop professionally;preparing the children for the secondary phase of their education