WOODNEWTON ~ a learning community

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  • 20/03/2015
    KS1 World Book Day Winners!
    A big well done to Olivia Duczman, Lucy Donoghue, Kaden Griffin and Jodi Duncan for designing their own imaginative and interesting front covers for their favourite books. They have all won a fun and exciting book each. WOW!
  • 20/03/2015
    Congratulations to Y1AC!
    A big congratulations to Y1AC for winning the, 'Decorate your classroom door as a front cover' competition. They imaginatively decorated their door to the theme of Winnie the Witch. The door looks amazing! Well done for all of your efforts!  
  • 13/02/2015
    A massive well done to Freya, Harriett, Morgan, Sydney and Emily!
    Thank you girls for carrying out such a wonderful cake sale this week. You have raised £72 that will go towards Cancer Research and to help support the soldiers at war. WOW!  
  • 09/01/2015
    Thursday Fun at Woodnewton!

    Come and join us every Thursday for Thursday fun from 9am - 2pm at Woodnewton. You can stay all day! This takes place in the Breakfast/Teatime club room.

    Starting with a Universal Lets Play session 9am - 12pm.  Followed by Lunch Club 12 - 1pm. (Please book lunch 1 week in advance) All healthy meals are from 'Change4life' recipes.  This is all followed by a Universal Lets Play session 1-2pm with an Arts and Craft focus.

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A warm welcome to Woodnewton - a learning community. We are a 3 to 11 academy located to the north of Corby, Northamptonshire.

We opened as a new school in 2006 following amalgamation and we became an academy in July 2012.                      

We are delighted to have the opportunity to tell you about our setting which  includes a Resourced Unit Nurture Group and full access to the Early Years Foundation Stage and Primary Curriculum for children aged 3 to 11.

OfSTED described us as 'a good school with some outstanding features' and 'being at the forefront of educational change and development.' In March 2013 we were delighted to become one of only a handful of schools in the country to be awarded Advanced Thinking School Status by Exeter University. 

As a result of our close links over the years with Central North Island Kindergarten Association, New Zealand we are now recognised nationally as leaders in the development of outdoor play provision for Early Years. 

We are also members of the International Primary Curriculum community and have achieved the Full International School Award.

We place great emphasis on the service we provide for our local community and see this as an integral part of our partnership with our children and families. We believe that all children are entitled to a world class education that will equip them to become fully participatory members of society. We aim therefore to ensure that our children have access to high quality learning experiences, where emotional well-being, academic achievement, physical development and high expectations are placed firmly at the centre of all we do.

If you would like further information about Woodnewton please feel free to contact us. We hope you enjoy looking at our website, find it informative and become a frequent visitor.