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Woodlands School, Picklecombe Drive, off Tamerton Foliot Road, Whitleigh, PLYMOUTH PL6 5ES


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Woodlands School

Creating Empowered Lives

Covid-19 News

Important documents - Please click the links in blue to access.

Woodlands School Living with Covid-19 Risk Assessment

Living with Covid-19 Visitor Guidance

Remote Learning Policy

Providing Remote Education - Information to Parents

 If you need to contact a member of the Senior Leadership Team please use the following emails:

Andrea - ahemmens@woodlands.plymouth.sch.uk 

Beth - bredfern@woodlands.plymouth.sch.uk  

Philip - phanrahan@woodlands.plymouth.sch.uk   


Letters to Families

1 April 2022

Letter explaining Covid 19 changes to practices in school and management of infections. 

28 February 2022

Letter to families about risk assessment changes following removal of restrictions

10 May 2021
Letter to families regarding testing children if they become unwell

3 March 2021
Letter to families about returning to school from 8 March

 8 January 2021

Letter to families about the return to school - PDF version

 31 December 2020

Letter to families about an additional day closure in Jan 2021 - PDF version

 8 October 2020

Letter to families post closure - PDF version

 27 September 2020

Statement - Woodlands School  

 School closure letter All Parents 27092020.pdf

15 September 2020

Important message for Parents/Carers from Judith Harwood

 21 July 2020

September update letter - PDF Version

7 July 2020

New academic year letter to families - PDF Version

New home school agreement - PDF Version

14 May 2020
Update letter to families - 14.05.2020 - PDF version

13 April 2020
Letter to parents/carers - pdf version


Other useful information and links

If you receive ‘direct payments’, these may be used in a more flexible way during the Covid-19 crisis. Please contact your child’s social worker to discuss ways in which direct payments can be used to purchase additional PPE, health hygiene products or resources to support their education, health and care needs. 

Below is an attachment to the changes to the care act 2014:



What Parents and Carers need to know about early years providers, schools and colleges:



PIAS (Plymouth Information, Advice and Support for SEND) have a team of dedicated facilitators skilled in a wide range of parenting programmes and behavioural strategies from birth to the teenage years. Please follow the link for details on how to access.