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Woodham Academy rated ‘good’

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Woodham Academy has been officially rated as a good school, following a recent Ofsted inspection. Ofsted inspectors found that students at Woodham Academy make strong progress, are well behaved and well cared for, and are proud of their school and their achievements. The Ofsted report also highlights the strength of subject knowledge of Woodham Academy’s staff, their very positive relationship …

Andrew DowsonWoodham Academy rated ‘good’
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Ofsted Report

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The Ofsted report from the inspection that took place on 9th and 10th May is now available. Ofsted Report

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National award for music excellence

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Woodham Academy has received a national award in recognition of the excellence of music education at the high-performing school. The Incorporated Society of Musicians (ISM) has awarded Woodham Academy its Silver Certificate, praising the high achievement of the school’s students. Woodham Academy is one of only 146 schools across the country to have received the accolade from ISM, the professional …

Andrew DowsonNational award for music excellence
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Students get on their bikes at Hamsterley Forest

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Woodham Academy students got on their bikes explore the great outdoors at Hamsterley Forest. The school offers mountain biking to its students as part of its extensive range of sporting and extra-curricular activities. Launched last year, the weekly after-school trips have resumed with the return of lighter evenings. Deputy Headteacher Danny Morgans, said:  “We are committed to providing our students …

Andrew DowsonStudents get on their bikes at Hamsterley Forest
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Woodham Academy joins The Eden Learning Trust

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On Tuesday 1st May, the students and staff of Woodham Academy will mark the official launch of The Eden Learning Trust – a collaboration between Ferryhill Business and Enterprise College, Chilton Academy and Woodham Academy. The three schools are very excited about working closely together in the future to provide exciting learning opportunities for all the children in our local …

Danny MorgansWoodham Academy joins The Eden Learning Trust
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Changes to free school meal eligibility under Universal Credit 

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The eligibility criteria for free school meals have been changed. The information below explains the changes and how they might affect you.   What are the new eligibility criteria?  Children are entitled to receive free school meals if they or their parents or guardians receive any of the benefits below.   Universal Credit, provided they have an annual net earned income not exceeding £7,400 (£616.67 per month)  …

Andrew DowsonChanges to free school meal eligibility under Universal Credit