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Welcome from the
Executive Head Teacher
Mr Phil Powell
‘Revealing the Champion Within’ - If we are truly to achieve this then our education offer has to be the very best that it can be; but what does that mean? To me, it means that not only will we have designed an inspirational curriculum that captures the minds of learners, but also the minds of the adults who deliver it to our children. It means that we constantly look at ourselves in order to assess whether we could be better meeting the needs of our children...
Dear Pupils, Parents and Carers,Welcome back to you all, I hope the children have had an enjoyable summer break and are now refreshed and looking forward to the start of a new academic year. We have had a busy summer getting our new building ready and are...
Inflatables Afternoon - Thursday 25th July 2019
Nursery Places Available from September 2019
Are you or anyone you know looking for a nursery place for September? If so please see the attached information for details of our amazing nursery where we have places available for your child from this September in our fantastic new building.Please conta...
Early Years New Build Underway !
We are thrilled that after securing funding from the Department for Education, our £1mn project to rebuild the Early Years provision has started ! This will be in place for Reception children joining us from September 2019 giving our children and staff a ...
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Developing Lifelong Readers and Writers
We are delighted to have set up a training partnership with Just Imagine to develop training across the South East. Just Imagine works extensively with schools in the UK and internationally to develop outstanding reading and writing schools, where stories...
What parents need to know about MOMO
It's important to note that new challenges are arising on the internet all the time. This guide has been created by National Online Safety to raise awareness of the issues and offer advice on helping parents to talk to their children about making safer de...
New Early Years Build is underway !
As most parents are aware Knockhall Primary School was delighted to be successful in gaining funding from the Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) to demolish the current early years building and replace it with brand new accommodation for our Recep...
Lights ... camera ... action - Thinking Hats Video !
We are delighted to share a video, starring our very own children and staff, to explain how we use the “Thinking Schools” approach to our children’s learning. Across our schools we use the Six Thinking Hats and maps where both children and staff learn how...
Parents invited to join our Year 1 Phonics Workshops
Tribute to Mr Alan Russell, former Chair of the Woodland Academy Trust
We are deeply saddened to announce the passing of Mr Alan Russell. Alan joined our Trust family in June 2014 and was a strong supporter and advocate of our schools.Alan left school with no qualifications, aspirations or a role model. Over time he returned...
Admissions Consultation 2020-2021
Dear Parents/CarersWe are consulting on a proposed change to the Woodland Academy Trust School Admissions criteria with effect from September 2020. The proposed change would affect all schools in the Woodland Academy Trust.The Governing Body has considere...
Welcome Back to School
Welcome back to all our children, parents and staff - At Knockhall we are looking forward to some amazing learning opportunities that our teachers have devised for the children. We will be having a strong focus on our STEM (Science, Technology, Engineerin...
School Re-Opening 5th September
We do hope our families had a happy and safe Summer break. We look forward to the school opening for the Autumn Term on Wednesday 5th September 2018.
Revealing our Champions Within!
A fantastic training day "revealing our champions within".Our Trust family are excited for the first day of term and look forward to supporting our children in their thinking, learning and feeling together.
Week ending 20/09/2019
Week ending 20/09/2019
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