• Parents And Carers update 24th June 2022 (6/24/2022) - Dear Parents and Carers It is finally official! After our latest Ofsted inspection on May 10th and 11th; West Oaks School was judged by Ofsted to still be an Outstanding School! I am so proud that our excellence for everyone approach was highlighted once again and we are also very proud of our pupils, our… Read More
  • Parents And Carers Update 13th May 2022 (5/16/2022) - Dear Parents and Carers It has been a busy week again at West Oaks and I would like to thank-you all for your support. During our two-day Ofsted inspection and twenty hours of scrutiny we are very grateful that you were able to share your views and also thanks to the parents who also met… Read More
  • Parent And Carers Update 4th April 2022 (4/4/2022) - Dear Parents and carers I want to take this opportunity to wish you all a happy Easter when it arrives and thank you for your ongoing support. It is a real privilege to lead and be apart of the West Oaks School community. These are exciting times at West Oaks, and we have big plans… Read More
  • Parent and Carers Update 1st March 2022 (3/1/2022) - Dear Parents and Carers Welcome back everyone! We are still trying to digest the latest COVID-19 guidance and how the changes to certain restrictions will affect us.  Like most people, we still have concerns regarding COVID-19 and how that might affect our school and particularly, our clinically extremely vulnerable group, considering the Prime Minister’s announcement last week.… Read More
  • Parent & Carers Update 16th February 2022 (2/16/2022) - Dear Parents and Carers As we approach half-term, we hope you all have a restful week next week and you can spend some quality family time with each other. West Oaks COVID related staff absence is very low now and very manageable, as is pupil absence.  Pupil attendance continues to rise and is currently at… Read More
  • Parent and Carers Update 7th Feb 2022 (2/7/2022) - Dear Parents and Carers It has been an interesting period for West Oaks and today, for the first time in months, we have very low numbers absent due to COVID-19, which is really encouraging. The DfE publishes attendance figures every Thursday, and in January, attendance at schools in Leeds was 85.2% (87% primary and 83.7% secondary) compared… Read More
  • Parent And Carers Update 24th January 2022 (2/7/2022) - Dear Parents and Carers It has been another challenging week for us, and like many settings across Leeds we have experienced high levels of staff and pupil absence. It doesn’t seem like it, but the rate of infection in Leeds is reported to be falling, although remains very high. The three classes that have been… Read More
  • Parent Carers Update 18th January 2022 (1/18/2022) - Dear Parents and Carers Thank-you so much for your patience and willingness to work with us to try to keep everyone safe in our school community. Covid-related staff and pupil absences continue to follow national trends at West Oaks, which affects teaching in our classroom. Unfortunately, and only as a last resort, some class groups… Read More
  • Parents Carers Update 10th January 2022 (1/10/2022) - Dear Parents and Carers West Oaks is experiencing high levels of Covid-related staff absence, with 25 staff off work today and whilst mirroring national trends, this does affect teaching in our classrooms. Despite making changes to cover class groups, the absence of regular staffing has forced us to move to home-based learning for three groups… Read More
  • Parent Carers Update 5th January 2022 (1/5/2022) - Dear Parent/Carer Happy New Year! I hope you have managed to have a good holiday and you are looking forward to a positive 2022. A warm welcome to our new January starters and to our first Headingley Learning class, Waxwing who also started at Woodhouse today, whilst their site is being built for September 2022… Read More