• 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
  • Parents Carers Update 15th December 2021 (12/15/2021) - Dear Parents and Carers   Following the prime minister’s announcement on Wednesday evening about Plan B implementation and the latest information regarding vaccinations last night, West Oaks has been working through what this means to us in our setting. The overriding DfE message is that school attendance remains mandatory, and all the current regulations continue… Read More
  • Parents Carers Update 13th December 2021 (12/13/2021) - Dear Parents and Carers As we prepare for the last two weeks of term, I realise how exciting and daunting Christmas can be for our pupils and their families. Whilst we will be holding some low-key events over the next two weeks, it will also be business as usual at West Oaks as we endeavour… Read More
  • Parents Carers Update 29 November 2021 (11/29/2021) - Dear Parents and Carers This is just a brief update regarding the weekend government announcement and the news of a new covid-19 variant and potential implications for us at West Oaks School. Just like you, we currently have limited information about the Omicron variant, but it is clearly a rapidly developing situation. We will continue… Read More
  • Parents Carers Update 19th November 2021 (11/19/2021) - Dear Parents and Carers Just a brief update today. Thank-you for your support of our Children in Need fundraising today. Our pupils enjoyed the activities, celebrations, and the community element of the Fundraiser throughout the day. There are still some donations to come in, but we did manage to raise £381 today, so thank-you for… Read More
  • Parent Carers Update 12th November 2021 (11/12/2021) - Dear Parents and Carers We are still being affected by COVID related pupil/staff absence, but I am pleased to report we have not had any outbreaks in school that have resulted in whole classes having to isolate but we will keep this under constant review. Thanks for being supportive and keeping children off school if… Read More
  • Parent Carers Update 5th November 2021 (11/12/2021) - Dear Parents and Carers I hope you had an enjoyable half-term and welcome back! We are well and truly into the season of coughs and colds so can I please request that you keep your child off school if they are unwell. I know it is obvious, but not always adhered too. When children are… Read More
  • Parent Carer Update – 22nd October 2021 (10/22/2021) - Dear Parents and Carers It is always a privilege to work at and lead West Oaks School.  It has been amazing to see all our new pupils, existing pupils, new routines, new classes, new staff, our families, adapt and embrace the West Oaks way over the last seven weeks. We couldn’t have done it without… Read More