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School Updates

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Children Return to School on Monday 6th September.

We are looking forward to seeing you all at school on Monday 6th September after a restful summer break.

Newsletter coming out tomorrow.

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Amazon Book List!

As you know at Outwoods we pride ourselves on being a ‘Reading School’. This year due to Covid and a limit on raising school funds we have not been able to purchase as many books as we usually would.< Read More

Our Virtual Tour!

We've missed having you in school, so we've been looking for a way to invite you in whilst keeping everyone safe...and we've found it!

Please take a minute to view our Virtual Tour - th Read More

RED NOSE DAY on Friday 19th March!

This Friday is Red Nose Day.

We would like to invite children to dress up as their favourite character, superhero, inspirational person or influence.

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Last day of remote learning - please celebrate in style! 

We cannot wait to have you all back on Monday 8th March.

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We've made Headlines....

Please get hold of Thursday's (21st Jan) copy of the Atherstone & Coleshill Herald to read all about it!

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Merry Christmas Everyone!!

Have a wonderful Christmas and a peaceful New Year!

We look forward to seeing all of the children on Wednesday 6th January!

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Early Christmas Closure!

In line with Government Guidelines released 08.12.20  - Outwoods Primary School will now close for Christmas on Thursday 17th December. 

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Children in Need celebrations on Friday 13th November!

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Half-term Reading Challenge!

Over the half-term we are challenging you to be inspired by your favourite book and create something amazing!! There will be prizes for the most creative and inventive entries.

To Enter: email a ph Read More

Parent App - Update Settings

If you have our Parent App you will need to update your child's class settings - if you haven't already done so.

Our App is a convenient way of keeping you updated with all the re Read More

Half Term Holiday Club!


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Help & Support - Coronavirus Update

We have received two updates from Warwickshire Educational Authority which have been added to our Coronavirus Support page. These provide advice for parents during this time.

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Limited Places!

If your child is eligible and you would like your child to return to school we need to know by the end of tomorrow - Thursday 2nd July.

Bubbles for Reception, Year 1, Year 5 and Year 6 are almost up to Read More

New Intake

More information about the new intake for Nursery and Reception will be sent out this week.

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Can you help the Outwoods Community?

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Nursery Place's!

If your child will be 3 before September we have space's available in our Nursery for 15 hours and 30 hours (if you qualify). Please get in touch if you'd like more information. 01827 712372

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Preparing for a return to school...

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OWL Competition Entries!

Thank you very much to all of the children who entered our Owl Competition. Here are a handful of those entries....i think you'll agree they are OWL-standing! 😍Read More

We are open today for the children of key workers and vulnerable children.

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Keep Singing!

Hi everyone.

I don't know about you, but I'm missing our singing assemblies.  Singing Read More

Outwoods is open today for the children of key workers and vulnerable children.

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Exciting Science News for the Trilby Hats and Beanie Hats!

Hello everyone.

Go to your class pages for some exciting news about our bean seeds! 

From Miss Maddocks x

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Chester Zoo goes Live!

Chester Zoo is going live today.  You can watch the fun online.

Go to the Chester Zoo Facebook page and scroll down to the watch live play button.  after each item goes live they are adding th Read More

A message for the Trilby Class

Hi Trilby Class.

I've added a message for you  to our class page.  I'll post things regularly so don't forget to have a look.  

Missing you all lots,

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School Provisions!

If you have and questions regarding school provision at this time Warwickshire have a dedicated webpage and phone line to offer advice and support.

01926 412021 available 8am to 6pm from Monday.

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If you need health or well-being support at this difficult time....

....the Warwickshire School Health team can help.

Alongside reducing the spread of COVID-19, their priority as a service is to continue to promote and protect the health and wellbeing of children, young Read More

School Closure Update

Thank you all for your continued support. There is a meeting at 1.30pm that will give us more information. We will let you know as soon as we receive this guidance.

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Parents Evening Postponed

I am sure that everyone will understand with the current situation regarding the coronavirus we have taken the difficult decision to postpone parents evening until we are confident that there is no risk to either Read More

Promoting thorough hand washing!

We are promoting thorough and regular hand washing with the children. Please encourage this at home also to help make school a cleaner place for everyone. We have also just purchased lots more disposable cups for Read More

Coronavirus Prevention Leaflet

Click the attached link to view - 

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Do you have a Paul Hollywood or a Mary Berry in the family aged 9-15 years?

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The Power of Reading

Is your child reluctant to read? Do they not find joy in reading? Pop along to see us to get some useful insights as to how you can engage your children with reading.

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Be BRIGHT, be SEEN. Please help your little ones stay visible during the darker mornings. Please head to the Facebook link to check out the Warwickshire Road Safety video for some useful tips.

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Let's make this a great term!

It's lovely to be back and great to see all of the children excited about their new topic launches.

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The final Breakfast Club of 2019!

Hot chocolate and a film at Breakfast Club this morning! 

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We would like to welcome Miss Mullis to the 'Outwoods Team'. She will be covering Miss Patterson's class in Year 5 whilst she is on maternity leave.

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Congratulations to Miss Patterson on the early arrival of Mia and Max. Both mother and babies are doing well and we all wish them a safe and healthy Christmas and New Year!

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Our Christmas Fayre was a huge SUCCESS!

Thank you so much to everyone who attended our Christmas Fayre. It was fabulous to see the hall so bustling with festive cheer. We raised a whopping total of just under £900 - which is so appreciated. Read More

School Open!

Thankfully our school will be open to all children tomorrow. Thank you all for your support today - we look forward to seeing everybody here tomorrow.

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SEN Coffee & Chat

If you have a child who has special educational needs or are interested in finding out how we support them in school, please pop in for a coffee and chat. 

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Upper School Closure

Due to heating faliure upper school will be closed to years 3,4 and 5 tomorrow (19th November) for Health and Safety reasons.  Year 6 should come into to lower school where lessons will continue as normal. T Read More

The Great Outwoods Bake-Off 2019

Wow!! What an amazing array of cakes and bakes we have received this morning. They will all be available to buy at the end of the day in the upper school hall. Photo's to follow...

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Thank you all!

Thank you to all of the parents who contributed to Mrs Dandy’s leaving gift – she was given a beautiful owl brooch to remember us by. She also had many personal gifts from families at Outwoods and I k Read More

Bonfire Night

Its Bonfire Night! Wrap up warm, have fun and please remember to be careful.

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Autumn Term-Welcome Back !

It has been lovely this morning to welcome the children back after a week of bonfires and Trick or Treating.

This is an exciting new chapter for the school and we all want to continue to make Mrs Dandy Read More

Farewell from Mrs Dandy

I'd just like to say a huge thank you to everybody for all the good wishes, cards and gifts yesterday. It was a very emotional day and the assembly in the afternoon was so lovely. I counted my blessings when Read More

Christmas Card Designs

Christmas card designs - thank you for your orders, we have been inundated! If you missed the deadline, there is a second order being posted off tomorrow, but you must have them in tomorrow morning at the latest. Read More

Wear Something Yellow - World Mental Health Day October 10th

As it is world mental health day on Thursday 10th October we are saying children can wear something yellow with their uniform. As they already wear a yellow t-shirt maybe they can add a ribbon to their hair, yell Read More

Show and Tell Assembly

Don't forget it is Show and Tell assembly tomorrow morning - Friday 4th October at 9:10am. 

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Family Links - The Nurturing Programme

Good afternoon everybody. If you are interested in attending workshops on how to get the best out of family life, there is a Family Nurture Programme at Atherstone Children and Family Centre (Kings Avenue) starti Read More

Macmillan Coffee Morning

You are welcome to join us for the Macmillan Coffee morning on Friday 27th September in the upper school hall. Either after assembly in the morning (about 9:45) or at 2:30pm. Donations of cakes will be gratefully Read More

Our APP has been upgraded and improved.

Our school APP has been improved and relaunched. It has all the important school information, including diary dates and newsletters. You can download it for free from Google Play Store or the App Store. If y Read More



Newsletter out today

Good morning everybody, what a drizzly day! I am reliably informed that Mother Nature will be kind to us and that the weather will be gorgeous for the rest of the week and most importantly for the WELCOME TO OUTW Read More

New House Captains

Well done to our year sixes who have been elected today as new house captains. We are very proud of you all. 

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Welcome back everybody!

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England Women's World Cup Semi Final

Well done to the England women's football team on getting through to the semi-final of the World Cup. In honour of this, children can wear an England shirt, red white and blue or "sporty" Read More

Today's Newsletter - June 7th 2019

There's a newsletter coming out today by email. If you aren't getting the email letters, please check your email address at the office. Paper copies are avilable on request Read More

School closes for half term Friday 24th May -Non uniform day.

Don't forget we break up for half term tomorrow (Friday 24th May). It is Non-uniform - wear sportswear day and we are asking for a donation of £1 towards playground equipment.

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Newsletter out today - May 3rd 2019

We have sent a newsletter out today by email with a list of very important dates. You can find a copy on the newsletter page of the website. If you would like a paper copy, just ask at the office.

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Back to school for Summer term Monday April 29th

Well, the Easter holidays have come to an end and we are all back at school tomorrow morning (Monday 29th). Looking forward to seeing you all. It looks like there may be roadworks on the hill from the town up tow Read More

All Stars Cricket

Children in KS1 recently had a taster session from All Stars cricket. Here is some information should they wish to join a club (children 5 - 8 years old). Atherstone Cricket Club are taking part. Follow the link Read More

Non Uniform Day Friday 29th March

On Friday 29th March we are having a non-uniform day. We are asking for donations of Easter Eggs or chocolate to be used as prizes for the PTA Easter Raffle and Bingo. Thank you in anticipation of your suppo Read More

Meerkats Class Assembly -Change of date

If you have a child in Meerkats Class (Year 1 Miss Maddocks) we are very sorry but we have had to postpone the class assembly. It will NOT be on March 14th - we have had to move it Read More

Atherstone Ball Game 5th March

Please remember that school will be closing early today March 5TH at 1:15pm as it is the Atherstone Ball Game. If you cannot collect your child they will stay at school with staff. NO CHILD WILL BE ALLOWED TO GO Read More

School Reopens Tuesday 26th February

School reopens for the second half of the Spring Term on Tuesday 26th February. We are looking forward to seeing everybody.

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Welcome to Radish !

Today the Meerkats welcomed our new class pet, Radish the rabbit.  He is a new friend for our much loved Ginger the g Read More

Newsletter February 1st 2019

We have sent a newsletter out today by email. It is also on the Friends of Outwoods Facebook page and the website. If you would like a paper copy, just ask at the office. Have a lovely weekend.  Mrs Dandy

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Newsletter out this week.

The Newsletter dated 14th January 2019 has been sent out today by email and it is also on our Friends of Outwoods Facebook Page. If you don't get a copy you can let us know. There are some important date Read More

Welcome back!

Good morning everyone! How lovely it is to have all the children back eager to learn.

This month we are having “spot prizes” for attendance. Every day a child will be randomly selected for a Read More

Year Four Cricket Festival

On Tuesday 19th June year 4 are off to a cricket festival at Atherstone Cricket Club. They will be out for most of the day so will need a packed lunch and to come to school in PE kit. We will be walking to and fr Read More

Non Uniform Day Friday 22nd June

Please note- we are having a non-uniform day on Friday (22nd June).
We are asking for kind donations for our carnival summer fair (28th June). Items such as groceries, bottles (unopened and full), gifts, n Read More

Women’s Cycling Race

We are walking to see the start of the women’s cycling race. All the children have flags to wave and it is very exciting.
The race highlights will be shown on TV on ITV4 in the evening and there is a Read More

Warwick Castle Trip and Kingsbury Water Park Trip

All the trips today (Wednesday 13th June) are due back at 4pm.

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Sports Day

SPORTS DAY IS LOOMING!! Next Thursday 21st June. KS1 in the morning with a staggered start (see letter attached) and KS2 in the afternoon starting at 1:15pm. Nursery will be on Friday 22nd at 10am.

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Privacy Notice

We have updated our Privacy Policy – you will find a copy here:-

Pupil Parent Privacy Notice Outw Read More

Atherstone Riddle Treasure Hunt

In celebration of the Women’s Cycling Tour coming to Atherstone on the 15th June, the Community Development Team at NWBC have put together a riddle treasure hunt. This is a family aimed activity that hopes Read More

Royal Wedding Party

Just a reminder that we are having a Royal Wedding Party next Friday – May 18th. Children can come to school in red white and blue or party clothes. Shirts and ties and floppy hats are encouraged! We will b Read More

'"This is a good school." "All pupils...are well supported and make good progress from their starting points." ’Ofsted 2017
'"There is a pleasant and calm atmosphere in the school." "Pupils feel safe at school, they trust adults and know there is always someone to turn to if they need help." ’Ofsted 2017
'"Pupils enjoy their school life, especially the opportunities they have to learn through a variety of activities." "Pupils readily engage in activities and develop their curiosity and an appetite for learning ’Ofsted 2017