Woodhey High School

Woodhey High School

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Home 17/06/2024

As part of our work in History in Term 1, Key Stage 3 students researched local stories from the Second World War from friends and families, and shared their stories and artefacts to highlight the diverse experiences of all those who lived during this monumental global conflict.

This has now been collated by the University of Oxford as part of the Their Finest Hour project. You can search for stories from Woodhey, by typing ‘Woodhey’ into the search function below. Fascinating reading, we’re sure you’ll agree

Home THEIR FINEST HOUR ONLINE ARCHIVE Explore over 25,000 newly uncovered objects and stories from the Second World War. From the extraordinary to the everyday, the collection features artefacts and memories that highlight the diverse experiences of all those who lived during this monumental global confl...


Eid Mubarak to all of our staff, students and families who are celebrating. Wishing you all peace and happiness 🌙


As England kick off their European campaign this evening, we couldn’t be more proud of our ex-student Kieran Trippier.

Best of luck to Kieran and his England football team teammates in the upcoming 🍀⚽️

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Photos from Woodhey High School's post 14/06/2024

As we approach the very last whole-year group Year 11 exam, we want to congratulate and celebrate our students’ fantastic work (and keep going for those of you in exams next week!). Before half term, as part of our leavers’ package, we held a special breakfast, served by the Year 11 team, with tasty treats and celebratory music as recognition for their fantastic endeavours 💫


Congratulations to our Year 10 rounders team who competed in the Bury rounders rally last night. Our players of the matches throughout the tournament were Katya, Aimee, and Toni for their fantastic effort. Well done girls! ⚾️


🎪 For our upcoming Summer Fayre! 🎪

Buy yourself a raffle ticket or two to win big in our summer raffle and support us in fundraising for shelters for our students. Prizes include:

⭐️ A sweet box from Ramsbottom Sweet Treats and Teddy Bears🍬🍭🍡
⭐️ Afternoon tea for 2 from Park Farm Shop & Tearoom 😋
⭐️ A £50 voucher from Holcombe Tap Ramsbottom 🍲🍺🍸
⭐️ A £10 voucher from Clark Craft Products and Framing Ramsbottom 🧵🪡🖼
⭐️ And much more! Check out the picture below for more information

Don't forget to secure your tickets using the link below, plus they will be available at the fayre (Saturday 29th June 12-3pm in school!)


Photos from Woodhey High School's post 11/06/2024

Today, some of our Year 8 and 9 students visited Salford Quays with Cyberfirst. Students learned about opportunities and potential jobs in the future, participated in digital problem solving and sampled some of their amazing e-Sports equipment 🎮🕹️⌨️


Giving back to our community is a key part of what we do at as part of our duty to be responsible citizens, and last year, our Year 9 and 10s gave over 1,000 hours volunteering in the community to help others. What a fantastic achievement 👏🏻


📔🐝Not long now until the Key Stage 3 Spelling Bee competition! Students have been given their list of words to learn and the first round begins in English lessons soon! Watch this space for more news!

Photos from Woodhey High School's post 10/06/2024

As part of our Personal Development curriculum and supporting students to be safe both in and out of school, last week our students worked with Early Break UK to learn about the dangers of va**ng and harm reduction advice. Thank you to Jodie and Molly for giving up their time and delivering fantastic sessions!


🔊 Calling all Year 11s! 🔊

Can you help us help both current future students by binning your blazer?

See below and donate your blazer to help others after your upcoming leavers’ assembly 👕


Lights💡Camera 🎥 Action 🎙️

Introducing our next production! Rehearsals are well underway, the cast are perfecting their lyrics, our dancers getting into the rhythm. All that’s left is for you to get your tickets before it’s too late! ⏰ 🎟️

Photos from Woodhey High School's post 07/06/2024

Today, we participated in the Geographical Association by taking 47 Year 10 students to study coastal processes and management at Cleveleys. It was very windy, but a great effort shown all round!

Duke of Edinburgh 07/06/2024

Read all about it! 📰

Our Year 9s had a fantastic experience on their The Duke of Edinburgh's Award expedition, walking, canoeing and camping their way through the weekend. Hear from GRIPADVENTURE.co.uk, Isabelle, Mia and Mr Downing below 👇🏻

Duke of Edinburgh The Spring Term has seen our Year 9 students participate in the Duke of Edinburgh scheme in partnership with Grip Adventure. On Saturday, 20th April, 84 students came into school to practise the skills needed for their expedition. They practised cooking, map reading and tent pitching, and also...

Woodhey partners University College London as a Beacon School! 06/06/2024

🚨 Beacon School alert! 🚨

We are over the moon to share that we have been selected to partner University College London (UCL) as a Beacon School for 2024-25, being one of fewer than 20 schools nationally! Read all about it below 👇🏻

Woodhey partners University College London as a Beacon School! We are delighted to share that Woodhey has been accepted onto the UCL's Beacon School programme for 2024-2025 What is the Beacon School Programme? The Holocaust Beacon School programme, in collaboration with University College London (UCL), is an educational initiative designed to...


Don’t forget! This evening is our spectacular Art Exhibition! Miss it, miss out! See below for all of the details 🖼️ 🎨

🖼️🎨 Coming up straight after half term! 🎨🖼️

Our GCSE Art Exhibition. Come and join us to see our students’ amazing work, from KS3 right up to the work of our GCSE Year 11s. Light refreshments available. Come and see our superb work


📣 Calling all Year 5s and future superstars! 📣

Have you booked your place at our new Summer Open Evening yet? Come and see us and who knows, you could be fortunate, like Charlotte, to receive your Woodhey Golden Ticket into Year 7 and take it around the world! 🌍

Book your place at Open Evening and do not miss out by clicking the link below 👇🏻



As we start our final half term of the year tomorrow, why not check out our latest extracurricular timetable, with new clubs ready and waiting for you, including:

💪🏼 Muscle Club
1️⃣ Uno
📚 More Year 10 revision sessions
🐸 Pokémon trading

See you all tomorrow! 👋

Curriculum | Woodhey High School 30/05/2024

Want to know what your child is learning? 📝📈🔬🪚⏱️💻

Don’t forget, you can access the learning journey for every student in every subject by clicking on the link below! 👇🏻

Curriculum | Woodhey High School

Photos from Woodhey High School's post 28/05/2024

Our last rewards breakfast of the half term was with our Year 7s who continue to make us proud each and every day. Another excellent half term for our newest members and very well deserved 🥓, 🥐 & ☕️


This half term we have celebrated lots of reading success. Huge well done to Daniel, Aimee, Mark, Safa and Millie for achieving the highest Sparx Reader Points in school and some of the highest in the Shaw Education Trust 📖 📚

Woodhey High School - Half Term 5 2024 Edition 26/05/2024

We’ve had a fantastic half term and you can read all about it in our half termly newsletter. See what we’ve been learning, hear about all of our amazing trips, visits, successes and more! 🏆

Woodhey High School - Half Term 5 2024 Edition To be a centre of excellence, where students, staff and the community are proud to work together to broaden our horizons, exceed our aspirations and where everyone achieves their full potential.

Photos from Woodhey High School's post 25/05/2024

Wow, wow, WOW!

We have a European Champion! 🥇 A massive well done to Evan in Year 11 who won Gold for British Gymnastics in the Junior Artistic European Championships in Italy after a nail-biting competition, narrowly beating the home nation into 1st. 🤸‍♂️ You can read all about it here: https://www.british-gymnastics.org/articles/2024-mens-junior-european-team


As we sign off for half term, see below an update from Mr Watson following the start of Year 11 exams and the great chocolate donations today! Have a great half term and we will welcome everyone back on Monday 3rd June! 👋


A huge THANK YOU to everyone for their chocolate donations for our Friends of Woodhey Summer Fayre to help us raise money for shelters for our students. Don’t forget the Summer Fayre takes place on Saturday 29th June - save the date! 📆

Woodhey High School London Performing Arts July 2025 Parents Portal 24/05/2024

Two more fantastic trip opportunities!

Attempt to break a Guinness World Record by participating in the world’s largest backing dance group for a world famous singer (watch this space for an announcement) at Old Trafford! 🕺🏼 💃🏻

Visit and learn from Pineapple Dance Studios, watch a West End performance, tour the Globe Theatre and more! Read here: https://activ4schooltours.qwilr.com/Woodhey-High-School-London-Performing-Arts-July-2025-Parents-Portal-RsvFPmYWQEyW

Anyone interested in either opportunity should speak to Miss Gaffney!

Woodhey High School London Performing Arts July 2025 Parents Portal Made with Qwilr by the Activ4 School Tours team


Don’t forget your chocolate donations for the chocolate tombola in exchange for non-uniform tomorrow! 🍫

🚨 Coming on Friday! 🚨

Support our Friends of Woodhey to help us raise money for outdoor shelters. In support of our Summer Fayre, we are holding a non-uniform day in exchange for a donation for our chocolate tombola. Students can bring in a donation and wear their own clothes to school 🍫

Photos from Woodhey High School's post 23/05/2024

🤩🤩 Year 8 super stars! 🤩🤩

A HUGE number of Year 8s celebrated their achievements in their rewards breakfast this week. A fantastic end to the half term, which has been a great 7 weeks for Year 8! 👏🏻

Photos from Woodhey High School's post 23/05/2024

The first half of our Year 10 Geography 🌍students visited Cleveleys on Tuesday to study coastal processes and management in preparation for their Paper 3 exam. A great day all round. Well done 👍🏻

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As we sign off for half term, see below an update from Mr Watson following the start of Year 11 exams and the great choc...
It’s been a little while, but see below for an update from Mr Watson as we approach the exam season for all of our stude...
WHAT. AN. EVENING!! Performance Showcase 2024 - completed ✔️ A great evening of dancing, acting, singing and instrumenta...
Matilda, in Year 9, won a fantastic bronze medal this weekend in the 60m hurdles at the National Indoor Athletics Champi...
It has been a while since our last video, but hear about some of the amazing things that have happened in school since w...
Yesterday we were very lucky to have over 30 businesses, employers, universities, colleges, sixth forms and apprenticesh...
Another fantastic term comes to an end. Thank you to our amazing students and staff for their hard work this term, and t...
Don’t forget your non-uniform as a treat for a great term and a super Charity and Community Week. Here’s a sneak peak fo...
Don’t forget! Next week is our Charity and Community Week, where we give back and support our local community this week....
A great evening welcoming back the 'Class of 2023' to their awards evening. We wish our students all the best in your fu...
On Thursday 7th December, Woodhey High School will be supporting Save the Children UK with our annual Christmas Jumper D...
After a great week of Remembrance, baking, mocks and more, here are the final three questions answered from our Parent a...





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