Wood Farm Primary School

Wood Farm School
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Reach Higher

I challenge myself

I aim high, and I'm not put off if things seem hard

I know I can be part of the best

See Further

I'm imaginative - I like ideas, and I like other people's ideas

I know about different places in the world

I'm good at coming up with different possibilities

Shine Brighter

I get on well with other people

I'm proud of what I do well, I'm proud of my school and I know where I'm going

I'll help you shine too!

Working with others

Wood Farm School has been designated as a National Support School by the Department for Education, and the Head teacher is a National Leader of Education.  We work with other schools to provide support and training and development, in those areas where we have particular experience and expertise.

We work closely with our colleagues in Oxfordshire County Council and the Oxfordshire Teaching Schools Alliance to provide tailored support for schools looking for input in their school improvement work.

Scroll down to read more about some of our areas of particular experience:

 

 

David Lewin

Head teacher

David is a National Leader of Education, and has almost twenty years' experience in the successful leadership of schools in areas of high Pupil Premium uptake.

He works with colleagues in a number of different schools as part of the local authority's school support offer, including some schools in an Ofsted category of concern.

Natasha Ashwin

Deputy Head teacher

Natasha is a Specialist Leader of Education, with particular experience in the leadership of assessment, teacher development and Pupil Premium provision.  She has worked extensively in our school on our programmes for NQTs and for the on-going development of established teachers.  She has over 10 years' experience as a teacher and school leader.

Gail Connelly

Deputy Head teacher

Gail holds the National Award for SEN coordinators.  She has extensive experience of working effectively with social care and other agencies to provide support for families and vulnerable children.

Anna Neal

Assistant Head teacher

Anna is a Specialist Leader of Education.  She is an Assistant head teacher and team leader, with particular experience in developing teacher effectiveness, and in the leadership of English.  Anna has worked with different schools, providing training and classroom support, and has extensive experience in supporting new teachers, and teachers in training.

Hannah Barton

SENCo

Hannah is a Specialist Leader of Education.  As well as leading on SEN and inclusion, Hannah is a Year 6 teacher and is part of our senior leadership team.  In particular she has current and successful experience in effective provision for children eligible for Pupil Premium support.

Sital Vyas

EYFS coordinator

Sital leads our Reception team, and she is a Specialist Leader of Education with particular knowledge of planning, teaching and assessment in the early years.

Louise Holman

Assistant Head teacher

Louise currently leads on our school strategy for attendance and engagement.  She also teaches in key stage 2, and has recent experience of effective teaching in Year 6.  She is a Mathematics Specialist Teacher, and has previously worked with schools across a partnership of primaries to support maths improvement.

Sarah Fellows

Mathematics co-ordinator

Sarah is a Specialist Leader of Education, and a Mathematics Specialist Teacher (MaST).  As well as teaching in Year 6 and leading mathematics across the school she has experience of working with colleagues in other settings to raise standards in maths, and has particular experience in supporting children from disadvantaged backgrounds.

To discuss how our team could support your school please contact the head teacher's Personal Assistant, Julia Durrant, on 01865 762575.