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Woodlane High School is a successful purpose built community special school for pupils aged 11-16 years.  We have an Ofsted rating of 'outstanding'.

We opened, on our present site, by the London Borough of Hammersmith & Fulham in February 2000 and provide specialist support for pupils with a range of barriers to learning.

Please refer to our admissions page for further details.

Our values and aims, created with our staff and pupils, are central to our everyday practices and inform our policies and plans.

Woodlane Values

Woodlane Aims

  • To provide an outstanding education, which is personalised to the need of each pupil.
  • To provide a calm, learning focused environment, which is safe, caring and nurturing.
  • To provide a holistic education, which incorporates guidance and strategies from support agency partnerships e.g. speech and language therapists, occupational therapists etc.
  • To increase resilience and develop pupils’ ability to self-regulate.
  • To ensure Woodlane values are at the heart of learning.
  • To develop pupils’ essential life skills, developing their knowledge and the ‘cultural capital’ they need to succeed in life (personal development), this will include, but is not exclusive to:
    • personal & social well-being (safety/self-image/self-esteem);
    • communication skills (speaking/listening/reading/writing/body language);
    • social skills (behaviour);
    • physical & health skills (hygiene/healthy eating/exercise/team skills);
    • ICT skills (using computers to share and seek information); and
    • independence and study skills (thinking skills/self-organisation/concentration) etc.
  • To promote physical and emotional well-being.
  • To prepare pupils for the next stage of their education.
  • To ensure all pupils leave Woodlane with outcomes that reflect the best of their ability.