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"There is a culture of excellence throughout the school."

"The local authority views the school's safeguarding practices as exemplary."

"Leaders are relentless in their drive for continuous self-improvement."

"The curriculum offer is impressive, providing a range of academic, vocational and therapeutic learning opportunities."

"The behaviour of pupils is outstanding.  Pupils respond enthusiastically to the school's positive behaviour system, which rewards them for being good role models."

"All pupils make sustained and substantial progress from their starting point."


Following our Section 5 full Ofsted inspection on Tuesday 21st and Wednesday 22nd May 2019.  We are delighted to inform you that we achieved outstanding in all categories, as follows:

  • Overall effectiveness – Outstanding
  • Effectiveness of leadership and management – Outstanding
  • Quality of teaching, learning and assessment – Outstanding
  • Personal development, behaviour and welfare – Outstanding
  • Outcomes for pupils – Outstanding

Please find our inspection report below which details some of the amazing work which takes place at Woodlane every day.

Inspection Category Outcome
Overall effectiveness Outstanding
Achievement of pupils Outstanding
Quality of teaching Outstanding
Behaviour and safety of pupils Outstanding
Leadership and Management Outstanding

To download an Ofsted report, select the appropriate year below and click the attachment.