Happy New Year everyone and we have had a great start to 2022 at Woodlea. We have a lot planned this half term and thank you for your support with this. Should you wish to speak with any school staff, please contact the school on 01772 421992 to make an appointment. Thank you, Mr Prior.

Woodlea Junior School


Welcome to Orangutan Class


Happy New Year to you all.  I hope you are all rested and ready for another busy term.


Mrs Astbury is the class teacher and she will be assisted by Mrs Smith. They will be in class every day supporting learning. 



In English this half term, we will be completing a unit based on Chitty, Chitty Bang Bang. 


In our Maths, we are using the Maths No Problem scheme of work and will be starting with decimals.


Our wider curriculum focus for the Spring Term will be The Industrial Revolution in Lancashire.



Our PE day is Friday and an outdoor PE Kit is recommended as the weather turns colder.  We are fortunate to have UK Military Schools in during the first half term.



Homework will be set on a Friday and it is to be completed by the following Friday.  Homework will be set online using either TTRockstars, Mathletics and  Spelling Shed.

This will be put on the class page each week.



Children must read at home a minimum of four times within a week, this can include Reading Plus. Books will go home on a Friday and must be returned on the following Friday. Reading records must be signed by an adult.




Homework will be set each Friday and is due in the following Friday.


Homework set 14.11.22 due 21.1.22

Spelling - Words with suffix ful'. Play at least 5 games on Spelling Shed

Maths - Mathletics. Complete the two activities on decimals. 


Our trip to Helmshore Mill Textile Museum

Macbeth - A fantastic experience with The Young Shakespeare Company

Making Pottage

Making bread and tasting Pottage


Year 6 Autumn Termly Newsletter

Weekly Award Winners

Orangutan Fundraiser Afternoon.