Our Recent Achievements

As a result of the amazing support we receive from parents, staff and the local community, our fundraising has enabled us to support Woodlea in a variety of ways. Here are our recent highlights.

28/03/2024

Easter Eggs for All!

On the last day of this term every child will be gifted an Easter egg from FOWS. While we support Woodlea’s Healthy Eating ethos, as a group of parents we feel that our children will be far more likely to make healthy life choices if they understand that these foods are ok if eaten as a special

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15/03/2024

Magic Show!

Our magic show was a huge success, with over 120 attendees enjoying the performance. 6 children were invited on stage to assist the magician with a variety of tricks, as well as a bonus plate spinning competition before the show even officially started, in which the year 6 pupils showed some

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01/01/2024

Play Equipment

Some of the funds (£290) raised through out Christmas 2023 activities was used to fund the purchase of some super fun, new playground resources for KS2 to use at break times. (The lower years have also been using them as part of their PE lessons too.) This equipment will increase opportunities

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03/11/2023

Rekenreks

In the autumn term (2023) FOWS were pleased to give Woodlea £295 to fund the purchase of 2 class sets (60) of Rekenreks. If you’re wondering… Rekenreks are "a hands-on maths teaching resource used to help children visualise and learn essential early years maths principles. These include

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17/04/2023 - 20/07/2023

Challenge Thirty!!

In the summer term, we challenged Woodlea's pupils to complete a fundraising activity of their choice, using their own unique talents, skills and interests. The goal is to each raise £30 for 30 years.  Most of the funds have been collected but it's not too late, if you still have money to

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24/06/2023

Woodlea Summer Fayre

We had an amazing day which took place on Saturday 24th June. There was so much to see and do, including...Hollybrook Mobile Farm and their gorgeous animals.2 huge inflatables, including an assault course and bouncy castle from Haveabounce.co.uk.The Backyard Bug Experience, with their collection

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22/04/2023

Our new shed!

The old FOWS storage shed was becoming increasingly less fit for purpose... There were mice. There was damp. There was mould... And it was getting to the point that our stock, equipment and resources were going to be spoilt which would in turn effect our events and activities. Additionally,

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08/03/2023

EYFS Outdoor Play Equipment

FOWS are delighted to have been able to fund the purchase (£399.97) of a selection of water play and mud kitchen equipment for Hedgehog Class. These resources will further enhance Woodlea's provision for the children's communication and language development, and understanding of the world arond

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03/11/2022

Hi-Vis Vests

As a result of the sucess of our Be Bright Be Seen disco, FOWS were able to fund the purchase of 120 Hi-Vis jackets. This is enough for a whole key stage to wear while on their annual school trips, increasing the safety of the pupils by making them more visable to staff, parent helpers and

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01/08/2022

Chromebooks

Last year, with your support, we raised £5152.12!! In the summer of 2022 FOWS funded the purchase 13 Chromebooks for the school.  This means that there are now enough for a whole class, so every child will have their own device when doing ICT work at school. This will allow maximum opportunity

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