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Woodside AcademyText Box: To contact Woodside Academy
Principal Mr E E Caines 
Woodside Academy, Grangewood Avenue, 
Grays, Essex, 
RM16 2GJ
Phone: 01375 372513     
 For general queries contact Mrs Haydon
 Woodside Academy is a registered charity and a company limited by

Woodside Academy News

Holiday Club

Holiday club will be open from Tuesday 31st May to Monday 6th June (non pupil day) from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Cricket Success

Woodside were a formidable team at Orsett Cricket Club, winning matches against East Tilbury, Gateway, St Joseph's, Kenningtons, Warren and the final against Stifford Clays.  Woodside will play at the Essex Finals later this year. Well done to the children who took part and staff for their excellent coaching.

Daily Mile

Thurrock schools have been asked to join the ‘Daily Mile’ where children run or walk for 15 minutes every day.

Essex Champions

Congratulations to our girls who are now the overall winners in the Essex football championship.

Big Pedal

Thank you for your support, please keep cycling, scooting or walking. We finished the competition at 94th place in the whole of England with1068 schools taking part; we were 9th in the Eastern counties and 1st in Thurrock. Well done to everyone who took part and to Mr Doye for organizing a really successful event.

Superhero Day

Special thanks to everyone who took part in our Superhero Day, you raised £331 for Sustrans.


This is on the increase and a real danger to children who have not had the MMR vaccine.

Scarlet Fever

Seek medical advice quickly as children may need antibiotics. We have had several cases in school.

Sports Relief Triathlon

A huge thank you to all staff, parents and helpers for making Sports Relief a successful day.  You helped raise £440.

Poetry Winners

Congratulations to our year 3 and 4 winners and to everyone who took part. Thank you to Miss Stow for coordinating our entries.

Secondary Places

Our year 6 have been offered places at the following schools: Wm Edwards (20), St Clere’s (13), Gable Hall (5), Gateway (5), Grays Convent (3), Hassenbrook (3), Hathaway (3) Westcliffe (2) with single places at Brentwood County High, Brentwood Ursuline, Eastwood, Harris and Ormiston.

Building Work

Work on our new extension is progressing fast and we ask everyone to take extra care around the school.  We apologize for any inconvenience caused by this work.


Please remember the guidance in our latest newsletter when parking near the school.



British Values                  

April Newsletter                 

Ofsted “Dashboard”                       

Pupil Premium                        

Ofsted Report          

Secondary Results 2015

Primary Results 2015

Sports Premium

Woodside results

Travel Plan

Career in Teaching

Key Information

Welcome from Principal          

Ofsted Report        

  Special Education Needs    

    Pupil Premium        

 Sports Premium   

       Governing Body         


 Curriculum Overview    

SATs Results   




Woodside Academy where learning is an adventure. 
Recognized by Ofsted as a school where pupils have
“outstanding cultural development”.

Essex County Girls Football Tournament winners

KS1 Thurrock Gymnastics Competition Winners

Half Term Week at Woodside

Monday 30th

Tuesday 31st

Wednesday  1st

Thursday 2nd

Friday  3rd

Bank Holiday

School Closed

Holiday Club Closed

School Closed


Holiday Club Open

8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

School Closed


Holiday Club Open

8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

School Closed


Holiday Club Open

8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Photography Club

10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

School Closed


Holiday Club Open

8 a.m. to 6 p.m.