Castle Wood School

Transforming the lives of pupils through learning, innovation, inclusion and partnerships

Outstanding teaching is characterised by lively creative and imaginative learning (Ofsted 2015). Parents are well supported by the school and partnership working between home and school is very strong (Ofsted 2015). Pupils individual needs are met very effectively by diligent staff and exciting activities (Ofsted 2015). Senior leaders and governors have created a positive learning climate enabling pupils to thrive (Ofsted 2015). Pupils are enthusiastic learners (Ofsted 2015). Lessons are typified by a wide range of creative stimulating and interesting activities for pupils (Ofsted 2015). Parents are well supported by the school, and partnership working between home and school is very strong Parents hold the school in high regard (Ofsted 2015).

School day

This is only a guideline as each class can differ slightly.

8.55am school day commences

Session 1 - communication/cognition activities

Session 2 - communication/cognition activities

Lunch 12.00-1.00

Session 3 - Physical, outdoor learning, topic and creative activities. 

3.10pm school finishes


Parents and carers are asked not to arrive until 10 minutes before school starts (8.45am) and 10 minutes before finish (3.00pm) but you are welcome to sit in the foyer area until the doors open.

Over the week pupils participate in an individualised curriculum tailored to meet your child's  needs. This may consist of swimming, soft play, 1-1 work, physio, OT, speech and language and intervention programs.

All pupils are given opportunities to learn about their environment and go out on the minibus to explore their community, go to forest school to learn about the natural world.