Information re Re-opening of Woodhead

LATEST UPDATE: 7th August 2020.  

On 30th July, the Scottish Government published guidance on the re-opening of schools full time from August 2020.

You can view this guidance here


On Monday 3rd August 2020, SLC issued a letter to outline the plans for the re-opening of all SLC schools.

You can access this letter here 2020-08-03 Parent letter


In order to plan the safe return of our children to Woodhead Primary School, there are a number of arrangements in place, based on the guidance from the Scottish Government and SLC Education Resources.

A general FAQ from South Lanarkshire Council has been produced by Education Resources→ 2020-08-07 – Q&A – Primary & EY


A video outlining some of the key arrangements for re-opening can be viewed here→


SLC’s arrangements for school transport is available here School Transport Letter-guidance


Some of the information and arrangements are specific to Woodhead.

This letter explains all of the arrangements specific to Woodhead→ ReopeningLettertoParentsAug2020


This poster summarises all of the arrangements for quick reference and provides maps for entry and exit points UpdatednfoGraphicforParents3rdAug2020


This table summarises the days each class will attend between Wednesday 12th August and Friday 14th August 2020 PupilAttendanceSummary


There is specific information for the Nursery Class (which has not changed from the information issued in June) Woodhead-Nursery-ClassPlan.pdf


Nursery Parents have been sent information via Learning Journals or via post about their child’s starting date.  If you have not received this, please contact the nursery via the school office from Tuesday 11th August 2020.

Information about the school and nursery lunch menus from 12th August 2020 is available here.


Video guides to allow you to see pupil entry in the morning can be found here.


An interactive map of the school can be viewed here


Please direct any feedback or questions to or telephone 01698 457669.

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