Woodley School and College

Dog Kennel Bank, Huddersfield, HD5 8JE


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Term dates 2022 - 2023

Title First day Last day
Summer 1 17th Apr 23 26th May 23 Bank Holiday on the 1st May, Bank Holiday on the 8th May
Summer 2 5th Jun 23 21st July 23 Inset day on the 10th July




Term dates 2023 - 2024

Title First day Last day

Autumn 1

6th Sept 23 27th Oct 23 Inset days on 4th - 5th September and 20th September
Autumn 2 6th Nov 23 21st Dec 23 Inset day on 22nd December
Spring 1 8th Jan 24 9th Feb 24
Spring 2 19th Feb 24 22nd Mar 24
Summer 1 8th April 24 24th May 24 May Day Bank Holiday on 6th May
Summer 2 3rd Jun 24 19th Jul 24 Inset day on Monday 22nd July


School Meals 

All school dinners are cooked fresh on site by our chefs. We cater for all dietary requirements and make adjustments to meet the needs of our students.



Free School Meals

If you think you might be eligible for Free School Meals please have a look at this guidance or phone the school for mare help.

Information about Free School Meals

Application for Free School Meals





We have high expectations of attendance at Woodley and expect parents to support us achieve our targets.

If you do need to take your child out of school please use the following Leave of Absence Request form:

Leave of absence request form.docx




Free School Milk

Woodley follows the guidance set by the government for free school milk. More details can be found in this link:

School Milk Subsidy Guidance


School Uniform

At Woodley School we are proud to wear our school uniform and school uniform is worn by students and staff in school, college students can wear 'smart casual' clothing.

Our current uniform supplier is My Clothing which is accessed via their website:

The uniform consists of:

  • Navy blue sweatshirt or cardigan with school logo
  • Sky Blue polo shirt with school logo 
  • Grey or black trousers, skirt or joggers

The PE kit consists of:

  • Plain white polo shirt 
  • Joggers or shorts

Staff will inform you if your child requires plimsolls or trainers. 


Lost Property           

When every child is wearing the same uniform it is essential that clothing is marked that we can return it to you if it goes astray. 

Please label your child's belongings 

Suggested supplier:

We have a number of items of lost property in school 

Please contact school on 01484 223937 and organise to come and view the lost property if your child has item that have gone missing. 


Parent View

Parent View is an opinion gathering website that Ofsted use to gain parents/carers opinion of how the school is doing.

You can complete this online survey at any time but it is requested you make a special effort to complete it if the school is going through an inspection. You can complete the survey by following this link:

Parent View Ofsted Survey

We always welcome feedback from parents and if you want the school to listen to your thoughts it would be better to contact us directly at:



A Guide For Dental Work For Autistic Children

A Guide to Dental Care for Children with Autism (byte.com)



Further help

We have added some information you might find helpful. Some of this information is for parents/carers and some of it is for you to use with your child in an easy-read format.

For Parents/carers

12 Self-Regulation Strategies for Young Children

Changes to the SEN reform for children and young people

Wellbeing support following Covid - Lots of guidance

For use with students

Keeping safe online - Easy Read

Going to the dentist - Easy Read

Annual Health Check - Easy Read

Helpful Websites