Welcome to Bishop Wood School
On behalf of the pupils, staff and governors of Bishop Wood CE School, I would like to extend a very warm welcome to you.
At Bishop Wood, we are committed to providing a rich education for our pupils, enabling them all to thrive and develop their own unique gifts and abilities to the full. We are proud to be an inclusive school and have completed a lot of work recently to make our curriculum diverse and engaging.
We currently have a focus on the climate emergency crisis and are busy working towards the green flag accreditation. This work is being led by our pupils and involves changes to the curriculum and the way we live day to day.
Bishop Wood is a Church of England (CE) school and has strong links with The Diocese and with the Church of St. Peter and St. Paul. We also enjoy strong links with Goldfield Infants, Aldbury, Long Marston, Dundale, St Bartholomew’s, Grove Road and Tring Secondary School. As a CE school, our vision can be summed up in four words: Wisdom, Hope, Community and Dignity. It is our intention that these four words underpin all that we strive to achieve. Ultimately, we aim for all children who come to Bishop Wood to enjoy their educational journey and be happy and successful.
We hope that our website will help you to learn more about our school, its aims and its aspirations. Do contact us if you have any queries or require additional information.
On Thursday 24th February, the legal requirement to self-isolate if you have tested positive for Covid-19 was removed. However, it is still very much advised. The most recent guidance for schools states the following:
In most cases, parents and carers will agree that a pupil with the key symptoms of COVID-19 should not attend the school, given the potential risk to others.
If a parent or carer insists on a pupil attending your school where they have a confirmed or suspected case of COVID-19, you can take the decision to refuse the pupil if, in your reasonable judgement, it is necessary to protect other pupils and staff from possible infection with COVID-19.
Our view remains that pupils who have a suspected or confirmed case of Covid-19 should remain off school until they are well enough to return and/or are testing negative. As such, we expect and encourage parents to take a responsible approach and support us in keeping our school community as safe as possible.
I am pleased to share that we have some very supportive parents working alongside us who sensibly choose to keep their children off school. We appreciate this support.
Mr Stanley – Headteacher