Welcome to Lower Wortley Primary School Website 

If your child has a high temperature or a new cough or any change/loss in sense of smell or taste then you should arrange a PCR test and they should NOT attend school. Use the link below

https://www.gov.uk/get-coronavirus-test

Home learning information has moved to the bottom of this home page.

  

This slideshow shows you some of the different areas of our school.

Welcome to Lower Wortley Primary School Website 

Our values and ethos

  At Lower Wortley Primary School we aim to provide a safe and stimulating environment where each child can fulfil their learning potential through a broad and engaging curriculum designed around the core principles of citizenship, ambition and resilience.  We encourage all children to work hard and strive for success in everything they do.  It is equally important to us that the children are happy at school and enjoy being part of school life.

School Context

Lower Wortley Primary School is a popular, one and a half form entry school.  We moved into a new building in 2005 but the original school was established in 1872.  Our school is situated in the West of Leeds and serves many families in the Wortley area.

Whether you are a parent or carer of a child who already attends our school or you are considering our school for your child in the future, we hope that you will find all the information that you need on our website.

Need support with domestic violence? 

Click on this link to visit the Leeds Domestic Violence Support website.

Leeds Domestic Violence Support

Or call 0113 246 0401

In these challenging times parents/carers may also need some support.  Please click here to read our support page.

The government has published guidance to parents and carers on supporting children's mental health during the pandemic.  This can be read by following this link:

Covid 19 guidance on supporting children during the covid 19 outbreak

Latest School Calendar Events

Year 5 and 6 Greek Day19Oct2021

The children will have a presentation from a Greek expert as well as take part in a range of themed activities.

Training Day21Oct2021

School is closed to all children for staff training.

KS1 Pirate Day22Oct2021

To mark the end of their work on pirates the children will take part in a pirate themed day. The children may come to school dressed as a pirate.

School closes for half term22Oct2021

School closes at 3.25pm for the half term holidays and re-opens on Monday 1st November.

School opens01Nov2021

School opens after the half term holiday.

Nasal Flu Immunisation23Nov2021

Children from Reception to Year 6 can receive their Nasal Flu Immunisation in school. Only children whose parents have completed the online registration will be given the immunisation.

School closes for the Christmas Holidays17Dec2021

3:05 pm - 3:25 pm

School closes for the Christmas holidays at the end of the day and re-opens on Tuesday 4th January 2022.

School opens after the Christmas break04Jan2022

School opens after the Christmas break.

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SECONDARY SCHOOL PLACES 2022

 If your child is due to start secondary school in September 2022 then you need to apply for a school place.

The deadline for secondary school admissions applications for September 2022 is 31st October 2021. More information can be found on the Leeds City Council website using the link below.

https://www.leeds.gov.uk/schools-and-education/school-admissions/apply-for-a-secondary-school

STARTING SCHOOL SEPTEMBER 2022

 If your child is due to start school in September 2022 then please see our Virtual Tour below.   

The deadline for school admissions applications for September 2022 is 15th January 2022.  Families should receive a letter from Leeds City Council at the end of October 2021, inviting them to apply for a school place and applications for school places will open on 1st November 2021.  More information can be found on the Leeds City Council website using the link below.

https://www.leeds.gov.uk/schools-and-education/school-admissions/apply-for-a-primary-school

HOME LEARNING

***** ESSENTIAL INFORMATION ON ACCESSING HOME LEARNING - PLEASE READ BELOW *****

Home learning will be uploaded on to Microsoft Teams. To read guidance on Microsoft Teams click the links below:

Teams Guide for Parents

 set up instructions

Parents and carers MUST read the two documents below before using the school Microsoft Teams account for their child.  By using our Teams platform, parents are agreeing to the rules and guidelines in these documents.

Remote Home Learning Agreement

Remote Home Learning Guide for Parents

Information about our Remote Home Learning offer can be found above in the Remote Home Learning Guide for Parents.  This information can also be read below on the DfE Remote Education Form that we are required to publish.  

Dfe sharing information about remote education

Whilst children are working and learning online it is essential that they remain safe. Click HERE to view information from the NSPCC about keeping children safe online. 

 Discovery Weeks

Our Discovery Weeks take place every term and provide an opportunity for the whole school to explore a particular theme. In the autumn  term we had a BIG ART focus for Discovery week. Each class studied an artist  and looked at their unique style which was then reproduced in the stunning work which can be seen around school.

Art in the Community

In the summer of 2010 we were given the opportunity to be involved in an exciting art project as part of the regeneration of the 'Bull Ring' in Lower Wortley. Pupils from school worked alongside artist Steve Tomlinson to develop a series of three panels which depict architectural features of Lower Wortley Primary School buildings from the past and present. The panels feature the old main school building, the annexe and the new school which was built in 2005. We are very proud of our involvement in the project and have drawn inspiration for our new school website from the images which are on display in the community. The original work is also displayed in school.