Welcome to Woolpit Primary Academy

I am proud to welcome you to Woolpit Primary Academy. Our school is a warm and friendly community where we work together to create children that have ambition, display resilience and value the world around them. It is a special place to work and attend.


In 2016 the school became an academy in a small multi academy trust. The school is joined with Rattlesden Primary Academy, Great Barton Primary Academy and Thurston Primary Academy to form the Thedwastre Education Trust. This has enabled us to work closely together to ensure that our pupils can make the most of opportunities offered to them. For more information, please visit www.thedwastreeducationtrust.co.uk 


We are also part of the Thurston Partnership, sixteen primary schools and Thurston Community College working together for all our children.  Go to Thurston Partnership for more information.


Informal visits to the school are warmly welcomed, by appointment. We look forward to seeing you.

Mrs Jen Carlyle


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Safeguarding Information

The Governing Body:

  • is committed, through its Safeguarding Policy, to ensuring that the school meets all statutory regulations in this area and follows relevant local procedures. 

  • recruits staff and volunteers in line with safer recruitment processes. 

  • ensures that the necessary procedures are followed for dealing with any allegations of abuse against staff and volunteers 

  • monitors the appointment of a designated senior member of staff for dealing with issues concerning the safeguarding of children. 

  • accesses appropriate safeguarding children training as required.

  • meets the Prevent Duty in our school as described in the Counter Terrorism and Security Act 2015 to have 'due regard to the need to prevent people from being drawn into terrorism'


The Designated Lead Professional for Safeguarding and for Prevent is Mrs Phillippa Holmes (Acting Headteacher, SENDCo and EYFS Leader)

The Alternate Designated Professional is Miss Victoria Holder (Class Teacher).


Mrs Audrey Finch is the governor with responsibility for safeguarding and Prevent.

Worried about a Child?

If you are worried about a child or an incident regarding a child then please contact Customer First. 
The telephone number is 0808 800 4005 or if you click here it will take you to other ways of contacting them. 

Term Dates (2019-20)

Autumn Term

Wednesday 4th September - Thursday 17th October

Monday 28th October - Thursday 19th December


Spring Term

Monday 6th January - Friday 14th February

Monday 24th February - Friday 3rd April


Summer Term

Monday 20th April - Friday 22nd May

Monday 1st June - Friday 17th July


PD Days

2nd September

3rd September

18th October

20th July

21st July

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Contact Details

Jen Carlyle, Headteacher

Jane Mayo or Sarah Brown, Administrators

Woolpit Primary Academy

Heath Road



IP30 9RU

Telephone: 01359 240625 

Email: admin@woolpitprimary.net

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