The Background and Current Structure to Woodfield School
Woodfield School came into existence in April 2006, following the amalgamation of The Meadows and Wainbody Wood Schools. The Meadows was opened in 1975 as a residential Secondary-aged school for boys with behavioural, emotional and social difficulties. Wainbody Wood School was opened in 1962 as an all-age day and residential school for boys and girls. Both schools have experienced several changes in status, prior to their amalgamation. The school’s primary site is located on Stoneleigh Road, Coventry and caters for 55 students aged 5 to 10 years (Key Stages 1 and 2). Also The Spinney Unit located as the former WoodLands School Site, educating 25 ‘hard-to-reach’ older secondary-aged students (14 to 16 years of). With external educational support. The main secondary site, located on Hawthorn Lane, Coventry accommodates 71 students, aged 11 to 16 (Key Stages 3 and 4) on a full-time basis, and support Key Stage 1 & 2 and Hard to Reach Provision (The Spinney) Woodfield School. Also on this site is Hawthorn House; a small unit for secondary-aged students who experience difficulty in coping with larger class groups. The RoseWood Unit, located within the main building, caters for the most vulnerable of our students who experience issues in relation to maintaining quality relationships with their peers, or adults.
Quotes From Student:
I believe my greatest achievement while being at Woodfield school is getting the qualifications i needed to get into college to study Catering and Hospitality.
The staff here are really friendly and they get to know you and you get to know them. Its like its own little community.