Welcome from the Chair

We became a federated governing body between Wheatley Nursery School and John Watson School in June 2014 The purpose of the governing body is to: Ensure clarity of vision,ethos and strategic direction. Hold the headteacher to account for the educational performance of the school and its pupils. Oversee the financial performance of the school and …

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Meet the Governors of Wheatley Nursery School & John Watson School

Meet the Governors   Stephen Passey, Headteacher (Governor ex-officio) Stephen has worked across a number of First schools and Primary schools in and around Oxford, taking his first Deputy post in 1996. In 2011 he took up the Headship of Bishopswood School, near Henley. He became Headteacher of Wheatley Nursery School and John Watson School in …

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Core Principles

  “Together we learn”   We believe all children and young people have a right to feel safe and secure. We believe everyone should be valued for who they are and know they have a voice and will be listened to. We believe everyone has a right to be included within the wider community on …

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Early Years Pupil Premium

EARLY YEARS PUPIL PREMIUM                                     For each eligible child the school receives an extra 53 pence per hour and uses it to provide additional support to meet these children’s needs. Last year (2015-16)  we used this funding to contribute towards: 1.Qualified Music Specialist to promote early communication 2.Regular outdoor visits to a local nature reserve …

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