Primary School

We are a happy, village school with a friendly, family atmosphere, where our pupils enjoy learning. Everyone at Willoughby School is valued and welcomed.

Our aspiration is that all of our pupils will achieve success at Willoughby School, regardless of age, ability or personal circumstances.

Our staff is devoted to planning for their educational and social achievement and our aim is that pupils who come to Willoughby School will quickly feel at home and enjoy learning here.

Beatrice Smith , Head Teacher

We pride ourselves on setting the highest standards and expectations for our pupils whilst celebrating success of all kinds and encouraging in them a ‘Learning for Life’.

Please explore our site and get in touch if you have any questions or would like to arrange a visit – we would be delighted to show you around our School!

Call us on 01509 880620 or email us office@willoughby.notts.sch.uk

Our latest news…

Enjoying autumn in the village

Enjoying autumn in the village

Our Reception children have enjoyed an autumn walk this week. They were asked to look out for signs of autumn in our local environment, so we took a stroll around our beautiful village.   The...

Our playground gets an update!

Our playground gets an update!

Over the summer we've been busy updating the playground with fun new equipment and markings! The children were excited to explore the new additions, which include a wooden stage area, a tipi near...

Science gets the heart pumping!

Science gets the heart pumping!

The Autumn term is well underway and we're all so happy to be back! Below are some photos from our first week, to give you just a taste of what we've been doing. In KS2 science lessons, the children...

Term dates   

Please note NCC change of holiday patterns from September 2019 which have a two week half term in October and shorter summer holidays.  Click here to go to the NCC page or click here to download the NCC term dates as a PDF.  

Autumn Term 2021

Public holiday: Monday 30th August

Administration day: Tuesday 31st August

Starts: Wednesday 1st September

Half Term: Monday 18th October – Friday 29th October

Ends: Friday 17th December

Spring Term 2022

INSET Day: Tuesday 4th January

Starts: Wednesday 5th January

Half Term: Monday 14th February – Friday 18th February

Ends: Friday 1st April

Summer term starts: Tuesday 19th April 

Key Information

Head Teacher: Beatrice Smith

Chair of Governors: Sander Tiel (stiel@willoughby.notts.sch.uk)

Type of School: County Primary Co-Educational Day School for 5-11 years

Contact Details

Address: Willoughby Primary School, Church Lane, Willoughby on the Wolds, LE126SS

01509 880620


Useful Links

Willoughby Primary School on the Ofsted website & the Parent View

Willoughby Primary School on the Dept. For Education website

Admissions: Standard reception criteria from Nottinghamshire CC