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…

Children in Need 2022

Children in Need 2022

Children in Need was a great success this year! Everyone came dressed as something beginning with 'P' for Pudsey and brought in a donation. The costumes ranged from P for Pilot (Mrs Barker) to an...

Willoughby Primary School Remembers

Willoughby Primary School Remembers

The whole school gathered on the playground on Friday 11th November 2022 at 11am in an act of Remembrance. Every child painted a poppy and Mrs Dornan made a Remembrance wreath using the poppies and...

All About The Ear: Audiologists Visit KS2

All About The Ear: Audiologists Visit KS2

Key Stage 2 children have been learning about the ear in Science lessons and last week we welcomed some audiology experts to our class!   The audiologists used a device with a video camera to...

A Visit from the Firefighters!

A Visit from the Firefighters!

Last week a fire fighter crew visited school as part of the Reception's topic 'People who help us'. The children were a buzz with excitement as the crew talked about fire safety, what to do if there...

Class 1’s Great Central Railway Journey!

Class 1’s Great Central Railway Journey!

Class 1 had the opportunity to visit the Great Central Railway in Loughborough! They enjoyed a tour of the main Loughborough station and platform and then an exciting ride on the steam train to...

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 download the NCC term dates including Willoughby School’s INSET days, as a PDF.  

Autumn Term 2022

Admin Day (staff only): Wednesday 31st August

Starts: Thursday 1st September

Half term:  Monday 17th October – Friday 28th October

Ends: Wednesday 21st December

Spring Term 2023

INSET Day: Wednesday 4th January

Starts: Thursday 5th January

Half Term: Monday 13th February – Friday 17th February

Ends: Thursday 30th March

INSET Day: Friday 31st March

Summer term starts: Monday 17th 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