Alan Wood, Windrush Valley School, UK

Alan Wood Head of Windrush Valley SchoolAlan Wood is the Head of Windrush Valley School, a leading primary aged school for boys and girls based near Chipping Norton in Oxfordshire.

The school is currently listed by The Times as one of the top 100 preparatory schools nationwide. It received an ‘Outstanding’ report from Ofsted in 2009 and has been presented with an Award for Excellence by the Independent Schools Association. The summer of 2013 will see the school add a further building to its properties, allowing it to expand to meet growing demand.

Alan explained how the Engage education management information system is working well for Windrush Valley as the school continues to progress: “Engage is an easy to use, quick and functional piece of software that does exactly what it says on the tin. It helps us to gather a wide range of information into one database that teachers can access easily from anywhere in the school. It is robust, doesn’t fall over and offers some great functionality.

“The ability to accurately collate and export annual information to DfE, the LEA and other schools is an invaluable time saving feature,” Alan continues. “I also like its ability to allow teachers to run a range of accurate, up to date reports, including pupil contact information and relevant personal details, quickly and effectively for school trips.”

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To read more about school, visit the Windrush Valley website or call the school on +44 (0) 1883 343344.