Our website uses cookies. We will ask you to consent to our use of cookies in accordance with the terms of this policy when you first visit our website. By using our website and agreeing to this policy, you consent to our use of cookies in accordance with the terms of this policy.

About cookies

A cookie is a file containing an identifier (a string of letters and numbers) that is sent by a web server to a web browser, and stored by the browser. The identifier is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server.

Cookies can be used by web servers to identity and track users as they navigate different pages on a website and to identify users returning to a website.

Cookies may be either “persistent” cookies or “session” cookies. A persistent cookie consists of a text file sent by a web server to a web browser, which will be stored by the browser and will remain valid until its set expiry date (unless deleted by the user before the expiry date). A session cookie, on the other hand, will expire at the end of the user session, when the web browser is closed.

Cookies on this website

We use session cookies on this website.

We will send to you the following cookies:

(1) utma – Google analytical cookie

(2) utmb – Google analytical cookie

(3) utmc – Google analytical cookie

(4) utmz – Google analytical cookie

utma, utmb, utmc and utmz are session cookies

How we use cookies

Cookies do not contain any information that personally identifies you, but personal information that we store about you may be linked, by us, to the information stored in and obtained from cookies.

We may use the information we obtain from your use of our cookies for the following purposes:

(1) to recognise your computer when you visit our website;

(2) to track you as you navigate our website, and to enable the use of the comments on our website;

(3) to improve the website’s usability;

(4) to analyse the use of our website;

(5) in the administration of this website;

(6) to prevent fraud and improve the security of the website;

Third party cookies

When you use our website, you may also be sent third party cookies.

Our service providers may send you cookies. They may use the information they obtain from your use of their cookies:

(1) to track your browser across multiple websites;

We use Google Analytics to analyse the use of this website. Google Analytics generates statistical and other information about website use by means of cookies, which are stored on users’ computers. The information generated relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of the website. Google will store this information. Google’s privacy policy is available at: http://www.google.com/privacypolicy.html.

Cookie preferences

You can manage your preferences relating to the use of cookies on our website by clearing or deleting your cookies. Here are some user guides on this for you.
Internet Explorer 7

  • Start Internet Explorer.
  • Click Tools, and select Internet Options.
  • In the Browsing History section, click Delete.
  • Click the Delete files button in the Temporary Internet Files section, or click Delete Cookies.
  • Click Yes in response to “Are you sure you want to delete all temporary Internet Explorer files?”
  • Click Close.
  • Click OK.

Internet Explorer 8

  • Start Internet Explorer.
  • Click Tools, and select Internet Options.
  • In the Browsing History section, click Delete.
  • Uncheck Preserve Favorites website data if the site that you have the problem with is included in the Favorites.
  • Place a check mark in the box Temporary Internet files (and Cookies if necessary).
  • Click Delete at the bottom of the window.
  • Click OK to close the Internet Options window.

Internet Explorer 9

  • Start Internet Explorer.
  • Press Alt+T, and select Internet Options
  • In the Browsing History section, click Delete.
  • Uncheck Preserve Favorites website data if the site that you have the problem with is included in the Favorites.
  • Place a check mark in the box Temporary Internet files (and Cookies if necessary).
  • Click Delete at the bottom of the window.
  • Click OK to close the Internet Options window.

Firefox 3.6.x

  • Start Firefox. Click Tools.
  • Click Clear Recent History.
  • At the top of the Clear Recent History window, in the Time range box, select the option Everything.
  • Place a check mark in the box to the left of Cache (and Cookies if necessary). You may remove the check marks from the other boxes.
  • Click Clear Now. When the cache deletion is complete, the window will close.

Firefox 4.0.X

  • Start Firefox.
  • Click the Firefox button in the top right.
  • Click Options, and then click Options again.
  • Select the Privacy tab, and then click the Clear your recent history link.
  •  Place a check mark in the box to the left of Cache (and Cookies if necessary). You may remove the check marks from the other boxes.
  • Click Clear Now. When the cache deletion is complete, the window will close.
  • Click the OK button to close the options window.

Firefox 8.0.X

  • Start Firefox.
  • Press Ctrl+Shift+Del
  • Click the drop down box to Everything
  • Click Clear Now

Google chrome

  • Click the blue wrench in the top-right corner, and go to “Clear browsing data”; select Clear cookies and other site data as required.

Doing this may have a negative impact on the usability of many websites.

Blocking cookies

Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies. For example:

(1) in Internet Explorer you can refuse all cookies by clicking “Tools”, “Internet Options”, “Privacy”, and selecting “Block all cookies” using the sliding selector;

(2) in Firefox you can block all cookies by clicking “Tools”, “Options”, and un-checking “Accept cookies from sites” in the “Privacy” box.

Blocking all cookies will, however, have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites.

Contact us

This website is owned and operated by Woodards Schools.

If you have any questions about our cookies or this cookies policy, please contact us by mail Woodards Schools
High Street
Abbots Bromley
Rugeley
Staffordshire
WS15 3BW