Health and Well-Being

Health and Well Being Statement

At Windy Nook Primary School, we understand the need for everyone in our school to have a healthy lifestyle. This helps pupils and staff to do their best and build on their achievements. We actively promote physical and emotional health, and aim to equip pupils with the understanding and skills they need to make informed decisions about their health, both now and in the future. By championing healthy eating, healthy lifestyles and emotional health and well-being, we are aiming to continue to raise standards and improve levels of pupil achievement.

 

Last day at Ford Castle!

Here are the final photos from our last day at Ford Castle - apologies for them being late. Article 24: You have the right to the best health care possible, safe water to drink, nutritious food, a clean and safe environment, and information to help you stay well.

It’s All About Team Work!

Article 28: You have the right to a good quality education. Article 29: Your education should help you use and develop your talents. Nightingales have been developing their teamwork skills in preparation for Key Stage 1 Sport's Day and School Games Day which will be...

Governor viewpoint – Ford Castle Residential

This week I was lucky enough to accompany year 6 on their residential to Ford Castle and it was absolutely fantastic! The adventure started on Monday morning , the excitement from the children on approaching the castle was a delight to see. After lunch and an hour...

Freshly squeezed fruit juice lollies!

This week we have been making our own ice lollies form fruit juice. The children have helped me write this post by reminding me how they make their lollies. They have very good memories! "Get some oranges, lemons and limes. Squeeze the juice out. Put it in ice cube...

Ford Castle: Year 6, the trailblazers!

I took this photograph on Tuesday evening and as you can see the sun was shining brightly on the outer walls of the castle. For me this pic just about sums up our visit this year. This is the first year that Windy Nook has visited Ford Castle and because of the...

Well done to Windy Nook!

A huge well done to everyone at Windy Nook Primary School who worked hard to achieve this award: Gateshead Schools’ Health and Wellbeing Bronze Award. We will continue to develop health and wellbeing provision in our school - next stop, Silver then Gold. Article 24:...

A very good morning from Ford Castle.

The children are well-rested and everyone has enjoyed a full breakfast and ready to take on today's activities: Nightline, Archery, Survival Skills and Leap of Faith are just a few of the sessions that the children are looking forward to participating in today. We'll...

Greetings from Ford Castle

What an amazing first day we've had! Lunch in the gardens was very quickly followed by some excellent activities including: Crate Stack, Zipwire and Aqua Challenge. We are all off to have our evening meal now and looking forward to tonight's session. Please keep...

I want to ride my bycicle!

Jane from bike ability came to work with the children in the Reception classes this week. She very kindly checked the children’s bikes and fixed them so that they were road worthy. The next day Jane worked with the children, helping them learn how to ride their bikes...

Another fantastic Friday!

We have had another brilliant time observing and using nature! Mr Leighton cut off some branches from our favourite tree so we made good use of our imaginations as well as the branches!  Some of the inventive ideas included fishing rods, bows, counting sticks, wands...

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