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Tulips visit Live Tales and Baltic gallery

Tulips have had a great day today visiting Live Tales and the Baltic Gallery. Our creative writing workshop at Live Tales was brilliant! We worked together to create a story, thinking about setting, characters and plot. We then spent some time on our own finishing the...

Minibeast Investigations

It's only the first week back after the holidays and the Ladybird children have been so busy learning all about minibeasts. They now know minibeasts categorise all small animals like bees, spiders, snails, worms, flies, ants, butterflies, etc. They have learnt facts...

Robins learn about volume and capacity

Robins have had a fun and active time during this week. We have been learning about volume by experimenting with sand and water. We are now experts at measuring empty, one quarter full, half full, three quarters full and full. We are also amazing at putting amounts in...

RRS Mascot Competition

This week, we have launched our Rights Respecting Mascot competition. A HUGE thank you to Molly and Isabelle, our Year 6 Ambassadors, who launched the competition in assembly. If you want to enter, you need to design a Rights Respecter Mascot for our school. All...

‘Wind in your Sails’ @ the Nook!

Today, in conjunction with Beamish Museum, the Year 5’s launched their ‘Wind in your Sails’ project. This term-long event, involves us using K’nex equipment to create a working windmill, which will lift at least one 10p piece. We discovered how to effectively link the...

I can…

Nightingales took part in an 'I Can Workshop' led by Mrs Preece. The children talked about how they felt and what they can do when they feel anxious about something. They shared their thoughts and ideas with each other and ended the workshop with the story 'A Bag Full...

WW1 Project – School Log Books

The school log books are held by Tyne and Wear Archives and Museums and show the close connection of the school to the conflict with teachers joining up, war savings drives and Empire Day celebrations. Notable events are recorded too, such as the death of Lord...

A sad but fond farewell to Mrs.Smith

After over 16 years of dedicated service to the parents, carers and children of Windy Nook today we said farewell to Mrs.Smith. Mrs.Smith has touched the lives of many Windy Nook children and they will be better people because of this. We all just want to thank her...

Easter Eggstravaganza!

It's that time of year eggain! This week, the Windy Nook Primary became overrun with eggs of various colours and designs. After lots of hard work, the children got to see their finished pieces on display. A special assembly was held to showcase the designs and a...

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