I Wanna Be Like You!

Yesterday, the whole school had a chance to celebrate Mrs Greaves love of singing by getting together to have a good old singalong to raise funds for her memorial.  Thank you so much for your generous contributions. The children sang so well and had a great time...

Windy Nook Visit Bowes Hutchinson

Today the children visited one of our partner schools, Bowes Hutchinson Church of England Primary School, who we have worked with towards our International School Award. The focus of the visit was to share our Refugee Week work with each other and take part in...

Budding Artists in Tulips

As the year draws to a close, Tulips have enjoyed a relaxing afternoon working on our sketching skills. We have developed our observational skills, as well as sketching and shading. We improved with each attempt, and produced some wonderful sketches of our class...

Sports and Games in Reception

This morning the children took part in their own sports and games. They each joined a team and participated in different races, including running, skipping, walking sideways, balancing the beanbag on your bat, balancing the beanbag on your head, dribbling the football...

KS2 Sports Day

Children in KS2 enjoyed a sporting afternoon, demonstrating skills across 12 events.  The groups worked well to encourage each other as well as showing a great attitude.  Competitive races then took place to award the fastest male and female in each year group....

School Council Present at the International Conference

Myself, Miss Pearson and the School Council visited Beamish Hall yesterday to present  'Windy Nook's International Year' at the International Conference. The children did a fantastic job of sharing our international work from this academic year and they even met the...


The PTFA would like to set up a school lottery. This lottery would raise funds which would enrich the education of our children. This lottery would work in the same way as the national lottery where tickets would cost £1 per week.
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Would You Like A School Lottery?
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Welcome to Windy Nook

school entranceThe principle purpose of Windy Nook Primary School is to provide high quality education to enable pupils to achieve success. This website aims to give you a taster of the school, as well as providing regular updated information for both parents/carers and pupils and we hope that you find what you are looking for.

We hope that our website reflects our endeavour to create an atmosphere of mutual consideration and respect regardless of age, gender, race, religious beliefs, disability, social or home background and family circumstances. It is a celebration of all of the fabulous work and activities that our children participate in. Please feel free to leave a comment or contact the school direct with any queries you may have.

Thank you and enjoy your visit.

Lucie Forrest – Head Teacher

Attendance Last Week

  • Whole School Attendance 95.79%
  • Whole School Attendance without Nursery 96.32%
  • Ladybirds 93.00%
  • Owls 98.80%
  • Bluebells 96.54%
  • Tulips 94.40%
  • Oaks 96.67%

  • Dragonflies 92.50%
  • Robins 97.50%
  • Nightingales 96.43%
  • Snowdrops 98.93%
  • Elms 95.19%
  • Beeches 95.71%

School News

Rainforest Dioramas Stage 3: Models

Yesterday, Snowdrops went foraging for foliage to complete their rainforest dioramas. They used a range of recyclable materials to create the inner details and stuck their collected leaves, sticks and stones in to make it as realistic as possible. Take a look! Article...

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Year 5 Royal Celebrations

In preparation for the Royal Wedding, year 5 have been decorating commemorative plates and crowns.  These will become the focal point for a whole school afternoon tea to celebrate the marriage of Harry and Meghan. Article 28: You have the right to a good quality...

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Meet the cast…

In Mrs Ferry's English we have been using role play to learn more about the book 'Over the Steamy Swamp' by Paul Geraghty. It is a humorous book with an important message about looking after wildlife. The children have taken on the roles of narrators, actors and...

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