Spring Sing at Sage Gateshead

On 13th March, Windy Nook's choir travelled to Sage Gateshead, joining hundreds of children from other schools, to take part in the Spring Sing. The children started by doing vocal warm ups, sound checking and rehearsing with the live band. After the eager audience...

Super Spring disco!

A good time was had by all at our Spring disco. Music, dancing, games, food, fun and friends...what more could you ask for? A huge thank you to our PTFA for organising it. Article 31: You have the right to play and rest...

We have been on a leaf hunt!

Article 28: You have the right to a good education. Nightingales have been on a hunt around the school grounds to identify and name common leaves. We had leaf templates and an identification sheet to help us find and name them. We also looked at deciduous and...

Mrs Broomhall’s AM group Homework 21.3.19

This week the homework is as follows. Y5 Maths-p.32- Fractions of amounts Y6 Maths- p.40 - Percentages Y6 Comprehension- p10- Goodnight Mr Tom For English I would like both year groups to research the Mayans in preparation for writing a report next week. Spellings are...

Judo Workshop

Over the last two days, children have had a thirty minute Judo taster session.  Children had a brief overview of the rules and tried some of the holds and throws.  Thank you to Destination Judo - Gateshead for coming along. Article 29: Your education should help you...

Please click on the document below for a copy of March’s newsletter. Mar 19 (002)

Sex and Relationship Questionnaire

The Government have made it statutory for schools to teach Sex and Relationships education in primary schools from September 2019. We are currently updating our Personal, Social, Health Education scheme of work and our Sex and Relationship policy and would like to...

A busy week of learning!

This week we have been reading the story of The Gingerbread Man.  In Maths, we counted gingerbread men onto our baking trays, but some of them ran away! We had to count how many were left! Also, we have enjoyed using the new enhancements in our writing area. Our...


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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 97.40% 97.40%
  • Whole School Attendance without Nursery 96.20% 96.20%
  • Ladybirds 96.00% 96.00%
  • Owls 99.20% 99.20%
  • Bluebells 97.59% 97.59%
  • Tulips 99.62% 99.62%
  • Oaks 98.75% 98.75%

  • Dragonflies 97.00% 97.00%
  • Robins 98.62% 98.62%
  • Nightingales 98.67% 98.67%
  • Snowdrops 99.33% 99.33%
  • Elms 90.38% 90.38%
  • Beeches 98.46% 98.46%

School News

Owls become internet safe

Article 1: Everyone, under 18, has the rights of the UN Convention. Article 2: All children have rights. No child should be treated unfairly. Article 12: you have the right to an opinion and to be listened to. Article 13: You have the right to find out things and...

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Mindful Robins

As Robins have enjoyed yoga so much, we have all started taking part in some mindfulness in the Zen Den! Whenever we have a spare 5 minutes we have taken the time to relax and rest our brains with some breathing techniques and some visualisation. Article 17: You have...

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Safer Internet Day!

As today is Safer Internet Day, Robins took part in a One Day internet safety workshop led by Rachel. She got the kids really involved using fairy tales to explain how people aren't always who they seem online and what we can do to keep ourselves safe. We now all know...

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Yoga Poses in Oaks!

Article 31: You have the right to play and rest As a change from our normal P.E this week the Oaks took part in a yoga session. We discussed the different forms that exercise can take and that this can include strength conditioning and toning as well as cardio work...

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Awesome Area in Elms

This morning in Elms, we have been finding the area of irregular shapes. We looked at strategies to help us to be accurate in doing so, then went and gathered leaves outside before applying our strategies to find the approximate area of our leaves. Article 28: You...

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