School Sports Assembly

This morning, children in Key Stage 2 were presented with various medals and awards for their contribution in representing the school with year.  Over 200 medals were given out which shows just how many events and athletes we have had.  This has been a fantastic year...

Reception Sports Day

The weather was kind to Reception on Friday morning and we were able to hold our Sports Day.  The children enjoyed taking part in a variety of races including beanbag shuttle, egg and spoon, beanbag on head, relay and running races.  We all tried really hard and never...

Nightingales Go Pond Dipping!

Article 28: You have the right to a good quality education. Article 29: Your education should help you use and develop your talents and abilities. Our science topic this term has been all about pond life. Today we went to our school pond to do some pond dipping. We...

Gateshead Sporting Superstars!

What a fantastic night it was at the Dryden Centre for the Annual Gateshead School Sport Awards! It was a celebration of all things sport in Gateshead. Guest speakers included former Commonwealth Games gold winner and Olympian Craig Heap and up and coming European...

Symmetrical Butterflies

The Ladybirds have been learning about symmetry today.  We created our own symmetrical butterflies.  We had to choose the correct colours and shapes to make the wings of the butterfly the same on both sides.  The children were fantastic and I was so pleased at how...

Snowdrops in 3D!

This week, the Snowdrops have been learning all about 3D Shapes. They have done problem solving activities to match nets to shapes, considered how to assemble shape nets, studied shape properties and investigated orientations of shapes and how they look from different...

Caterpillar Patterns

The Ladybirds are currently enjoying reading 'The Very Hungry Caterpillar' and learning all about caterpillars.  As part of this, in Maths today, we created caterpillar repeating patterns using different coloured counters. Article 28:You have the right to a good...

School Games Day

On Friday, children throughout the school took part in our annual School Games Day.  This year's theme was the Women's World Cup (just after England were knocked out!) and each class represented a country from the competition.  Children from nursery and reception...


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 94.48% 94.48%
  • Whole School Attendance without Nursery 95.97% 95.97%
  • Ladybirds 87.50% 87.50%
  • Owls 98.08% 98.08%
  • Bluebells 94.67% 94.67%
  • Tulips 96.30% 96.30%
  • Oaks 99.17% 99.17%
  • Dragonflies 92.00% 92.00%
  • Robins 95.17% 95.17%
  • Nightingales 95.17% 95.17%
  • Snowdrops 99.67% 99.67%
  • Elms 92.96% 92.96%
  • Beeches 93.08% 93.08%

School News

Performing poets!

This week the year 5 children have enjoyed exploring poems which are written to be performed. A particular favourite was Walking with my Iguana by Brian Moses! We looked at different language features found in these poems such as onomatopoeia, rhyme, rhythm, language...

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Magnificent Miro Artwork

As part of this term's topic, we have been studying surrealist artist Joan Miro. He uses shapes, objects and colour to create surreal pictures. This week, we used different shapes and lines to create colourful pieces of art inspired by Joan Miro. The Bluebells thought...

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Elms morning class homework for 24.5.19

This week’s homework is as follows: Maths p 21 & 22 multiplying and dividing by 10, 100 and 1000 English p 60 & 61 apostrophe practice Reading p 14 & 15 Poems about words Article 28: You have the right to a good quality education. You should be encouraged...

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Tulips’ Homework 23.5.19

This week's homework will be the following: Maths CGP Year 4 book p20 and 21 - Estimating and checking English CGP Year 4 book p58 and 59 - Apostrophe practice Homework needs to be in for Thursday 23rd May and checked the following day. Article 28: You have the right...

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