Rainforest Dioramas Stage 4: Finishing Touches!

Well, they day has finally come: Snowdrops have finished their dioramas! Today the children added the finishing touches to their shoe box sized rainforests and included all those extra little details to make them as realistic as possible. They've had amazing fun and...

Royal Wedding Street Party

To celebrate the upcoming marriage of Harry and Meghan, Windy Nook hosted a fantastic street party on the KS1 yard. Children made commemorative plates and crowns for the event. UKS2 set up the tables outside and the whole school gathered together for some music and a...

Royal Wedding Fun in Snowdrops

Snowdrops have had a fantastic day today celebrating the Royal Wedding! They created their own crowns and decorated plates that they would use this afternoon for our street party! They also solved the maths mystery of the unwrapped royal wedding presents! They all...

Royal Wedding Celebrations & Butterfly Release

Today in the Ladybirds class children have been preparing for the Royal Wedding Party by making crowns, decorating their party plates and writing congratulation cards to Prince Harry and Megan. We hope we get a royal reply! The children enjoyed joining in with the...

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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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 96.23%
  • Whole School Attendance without Nursery 96.33%
  • Ladybirds 88.00%
  • Owls 97.31%
  • Bluebells 95.19%
  • Tulips 98.33%
  • Oaks 98.00%
  • Dragonflies 96.50%
  • Robins 95.36%
  • Nightingales 98.97%
  • Snowdrops 96.79%
  • Elms 96.30%
  • Beeches 96.43%

School News

Nightingales welcomes Gateshead Libraries

Denise and Karen, from Gateshead Libraries, came to visit Key Stage 1 today. We looked at lots of Roald Dahl books, had 'The Enormous Crocodile' read to us, made concertina crocodiles and dirty beards from 'The Twits'. Yuk! We all agreed Dahl was a brilliant...

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Australia Day

This term we have been learning all about Australia. On Friday we celebrated Australia Day. We came to school dressed in brightly coloured clothes. Throughout the day we danced to some of the Wiggles songs, we made flags and bookmarks and made some lamingtons. The...

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G’day Mate!

We celebrated Australia Day in Nightingales as part of our 'Down Under' topic. We made Australian flags, sang 'Waltzing Matilda, danced to The Wiggles and ate and made lamington cakes. We all had a bonzer...

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Dragonflies in good shape!

The Dragonflies have been finding out about shape this week. They have printed, treasure hunted and talked about them. And best of all, everyone has helped to make a clay sphere sculpture. It was demanding work needing lots of rolling and smoothing. They think it...

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