Digging the Garden

This week the Ladybirds have been learning about growing and as part of this topic they learned the song and actions for 'Digging the Garden'. They learnt how a video can be recorded using the class camera and watched the video back on the computer. I hope you can...

Nursery Craft Session

The children in nursery had lots of fun exploring different shapes with their parent/carer this week. We investigated lots of messy, sensory activities and created shapes using different media. It was so much fun and very MESSY!!!!!        ...

Scale Drawing the Solar System

Linking topic with maths, the Oaks spent time doing scale drawings of the planets of our solar system. With a scale of 1 centimetre:1 metre, the children initially drew planets in their books; however, this was not possible for Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune -...

Hockey Finals Await

Twelve children (2 teams of 6) from years 5 and 6 took part in a Gateshead hockey tournament.  Through the bitterly cold wind, the children thoroughly enjoyed themselves against Oakfield and South Street.  The two teams finished second and first, the second placed...

Parent Questionnaire

Ofsted is inspecting your school, and would like to hear your views. You can do this by completing an online pupil questionnaire at the following link: https://ofsted.smartsurvey.co.uk/s/Pupil/10042283 Your views are really important to us, and will help inspectors...


Key Stage 1 had their first cricket session this week with cricket coach Nick. Nightingales were very active when we did our warm up. We practised throwing and catching and then worked with a partner to aim as well. Next session we are going to practise batting. We...

Dragonflies’ I love You Day

I love you day was celebrated today in the Dragonflies. There was a crafty session, singing, cards, flowers and hugs and kisses. Have a look at all the fun in the photos

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 96.98%
  • Whole School Attendance without Nursery 96.56%
  • Ladybirds 91.05%
  • Owls 96.67%
  • Bluebells 98.57%
  • Tulips 93.75%
  • Oaks 100.00%
  • Dragonflies 97.22%
  • Robins 96.43%
  • Nightingales 97.93%
  • Snowdrops 98.57%
  • Elms 98.62%
  • Beeches 96.07%
School News

Kenyan Gifts!

We are really proud of our links with Riverbank Primary School in Nairobi! The chidlren there recieved our gift of footballs with smiles and thanks. In exchange, they sent back bracelets for our children. Our children are really pleased with them! Thank you for all of...

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King of the Castle!

The  children in KS 1 enjoyed a Royal Banquet to complete our King of the Castle topic this term. We made special crowns to add to the occassion!...

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Nursery and Reception dance sensation!

It was School Games Day. All the pupils in Nursery and Reception classes surprised the procession of African countries by dancing themselves happy to The Lion Sleeps Tonight. They displayed all the moves they had been learning throughout the year in Squiggle While You...

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