RRS Mascot Competition

This week, we have launched our Rights Respecting Mascot competition. A HUGE thank you to Molly and Isabelle, our Year 6 Ambassadors, who launched the competition in assembly. If you want to enter, you need to design a Rights Respecter Mascot for our school. All...

‘Wind in your Sails’ @ the Nook!

Today, in conjunction with Beamish Museum, the Year 5’s launched their ‘Wind in your Sails’ project. This term-long event, involves us using K’nex equipment to create a working windmill, which will lift at least one 10p piece. We discovered how to effectively link the...

I can…

Nightingales took part in an 'I Can Workshop' led by Mrs Preece. The children talked about how they felt and what they can do when they feel anxious about something. They shared their thoughts and ideas with each other and ended the workshop with the story 'A Bag Full...

A sad but fond farewell to Mrs.Smith

After over 16 years of dedicated service to the parents, carers and children of Windy Nook today we said farewell to Mrs.Smith. Mrs.Smith has touched the lives of many Windy Nook children and they will be better people because of this. We all just want to thank her...

Easter Eggstravaganza!

It's that time of year eggain! This week, the Windy Nook Primary became overrun with eggs of various colours and designs. After lots of hard work, the children got to see their finished pieces on display. A special assembly was held to showcase the designs and a...

The Easter Story

In the Ladybirds this week the children have been learning about the first Easter story. We were visited by Ken and Lynn who brought the story to life with their knitted characters, two different crosses and a famous painting of Jesus on the cross. We learnt how...

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

Story maps

We have been finding out about traditional stories and looking closely at the key events and key vocabulary. We worked as a team to each person completed one part of 'Jack and the Beanstalk' and then re-told the story to Mrs...

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Nightingales new penpals.

In Nightingales we all have a new pen pal from a school in Spain. The school is called Abencerrajes and it is in the Granada area. Our penfriends have written to us and we have just sent our replies to them. We can't wait to get our next letters all the way from Spain.

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Materials Hunt

To find out more about our science topic for this half term we worked in teams and went on a materials hunt around our school grounds. In our classroom we have an ‘Investigation Station’ to look at materials using magnifying glasses.

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Bird Feeder Competition

Don't forget all entries to our Bird Feeder Competition need to be in school by Thursday 29th January.  We have already received some fantastic entries! Remember you can view them in the hall next week too! Good luck everyone.

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