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


The Bluebells are currently enjoying their Literacy topic on Fables. They have relished listening to, summarising and re-telling a range of fables in class. They are developing their skills to identify the moral of fables and wrote some fabulous versions of ‘The Boy...

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This week in the Oaks!

Just a few of the fabulous diary entries that some of the children wrote this week. https://www.purplemash.com/displayboard/575e8e0f0c1c447d7b8b4568  

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Get Gateshead 2 Rio

As part of our PE curriculum we are taking part in Get Gateshead 2 Rio. We need to collect 'air miles' by participating in a range of physical activities. Our first challenge was to design and make an Olympic torch - take a look at our fantastic creations. Let the...

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