I Wanna Be Like You!

Yesterday, the whole school had a chance to celebrate Mrs Greaves love of singing by getting together to have a good old singalong to raise funds for her memorial.  Thank you so much for your generous contributions. The children sang so well and had a great time...

Windy Nook Visit Bowes Hutchinson

Today the children visited one of our partner schools, Bowes Hutchinson Church of England Primary School, who we have worked with towards our International School Award. The focus of the visit was to share our Refugee Week work with each other and take part in...

Budding Artists in Tulips

As the year draws to a close, Tulips have enjoyed a relaxing afternoon working on our sketching skills. We have developed our observational skills, as well as sketching and shading. We improved with each attempt, and produced some wonderful sketches of our class...

Sports and Games in Reception

This morning the children took part in their own sports and games. They each joined a team and participated in different races, including running, skipping, walking sideways, balancing the beanbag on your bat, balancing the beanbag on your head, dribbling the football...

KS2 Sports Day

Children in KS2 enjoyed a sporting afternoon, demonstrating skills across 12 events.  The groups worked well to encourage each other as well as showing a great attitude.  Competitive races then took place to award the fastest male and female in each year group....

School Council Present at the International Conference

Myself, Miss Pearson and the School Council visited Beamish Hall yesterday to present  'Windy Nook's International Year' at the International Conference. The children did a fantastic job of sharing our international work from this academic year and they even met the...


The PTFA would like to set up a school lottery. This lottery would raise funds which would enrich the education of our children. This lottery would work in the same way as the national lottery where tickets would cost £1 per week.
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Would You Like A School Lottery?
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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 95.79%
  • Whole School Attendance without Nursery 96.32%
  • Ladybirds 93.00%
  • Owls 98.80%
  • Bluebells 96.54%
  • Tulips 94.40%
  • Oaks 96.67%

  • Dragonflies 92.50%
  • Robins 97.50%
  • Nightingales 96.43%
  • Snowdrops 98.93%
  • Elms 95.19%
  • Beeches 95.71%

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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Talented Oaks!

What a talented bunch we have in the Oaks. Here are Katie and Chloe proudly showing off their piano grade 2 and 3 certificates. Well done girls, it just shows that hard work and endeavor pay off.

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