Owls become scientists

Owls conducted a fair test investigation - Does Miley have a knowing nose? The children predicted how many smells Miley would guess correctly with a blindfold. To make it fair we only used one nose - Miley and she only had 5 seconds to sniff each smell. The children...

Autumn Poetry walk in Owls

This week Owls have been reading a variety of poems. To support their writing they went on a autumn walk around the school to help collect ideas. They used their five senses to help them record what they could see, smell, feel, hear and taste. By the end of they week...

Is it more than? Or less than? Or equals to in Owls?

Owls have been looking at comparing quantities of objects. They worked with their talking partners to discuss what amount was more, less or equal to. Article 1: Everyone, under 18, has the rights of the UN Convention Article 2: All children have rights. No child...

Year 5/6 Tag Rugby

Yesterday three teams from Year 5/6 took part in a Tag Rugby tournament at Winlaton Rugby Club.  This is a new tournament for the school to enter and the children showcased their skills and enthusiasm for the game.  Two of our teams came runners up in each group and...

Job Opportunity

The Head teacher and Governing Body are looking to appoint an enthusiastic person to join our Lunchtime Supervisory Team, to help supervise and engage children in activities during the lunchtime break. Lunchtime Supervisory Assistant required (1) Supervisory...

Food Bank Donations

This term, we have pledged to support our local foodbank. Sadly, over 13 million people live below the poverty line in the UK and the need for food banks is increasing. Last year, well over a million emergency food packages were given out to adults and children in...


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 96.44%
  • Whole School Attendance without Nursery 96.58%
  • Ladybirds 94.21%
  • Owls 91.67%
  • Bluebells 96.30%
  • Tulips 96.80%
  • Oaks 100.00%

  • Dragonflies 98.85%
  • Robins 92.31%
  • Nightingales 99.31%
  • Snowdrops 96.00%
  • Elms 96.00%
  • Beeches 97.69%

School News

Animal Tails

Nightingales are learning about how to care for their pets. We have had a visit from Clare, a vet who works for the PDSA. We have a Windy Nook Vets in our role play area. You could bring a pet (toy one!) into school to go into the vets, a toy pet carrier, a photograph...

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Beeches enjoy the launch of their new topic!

In Upper Key Stage Two this half term we are studying 'Come Dine with Me'. As the topic unfolds we will learn more about Italian, Chinese and English culture, landmarks and food. We launched the topic with a food tasting session. Fun was had by all! Watch this space...

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Welcome to Lower Key Stage 2

The children in Lower Key Stage 2 have settled well into their new classes and are adapting well to routines. This week the children have been researching the planets in our Solar System, ready to produce their own factfile next week. They are learning a mnemonic to...

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