Fun with fungus in Robins!

Robins are excited to have received some fungus labs from Grow Wild and can't wait to see who can grow the biggest mushroom out of Nursery, Nightingales and Tulips! We planted some mycelium into some damp straw and have put them next to the radiator in our classroom...

Sharing in Robins

The children in Robins have been learning to share amounts into equal groups. They began by sharing into 2 equal groups and then moved on to sharing into a variety of different sized groups. We used our trusty cookie cereal to count and solved lots of problems with...

PE with the Dragonflies

During PE the children explored bouncing and throwing a ball with control. They worked hard to make sure that the balls bounced so that their partner could catch them. Great skill Dragonflies! Article 28: You have the right to a good quality education. You should be...

Super reading skills in the Dragonflies

The children in Dragonflies have enjoyed reading questions and working out if the answer is yes or no. They had lots of fun sorting the questions. The children used their super phonic skills to help them decode the words and make sense of the questions. Article 28:...

A visit from St. Alban’s

To help us in our RE learning, about the different ways Christians worship, we were delighted to be visited by Ken and Lynn from St. Alban's Church. Our guests spoke to Snowdrops, Tulips and Bluebells - to talk about the work they do in the community. Some of this...

Performing poets!

This week the year 5 children have enjoyed exploring poems which are written to be performed. A particular favourite was Walking with my Iguana by Brian Moses! We looked at different language features found in these poems such as onomatopoeia, rhyme, rhythm, language...

Elms morning class homework for 24.5.19

This week’s homework is as follows: Maths p 21 & 22 multiplying and dividing by 10, 100 and 1000 English p 60 & 61 apostrophe practice Reading p 14 & 15 Poems about words Article 28: You have the right to a good quality education. You should be encouraged...

Gateshead Foodbank

Please donate whatever you can! Items can be dropped off at the Methodist Church on Lucie Street between 6pm and 7pm, or leave at our school if this is easier.


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 95.11% 95.11%
  • Whole School Attendance without Nursery 96.30% 96.30%
  • Ladybirds 92.50% 92.50%
  • Owls 100.00% 100.00%
  • Bluebells 93.97% 93.97%
  • Tulips 93.52% 93.52%
  • Oaks 97.92% 97.92%

  • Dragonflies 95.63% 95.63%
  • Robins 92.24% 92.24%
  • Nightingales 100.00% 100.00%
  • Snowdrops 97.50% 97.50%
  • Elms 87.50% 87.50%
  • Beeches 95.67% 95.67%

School News

Football Team – Autumn report.

In the Thursday league the team did very well, with some great results.We came forth in it. Not long after, we came runners up in the cup. Well done lads and lasses, great effort! There is a lot more to come! by Ethan and Jack

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A Christmas Poem by Libby and Lauren

Christmas time is coming The excitement is building up! Everyone is cheering Hurry up Hurry up Hurry up The snow is gently falling Laying on the ground While falling it makes no sound Christmas time is nearing Just a few more days to go Not knowing whats coming or...

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Girl’s Football Tournament

In November, 6 girls participated in The Felling Schools FA Tournament, at Leam Rangers Football Club. There were multiple matches throughout the event, we won 3 and drew 2. Due to all of our commitment and team work, we won the tournament! We are delighted, because...

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Christmas party fun

The children in Dragonflies enjoyed their Christmas party yesterday. Everyone looked fabulous in their party outfits. Parents provided some yummy food- thank you. There were giggly games and a special visit from Santa, who high fived everyone. Finally they danced till...

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Carol Service at St.Albans

A huge thank you to all the families and friends of Windy Nook for their amazing support at the 'Carol Service' this morning. The children, as always, are a credit to the school ad gave a performance to be proud of. Merry Christmas to one and all! [gallery...

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