Mapping Marvels

Article 12: you have the right to an opinion and to be listened to. Article 13: You have the right to find out things and share what you think with others, by talking, drawing, writing or in any other way unless it harms or offends other people. Article 28: You have...

Spring has sprung in the Dragonflies!

Spring has sprung in the Dragonflies! The children have enjoyed making spring paintings, Easter craft and chocolate nests. They also spent time using  Easter props to help with their mathematical development. They explored doubling and halving and worked out simple...

The Easter Bunny Strikes again!

The Dragonflies were thrilled to receive a letter from the Easter bunny. The letter told us about clues hidden in eggs. We found the eggs and worked out the puzzle - "Look in the shed."  When we looked we found lots of Easter goodies to share. Thanks Easter bunny!...

Mapping skills with Mrs Short

Thank you to Mrs Short for a super afternoon working with the reception children and parents on mapping skills. They looked at the locality, identifying local land marks and then went on to draw their own maps. Super mapping skills everyone! Article 28    All children...

House point winners’ reward

Emeralds were the winning house this term. They enjoyed their house point rewards this afternoon. It was great to see so many board games being enjoyed. I wonder who will win next term. Article 31: You have the right to play and rest.  

A visit from the Easter Bunny!

The Ladybirds and Dragonflies have been very lucky today! We had a surprise visit from the Easter Bunny.  We loved searching for our eggs that the Easter Bunny had hidden! Afterwards, the Ladybirds enjoyed pretending to be little bunnies, as we sang the song 'Sleeping...

We’re going on an egg hunt!

This week we have been learning about the Easter Story and why we eat Easter eggs at Easter. Today, we read the story, 'We're going on an egg hunt'  and just as we finished it  we heard a knock on our window... which turned out to be the Easter Bunny! The Easter Bunny...

Gateshead Dance Festival

Yesterday afternoon, members of Year 6 performed at the Sage Gateshead for the 10 Year Anniversary of the Gateshead Dance Festival.  The children have worked extremely hard before and after school for rehearsals and didn't disappoint, opening the event with their...


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 95.17% 95.17%
  • Whole School Attendance without Nursery 96.32% 96.32%
  • Ladybirds 96.50% 96.50%
  • Owls 87.20% 87.20%
  • Bluebells 90.69% 90.69%
  • Tulips 97.31% 97.31%
  • Oaks 97.92% 97.92%

  • Dragonflies 98.00% 98.00%
  • Robins 93.10% 93.10%
  • Nightingales 96.33% 96.33%
  • Snowdrops 97.33% 97.33%
  • Elms 98.46% 98.46%
  • Beeches 98.46% 98.46%

School News

Oaks walking the tightrope!

DON'T LOOK DOWN! Just a bit of fun today, as usual in the Oaks. After reading about Charles Blondin, the famous tightrope walker in literacy. We decided to go outside and copy some of his moves. When you have a great imagination the lines on the yard can really seem...

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Calendar Crazy

Happy New Year from the Oaks. The Oaks have been learning about calendars, so we decided to bring in our new calendars in to help us!

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Calendar Crazy

Happy New Year from the Oaks. The Oaks have been learning about calendars, so we decided to bring in our new calendars in to help us!

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Super Swimmers

We've always known that Windy Nook children are a talented bunch! However, this must be a world record for us. A total of 23 children have achieved the National Curriculum Award for KS2. A huge well done to each and everyone of them.

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