RRS Mascot Competition

This week, we have launched our Rights Respecting Mascot competition. A HUGE thank you to Molly and Isabelle, our Year 6 Ambassadors, who launched the competition in assembly. If you want to enter, you need to design a Rights Respecter Mascot for our school. All...

‘Wind in your Sails’ @ the Nook!

Today, in conjunction with Beamish Museum, the Year 5’s launched their ‘Wind in your Sails’ project. This term-long event, involves us using K’nex equipment to create a working windmill, which will lift at least one 10p piece. We discovered how to effectively link the...

I can…

Nightingales took part in an 'I Can Workshop' led by Mrs Preece. The children talked about how they felt and what they can do when they feel anxious about something. They shared their thoughts and ideas with each other and ended the workshop with the story 'A Bag Full...

A sad but fond farewell to Mrs.Smith

After over 16 years of dedicated service to the parents, carers and children of Windy Nook today we said farewell to Mrs.Smith. Mrs.Smith has touched the lives of many Windy Nook children and they will be better people because of this. We all just want to thank her...

Easter Eggstravaganza!

It's that time of year eggain! This week, the Windy Nook Primary became overrun with eggs of various colours and designs. After lots of hard work, the children got to see their finished pieces on display. A special assembly was held to showcase the designs and a...

The Easter Story

In the Ladybirds this week the children have been learning about the first Easter story. We were visited by Ken and Lynn who brought the story to life with their knitted characters, two different crosses and a famous painting of Jesus on the cross. We learnt how...

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 96.98%
  • Whole School Attendance without Nursery 96.56%
  • Ladybirds 91.05%
  • Owls 96.67%
  • Bluebells 98.57%
  • Tulips 93.75%
  • Oaks 100.00%
  • Dragonflies 97.22%
  • Robins 96.43%
  • Nightingales 97.93%
  • Snowdrops 98.57%
  • Elms 98.62%
  • Beeches 96.07%
School News

Down on the farm with Purple Mash

As part of our geography topic 'Down on the Farm' we have been using lots of resources on Purple Mash all about life on the farm. We have made our own maps, completed speech bubbles for the farmer and used the text 'What the Ladybird Heard' by Julia Donaldson to sort...

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Football-tastic Reading Workshop

Today, Tulips took part in a challenge all about reading and football. We met staff from Gateshead Libraries, who told us more about Russia and the upcoming World Cup. We took part in competitions split into two teams, and completed a series of challenges. At the end,...

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Nook just miss out!

A valiant effort from our football team last night at Gateshead Stadium. They finished as runners-up in the 5 aside finals. Our football was breath-taking at times, but we just couldn't quite 'pinch' a goal when we needed it. As ever though attitudes were fantastic....

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