Happy Holidays Everyone!

As the title says - Happy Holidays Everyone! We at Windy Nook Primary School would like to thank everyone in our community - children, parents, grandparents, carers, friends and staff - for their support over the last academic year. We also look forward to your...

A sad but fond farewell!

We had our final whole-school assembly today - it was a celebration but with a hint of sadness to it, as we said a huge thank you and goodbye to Mr Murray and Mrs Broomhall. Mr Murray has been a teacher with us for 3 years now: although, he's been with the school a...

Year 6 Leavers Assembly

What a show our Year 6 children put on this morning! They re-enacted scenes from nursery right through to year 6; they also id a bit of dancing too. The entire assembly was planned and delivered by them all. We will miss them dearly and wish them all the very best of...

House Points Reward!

Here are a few photos of this term's house point winners relaxing and enjoying the sunshine today. Well done to the Emeralds for their efforts this term in winning. Article 28: You have the right to a good quality education. You should be encouraged to go to school to...

‘Real’ ice cream in our role play ice cream parlour!

We have had a super day today! We used our ice cream role play area to order and eat 'real' ice cream! There were four flavours to choose from, different toppings and chocolate sauce. There was also ice lollies for anyone who didn't want ice cream! Article 28: You...

100% Attendance Awards

On Wednesday, children and staff at Windy Nook gathered in the hall to celebrate those pupils who have achieved 100% attendance. Certificates were presented by Mrs Forrest and Mrs Ferry. These awards were not only for full attenders from this year; some children were...

Summer fun and food activity programme.

Please find below information to be shared with your parents. Summer holiday activities are available across Gateshead thanks to funding that Gateshead Council has secured from the government.The free activities are available to children aged between 5 and 18 with a...

School Sports Assembly

This morning, children in Key Stage 2 were presented with various medals and awards for their contribution in representing the school with year.  Over 200 medals were given out which shows just how many events and athletes we have had.  This has been a fantastic year...


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 95.50% 95.50%
  • Whole School Attendance without Nursery 95.99% 95.99%
  • Ladybirds 87.89% 87.89%
  • Owls 94.23% 94.23%
  • Bluebells 98.28% 98.28%
  • Tulips 98.46% 98.46%
  • Oaks 100% 100%
  • Dragonflies 96.00% 96.00%
  • Robins 98.21% 98.21%
  • Nightingales 99.31% 99.31%
  • Snowdrops 96.67% 96.67%
  • Elms 94.23% 94.23%
  • Beeches 95.77% 95.77%

School News

Times-Up Challenge

This morning a group of our Year 4 children participated in the Times-Up Challenge against children from other schools at Dryden. Mrs Barnett, who took them said that their teamwork and resilience was excellent as always. Well done to them for fantastic times-table...

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Snail trails in the Dragonflies

The children have loved learning about snails. They have found out many facts about snails and have loved observing them! The children were fascinated to watch the snails move with their big slithery foot. The children raced the snails, they observed them using...

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Meeting the new Owls

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 17: You have...

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Owls design, make and decorate dinosaur eyes

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...

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