Last week in nursery!

We have enjoyed our last week of the school year by having some extra choosing sessions outdoors which we have loved! The children who will move on to reception in September have had some short phonics sessions looking at the pictures which are linked to the sounds in...

Hello Summer Happiness

A summer holiday workbook created to help empower you to manage your own happiness by developing your emotional intelligence. Emotional intelligence means understanding your feelings and knowing how to handle them in a good way. It's like being a feelings detective...

Water Safety Day

Please click on the link below for further information or should you require a paper version then please just ask at reception: water safety day

Gateshead School Sports Awards

Last week, some of our children were lucky enough to attend the Gateshead School Sports Awards at The Fed. We had 2 individual award winners- Riley for Young Primary Achiever of the year and Emilia McDonald who was highly commended for Primary Young Sport Leader. Our...

Tomatoes Tomatoes Tomatoes!

As mentioned in previous posts, during our growing topic we accidently grew some tomato plants by using our 'homemade' compost which had had decomposing tomatoes within it! If you would like to purchase a tomato plant you can do so from Monday 15th July. There will be...

July 2024 Newsletter

Please click on the document below for a copy of July’s newsletter. Should you require a paper version then please ask at reception. July 24 Article 13: You have the right to find out things and share what you think with others, by talking, drawing, writing or in any...

Science at Heworth Grange with Year 5

Year 5 had an exciting visit to Heworth Grange to take part in a Science workshop with some of the teachers at the school. They learnt about acids and alkalis before investigating different substances using universal indicator. The children learnt all about how to...

Year 5 Visit Safetyworks!

As part of our PSHE curriculum, Year 5 had an exciting visit to Safetyworks! today. Each group visited a different interactive area of the centre to learn about staying safe inside and outside of the home. During road safety, children learnt how to cross a road...


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 89.72% 89.72%
  • Whole School Attendance without Nursery 94.19% 94.19%

  • Dragonflies (Rec.) 90.53% 90.53%
  • Ladybirds (Rec.) 90.56% 90.56%
  • Robins (Year 1/2) 96.67% 96.67%
  • Owls (Year 1/2) 88.33% 88.33%
  • Bees (Year 2) 85.00% 85.00%
  • Nightingales (Year 2) 85.00% 85.00%
  • Bluebells (Year 3) 89.64% 89.64%
  • Snowdrops (Year 3/4) 91.00% 91.00%
  • Tulips (Year 4) 90.33% 90.33%
  • Elms (Year 5) 86.30% 86.30%
  • Oaks (Year 5/6) 92.00% 92.00%
  • Beeches (Year 6) 94.14% 94.14%

School News

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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Wecome back everyone!

What a brilliant start to the new school year! The children have had a settled start and so has the weather. The first school newsletter of the year is full of general reminders for you. Sept 14

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Start of New Term

The staff at Windy Nook Primary School all hope that our pupils have had a great holiday and look forward to seeing them again on Tuesday 2nd September. School starts at 8.50 a.m and children should be on the yard ready for the bell at       8.45 a.m. Monday 1st...

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