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

Clever Coding

Clever Coding

This term, Years 3 and 4 have been learning a lot about coding. They have used the Scratch program to develop a wide range of skills. This week, we have been editing codes and making repetition code for games. The children used various functions to make sound effects,...

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Year 2 Homework 28.6.24

Year 2 Homework 28.6.24

English Homework - conjunction sheet Remember to practise reading. Maths Homework – Symmetry sheet TT Rockstars- in their Maths homework book. Homework needs to be in by Wednesday 3.7.24 Article 29: Your education should help you use and develop your talents and...

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June 2024 Newsletter

June 2024 Newsletter

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

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Red Cross Visit

Red Cross Visit

Two week ago the Red Cross to deliver the First Aid workshops to Y6. They learned about basic first aid and what to do in an emergency if something happens. In addition to this, they also had the opportunity to participate in some practical activities too. We would...

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