School Council/RRSA/International Schools

Comic Relief at Windy Nook

Comic Relief at Windy Nook

Staff and children at Windy Nook made a great effort on Friday to support comic relief, with many wearing red to support the day. Children shared their best jokes in a competition which saw a winner chosen from each class. As well as the show of support in clothing...

A visit to Gateshead Food Bank

A visit to Gateshead Food Bank

Some of the School Council members from Windy Nook visited Gateshead Food Bank, Team Valley. They gathered together the food and household items, that have been generously donated by our school community, and travelled to the warehouse. On arrival, we were greeted by...

Meet our Rights Respecting School Council Members

Meet our Rights Respecting School Council Members

Congratulations to the children who were voted by their peers to represent Windy Nook Rights Respecting School Council. A huge thank you to all of the children who worked very hard on speeches and presentations. Staff and pupils were very impressed and I know it was...

School Council Visit the Hydrogen Home

School Council Visit the Hydrogen Home

On Wednesday morning, our school councillors visited Northern Gas and Power's Hydrogen Home. The children participated in a workshop learning about fossil fuels, hydrogen production and the importance of reducing our carbon footprints. They thought about ways they...

Year 6 Visit Durham University Politics Department

Year 6 Visit Durham University Politics Department

To further our understanding of politics (and linked to our work on the British Value, democracy) Year 6 today visited Durham University's politics department. We had the opportunity to learn more about what politics is and how it influences our lives, as well how we...

Hydrogen Home Workshop

Hydrogen Home Workshop

On Thursday afternoon, our school councillors met with two representatives from Northern Gas, after a whole school assembly. They took part in a workshop called Hydrogen Home and learned about how we can be more energy efficient both at home and at school. The...

School Councils Combine

School Councils Combine

This afternoon three representatives from our school council met at Caedmon Primary school with children from various primary schools from Gateshead. The children discussed what school council looks like in their school and what they want to achieve as school...

Worry Boxes

Worry Boxes

This half term, our school councillors worked alongside members of staff to redesign and launch our worry boxes. Our school councillors thought carefully about how the boxes would look, how best to record their worries and how the box would be checked.  Each class has...

School Council Talk Mental Health

School Council Talk Mental Health

On Friday, our school councillors met with Mrs Hope to discuss mental health across the school. The children helped to create our Windy Nook definition of mental health. The children then discussed strategies in place across school that help their mental health. They...

A Huge Foodbank Thank you!

A Huge Foodbank Thank you!

The school council paid a visit to Gateshead Foodbank this afternoon and delivered the many donations given by our school community. The children had a tour of the foodbank warehouse with Vic, who is one of the volunteers, and learned about how the donations are...

Christmas Foodbank Donations

Christmas Foodbank Donations

This year during the Christmas season we are collecting for the Gateshead Foodbank charity. The Gateshead food bank website have provided a list of urgently needed food items Tinned potatoes Milk - long life Tinned fruit Fruit juice - long life Coffee Custard Tinned...

Children In Need 2022

Children In Need 2022

Today all of the children in school have celebrated and raised money for Children In Need. As a school we have raised an amazing £509.82. A huge thank you to everyone for your generous donations. In classes, the children took part in a spot design competition...