EVENTS AND VISITS

Year Four’s Race for Life accomplishment

Our children really inspired us and did West Lane proud this year for Sports Day! Every single Year Four took part in the Race for Life and completed the 8 laps around our field. Some found it relatively easy, some found it challenging but we all persevered and...

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Angels of The North 2019

Our School choir had a fantastic day yesterday taking part in the Angels of The North Concert. After a busy day of rehearsals the children were trilled to see West Lane family and friends supporting them in the audience! Well done to the children for all their hard...

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Year 2’s Australian Art Day

Louise from The Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art came to do some Australian art with us on Wednesday. We replicated some indigenous cave paintings by using spray paint on our hands. We really enjoyed recreating Aborigine art and decorating a didgeridoo.

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Year 2 Brilliant Boomerangs!

We had a fantastic time On Tuesday during Australia day. The children made beautiful boomerangs here's a video of them testing them out on the field. https://vimeo.com/340603127

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Year 2’s Amazing Australia Day!

Year 2 have had an amazing day, mate! We've been: making rain sticks making boomerangs and then testing them on the field learning Aussie songs listening to Australian didgeridoo music learning Aussie slang completing Australian maths word problems making Aboriginal...

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Choir perform at the Mayor’s inauguration ceremony

On the 17th May our school choir were honored to be asked to perform at the inauguration ceremony for the new mayor of Gateshead off the back of our success at the Spring Sing this year. We have worked incredibly hard for this event and it was a tremendous success!...

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Whitby Day 2

Before our full English breakfast, we packed up our rooms and made sure we were dressed for the day. After breakfast, we walked down the 199 steps towards the pier for our boat ride. We boarded the Summer Queen and sailed out into North Sea to take in the sights of...

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Whitby Day 1

On Monday 29th April, Year 5 took the long 2 hour journey by coach to Whitby. After learning about Dracula, we were lucky enough to be stopping right by the Abbey he was said to appear. When we arrived, we explored the wonderful YHA garden: we played hide and seek and...

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Year 2 Jewish Cooking Workshop

Nick from 'Cooking 4 Life' came into school to do some Jewish cooking with Year 2. Year 2 Elder made some fantastic falafel wraps whilst Year 2 Poplar made delicious chicken shawarma. We learned about kosher foods and talked about Jewish celebrations and the different...

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Spring Sing at the Sage

Our school choir had a fantastic time representing our school at the Spring Sing for the second year at the Sage Gateshead yesterday. We'd like to say a huge thank you to all of the family and friends that came along to support our wonderful children and I'm sure...

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5 a side champions!

Our fantastic football team have impressed us once again by becoming the Blaydon and District 5 a side champs! Our team now progress onto the Durham County 5 a side semi final.

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