EVENTS AND VISITS
In the week leading up to Remembrance, our whole school participated in a remembrance project – where pupils decorated Winlaton community with pebbles (carefully designed and decorated by the children themselves, with the names of soldiers from World War 1 and 2) for residents to find!read more
This week, as part of their learning about Hinduism and the ‘Festival of Light’ Diwali, Year 4 took part in a fantastic dance workshop – facilitated by a very knowledgeable and motivational dance instructor Josh! Take a look at how much fun we all had with our dance moves!read more
As part of our RE day this week, Year 5 children were welcomed into the classroom with the aromas of India! As we have been learning about Hindu festivals and how they are celebrated, we also cooked some Indian food, made Raksha Bandhan bracelets and Diwali lanterns. Wow! What an incredibly eventful day!read more
We played in the Y5/6 Tag rugby finals at Blaydon rugby club yesterday, where we came 2nd in the first group! This sent us through to the champions league – where we came 3rd! A massive well done to everyone, especially Lewis M – who was scouted by an England rugby coach!read more
This week, Mrs Nugent and Miss Grayson held an very informative whole school assembly to celebrate ‘Harvest’ time. They talked to us about the meaning of Harvest at this special time of year and encouraged us all to think about others who are less fortunate than ourselves – to give thanks for all the things we have…read more
It was a pleasure to take 30 children for a 100% attendance trip on Wednesday (bowling and a McFlurry) – to celebrate getting into school every day last year! No mean feat!read more
Our Key Stage 1 children enjoyed a fun-filled, spooky afternoon today at their Halloween disco…read more
Our Year 5 and 6 Tag Rugby team (supported by our tea mascot!) played really well this week at Winlaton Vulcans RFC! Our B team are now through to the finals in November. Well done everyone!read more
We Won! We Won!
West Lane footballers played an astounding match and are now the winners of the Blaydon & District 7-a-side cup – the first time EVER that the cup has been retained for a second year by a school! We are now through to The Daniel O’Hare Cup, to be played in Sunderland next week!
This week, Nursery had some very important visitors come in to meet us! We had a visit from a lady called Sophie from Zoo Lab, she introduced us to her friends; 2 giant cockroaches, an African snail, a tarantula, a tortoise and a corn snake!read more
This week, we had two netball teams who played in the tournament at Kingsmeadow Secondary School – all players showed great teamwork skills and excellent sportsmanship! We came 1st and 2nd, with our 1st team now going through to the finals in December. Well done everyone!read more
This week, our school football team played their socks off – in the first round of the Blaydon and District tournament! We won EVERY SINGLE match and didn’t concede a goal! We are now through to the next stage of the tournament – which will take place at Ryton.read more