NEWS

Creepy visitors in reception

Reception received an exciting box yesterday, it said ' Urgent! Open Immediately!' We asked the children what they thought might be inside. "It looked like a toy car." said Ashton  "We had to open it up quickly," said Alexis. " I could see caterpillars. They were...

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School Parliament

Our school parliament have been exceptionally busy this week, not only have we been on a visit to Derwent Care Home on Monday but we also visited London too! Check out the newsletter for more information about the London visit. Our visit to the care home on Monday was...

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Year 2 design delightful dragon eyes!

As part of our 'fire' topic, we have been learning all about dragons. We used clay to make these 'eye-catching' creations! When the clay was dry, we used metallic paint to make them look more realistic.

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Year 5 create Greek vases!

During our Greek topic, Year 5 have been creating vases. We began by using paper and glue to create a structure around a balloon. After the structure had set, we painted the vase a colour of our choice. As the Greeks often decorated their vases with a story, we chose...

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Year 5 Greek Day

Wow! Year 5 really impressed with their wonderful Greek costumes on our Greek Day. As we had just completed our myth based on Hercules, we enjoyed watching the film. After this, we created drama performances based on our Hercules myths. In the afternoon, we enjoyed...

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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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Winlaton visit Washington Wetlands

Reception had a fantastic time visiting Washington Wetlands. One of the most exciting parts was the journey on the bus! Once we got off the bus, we then took turns to feed the birds and go on a hunt for different insects. We found lots of creepy crawlies and even made...

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Tricky division in Year 3 Rowan

In maths this week we have been looking at dividing numbers using our prior knowledge. We have had our knowledge put to the test by being asked a series of very difficult division questions and we had to run to the correct answer on the yard. Sometimes we had a split...

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What a Wonderful World Book Day!

Here at West Lane, we love book all year round and we love reading EVERY day, not just World Book Day! However, this special celebration of stories is a great chance to share our favourite stories and ideas with our friends and share the buzz about books that we have...

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Winlaton West Lane wins gold for County Durham

West Lane in Winlaton has been awarded a gold award by the Woodland Trust for getting involved in green activities including tree planting, visiting a woodland, honouring trees and spending time with nature. The Green Tree Schools initiative, which has seen more than...

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