Dear Parents, Carers and the community of Winlaton,
Welcome to Winlaton West Lane Community Primary School where we believe we have something very special and all staff, children, parents and Governors strive to REACH FOR THE STARS! I am very proud to be the Headteacher of a school with such awe-inspiring children, dedicated staff and supportive parents and carers.
Staff and Governors helped to create our vision statement for our wonderful school which is based on a happy, inclusive school which exudes an ethos of opportunity for all: children, staff, Governors, Parents and the wider community of Winlaton. It is an ethos that enables our children to take responsibility and become a brilliant workforce of the future.
Winlaton West Lane Community Primary endeavours to be a forward-thinking school with high expectations of teaching and learning, behaviour and team work. We aspire to be outstanding in all areas of school life.
At Winlaton West Lane, you will find a welcoming and vibrant environment, with all involved taking responsibility for themselves and other people. We work hard to achieve our best in everything we do and always REACH FOR THE STARS!
Caroline Tetley (Head Teacher)
See our new brochure here ! West Lane brochure 2018-19
“Remember to look up at the stars and not down at your feet. Try to make sense of what you see and wonder about what makes the universe exist. Be curious. And however difficult life may seem, there is always something you can do and succeed at.”
– Stephen Hawking
ATTENDANCE – LAST WEEK
- Attendance Champions: Reception Hazel 100% 100%
- Whole School Attendance 96.6% 96.6%
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...read more
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...read more
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...read more
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...read more
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...read more
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...read more
COMING UP – DIARY DATES