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%
This week, as part of our whole school learning about the United Nations Convention of The Rights of The Child, Mrs Tetley led us in a ‘Rights Respecting’ assembly focussing upon articles 28 and 31 from The Convention:read more
This week, as part of our topic (where we are learning about The Great Fire of London), Year 2 went on a fabulous, ‘smoking hot!’ trip to St Mary’s heritage Centre, Gateshead and the Newcastle / Gateshead Quayside. Did you know there was also a ‘Great Fire of Gateshead’ in Queen Victoria’s time?!read more
Year 5 have had a very exciting start to the term, as we have been given a discovery box full of Viking Artefacts! Take a look at how much fun we had exploring the artefacts we found…read more
At The Blaydon & District, 5-a-side football tournament this week, at Thorp Academy, our Year 6 pupils played really well – resulting in a very respectable second place for our school!read more
COMING UP – DIARY DATES