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%
Before half term, Year 1 started learning about Christopher Columbus – his 3 ships (The Pinta, The Nina and The Santa Maria). Since then, we have investigated materials (and their properties) further and have made our own boats. We tested them and…..every single one of them floated!read more
Reception have loved learning all about Chinese New Year this half-term. They have looked at the customs and traditions that are carried out during this festival – their favorite part being learning about the year in which they were born.read more
Reception loved taste testing some pancakes recently in class, as part of their literacy learning. After writing down what topping they would like on their pancakes, the children then decorated their own pancakes with a...read more
This week in Nursery, we have been learning all about ‘Transport’. The children have been really interested in making paper aeroplane and enjoyed decorating their own aeroplane – flying them outside to see whose could go the furthest!read more
Nursery and Reception had lots of fun at the Valentines Disco.
Take a look at our pictures to see how much fun we had!
In nursery this week we have been focusing on ‘Understanding the Wolrd’ learning about ‘People and Communities’. The children found out all about Chinese New Year and how it is celebrated…read more
COMING UP – DIARY DATES