Welcome to Year 3!
Mrs Bowey, Miss Critchlow and Miss Croxford are our Year 3 teachers. Mrs Bowey and Miss Critchlow teach Y3 Elm and Miss Croxford teaches Year 3 Rowan.
Information about what Year 3 will be learning can be found in our ‘Curriculum’ section and under the Topic link above.
To see what your child will be learning about this Autumn term, please check out our individual year group ‘Topic Webs’ in the links on this page…read more
Wow! What amazing (and diverse) talent we have here in our lovely school! From comedians, dancers, painters, writers, miming artists, singers, gifted sportsmen and creative writers – our children showed off their individuality, skills and confidence in some stunning performances at our whole school talent show this week!read more
This week, we enjoyed some amazing sports days / mini sports days at West Lane! Despite the inclement weather – with support from young sports leaders from Thorp Academy and Gateshead School Sports Partenrship – Key Stage 2 pupils enjoyed participating in a variety of team work, competitive and problem solving activities on our fabulous school playing field and it was great to see the parents and teachers getting involved too! Check out our video of our sprinting teachers! Key Stage 1 pupils then enjoyed a mini-sports day on Thursday…read more
Year 2 enjoyed a fabulous trip to the ISKON Hindu Temple, Newcastle today! Please take a look at some of our class photographs below, to see what an amazing time we all had! Also, look out for some of our literacy recounts (which we will be writing over the next few days) appearing on the website very soon – to discover what we liked best about this experience!read more
On Friday 25th May almost 400 of us (!) went to Saltwell Park, to participate in the annual ‘Gateshead Schools Fun Run’ event. We arrived by coach and when we got there we enjoyed warming up with the Metro Gnomes!read more
Every Tuesday after school, our keen gardeners will be working with Miss Bell to brighten up the grounds of West Lane! Please take a look at our school planters if you are passing…read more
We have been very fortunate to have had such a close relationship with our local church, so this week’s assembly was a particularly sad occasion for our school – as it was Father’s Tom leaving assembly.read more
Last Monday, we had brilliant time at The Sage performing at the ‘Big Spring Sing’. Thank you to all of the wonderful West Lane parents who came to support us at the event and a huge thank you to Mrs Kendrick our fabulous music teacher from Gateshead council, who worked alongside Miss Sergison so that we could reach our full potential as a choir. We hope you enjoyed the afternoon as much as we did!read more
Last week, our school had a visit from our local All Stars Cricket representative – who told us all about this summers’ exciting scheme!read more
Last week, Year 3 visited the ESH building site – to see where the new ‘Land of Oak and Iron’ visitor centre will be built. Take a look at our photo gallery slideshow to see how much fun we all had…read more
On Wednesday 7th March, Year 3 were lucky enough to have Nick the Chef in school to teach us all about what kinds of foods the Ancient Mayans ate. We chopped, sliced and cooked a wide variety of ingredients to make a tortilla stew in Year 3 Rowan and vegetable chilli for Year Elm. The food was delicious!read more