Today, in year 6, we practised our editing and proof-reading skills in pairs to check our persuasive texts were the best that they could be before we publish them later this...read more
In the week leading up to Remembrance, our whole school participated in a remembrance project – where pupils decorated Winlaton community with pebbles (carefully designed and decorated by the children themselves, with the names of soldiers from World War 1 and 2) for residents to find!read more
We played in the Y5/6 Tag rugby finals at Blaydon rugby club yesterday, where we came 2nd in the first group! This sent us through to the champions league – where we came 3rd! A massive well done to everyone, especially Lewis M – who was scouted by an England rugby coach!read more
This week, Mrs Nugent and Miss Grayson held an very informative whole school assembly to celebrate ‘Harvest’ time. They talked to us about the meaning of Harvest at this special time of year and encouraged us all to think about others who are less fortunate than ourselves – to give thanks for all the things we have…read more
It was a pleasure to take 30 children for a 100% attendance trip on Wednesday (bowling and a McFlurry) – to celebrate getting into school every day last year! No mean feat!read more
This half term in her after-school dance club, Mrs Regan has been working her dancer’s hard! Click on the video link to watch some KS2 children perform to a track from ‘The Greatest Showman!’read more
Our Year 5 and 6 Tag Rugby team (supported by our tea mascot!) played really well this week at Winlaton Vulcans RFC! Our B team are now through to the finals in November. Well done everyone!read more
We Won! We Won!
West Lane footballers played an astounding match and are now the winners of the Blaydon & District 7-a-side cup – the first time EVER that the cup has been retained for a second year by a school! We are now through to The Daniel O’Hare Cup, to be played in Sunderland next week!
In topic, Year 6 have been looking at our ‘Endangered Earth.’ We decided to take part in a science experiment – to see if we could spend a minimal amount of money trying to clean our own polluted ocean…read more
This week, we had two netball teams who played in the tournament at Kingsmeadow Secondary School – all players showed great teamwork skills and excellent sportsmanship! We came 1st and 2nd, with our 1st team now going through to the finals in December. Well done everyone!read more
In art, Year 6 have been learning about the artist Paulo Grangeon and his ‘Pandas take over’ artwork. Inspired by his panda art, and keen to keep investigating the earth’s problem with plastic pollution, we created our own version of this artwork.read more