Newsletter #32 – Friday 19 July 2019

38. Friday 19 July 2019

Attendance Champions

Congratulations to Jupiter for having the best attendance this year.

Class of 2019!

Presenting ...... Washingwell Class of 2019! Fantastic, amazing, wonderful!  What more can we say!  You are all superstar's!

Newsletter #37 – Friday 12 July 2019

37. Friday 12 July 2019 37. Autumn 2019 Menus

The Sovereign of the Sea

This week, Year 6 were lucky enough to take part in a project with the Land of Oak and Iron. On Monday, they visited Chopwell Woods, where Rebecca taught them all about the history of the wood, and the different purposes it has served over time. They also learnt to...

Athletics Festival

Our KS2 athletes represented the school with pride at the Gateshead Schools Athletics Festival, held at Gateshead International Stadium on Friday 28 June 2019. We had semi finalists galore, including all four of our relay teams! The event culminataed in a well...

QR code hunt!

Children enjoyed their first week in Mercury, especially the QR code hunt. They were able to find the clues, scan for a question and find the answer the crack the code.

Washingwell FUNdraisers Family Barbeque Event

An fantastic evening of live entertainment, fun, games and friends! A huge thank you to Washingwell FUNdraisers, all of our performers for showcasing our local talent, and to you all for coming along and supporting our event. 😀


Mrs HallWashingwell Primary School prides itself on being a school that provides a wide and varied curriculum which offers our diverse school community the opportunity to play, learn and grow in an amazing setting.  Our uniqueness lies in our route to excellence, our commitment to getting it right for each and every child on an individual, class and whole school level.  Our uniqueness is ‘us’.

By us, I mean all those who contribute to creating a whole community – staff, children, parents and governors.  It makes ‘us’ special, different and determined to be the best we can possibly be for all those who share in our vision.

I am proud to be the Head Teacher of Washingwell Primary School and look forward to showing you just how great we are.

Mrs Alison Hall – Head Teacher

Where children realise their full potential in a safe, secure and happy place where all achievement is valued.

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School News

Our first morning in Venus!

We have played getting to know you games, done our mental maths and created automatism artwork in the style of Jackson Pollock... and it's only lunchtime!  Mrs Evered is very proud of us.

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Robot Wars…the first round!

Our Robotics team have been hard at work over the last fortnight, giving up every lunch time to build their own Clawbot. After carefully following the instructions to assemble it, they then spent some time learning how to move and control it accurately. Today, they...

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Lawn Bowling!

The sun made an appearance just in time for Mercury's visit this afternoon to Lyndhurst Bowling Club. The children thoroughly enjoyed their lawn bowling taster session. A huge shout out to George and his team of bowling coaches who were brilliant with the children....

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Proggy Mat Making!

This afternoon, Neptune commenced their proggy mat project as part of their history topic.   We welcomed representatives from Land of Oak & Iron in to school to support us and we have even linked our proggy mat design nicely to our #GreatNorthElmer!   We think...

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Super Ship Builders

Thank you to all of the mams, dads, grandmas, grandads and brothers who joined Venus today for their fabulous showcase. The children did a fantastic job sharing facts and singing songs and then it was great to see our families working together to build boats. I'm sure...

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