Skilful sketching

Mercury have been learning to use different different types of pencils to create texture when sketching. They began by experimenting with the effects which can be created depending on the hardness of the pencil, before moving on to selecting the best pencil to...

Marvellous Mummies

Neptune have had a creative afternoon experimenting with and using mod roc to mummify dolls. As you can see it was an extremely messy process. They've had a lot of fun and cannot wait to decorate them next week.

All different, but connected!

Jupiter have been exploring the similarities and differences between ourselves and our families. We used wool to show that we are all connected and had a lovely discussion. After we decided that being different just makes us special.


Jupiter had a fantastic time collecting their world book day stories from Waterstones in the Metro Centre.

Red Nose Day

Venus have been wearing their red noses to support Comic Relief today. Well done everyone for raising money for such a worthy cause.

Washingwell Weavers

As part of their 'Our World and Beyond' topic, Year 6 have been learning about Kente cloth. Native to Ghana, Kente is a type of silk or cotton fabric made of interwoven strips of material. Designed using bright, vibrant colours, it is worn by men (in a similar way to...


Saturn enjoying their Friday afternoon lesson.

Wonderful World Book Day!

Wonderful World Book Day!


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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“We will help!” Said Jupiter

All day Jupiter enjoyed listening to lots of traditional tales. We read the Little Red Hen and decided to bake a loaf of bread and of course Jupiter offered to help Mr Barnes and Mrs Gibson. We also worked together to write the instructions and sequence the story....

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World Book Day

Amazing day! We all enjoyed sharing our class book called, There's a Boy in the Girls' Bathroom. Saturn have planned stories for a class book and even started to design the front cover.

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Amazing Animals

Jupiter had a fantastic time at Whitehouse Farm. We learnt all about a range of different animals including; mice, rats, guinea pigs, skinny pigs, rabbits, snakes, lizards, tarantula, parrots, lemurs, pigs, cows, owls and much more. We had the opportunity to bottle...

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Pluto and Patronus

Jupiter had a Fantastic time when they were visited by two police horses. We asked a number of questions: 'How fast can they run?' 'What jobs do they do?' How do they catch the bad guys?" One of us even asked, ' how long are the legs?' And was used to demonstrate the...

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