Balancing Bodies

During P.E. we have been exploring making different shapes with our bodies using large...

Rangoli Patterns

Neptune are working hard this afternoon completing their Rangoli patterns. They're using colourful chalks to create life size patterns. Don't they look...

Spotacular Children in Need

Venus look splendid in their spots today as we raise money for Children in Need.

Newsletter #10 – Friday 16 November 2018

10. Friday 16 November 2018

Well done team Washingwell!

Our Netball team played fantastically yesterday at thei r tournament at Gateshead Leisure Centre.  They came second in their group, only narrowly missing the top spot!  Well done team...

New from September 2019 – Washingwell Nursery

New at Washingwell!   Washingwell Nursery opens September 2019   It is with great pleasure that we inform you that Gateshead Council have granted permission for us to lower our school admission age.  This means as of September 2019, we are able to welcome 3 year olds...

Year 6 Super Scientists!

To kick start their new science topic of reversible and irreversible changes, Year 6 visited Life Science Centre. As well as visiting the planetarium, experiencing the 4D motion ride and interacting with robots, they really enjoyed taking part in a chemistry workshop....

Remembrance Parade

Miss Weatherburn and some of our School Councillors attended the Remembrance Parade in Whickham yesterday.


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

Request for Plastic Bottles!

We are collecting empty plastic fizzy drinks/water bottles for a special Remembrance Day project that we have planned. Please drop them in at the school office. We need 122 in total! Thank you in advance!

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A Brilliant Result!

A HUGE well done to our Year 5/6 Tag Rugby Team who represented Washingwell at the Gateshead School Sports Partnership (@GatesheadSSP)  Tag Rugby Competition on Wednesday afternoon. They played brilliantly as a team and were unbeaten throughout the whole tournament...

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Grandparents to Lunch Day

To celebrate National Grandparents Day and the special relationships that our children have with their Grandparents, we welcomed 68 Grandmas and Grandads in to school today to have lunch.  It was lovely to see so many of you and we hope you enjoyed...

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