Newsletter #33 – Friday 14 June 2019

33. Friday 14 June 2019

Jupiter Visit to St Mary’s Church

Jupiter visited St Mary's Parish Church in Whickham yesterday after learning all about the role of the church in class. Thank you to Father Barry for showing us around. The children had a turn playing the organ, sang a song and observed the baptism of a doll that they...

Venus visit HMS Trincomalee

Despite the weather, Venus had a great day out to Hartlepool Marina to learn about life onboard the HMS Trincomalee.

Neptune Visit to Beamish

Neptune had a fantastic day exploring Beamish Museum. The children particularly enjoyed the tram ride and going back in time in the old town, looking at how things have developed since the Victorian era. Of course, our visit had to include a visit the traditional...

24 Hours Wild!

What a fantastic time our Year 4 children have had at Birkheads Wild Community Interest Company. A huge thank you to Fiona for being a fabulous host and teaching us lots of new facts. Mrs Mustard, Mrs Tough and Miss Bulman would all like to say what an absolute joy...

Newsletter #32 – Friday 7 June 2019

32. Friday 7 June 2019

Gateshead School Fun Run

KS2 attended the Gateshead School Fun Run at Saltwell Park today #GSFR19. Over 4000 children from local schools took part in the event and we were delighted that sunshine remained! All our children raced well in all categories including the Elite runner category. They...


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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Snow is falling!

The snow was too much excitement for our Reception and Year 1 children (and the staff) this morning! The classroom doors swung open at the first sign of Christmas and for a brief minute there was dancing, jumping and the sound of laughter in the falling snow before...

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Book Fair

Our School Book Fair will be taking place before and after school this week in our Library. Please feel free to call in and browse the extensive range of children's books. Scholastic UK

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