Photography Club 📸

Photography Club have been looking at different items close up!  We hav e some very talented photographers in our midst! 📸

Fun in the Sun

KS2 are enjoying the lovely spring weather during lunch time!

Newsletter #21 – Friday 15 February 2019

21. Friday 15 February 2019

Brilliant Balancing Bodies

Jupiter had lots of fun during their last gymnastics session with Grass Roots. We explored; rolls, balances, headstands, body positions, cartwheels and apparatus work.

Year 6 meet their own Police horses!

Year 6 thought they were going to miss out on meeting the Police horses today...but look who we ran into in Newcastle!

Year 6 become students for the day!

Year 6 enjoyed a fantastic day at Northumbria University becoming apprentice students on campus. They took part in dodgeball at Sports Central, solved problems in the Students' Union and explored the campus on an A-Z tour. Our student mentors were really helpful and...

@NPMounted Police Horses🐴

@NPMounted - A huge hank you so much for visiting us today. The children (and staff) have had a fantastic time learning about the role of the #policehorses and we are lucky to have such amazing animals protecting us - they are a credit to our Police force. The Police...

Super Science in Neptune

Neptune have been learning about light in Science. Last week they were investigating how light travels. Did you know light travels in straight lines?


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

We are programmers! 

In computing this half term Jupiter class are learning how to be programmers! Today we have started using the programme Scratch. We are learning how to select from or create different sprites. We are creating a stage for our sprites before we create a script.

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Winter Bugs

We would like to thank Vision for Education Supply Agency for the HUGE supply of tissues for our classrooms to help control the spread of winter colds and flu's.  

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KS1 Atheltics Festival

Miss Bolton and Mr Killeen took our KS1 Athletics Club to the Gateshead School Sports Partnership Indoor Athletics Festival at Gateshead Leisure Centre yesterday afternoon. The children thoroughly enjoyed the event and Miss Bolton commented on their brilliant...

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Food chains! 

Today in Science Jupiter class are learning about food chains! We have explored different food chains and are now sorting Statements about predators, prey and consumers into true or false categories. Next we'll create our own questions about food chains that we'll...

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