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...

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....

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...

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...

Newsletter Number 34 – Thursday 20 June 2019

34. Thursday 20 June 2019

Elmer Unveiling!

This afternoon's whole school assembly saw the unveiling of our Elmer for Elmer's Great North Parade #GreatNorthElmer #KnittedWithLove. This has been a fantastic project involving the whole school community and we would like to thank everyone for your support in...

Robot Wars!

Meet our new robotics team! These children have been chosen from Y4/5 after showing real promise in their computing lessons with Mrs Dodds. After being asked to take part in the exciting VexIQ Challenge, Miss Weatherburn headed off to Sunderland for some training and...


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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Blaydon Rugby Tournament - Thursday 9 November 2017 Unbeaten Team Move on to Finals! On a sunny but cool afternoon, the school Rugby Team found the conditions perfectly suited to their brand of Rugby to finish the tournament as the only unbeaten team. A great effort...

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