Wolpy Wednesday

Following the success of last week, one Reception child invented the name Wolpy Wednesday. We explored mashed potato,...


This week the children have been learning to tell the time to the hour. First we explored a giant clock and discussed...

Into Film 

Today, Year 1, 2, 3, 4 and Reception visited the Odeon cinema to take part in the 'Into Film Festival'. They had a...

Coding with Kodu

Year 6 have enjoyed working on a new coding programme in their computing lesson this week. The software they were...

Fiction Vs. Non-Fiction

This week the children have been exploring a wide range of fiction and non-fiction books in order to gain a better...

Friday News 10.11.17

Friday News - 10.11.17

Blaydon Fact Posters

Following the children’s exploration of Blaydon to identify its key human and physical features, the children then...

A letter from Rt Hon Nick Gibb - Blaydon West in top 1% of schools in the country

Blaydon West one of the top 1% in the country


Welcome to Blaydon West

I am delighted to introduce to you our school website.

Blaydon West Primary School is a very friendly school where children are encouraged to become confident, caring and articulate to enable them to reach their full potential.

SchoolAt Blaydon West Primary School we always put children first. This aim is at the heart of our vision. Every child is unique. Every child deserves the opportunity to be happy, feel valued and experience success.

We have recently introduced a creative curriculum which will prepare our pupils for life in the 21st Century.
This website provides information about our school, its aims, curriculum and activities. I hope it will give you a “feel” for the life and work of the school.

You are, of course, very welcome to look around the school yourself. Please contact Maureen Nacey on 4143286 if you would like to arrange a convenient time.

Mr Simon Brown, Head Teacher

Twitter @blaydon_west


“Pupils’ behaviour is exemplary and they enjoy their learning, particularly in mathematics and reading. They appreciate the work that their teachers do to make learning fun and take pride in their successes.”


School News

Toon Times Heritage Project

We spent a great morning with Gavin from the Toon Times Heritage Project, learning more about the history of football and, in particular, of Newcastle United - our local team.  We were able to touch and smell several old artefacts including football boots and balls...

Christmas Tucker Trial Party

On the last day of term we were so excited for our Christmas Party because it was so different from anything we've ever experienced. We'd heard little snippets of what last year's class got up to but nothing could have prepared us for the trials! Think brussel sprout...

Christmas Experience at Church

In the last week of term we visited St Cuthbert's Church in Blaydon for the Christmas Experience where we visited little set up role play areas to help us to understand the Christmas Story in more detail.  We were surprised to learn that there is no mention of a...

Year 6 having fun with fractions!

Have you ever tried converting mixed numbers into improper fractions or vice versa? Well we did and it was hard!  On day 1 we all found it really hard to understand the idea and couldn't really convert the fractions. So Mrs Oram went home that night and had a rethink...

Show Racism the Red Card

We spent an exciting day working with the 'Show Racism the Red Card' team.  There was a training leader and John Anderson who is a famous footballer who played for Newcastle United when Mrs Oram was little - so that was obviously a long time ago! Don't judge a book by...

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