Friday News – 11/1/2019

Happy New Year!  I hope you all had a wonderful Christmas break and would like to wish you and your family a good...

People Who Help Us 

We had a visit from Ginette who is a police officer. She explained to us what the police do and how they help us. She...

A frozen delivery

Nursery received a package this morning from princess Elsa. She needed our help, she accidentally froze her sister and...

Reverse advent calendar. 

Again this year all of the children contributed to our reverse advent calendar. The food and gifts collected were...

Annual Christmas carol service.

Thank you to all of those who joined us for our Christmas carol service at St Cuthberts church. The children really...

The Great Fire of London 

Year 2 have been learning all about 'The Great Fire of London' this term. We have been looking closely at the...

Sleeping Beauty at Blaydon West!

The whole school has thoroughly enjoyed the Sleeping Beauty panto this morning while wearing their Christmas jumpers!

Tudor Houses 

Year 2 thoroughly enjoyed researching Tudor houses and their key features. They completed this task in preparation for...

“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.”



Welcome to Blaydon West Primary School

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.

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


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School News

Cancer Care Afternoon with CRUK

We had a really interesting afternoon working with the Cancer Research UK team from Newcastle University. Through crushing up a strawberry and combining it with various chemicals we were able to extract the DNA. The white liquid in the top of the test tube is the DNA....

Year 4/5 took part in a Roald Dahl Day!

As part of our recent topic, Roald Dahl, Year 4/5 took part in an activity filled day centered around the theme of Roald Dahl. We thoroughly enjoyed tasting a variety of different chocolates as well as making Fizzy lifting drinks. We dressed up as our favourite...

Year 3 have been measuring Capacity

Year 3 have taken part in lots of different practical activities to find out about capacity. These tasks included estimation, measuring and lets not forget getting to put our hands in the green water. We investigated the relationship between litres and millilitres and...

Year 1 – Ancient Egyptian’s visit

Year 1 enjoyed learning about how the Ancient Egyptians mummified their dead. After learning about all of the gory details, we had a go at wrapping our friend in bandages to turn them into a mummy. We learnt an awful lot and had such fun trying to wrap our friends up....

Year 2 fall into the Triangle Trap!

Year 2 spent some of Friday afternoon trying to solve a tricky triangular maths problem. We had to use their reasoning skills to escape the TRIANGLE TRAP! We had to investigate the different sizes of triangles and consider how to change them without changing the...

Our fantastic Titanic hats are completed!

As part of our Titanic project, we designed a hat fit to wear on the Titanic. At the start of our topic we all received a ticket with the name of a real person who was aboard the Titanic, as well as information about the class of  passenger they were.  The hat which...


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