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...

Healthy teeth workshop.

Today we had a visit from a member of the Oral Health team who told us all about how to keep our teeth healthy and...

Helping Reception to catch the gingerbread man!

Last Friday Year 6 helped their Reception buddies to make and set traps for the gingerbread man that escaped while...

Friday News – 17/5/2019

Friday News - 17.5.19

Mystery reader

We really enjoyed the story.

Aspire Workshop Linked With Thorp Academy

Year 4 are currently working on a programme with Thorp Academy to help them think about the core values of being a...


In Year 4 we have been studying bridges in design technology. We have looked at some magnificent, famous bridges...

Friday News – 26/4/2019

Friday News - 26.4.19

Shipley Art Gallery Workshop

During our well being week some of our parents attended a water colours workshop with their children, led by The...

“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


Twitter @blaydon_west

Coming Up

School News

Year 2 celebrate the British Olympics!

We celebrated the Olympics in many ways. Year 2 made their own torch and then nominated someone to be that torch bearer, we worked alongside other year groups to learn more about participating continents, and the schools in our surrounding area had their own torch...

Year 6 Five-a-Side Football Match

Blaydon West played a friendly 5 aside match against Bishop Ian Ramsey C of E Primary School in Medomsley, Consett. The boys played extremely well and were considerate and respectful towards the younger members of the opposition's team. Fantastic passing, using space...

Year 2 – Read All About It!

Not only did we learn a lot on our trip, we had lots of fun too!  Read these recounts to find out more. Last week on Friday, on a wet, rainy day we went to the Discovery Museum. When we went to the shadow wall I got my picture taken.  Because the balls rolled through...

Roman Food and Games

As part of our Year 4 Romans topic, we tried some of the food and drink they used to eat. On the menu were dates, olives and grape 'wine' and there was a mixed response as our tastebuds worked...

Year 5 Tag Team Rugby

Year 5 enjoyed their Tag Team Rugby event, we played against Parkhead Primary School and Corpus Christi Primary School at Winlaton Rugby Field.    


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