Fireman Sam visits Early Years

On Tuesday the children had a lovely surprise when a fire engine visited. They found out about all of the equipment...

Year 6 and Reception buddy party!

This morning year 6 organised a party to say thank you and farewell to their reception buddies. They have thoroughly...

Friday News – 12/7/2019

Friday News - 12.7.19

2019 Sports day!

The whole school had a fantastic sports day today! Our Year 6 pupils did a great job running all the activities for...

Final mystery reader of the year

What a lovely surprise to have a mystery reader so close to the end of the year. We loved listening to Revolting...

Great fire of Gateshead and Newcastle artwork.

This afternoon we did some artwork to portray the Great Fire of Gateshead and Newcastle.

Human evolution.

This afternoon in Science year 5 and 6 have been studying human evolution. We have looked at how humans have adapted...

“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

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School News

Our Curriculum

Our school provides a broad, balanced and creative curriulum which is built around key topics for each year group.  Details of the general curriculum can be found in our school prospectus (click here). Every term, each class creates a curriculum map detailing the...

Meet the Staff

Click on this link to find out more about the adults who make our school special.

Football Club

This year we are lucky to have the help of Mr Traves from Charles Thorp Secondary School for our football training on Fridays. We practise lots of drills and skills to help us in our matches.

The first football match of the season!

On Thursday 8th November our newly formed year 6 football team played their first mini 7 a side tournament at West Lane Primary.  Although we came last in the tournament, the attitude and sportsmanship of the whole team was excellent. Our results were: beaten 1-0...

Aiming Higher with Reading

Our class visited the Learning Resource Centre at Charles Thorp Secondary School to help us to develop our reading skills and interest in reading. We took part in a range of workshops from researching Halloween, joining an online book club, to finding the most amazing...

Year 6 Step Back in Time to 1897

As part of our Victorians topic, we visited Beamish Museum to experience life for a Victorian child, particularly school life.  That's when we met Ma'am!  We thought Mrs Oram was strict until we encountered Ma'am, who played the role of a Victorian teacher.  She was...


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