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

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School News

Awesome Egyptians

Our spring term topic is Ancient Egypt. We are loving finding out about the weird and wonderful things the Egyptians did. We learnt all about Ancient Egyptian Gods and Goddesses and made collages of them using a variety of materials including felt, tissue...

Christmas Tucker Trials – 2013

We decided to put an exciting theme to our Year 6 Christmas Party this year, inspired by I'm a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here.  We had to complete various trials with a Christmas theme, involving brussel sprout smoothies, jelly and angel delight, flour and vegemite.  It...

Visit to St Cuthbert’s Church

We visited the church for a morning to find out more about the Christmas Story.  The church had been all set up with lots of props and interesting resources to help us to learn in more detail, the story which learn each Christmas.  We found out lots of things we didnt...

Mrs Storey – Teacher Nursery

What is your favourite programme and why? Who Do You Think You Are? I enjoy finding out about the past. What hobbies do you have? Running, swimming, reading and gardening. Do you have a pet? No What do you like most about working at Blaydon West? I love working with...


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