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

Coming Up

School News

Goodbye to Year 4

For our final website entry we've created a poem to celebrate a very successful year.   Goodbye to Year 4   Goodbye to Year 4 we've had lots of funNow everything is over and all our work is doneWe've got lots of memories about our topicsIncluding the...

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...


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