Year 6 and Reception at the allotment!

This morning some of Reception and their buddies went up to the allotment. They've been busy planting tomatoes,...

Athletics : relay races.

This week year 5 and 6 have been practising their relay racing techniques. We have been working on passing the baton...


We have enjoyed observing the ladybird larva change. They are beginning to shred their skin and change into the pupa...

Rainforest research linked to The Explorer.

Last term we finished reading the Explorer by Katherine Rundell. We are now writing an information text linked to the...

Year 6 Enterprise week!

Year 6 have been busy over the past few weeks preparing for Enterprise week and now they are in the middle of it! They...

Segedunum Roman Fort

Year 4 had an amazing visit to Segedunum Roman Fort! It was really exciting to see real evidence showing the different...

Using different historical sources.

This afternoon we have been looking at a range of historical sources to find out more about the Great Fire of...

We are going on a bug hunt…

Reception spent the day at Gibside learning about mini beasts. In the morning we worked with artist Catherine Bertolli...

“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

Year 5 Class Assembly

We enjoyed practising our class assembly and then performing it for the whole school as well as our families and friends. We hope everyone enjoyed it and learned alot about Henry VIII and his six wives.      

John Muir Award – so far…

Year 5 are so lucky! They are taking part in an environmental award scheme focussed on wild places this term! This means they are getting out and about, discovering new surroundings, exploring and using all their senses, and learning loads about...

Super Skeletons

In Science we learnt about the different bones in our body. We had a go at drawing round each other and guessing where our important bones are. Did you know that finger bones are called phalanges?              ...

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...


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