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


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School News

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...

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...


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