Dear parent/carer, We have received a number of messages from concerned parents about inconsiderate and dangerous parking by families at school drop-off and pick-up times. Parking on the yellow zig zag lines is dangerous and puts children and families at serious risk. We continue to raise and repeat our serious concerns about the crossings, markings…

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This term Year Three pupils have been looking at how animals have been depicted through the ages, from ancient Roman through to the Vikings. Both classes really enjoyed making a clay pinch pot before decorating their design with an animal of their choice.

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If you wish to contact school via email, please note our new school email is: western.office@ntlp.org.uk We no longer have acces to our previous email account ending @northtyneside.gov.uk

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Here’s a sample of the exciting ideas created by our Year Five Pupils. Having looked at the work of Wayne Thiebaud, Claes Oldenburg and Coosje van Bruggen pupils created a piece of Public Art for Richardson Dees Park. Can you imagine climbing over the ‘Octopus Cake’ or jumping through a giant doughnut?

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Dear Parent/Carer, Happy Friday everyone! As the end of term approaches, please can we gently remind all families that as a whole staff team we have requested no Christmas gifts this year. Please respect our unanimous decision. Any gifts that are brought in will be donated to charity to support those in greater need. Your words and appreciation matter far more…

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Dear Parent/Carer, The internet has become a powerful and popular tool to connect and share ideas and opinions. In recent years, social networking sites such as Facebook, Messenger and WhatsApp have grown in popularity and, with over a billion users worldwide, it is commonplace to use them to communicate with family, friends and other members…

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Dear Families, This Christmas The Salvation Army have a shortage of toys and gifts for local children living in appalling poverty in the immediate area. If you are able to donate a toy or gift for a child or teenager in need this Christmas we are desperate for your help. Western have provided a collection point for donations at the…

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Dear parent/carer, Yesterday, the Immunisation Team were in school to do the Nasal Flu Vaccinations. Children in Reception to Year 4 received their flu immunisation (where possible). Letters will be coming home from the immunisation team to those families whose children have not yet been immunised. Due to demand, Year 5 and 6 did not…

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