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Lost in Space!

By Gemma Robson | January 16, 2019

Year Five pupils have been exploring space without leaving the classroom! Using the Sketch App on our I pads, pupils developed multilayeredimages to create these fantastic digital photographs.

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Happy New Year to all of our Western family, friends and Governors.

By Gemma Robson | January 14, 2019

Happy New Year to all of our Western family, friends and Governors.  We have enjoyed welcoming children back to school and hearing their holiday news.  It has been a very busy first week back including  a visit from ITV Tyne Tees to celebrate Mrs Bramley’s special award in the New Year Honours List.   We wanted to…

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Ai Weiwei

By Gemma Robson | January 14, 2019

Our Year Four pupils have been using the art of Ai Weiwei to explore journeys. He is an internationally known Chinese artist who lives in Europe but still has close links to where he calls home. Pupils were asked to bring in a souvenir from a holiday or to think of a place they would…

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Parking letter from the police

By greghoughton_jcn51784 | January 10, 2019

   Wallsend Police Station  Middle Engine Lane  North Tyneside  Dear Parent/Resident,  Northumbria Police, North Tyneside Area Command, work in partnership with North Tyneside local education department.  Recently the issue of inconsiderate parking, outside Western Community Primary School, has again been highlighted.  Parking restrictions are required for everyone’s safety BUT predominately for the care of Western…

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Year 1 News

By Gemma Robson | December 10, 2018

Following the delivering of a mysterious egg to our classrooms, Year 1 have been learning to be Dragonologists; using adventurous vocabulary and even writing a shared class poem to describe a dragon of our own invention. We have also been showing our thoughtfulness by working hard to retell and re write the story of the…

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The Art of Salvador Dali and MC Escher.

By Gemma Robson | December 10, 2018

Year Three pupils have been exploring the Art of Salvador Dali and MC Escher. Both artists explored change in their work and in Art pupils have been thinking about how they could transform one shape into another.   Our Year Six reporter Leyla asked Taylor about his work……….. Salvador Dali Swans Reflecting Elephants 1937 Leyla What…

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Year 2 News

By Gemma Robson | December 10, 2018

Wow! What a busy time we have had in Year 2! Firstly, we received a very unusual package from The Brothers Grimm. They are authors of twisted fairy tales and they asked us to help investigate tales for them. They kindly send us their book full of wonderful stories to read together. Not long after…

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Reception News

By Gemma Robson | December 10, 2018

Christmas has arrived in reception this week! We enjoyed performing to our adults at the beginning of the week in our version of the nativity story, a very special night indeed. We hope you all enjoyed it as much as we enjoyed retelling the story. On Thursday, we went to the Northern Stage for a…

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Year 6 News

By Gemma Robson | December 10, 2018

This term, Year 6 are debating ‘War: What is it Good For?’ and have been looking particularly at World War 1. In Literacy, we have been reading War Horse, and writing our own letters from the Western Front. In Maths, we have been acting as rations officers and using our understanding of fractions to ensure…

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Year 5 News

By Gemma Robson | November 27, 2018

Year 5 have had a very exciting and mysterious start to their new topic which is called The Invention of Dreams. We received some historical artefacts and had to work as detectives to make links between the clues. This lead us to the conclusion that all of the items were linked to early films and cinema.  Since…

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