Dear Parents, Carers and the community of Winlaton,

Caroline TetleyWelcome to Winlaton West Lane Community Primary School where we believe we have something very special and all staff, children, parents and Governors strive to REACH FOR THE STARS!

I am very proud to be the Headteacher of a school with such awe-inspiring children, dedicated staff and supportive parents and carers.

Staff and Governors helped to create our vision statement for our wonderful school which is based on a happy, inclusive school which exudes an ethos of opportunity for all -children, staff, Governors, Parents and the wider community of Winlaton. One that enables our children to take responsibility and be the workforce of the future.

Winlaton WLCP endeavours to be a forward-thinking school which is experiencing a time of change and rapid improvement. High expectations of teaching and learning, behaviour and team work are the norm here. We want to be outstanding in all areas of school life.

At Winlaton WLCP you will find a welcoming and vibrant environment, with all involved taking responsibility for themselves and other people. We work hard to achieve our best in everything we do. REACHING FOR THE STARS!

Caroline Tetley (Head Teacher)

It’s official !!

We’re an Ofsted GOOD School !!

Year 2 scientists search for seeds!

This week in Science, Year 2 have been ‘investigating’ different types of seeds – comparing their different shapes, sizes and textures (using scientific vocabulary), as well as learning about what type of plant / fruit they might have come from / grow into and how the seeds themselves are dispersed…

Newsletter 29.03.2018

Please click on the below link for newsletter 29.03.18 Newsletter Volume 3 Issue 10 29.03.18

Reception ‘outshine’ their shadows!

Reception took advantage of the sunny weather recently to explore their own shadows – having fun making their shadows do silly dances. The children also came up with some very interesting scientific explanations about shadows…

Reception eggs-plore some egg-cellent egg designing!

This week, Reception held their very own Easter Egg competition where they had great fun designing their own eggs – incorporating different patterns onto their eggs and creating some unique and interesting individual designs.

 

Reception become experts at shapes!

This week in Maths, Reception have been exploring 2-D and 3-D shapes. We have been focusing on describing these shapes according to their properties – using mathematical vocabulary such as ‘faces’ and ‘sides’.

Father Tom leaves us…

We have been very fortunate to have had such a close relationship with our local church, so this week’s assembly was a particularly sad occasion for our school – as it was Father’s Tom leaving assembly. 

‘Noah’s Art Club’ show off their religious art!

Over the past term, our ‘Noah’s Art’ After-school Club have explored many different religions through the medium of art.

ATTENDANCE – LAST WEEK

  • Attendance Champions: Reception Hazel 100%
  • Whole School Attendance 96.6%

SCHOOL NEWS

Nursery explore inside a police van!

This week, in nursery, we had a visit from PCSO Routledge-Cole. He came to talk to us about what the police do and how they help us. The children were very excited to try on a police officers uniform and explore inside a police van…

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Year 6 enjoy some ‘sweet’ science!

In Year 6 Science, we have been learning about the classification of living things. After a couple of weeks of some very difficult science vocabulary, Year 6 were ready to become classification experts!

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Martin Luther King Day and UNCRC ‘Rights Respecting’ assembly!

This week, Mrs Tetley led us in a ‘Rights Respecting’ assembly to celebrate the life of Martin Luther King – who fought for the rights of African Americans in the 1960’s. This assembly focused upon the United Nations Convention on the Rights of The Child: Article 1 (Everyone under the age of 18 has all the rights in the Convention) and Article 2 (The Convention on the Rights of the Child applies to everyone without exception and Governments should take all measures to ensure that children are protected against all forms of discrimination.)

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