Digging for worms


Forest school


The Very Hungry Caterpillar.

Little Legs have been very busy over the last few weeks. As well as enjoying the weather, we have been learning about The Very Hungry Caterpillar. The children have painted a caterpillar, printed with and tasted the different fruits that were eaten by him and even...

Yoga stars

This week, Reception enjoyed warming up their muscles, stretching and learning new yoga moves! Look how flexible we are!

Our visit to the local Gurdwara

As part of our topic on ‘How Sikhs express their beliefs’, Year 4 visited the local Gurdwara. Whilst there we found out all about where Sikhism began, the beliefs and everyday routines and rituals of Sikhs, their holy book – the Guru Granth Sahib and where and how they worship as well been given the opportunity to ask our own questions about the faith. We then enjoyed juice and snacks in their ‘free kitchen’ – the langar.

Russian Artwork

Year 4 have been using a range of techniques such as stippling to create painting based around the various biomes in Russia. These mixed water colours, alongside using these techniques, to paint the Tundra, Coniferous Forest, Grasslands and Tiaga. Ask Year 4 to tell you more facts about these varying landscapes.

Having a buzzing time

Our topic this term is minibeasts and this week we have been learning about the bee !! We talked about how clever they are and what they do to make honey We have tried honey on toast which was very popular so most of us had seconds. Hannah told us "the honey will help...

Hello Mr Sunshine


Welcome to Easington Lane Primary School

On behalf of myself, the staff, governors and pupils, can I warmly welcome you to our school website.

We are a mainstream primary school committed to inclusive education and meeting the needs of all the children in our care.

We aim to provide a lively, creative curriculum to challenge and motivate our pupils and enable them to participate in a range of high quality learning opportunities. The schools excellent facilities enhance the quality of our children’s education. We have recently extended our building and increased our outdoor facilities further, this has enhanced the opportunities that we can provide our children (although we are always seeking to make them even better).  However our greatest resource is our skilled and dedicated staff who work tirelessly to provide the best teaching and learning experience for each child.

We want our pupils to enjoy coming to school and to be enthusiastic about learning. We will nurture and encourage pupils and hopefully, inspire them to be active participants in their own development and education.

We expect high standards of behaviour from all of our pupils, and ask parents to work with us in ensuring our children fulfil their potential.  We are an Ofsted rated ‘Good’ school and you can read our most recent inspection report here.

We hope Easington Lane Primary School enjoys a long and successful working relationship with you and your child.

Mrs S Nordstrom – Headteacher

Attendance: 24/05/19

  • Reception 97.6%
  • Year 2 99%
  • Year 4 98%
  • Year 6 97.6%
  • Year 1 94.7%
  • Year 3 95.6%
  • Year 5 93%

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School Contact

Headteacher: Mrs S Nordstrom
School Business Manager: Mr B Huitson

Easington Lane Primary School, High Street, Easington Lane, Houghton le Spring, DH5 0JT
Tel: 0191 517 1700 | office@elps.school

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Eggs, flour, sugar, butter and a little patience, while they cooked, were all the ingredients needed to enjoy some delicious homemade doughnuts dipped in melted chocolate...yum yum...

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Captain Robert Walter Scott was determined to conquer Antarctica in 1910. He and his fellow explorers endured extreme temperatures and were not able to survive. We took advantage of this week's snow to try and understand how they must of felt in the freezing...

Looking inside the earth.

In year 3 we have been learning about the world in Geography. We had a great time looking at the world and the different layers that make up the earth. Using modelling clay, we could make the different layers, name them and make a model of the earth. Can you see the...

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