It’s all Greek to me!

A huge thank you to all of the family and friends of our Year 4 children for attending our Greek WOW morning. It was great to see so many of you at school. We all had a super morning painting our Greek vases, writing hidden messages to each other using the Greek alphabet and even tasting Greek food whilst being blindfolded. Have a look at the photos for some fab reactions.

Exploring Ancient Greece

This week, Year 4 visited Palace Green Library to take part in an Ancient Greek workshop. We had fun handling real Greek artefacts, exploring the museum gallery, building our own temples, playing traditional Greek games and even performing our own Greek play. A super way to kick off our Ancient Greek topic!

Super Scientists!

We are thoroughly enjoying our science topic on Materials and their Properties. So far, we have been learning about some of the more difficult properties, such as permeability, and reminding ourselves that not all metals are magnetic. In our test we found only three...

Museum Visit – The Decades!

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Fun in PE

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Science Sorting

This week we have been learning about things which are living, dead or never been alive. See how many we can find at...

Groovy Greeks

We started our new topic this week…The Groovy Greeks. As well as writing the myth of Theseus and the Minotaur, we spent some time researching our own lines of interest around Ancient Greece. Why don’t you ask us what we found out?

Inflatables Fun!

Years 4 and 5 had a fantastic, fun-filled afternoon at Hetton School where we had a taster of a variety of inflatable activities. We climbed, bounced, balanced, jumped, aimed…you name it, we did it!

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: 14/09/18

  • Reception 96%
  • Year 2 99%
  • Year 4 92%
  • Year 6 98%
  • Year 1 98%
  • Year 3 97%
  • Year 5 99%

House Points This Term

Pegasus

Griffin

Phoenix

Triton

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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Our Easter Story!

This week we have been writing and learning about the Easter story. We have been learning about the importance of new life. Throughout the week we have been learning about the life cycle of a chick and the flowering of different plant life in Summer. We learnt about...

Magnetic Magic

Today, Year 3 have been exploring magnets. We thought about which objects might be magnetic and then tested each object to see if our predictions were correct. We discovered that some of the magnets would hold more than one object and some magnets were so strong we...

Kodu

Year 6 have been trying out a program called 'Kodu' to write code using algorithms. It can be very complicated so, at times, we needed to de-bug our routines and improve our...

Our ‘Wow week’

We have had a very exciting ‘animal antics’ week. We been listening to Peter and the wolf, making story maps, investigating musical instruments and listening to an orchestra. In Art, we explored tones in colour, mixing primary colours and learning more about the artist Van Gogh. We painted our own landscape inspired by this artists’ work. At the end of the week, the children were thrilled to perform their Lion King dance to parents.

Year 5 Wow Week!

Year 5 thoroughly enjoyed their Wow Week! Some of the highlights were: doing orienteering in P.E., learning and performing a musical piece using tuned/untuned percussion and keyboards, painting the Northern Spire bridge, learning about the fabulous engineer Isambard...

World book day

Look how fantastic we look in our World book day outfits! The children had so much fun discussing their favourite stories and coming to school dressed up!

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