Tingling Tongues!

Class 1DS were excited to taste a variety of foods to identify the tastes of salt, sweet, sour and bitter - the lemon made us pull some funny...
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Class 3MB put on trial (Anglo-Saxon style).

      Today Class 3MB began learning about the Anglo Saxon justice system, making comparisons to our own modern way of dealing with crime and punishment. We discussed some of the extreme ways that criminals were tried and punished in Anglo Saxon times....
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Roman Representations

Parents and relatives came into Year 4 today to hear all about our class trip to Arbeia Roman Fort.  We then had fun together creating Roman mosaics and making clay pots and amulets.  A big thank you to everyone who came along; we hope you enjoyed it as much as we did. Look out for your artwork up in the school hall soon.

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Snapshots of nursery

We're always very busy in nursery and enjoy exploring new areas and spaces. We hope you enjoy having a little peep into nursery with us!  ...
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Work! Work! Work!

Class 1DS have been learning about what kind of jobs people do in our local area.  We found out lots of information when we interviewed adults who do different jobs in our...
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Health Roadshow

Year 6 were visited by the Health Roadshow today. We had fun exploring ways to keep ourselves fit and healthy.  Our class had a chance to try lots of different activities.  We learned more about how to keep our teeth and gums strong; how to protect ourselves from...
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Cool Coding!

Dylan from Year 6 came along to Year 4 today to share his expertise in computing and...
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Hot chocolate and snow!

We love the snow but we love hot chocolate and snow better! We never miss an opportunity to get snuggled up and cosy with hot chocolate and this week we had a great time adding the hot chocolate to the cups, stirring the milk and then adding hot water. We were a bit...
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Welcome to Easington Lane Primary School

On behalf of myself, the staff, governors and pupils, can I warmly welcome you to our new 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 are a school that continues to strive for improvement and recently worked with an external body to complete a Whole School Review in May 2017.  To read the findings form this review click the link below.

External Review of Easington Lane Primary School – May 2017

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

Mrs S Nordstrom – Headteacher

Attendance: 05/02/18

  • Reception 90%
  • Year 2 98%
  • Year 4 96%
  • Year 6 96%
  • Year 1 94%
  • Year 3 97%
  • Year 5 97%

House Points This Term





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 553 6730 | office@elps.school

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Remember Remember

As part of our Bonfire night celebrations, we learnt about Guy Fawkes and we even made our own models of the Houses of Parliament. We used shapes to make rocket firework pictures, drew fireworks and even enjoyed some yummy jacket...


6LG have been learning about how animals can adapt to live in their environment. We researched animal adaptations, created power points and then presented our findings to the class. We enjoyed learning from each other.

Fang-tastic Settings!

This week in Year 4, we have been writing spooking settings using our 5 senses, alliteration, metaphors, similes and personification to create imagery in our work. The results were spine-tingling.

Bonfire baked potatoes.

How do you celebrate Bonfire night? In Nursery we have been learning about some of the ways we celebrate November 5th. Today everyone enjoyed the baked potatoes we cooked around our role-play bonfire.

Light and Shadow Investigators

We have been learning about light and shadow and the dangers of the sun’s rays as part of our science and D&T topic. We discussed how the sun’s rays can damage our skin and eyes and how we can protect ourselves. By planning and exploring various materials we came up with our own designs for a pair of sunglasses which we are now building ourselves (not that we expect to need them for a few more months!)

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