What a busy week!

What a busy week we have had in Little Legs! We are all now settled in and can't wait to get started exploring our environment. This half term we are looking at celebrations! We will be exploring the different ways we celebrate events and finding what dates are...
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Teddybear’s Picnic!

Today in Little Legs we enjoyed a Teddybear's picnic with lots of lovely things to eat.  ...
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Fire! Fire!

Year 2 were visited by Peter from the Fire and Rescue Service.  We learned about how to keep safe and how to prevent fires.  Peter told us all about the Fire of London and about the Fire Service now and then.  We looked at the equipment that firefighters use - we...
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Tea Time Fun!

The children have lots of fun at our Tea Time Club!  We enjoy activities ranging from creative crafts to gardening!  The club is open every day until 5.30pm.  Come along and join the...
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Making Memories in Little Legs 2017

We have made lots of memories this year learning through our play and having fun. We thought it would be lovely to share some of our memories with you.    ...
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Seaside drawings

Oh we do like to be beside the seaside! Class 1 have been using their observational skills to draw seaside objects. They carefully looked closely at the line, texture and shape of each object. They even began to practise shading and experimenting with dark and light tones.

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What a load of rubbish!

Year 4 had a fun-filled time this week visiting a recycling centre where we learnt all about how rubbish is transformed into other products that can be re-used. We got our hands dirty making our own paper and we can’t wait until our finish product is delivered to school next week.

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Premier Leauge Primary Stars!

Class 3 worked with Jack, Cameron and Nathan from the Premier League Primary Stars Programme.  The activities are based around 4 values - Be Ambitious, Be Connected, Be Inspiring and Be Fair.  We worked on Be Ambitious, trying to move creatively in different ways.  We...
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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

Mr B Huitson – School Business Manager (0191 553 6730)

Attendance: 11/09/2017

  • Reception 92.3%
  • Year 2 95.5%
  • Year 4 90.6%
  • Year 6 95.5%
  • Year 1 96%
  • Year 3 95.4%
  • Year 5 98.9%

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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Recent News Posts

Find out what’s happening across our school

Super Skip Dancers

Last week, we took part in the skip dance finals. We are so proud of ourselves reaching the final 7 schools out of the 43 which took part. Unfortunately we aren’t the overall champions this year but did ourselves and the school proud. We have many gold, silver and bronze winners amongst us too – what a talented bunch we are!

Under the Sea!

We have been learning about creatures who live under the sea and in the rock pools at the beach. It is fantastic that our children already know so much about these creatures and their names. Our sensory tray this week has contained shells, rocks, seaweed, driftwood as...

Lighthouse Keeper’s Lunch

This week, we have been reading the Lighthouse Keeper’s lunch story. Poor Mr Grinling- those seagulls keep eating his lunch! We decided to help Mrs Grinling and invent our own clever plan. To see what all the fuss was about, we had a taste challenge and some children were brave enough to try different ingredients. We then came up with our own sandwich to scare away those pesky seagulls! Would you try mustard or marmite?

Sports Day Preparations !

Today we started to practise for Sports Day. We surprised Mrs Beattie with our powerful javelin throwing and speedy sprinting. We are looking forward to taking part on 27th June, don't forget to save the date in your...

Jack and the beanstalk!

We have been busy planting beans this week! We read the 'Jack and the Beanstalk Story' and had a go at planting our own beans. We worked carefully to plant the beans in the soil and we've been busy looking after them this week. We cant wait to see how they grow!...

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