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West Denton Primary School

‘A Stepping Stone into the Future’

Nursery and Reception Classes – September 2016

Thank you to all the families who attended our meetings. We look forward to working in partnership with you to give our children the best start possible.


Nursery Open Day

On Wednesday 15th June, Nursery will be closed to our current Nursery children due to an open day for our new Nursery children who will start school in September 2016.


Additional Nursery Sessions

Subject to availability, we may be able to offer additional Nursery sessions for your child at the following rates:
£10.00 per ½ day session, £20.00 per full day session, £1.90 for lunch.

Please contact our admin team now to find out about additional Nursery sessions for your child, as Nursery places have now been allocated.


Reception Open Day

On Thursday 16th June from 9.30 to 11.30 am, there will be an activity morning for our new Reception children who will start school in September 2016.



Thank you to our families for getting our children in to school on time so that they could achieve their best.


Book Fair

Your generous support has enabled us to sell £575 worth of books for your children to enjoy.


Film Club

Miss Torrance is delighted that the WDPS Film Club has been rated as one of the most active clubs in the North East of England.


Community Spirituality

On Wednesday 15th June, Hannah and Bill from West Denton United Reformed Church will share Gospel teachings with our children.


Bamboo Tamboo

This month our Phase 3 children will enjoy interactive music workshops with the Newcastle Music Service.


Y6 OWLT Careers Fair

On Friday 1st July our Y6 students will attend a careers fair at St. James’ Park in order that they are better prepared to make important career choices later in life.


Modern Foreign Language (MFL) Event

On Wednesday 22nd June our Y3 and Y4 students will attend a MFL event at Newcastle High School for Girls. At WDPS we believe that all children should develop their Linguistic Intelligence and also an appreciation of other world cultures.


Y6 Leavers Treat

On Friday 24thJune our Y6 leavers will enjoy a trip to Lightwater Valley.


WDPS Sports Day

WDPS Sports Day will take place on Thursday 14th July, Am Early Years and Key Stage 1 (R-Y2).
Pm Key Stage 2 (Y3-Y6). Nursery will inform families directly of their own arrangements.


Nursery Graduation Assembly

This will take place on Wednesday 13th July.
9.05am for our beginning of the week children and 1.30pm for the end of the week children.


Y6 Leavers Assembly

Our Leavers Assembly will take place on Thursday 21st July at 1.30pm in the main hall. Families of all our current Year 6 children are invited to join us.


Beach Trip – whole school


This Year we are, once again, treating our whole school to a day out at Cullercoats Beach. This will be on Monday 18th July. More details will follow after half term.
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Holiday Dates

May Half term holidays

The school closes for half term on Friday 27th May.
Children return to school on Wednesday 8th June due to Staff Training.


Summer holidays

The school closes on Friday 22nd July 2016.
Staff return to school on Monday 5th September 2016.
Children return to school on Tuesday 6th September 2016.

If you want to check other holiday dates click on the link below.