Well done to all the children who entered the Christmas Card Competition that is ran by Sharon Hodgson Local MP. We were delighted that Mya Okorefe from Reception Class was the overall winner in the Nursery and Reception catergory.  Mya was presented with a family ticket to Bolden Cinema, family swim for Aquatic Centre and a family ticket to Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust.  Connie James from Year 5 and Shaun Hair from Year 2 were also shortlisted and presented with a certificate and goodie bag.

Thank you to everyone who supported and visited the Book Fair.  Well done to all the winners of the competition who each won a book of their choice.

Thank you to everyone who attended our Book Fair. Once again it proved to be a great success. The winners of the competition won a book of their choice. Well done to Amy Middlemiss, Euan Walters, Brendan Tetchner, Lexie Murray, Ella Beattie, Lily Georgson, Emily Beattie and Morgan Tetchner.

The School Council enjoyed a visit to the Baltic in Gateshead to celebrate Walk to School Week. The children took part in a treasure hunt around the Quayside had the opportunity to visit the Baltic. Local MP Sharon Hodgson supported the event.

Members of the School Council from Years 3,4 and 5 enjoyed celebrating 'Walk to School Month' with a visit to the Baltic Centre in Gateshead. Children enjoyed an action packed day with a quayside treasure hunt and an art workshop with a gallery visit.  Children met local MP Sharon Hodgson who was there supporting the event.


Last week was anti-bullying week at Blackfell.Take a look at our class pages to see what we have been up to!

'Maths Week' was a great success. We raised £1000 from our sponsor maths quiz. Thank you everyone!.


We hope that you  all found our recent parent/carer consultations both informative and enjoyable. Attendance was 98% and we were delighted with the positive and encouraging comments about your child's progress, enjoyment and work in school.

Children in Need Cake Sale - Thank you - we raised £250!




Parent/Carer questionnaires returned in July have now been analysed and we are delighted with the results. We had some very positive comments indicating many strengths of our school and excellent ideas to move our school forward. Results can be found under Our school key information. We will update you in our monthly newsletter how we have addressed ideas and developments.


All dates for 2015/16 are on our school calendar.


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Latest Blackfell School Calendar Events

Washington Arts Centre-The Snow Child01Dec2015

10:30 am - 11:30 am

Nursery, Reception, Year 1, Year 2.

Year 3 to visit Bowes Museum03Dec2015

Nursery, Reception Christmas Production03Dec2015

9:30 am - 10:30 am

Nursery, Reception Christmas Production04Dec2015

9:30 am - 10:30 am

Christmas Fair04Dec2015

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

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