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Gary Wallis-Clarke-Headteacher

Welcome to West Jesmond Primary School

A huge welcome to our very special children, parents, carers and interested visitors. It is a real pleasure and absolute privilege as the Head Teacher of West Jesmond Primary School to welcome you to our school  website.
West Jesmond is a truly unique school with a long history of successfully providing the highest quality education in Jesmond since 1901. In that time there have been many changes to education and indeed our wonderful school building …Read on

Our Vision

Our vision for West Jesmond Primary School, is to provide the community we serve with a truly outstanding school, consistently providing the highest quality of teaching and support for every individual child, in every year group.

We envisage an education for all pupils that enables them to be creative, inquisitive, compassionate and successful young people, though a curriculum that is rich, exciting, …Read on

Our Whole School Aims

• To ensure every child becomes a happy, healthy, confident, enthusiastic and independent learner
• To provide well planned, well organised, exciting learning opportunities resulting in the highest standard of outcomes for children of every ability
• To provide children with an ordered, attractive, supportive and stimulating environment
• To all be respected for our personal qualities, valued for our achievements and acknowledged for our individual …Read on

Ouseburn Learning Trust

Ouseburn Learning Trust (working title)
 (to include Chillingham Road Primary, Benton Park Primary, West Jesmond Primary, Cragside Primary, Heaton Manor Secondary, Hotspur Primary, Ravenswood Primary and Christ Church Primary as an Affiliated School)

‘Empowering young people to excel as individuals and contribute actively to society’


Thank you for taking the time to find out more about the Ouseburn Learning Trust …Read on

Dear Parents and Carers of pupils at West Jesmond Primary School

It is with a huge sense of pride that I am writing to you to introduce our latest OFSTED inspection report. Almost exactly four years to the day that I started as Head Teacher at the school, we have finally achieved my ambition for the school which was simply to make West Jesmond the very best school it could be; a truly …Read on

Our school

West Jesmond Primary School
Opened over one hundred years ago, West Jesmond Primary is a thriving, successful school. On 2 March 2009 pupils and staff moved into a superb, purpose-built new building. Building on the strengths and traditions of the original school, West Jesmond provides a broad and exciting …Read on

Thu, 02 July 2015

Your Weekly Newsletter from the Head Teacher July 2nd 2015

Dear Parents, Carers, Children and Friends of West Jesmond,

I can hardly believe that we are …

Thu, 18 June 2015

The Week Ahead 22-26 June 2015

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