Jarrow Hall

Year 5 -  2019

Year 5 headed to Jarrow Hall to better their understanding of Anglo-Saxon society with artifacts, decoration and activities to explore

Forest School

EYFS -  2018/19

Follow the Forest School adventures of EYFS (Two Year Olds, Nursery and Reception. 

Beach School

Year 2 -  2018/19

See pictures from the Year 2 Beach School Group.

Outdoor Ed

Year 3 -  2018/19

Follow all of the Year 3 Outdoor Learning sessions here throughout the academic year.

Outdoor Ed

Year 6 - 2018/19

See the Year 6 pupils take part in a range of outdoor educational activities.

France 2017

Year 5/6 March 2017

Children in Year 5/6 flw to France, Chamonix for an action packed week of Ski School. It was an amazing adventure!


Community February 2017

Children, parents and family members abseiled off the Transporter Bridge to raise money for our Ski Trip.


Year 4 January 2017

The Year 4 children began their Outdoor Education with an orienteering adventure in Hamsterley Forest.

Source to Sea

Year 5 December 2016

Year 5 completed the last part of their "Source to Sea" journey using mountain bikes today. What a great journey!


Year 5 November 2016

Children in Year 5, who take part in the Mini Police, did a fantastic job representing our school on Sunday 13th November.


Year 5 November 2016

Year 5 headed to Stockton and Middlesbrough to learn about how industry has used the River Tees. Then they went indoor climbing.

Halloween Disco

Year 2 - 6 - October 2016

The children in Year 2 - 6 had a terrifying time at the Halloween Disco in the hall. The costumes were fantastic!

High Force

Year 5 - October 2016

The Year 5 class continued to follow the course of the River Tees. This week they explored waterfalls by visiting High Force

Heugh Battery

Year 6 - October 2016

As part of their learning about World War One, Year 6 headed off to the Heugh Gun Battery.

The Source

Year 5 - October 2016

To begin our study of rivers and the water cycle, we set off to discover the source of the River Tees.

Beach School

Year 2- September 2016

Our Year 2 children headed off to the beach for their first "Beach School" Sessions.

Fun Day

Whole School - July 2016

With a lot of help from our "Friends of the school", we raised over £1000 during our Fun Day activities and stalls.

Lakes Trip

Year 4 - June 2016

Children from Year 4 went on an overnight camping trip to Pooley Brodge at The lake District. They had an amazing time!

Updated - 22.11.18

Beach School

Year 1 - 2018/19

Check back often to see the wonderful Beach School Adventures of Year One.

Outdoor Ed

Year 5 - 2018/19

Visit this page to see the Outdoor Adventures of Year 5.

Outdoor Ed

Year 4 - 2018/19

Check back often to see the wonderful Outdoor Adventures of Year 4.

Summer 2017

Whole School 2017

Pictures throughout the Summer Term 2017 inc. Sports Day, Leavers Meals and Toddlers. 

Lakes 2017

Year 2-6 June 2017

Children in Years 2-6 went to the Lake District for a camping adventure, where they took part in a range of outdoor activities.

Causey Arch

Year 4 January 2017

Year 4 headed off to Causey arch to work on their landscape studies, history studies and to continue to develop their map work skills.

Pirate Day

Year 2 January 2017

The children in Year 2 began their Outdoor Partnership with Hutton Henry School as all of the children became pirates for the day!

The Coal Mine

Year 2 November 2016

The children in Year 2

 had a great time at the beach learning about our Coal Mining History and finding out about how a mine operated

A Spooky Party

EYFS+ - October 2016

The children in Nursery, Reception & Year 1 had a very spooky Halloween party in the gym. Some very scary costumes!


Year 2 - October 2016

The Year 2 children went to Beamish Museum to complete a local area history study.

Mud Slide

Year 1 / YR - October 2016

During this week's forest school session, we decided to make the most of the wet weather.

Tides & Waves

Year 2 - October 2016

The beach school groups headed back to the beach. This week they focused on exploring tides and waves.

Mini Police

Whole School - September 2016

See pictures from the launch of our mini police day. We even had a helicopter land on the school field.

Fishy Business

Year 5- September 2016

Our Year 5 children headed off to Crimdon Dene beach for a day of exploration and a fishy investigation.

South Shields

EYFS - July 2016

All of our EYFS pupils and their families boarded coaches for a fun filled day at South Shields beach.

Glass Gallery

Year 2 - July 2016

Our Year 2 class of children went to the Glass gallery for a day visit. They even made their own glass!

Camping Trip

Year 5 & 6 - June 2016

A group of children from Year 5 & 6 went to the Lake District for 5 days to take part in a camping expedition.

Forest School

Early Years - March 2016

A selection of photographs from one of our first forest school sessions. It was a very wet and muddy day - that didn't stop us!

Sports Day

Whole School May - 2016

Children at Wheatley Hill Primary took part in a range of sporting activities on the school grounds. It was a great day!

Activity Day

Year 5 April - 2016

The year 5 class of children went out for a day of canoeing and mountain biking. It was very cold and there was even snow!

School Picture Gallery

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Contact Details


Head Teacher - Mr Alan Scarr

Wheatley Hill Primary School, Wheatley Hill, Durham, DH63RQ

Tel - 01429 820594

E-mail: support@whprimary.com