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Synonyms for whin

very spiny and dense evergreen shrub with fragrant golden-yellow flowers

small Eurasian shrub having clusters of yellow flowers that yield a dye

any of various hard colored rocks (especially rocks consisting of chert or basalt)


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Children from Acklam Whin Primary in A Midsummer Night's Dream
One woman contacted The Gazette to say: "We were locked inside Acklam Whin Primary School playground while there was someone outside the gates at home time with a gun.
After four hours of play, Acklam Whin Primary School from Middlesbrough came out on top for the second year in a row, followed closely by Kings Priory School from Tynemouth.
Mrs McCarten, Miss Mills and Mrs Hamilton at Acklam Whin with their Reception class 270916mgawhin
After four hours of play, Acklam Whin Primary from Middlesbrough triumphed with Darras Hall First School from Ponteland in second.
The trust is using the money to help manage the special grassland habits of the Whin Sill and the shingle banks of the River Tyne.
An air ambulance landed at Acklam Whin Primary School field, near Carlbury Avenue, on Monday evening.
St Edwards, Acklam Whin, Sacred Heart and Captain Cook schools have been honoured in the national Pupil Premium Awards 2015 on the back of Key Stage 2 results.
The Whin Sill is a quartzdolerite rock, similar to basalt and outcrops appear from south-west Northumberland across the county to the coast.
The pupils pictured today go to Ack-Acklam Whin Primary School on Carlbury Avenue, Middlesbrough, and St Benedict's RC Primary School on Mersey Road, Redcar.
A silver coloured Citroen car was overturned after colliding with a van on Liverton Whin, in Saltburn, close to Marske Lane.
Acklam Whin Primary School, on Carlbury Avenue in Acklam, Middlesbrough, was visited by an Ofsted inspector last term, where it was found that the achievement, behaviour and safety of pupils, the quality of teaching, and leadership and management at the school were all good.
Other North East sited which made the shortlists were: In the Human Habitation cat-|egory, Hadrian's Wall in Northumberland where it sits on top of the Whin Sill ridge in Northumberland The magnesian limestone |cliffs of South Shields and Marsden in the Historical and Scientific Importance category.
The boxing skills programme has been supported by 12 Middlesbrough schools including Acklam Whin Primary.
Today we feature the new starters at Acklam Whin Primary School, Middlesbrough, New Marske Primary School and Green Gates Primary School, Redcar.