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Bernard Gilpin Primary School

Hall Lane


Tyne & Wear


Tel: 0191 917 2999


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Ofsted Information

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Key Stage 2 Data 2018

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Primary School League Tables


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Ofsted Inspection May 2019

Average Progress Score

Reading +3.2

Writing +2.8

Mathematics +6.7



Percentage achieving expected standard or above 

Reading 90% (National 72%)

Writing 88% (National 77%)

Mathematics 95% (National 75%)


Percentage achieving the higher level of attainment

Reading 37% (National 24%)

Writing 35% (National 18%)

Mathematics 61% (National 22%)

In Key Stage 1 the reading scheme used is the Oxford Reading Tree.


In Key Stage 1 the phonics scheme used is Letters & Sounds.


To view the curriculum maps for each year group please follow the links below:


Reception     Year 1     Year 2     Year 3     Year 4     Year 5     Year 6


For further information regarding the curriculum followed at our school, please contact Mrs J Burnett on 0191 917 2999 or email:



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SEND Policy


SEND Local Offer


SEND School Provision


Accessibility Plan


SEND Information Report




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Complaints Policy & Procedure


Behaviour & Discipline Policy


Child Protection Policy


Charging and Remissions Policy




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