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Bernard Gilpin Primary School

Hall Lane

Houghton-le-Spring

Tyne & Wear

DH5 8DA

Tel: 0191 5536523

 

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Please note: We have postponed the Sports Day and Summer Fayre to Friday 14th July. Hopefully this will give everyone the chance to rearrange so they can join us at these events.

Information for parents and carers

School starts at 8.55 a.m.

School finishes at 3.15 p.m.

Lunch time 12.00 noon to 1.00 p.m.

Morning Break 10.15 to 10.30 a.m.

Afternoon Break (Key Stage 1 only) 2.00 to 2.10 p.m.

Holidays

Please try to take holidays during the school holiday periods. If this is not possible, leave of absence forms are available from the school office.

No holidays taken without prior permission from the Governing Body will be authorised.

School Meals

School meals are £10.00 per week (£2.00 per day) and must be paid for on a Monday morning. Please put the money in a sealed envelope with your child's name clearly marked.

Free school meal claim forms are available from the office.

Welcome

Welcome to our website. Please don't hesitate to                   if you have any comments or suggestions to make about the site.

Primary School League Tables

School Times

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School Holidays

Click on the links below to download the Sunderland School Holiday arrangements for 2016-17 and 2017-18.

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Please click here to visit our page on the Department for Education website.

Admissions arrangements

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Click on the logo for primary school admission arrangements.

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New meal menu

Click here to see the school meal menus from

Sept. 2016 to July 2017

Parent Information

Click on the following links to read our latest parent information letters:

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Reading Scheme

The reading scheme used throughout school is the Oxford Reading Tree

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Oxford Owl is a free parent support website. The site offers activities to support reading and maths. It also contains over 250 e-books.

Key Stage 2 SATs results 2016

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Click here to view/download details relating to the ordering of school uniform.

Follow this link to Border Embroideries to view our school page on their website.

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Any queries or requests for information (including requests for paper copies of information held on this website) should be made to Mrs J Burnett in the school office.

Telephone: 0191 5536523

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