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We are a dementia friendly school.


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Bernard Gilpin Primary School

Hall Lane


Tyne & Wear


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.

Pupil Zone


Are you ready for the SUMDOG challenge?

Each week our friend Sumdog

sends a list to school of the 3

children who have answered most questions.

This week the leaderboard looks like this:


                            Friday 5th May 2017

                            Cerys         Year 6      541  questions

                            Kourtney    Year 5      440  questions

                            Shannon    Year 6      431  questions


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Joke competition

Please click on the Padlet icon below to submit your favourite joke. You can enter as many jokes as you wish and you never know, you may win a small prize.

Don't forget to include your first name and year group.

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Each month we will be testing your general knowledge with a quiz. If you answer all questions correctly your name will be put in to a draw for a small prize. Entries should be handed to Mr Berry or a member of the School Council by Friday 28th April - Good Luck!

Click on the button to see the quiz.

presented by the Bernard Gilpin School Council

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Academy Island

Click on the image below to play Academy Island. It's a game designed by the University of Cambridge about an alien life form who lands on earth and has to learn English to overcome a number of challenges. Good luck!


Primary Games Arena

Click on the image below to visit the Primary Games Arena. There you will find lots of educational games linked to a wide range of subjects. Have fun learning!

Hour of Code

Here at Bernard Gilpin we know coding is cool - Mr Berry keeps telling us! Click on the Minecraft image and you can try out one of the many 'Hour of Code' activities at

Get your parents/carers to have a go too - they may even enjoy it...



These children will receive a small prize for their efforts.


Who will win next week?