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Bernard Gilpin Primary School

Hall Lane


Tyne & Wear


Tel: 0191 5536523


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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 27th October 2017

                            Holly        Year 3      2041  questions

                            Alisha      Year 6       489  questions

                            Anya        Year 4       385  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.


presented by the Bernard Gilpin School Council


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?