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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 2nd February 2018

                            Amelia        Year 4      1290  questions

                            Dylan          Year 3      1263  questions

                            Sophie        Year 5        354  questions


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"Nice one


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?

Be Internet Awesome!

A Google project aimed at helping children be safe, confident explorers of the online world. Play your way to Internet Awesome by exploring Interland.