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We are a dementia friendly school.


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Read our most recent report

175 a year and counting - see where we've been recently

Choose from a wide variety of clubs and after school activities

Bernard Gilpin Primary School

Hall Lane


Tyne & Wear


Tel: 0191 917 2999


Click here for further contact details and a map.

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Find out how to become a Dementia Friend

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Bernard Bear Toddler Group

Our Monday morning toddler group has been a huge success. All families are welcome for just £1.00 per session.

Bernard Bear Toddler Group

9.00 a.m. every Monday

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Bernard Bear's Events Calendar 2019

4th November

Poppy Crafts/ Bonfire Pictures


11th November



18th November

GLITTER FEST - Christmas Crafts

Christmas Cards and Make your own bag of reindeer dust


25th November

GLITTER FEST - Christmas Crafts

Calendars (bring a photo of your child)


2nd December

GLITTER FEST - Christmas Crafts

Make your own party crown to wear at the party


9th December


BREAKFAST WITH SANTA - Sausage buns/pancakes and toppings

Includes a gift from Santa

£5 charge for 1 adult and 1 child including breakfast each

(Extra adult £3, extra child £3 charge)

Includes juice, teas and coffees

Tikets will be sold from Monday 25th November

*Please note this is our last week this year


Bernard Bear returns Monday 13th January 2020


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