Old Fold Road, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear NE10 0DJ
10 reasons to choose Bede Community Primary School
Bede Community Primary School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 70. It is one of the best state primary schools in Gateshead and one of the 3 best independent or state primaries within 1 mile.
Bede Community Primary School is a state primary school for boys and girls (50%/50%) between the ages of 4 and 11 years. It is a community school. The school was also rated as Good by Ofsted in its last (2019) inspection. Reception places are usually oversubscribed every year, on first preference.
Average class size
Bede Community Primary School has one class per year, and an average class size of 29 pupils.
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that Bede Community Primary School achieves varied attainment scores, from the top 10% nationally to below the national average. By the same measure, progress score rank the school in the top 1% of schools.
The Bede Community Primary School curriculum
School curriculum also includes PSHE, French. There is topic-based and thematic teaching for some foundation subjects. The school offers each child a handful of extra-curricular academic activities or hobby clubs.
More on the curriculum
There are regular educational trips for all year groups and visiting speakers.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with some peripatetic and specialist teaching.
Sport at Bede Community Primary School
School offers between 10 and 15 different sports over the course of the year. Representative teams in major sports from Year 3.
The Arts at Bede Community Primary School
Art and music are taught as discrete subjects to all pupils. DT, drama, dance integrated into other subjects. Choir. There are some extra-curricular creative and performing arts clubs.
School hours are from 8.55am to 3.15pm. Breakfast club from 7.45am, and after school clubs can extend the day.
Find another school near Bede Community Primary School
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Cardinal Hume Catholic School (2.5 miles); Grace College (3 miles); Emmanuel College (3.5 miles).