Mulberry Street, Felling, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear NE10 0JB
10 reasons to choose Brandling Primary School
Brandling Primary School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 71. It is one of the best state primary schools in Gateshead and one of the 3 best independent or state primaries within 1.5 miles.
Brandling Primary School is a state primary school for boys and girls (50%/50%) between the ages of 3 and 11 years. It is a community school. Reception places are usually oversubscribed every year, on first preference.
Average class size
Brandling Primary School has one class per year, and an average class size of 27 pupils.
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that Brandling Primary School ranks in the top 2% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, progress score rank the school in the top 1% of schools.
The Brandling Primary School curriculum
School curriculum also includes PSHE, French. There is topic-based and thematic teaching for some foundation subjects. British Council’s International School Award for international learning activities. There may be an occasional extra-curricular academic or hobby club.
More on the curriculum
There are regular educational trips for all year groups, visiting speakers, Forest School to Year 2 and residential trips for Years 4, 5 and 6.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with specialist teaching for sport.
Sport at Brandling Primary School
School offers PE and up to 10 seasonal sports. Representative teams in major sports from Year 3.
The Arts at Brandling 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.
Out of school hours care from 8.00am (school staff) to 6.00pm (external contractor).
Find another school near Brandling Primary School
Bede Community Primary School (0.9 miles); St Augustine’s Catholic Primary School, Gateshead (1.6 miles); St Peter’s Roman Catholic Primary School, Low Fell (1.8 miles).
Royal Grammar School, Newcastle (3.9 miles); Dame Allan’s Senior School (4.7 miles); Newcastle High School (4.8 miles).
Cardinal Hume Catholic School (2 miles); Grace College (2.8 miles); Emmanuel College (3.9 miles).