OUTSTANDING Primary schools – this includes primary special schools


Good and Outstanding Primary schools


reached the expected standard in KS2 Reading, Writing and Maths, which is top in the North East region and 16th in England. National average is 64%

I hope you find our website informative and a starting point which encourages you to see us as a key partner in your work in Education.

We work with the educational community locally, regionally and country-wide to deliver high quality and high impact education improvement services. Although the education landscape continues to change, we aim to be a point of stability, quality and innovation.

We aim always to listen carefully to the needs of schools. Our motivation in all that we do is the achievement of the children and young people we work for and with.

Please feel free to contact us to begin the conversation. Remember that we are much stronger when we work together and educationGateshead is there for you at the heart of our learning community.

Steve Horne – Service Director

We now know that good relationships influence the positive development of both the structure and function of areas of the brain associated with social –emotional learning.- Louise Bomber & Daniel Hughes , Settling to Learn

News and Updates

Maker Month – Free Activities @Gateshead Library

Maker Month Activities @Gateshead Library Saturday 2nd April - BloodHound SSC Work with a member of the Bloodhound SSC Education Team to design and build air powered cars. Test your designs and race cars under timed conditions. Saturday 16th April - Robot Wars Tackle...

Computing Hour with Martin Bailey – March 16th 2016

It's time again for another of our popular Computing Hour sessions. Wednesday March 16th 2016: 4.00-5.00pm at Dryden Centre Martin Bailey (Director - Animate2Educate): "A Healthy APPetite. A newly updated showcase covering apps from EYFS - Year 6, designed to enable...

New Courses now booking

We've added loads more CPD opportunities taking us into May 2016. Visit educationGateshead online and take a peek at what's on offer now and then!


P Scales/PIVATS, scheduled for 19th January 2016 will now take place on 7th June 2016. This is due to new guidance being due out shortly. It will be more useful to run the course after this information has been received. With apologies for any inconvenience...

School Websites – Images and Copyright Infringement

Thanks to everyone who turned out last week for our session on school websites. Well attended and judging from the feedback, useful. Please find below the presentations/handouts from the session. If you have any questions...please contact either Peter or Chris on 0191...


Since becoming Head Teacher at High Spen Primary, I have found the services offered by educationGateshead little short of invaluable.

At all levels within school they offer guidance, support and challenge.

NQTs, middle and senior leaders have all benefitted from robust training to develop practice. Andrew Firth

Head Teacher, High Spen Primary School

The website is running well and I am over the moon with the finished product. Basically, thanks hugely for your efforts; this site will have a big influence on how we are perceived by parents, the community and even OFSTED. Mustafaa Malik

Head Teacher, Wardley Primary School

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