About



We are a truly inclusive school and welcome our pupils from all over the world. Based in Bensham, Gateshead

Our School Vision is…“Achieving Success Together”

Kelvin Grove Primary School, Gateshead, caters for children aged between 3 and 11.  We provide our children with a safe and stimulating environment in which they develop their academic, physical, spiritual, moral, social and cultural lives.

We recognise and value the rich linguistic and cultural diversity in our school and the local community. We endeavour to ensure that each child is able to excel in their achievements and to have the skills, independence and initiative to become good citizens.

We recognise and value the rich linguistic and cultural diversity in our school and the local community. We endeavour to ensure that each child is able to excel in their achievements and to have the skills, independence and initiative to become good citizens.

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Parents are regularly invited into school to work with children 

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  “Bike it” initiative encourages healthy and safe journeys to school

“Kelvin Grove is a good multicultural school which provides excellent care, guidance and support for its pupils. Pupils feel extremely safe and thoroughly enjoy coming to school.”

“Engagement with parents and carers is good and there are effective lines of communication which are enhanced through the dedicated family support worker. Strong partnership working with the local authority and other outside agencies provides further effective support, particularly for vulnerable children and their families.”

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School Aims

School Aims

  • We champion aspiration and self-belief
  • We work together to realise shared goals
  • We uphold a strong work ethic
  • We celebrate and embrace equality and diversity
  • We cultivate care and regard for one another

We Offer

  • An inspirational learning environment
  • An innovative curriculum, bespoke to our children’s need
  • Existing and emerging technologies to equip our children for the ever changing world

We Believe:

  • Equality of opportunity
  • A nurturing school in which all feel safe
  • A holistic approach to our children’s needs

We Expect Everyone To:

  • Show commitment
  • Have a sense of pride
  • Be respectful
  • Always persevere
  • Make a positive contribution

School History

Originally built as separate Infant, Junior and Senior Schools in 1902 to provide places for 1,480 scholars, the school has a long established tradition in the Saltwell district of Gateshead.

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Our new building was opened in September 1992.

“The school is highly regarded in the local community and staff and pupils are very proud to belong to the school. Parents and carers speak positively about all aspects of the school.”

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We also offer a free breakfast club, sponsored by Greggs which enables pupils to attend school from 8.10 am.

If you would like further information about our school or would like to arrange a visit, please contact the main office to arrange an appointment.

Andy Jones, HEADTEACHER

Get in touch with us today to find out more about Kelvin Grove Primary School

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