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.
“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.”
- 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
- 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
- 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
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.
“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.”
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.
Jill Thompson, ACTING HEADTEACHER