"I try to stand up for myself and others."Statement to Live By - 20.11.17
It is my privilege to welcome you to the family of St Philip Neri RC Primary School…
…which is so much more than just a school; we are a hub of education, faith and community, which welcomes all and strives to develop the unique, God-given gifts and talents of all our pupils. Our school has developed a set of core values of ‘Love, Trust and Respect’ which underpin all the work we do. These values have an impact on all we do, they help to deepen your child’s choices in relation to themselves, the communities from which they are part of and the wider world.
I hold a strong belief in the power of education to change children’s lives and the right of every child to receive an excellent education. Children are recognised as individuals and their unique personality, talents and interests are nurtured and developed to the full. At St Philip Neri we develop the whole child and provide opportunities for them to flourish within and beyond the classroom. The strong partnership we develop between parents and school enables children to achieve success.
I trust that you will recognise how special our school and parish community is here at St Philip Neri’s and I look forward to sharing a bright future together with you and your family.
Mrs V Douglass (Head Teacher)
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School News and Updates
On Thursday 3rd November Year 6 went to the Nissan Plant in Sunderland to experience the world of manufacturing through an interactive workshop run by the Mono zakuri caravan project. The children were given some Japanese lessons and some background information on the...
Today Year 3 led a Liturgy for their parents all about gifts .They read scripture from St Paul and shared with everyone what their gifts and talents are, and how they would use them in their daily...
A team of Year 5 and 6 pupil represented our school in a Tag Rugby tournament at Ryton against other Gateshead schools. They played a round robin of matches in which they played really well and were great team players. All the games were very close and they came a...
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The Governors and Staff would like to thank parents for the efforts they have made to ensure that their children have consistently good attendance. Attendance over the last 2 years has been above 96% which is very good. The Government expects attendance of at least 95%, but many children in our school have excellent attendance (98 – 100%). They are keen to be in school and don’t want to miss any of the interesting and exciting opportunities for learning on offer.
- Reception 95.3%
- Year 2 95.7%
- Year 4 99.3%
- Year 6 100%
- Year 1 100%
- Year 3 100%
- Year 5 98.2%
- Whole School 98.4%
Living and Learning Together with a Joyous Heart
Mrs V Douglass – Head Teacher
T: 0191 460 4378
Mrs McKie – School Business Manager
School Number 390 3330