Events and Visits


There are not many quiet days at High Spen, we live life to the full. With the fantastic support of our community, we are always doing or planning to do something different (perhaps this is why we LOVE coming to school?)

Check out our Twitter feed below or individual Class Feeds for more of a flavour of just what a range of things we get up to.

School Funding Crisis

Today, School Leaders across Gateshead are taking the unusual step of sending out a coordinated letter to parents and carers. School Funding Letter The link above explains more but in short the fact individual pupil funding has not increased since 2010. Despite this,...

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Waters of Tyne

Dear Choir, here are the words and music for the Waters of Tyne. Remember Bo-at man 🙂 Music link

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Daft as a Brush Fundraiser

Click on the link to learn about Last Night of the Proms at City Hall. This performance is to raise funds for an ambulance for the Great North Children's Hospital. Last night of the...

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Whole school trip to the woods

Blogbuddie News On Wed 23rd Sept. Nursery to Y6 went to the woods and we did lots of different activities! We did a lot of fun activities like : orienteering building dens for the animals practiced a poem We did this in our new High Spen Families, but the older ones...

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Sign Club summer term 2015!

This term we have had a lovely keen group of girls who wanted to learn signs.  We had so much fun by signing our name on our alphabet mat.  We then practised signs for our chosen song Frozen and performed at strawberries teas....

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Strawberry Teas

We thought we'd share this fabulous feedback from our friends at Dovecote! Strawberry Teas On Wednesday 15th July 2015 staff at Dovecote Nursing Home took three residents along to High Spen Primary School to enjoy an afternoon of entertainment and a strawberry tea....

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