St Bede’s Catholic Primary School


St. Bede’s R.C. Primary School is situated in Washington in the Diocese of Hexham and Newcastle. We are an average sized school and cater for 30 children in each year group, as well as having 26 places in Nursery, which is open on a morning.

At St Bede’s we are focussed on living out our mission, ‘Developing mind, body, spirit and community. Living life to the full.’ We will strive to give all children the opportunity to develop their intellectual, physical, social and spiritual attributes to ensure they receive a broad education and achieve their best. By working in partnership with all parent and carers we will ensure that our goals are achieved. Thanks for supporting our school, please feel free to contact me at any time if there is anything you wish to discuss.

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Ofsted Report Quotes

Pupils make good progress as they move through the school. Their attainment in tests in English and mathematics is above average by the end of Year 6 and they are well prepared for the next stage of their education.

Good teaching, sensitive personal support and wise spending of extra funds all ensure that disabled pupils and those with special educational needs and those eligible for free school meals make good progress.

Teachers are knowledgeable, explain topics clearly and use interesting resources. Lessons are briskly paced and teachers manage their classes well.

Pupils feel safe in school. They behave well, are proud of their achievements and show kindness and respect to each other and to all staff.

School Details

Ofsted Rating: Good
Date of Last Ofsted 30/01/2014

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