School Clubs

Our pupils have access to a range of activities after school, run by either coaches or school staff.

These include netball, football, badminton, gymnastics or dance, art and crafts.

A nominal fee is payable for activities which involve a coach in order to cover coaching costs incurred by the activity.

Update about KS2 Christingle Service – Thursday 13th December

I hope you're all starting to get into the Christmas spirit - our Christingle service tomorrow at 6pm will certainly help you do so!  Could our Yr 3 - 6 children please arrive at St Andrews Church by 5.45pm and wear their full school uniform please.  We look forward...

PTA Raffle Update!

Just to let everyone know that tickets for the PTA raffle will still be available at our Nursery performance on Wednesday and at our EYs/KS1 performances on Monday.  There will also be an additional raffle for a £20 'As You Like It' voucher.  Good luck!

Fair Funding for Schools Campaign

As you all now know, White Mere and all other schools in Gateshead are experiencing significant funding problems. The attached letter is part of a co-ordinated campaign led by Gateshead LA to demand a better funding deal from the Government. Every child...

Royal Northern Sinfonia Treat for Yr 4 & Yr 6!

Years 4 and 6 are going to be in for a real treat on 15th November as they will be going to Heworth Grange School for a workshop and a performance with the Royal Northern Sinfonia!  This will be a wonderful experience for the children - thanks to Gateshead Music...

Dates for our Christmas Nativities and Christingle Service

I'm pleased to let you know the dates for our various Christmas events.  As mentioned, the KS2 (Years 3-6) Christingle Service will take place on Thursday 13th December at 6pm in St Andrew's Church.  The KS1/Reception Christmas Performance will take place on Monday...

Learning Mandarin at White Mere!

Some of our pupils are now learning Chinese and I wanted to let you know a little bit more about it.  We are very fortunate to have linked up with the Swire Chinese Centre in Newcastle (we're their first Gateshead primary school!) which is part of a cultural project...


Year 4 and Year 6 are having a very exciting trip to Nissan - look out for pictures appearing on Twitter!  Thank you to Nissan who have covered the costs of the whole trip as well.

Safeguarding at White Mere Primary

The safeguarding and well-being of all children, as well as their families, is of the highest importance to us.  Should you ever have a concern or wish to discuss anything relating to safeguarding, child protection or somebody's well-being in any way, our Designated...

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