Bernard Gilpin Primary School

URN: 108830

Address: Hall Lane, Houghton le Spring, Tyne and Wear, DH5 8DA

Rating and reports

Inspection outcome

The overall outcome of the inspection on 21 September 2022 was:


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Early years provision:



All reports

  1. School inspection: OutstandingSchool inspection, PDF - 14 November 2022
  2. Short inspection Short inspection, PDF - 03 June 2019
  3. Short inspection Short inspection, PDF - 03 December 2015
  4. Full inspection: GoodFull inspection, PDF - 12 September 2012
  5. Monitoring visit Monitoring visit, PDF - 04 April 2012
  6. Full inspection: InadequateFull inspection, PDF - 19 July 2011
  7. Full inspection: SatisfactoryFull inspection, PDF - 18 July 2008
  8. Full inspection Full inspection, PDF - 15 September 2005
  9. Opened

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About Bernard Gilpin Primary School

  • Type: Primary
  • Boarding: No
  • Religious character: Does Not Apply
  • Local authority: Sunderland


  • Age Range: 5 - 11
  • Gender: Mixed
  • Number of pupils: 414
  • School capacity: 400


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  • Address: Hall Lane, Houghton le Spring, Tyne and Wear, DH5 8DA
  • Region: North East

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