Beamish Primary School

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Why Choose Us?

Personalised Attention

Smaller class sizes, allow our dedicated teachers to provide personalised attention to each student, ensuring that no one gets left behind. Your child will receive the individualised support they need to thrive academically and socially.

Outside Learning

Our rural location allows us to offer endless opportunities for hands-on, experiential learning. We ensure that your child has the chance to learn outside of the classroom and develop a deep appreciation for the world around them.

OPAL - Outdoor Play and Learning

OPAL is a huge part of our school day at Beamish Primary School, and both children and staff look forward to getting outside to play, explore and develop together. The Outdoor Play and Learning (OPAL) Programme is focused on improving the quality of play for all children.

In July 2023 we were awarded a Platinum OPAL Quality Award for outstanding play times. The difference it has made is phenomenal. Children are happier, more sociable and resilient.         

Strong Academic Foundation

Despite our small size, our school delivers big results. Our dedicated team use innovative teaching methods and a rigourous curriculum to ensure that every student reaches their full potential. From reading and Maths, to Science and Art, we provide a well rounded education that prepares students for success in the future.

Emphasis on Values and Character

At Beamish Primary School, we don't just focus on academics - we also focus on the development of strong character values and character traits. Our staff are dedicated to provide an enriching, supportive environment where children can thrive academically, socially and emotionally. 

Parent Support

A recent parent survey conducted by the school, revealed overwhemingly positive sentiments, with an impressive 100% of parents stating their child is happy at Beamish Primary School. The survey delved into various aspects of the school experience including academics and extracurricular activities, communication and overall atmosphere. The remarkable approval rating underscores the dedication of he schools staff and the supportive environment fostered for both students and parents alike. Find the full results here.

 Ofsted rated Good School 

For the past decade, our primary school has proudly maintained a 'Good' rating from Ofsted. A testament to our unwavering commitment to educational excellence and student development.  Throughout these years, our dedicated team of staff has consistently strived to provide an enriching and nurturing environment where every child can flourish academically, socially and emotionally.

Join us at Beamish Primary School and experience the difference of a small primary school education. Together we will nurture your child's potential and inspire a life-long love of learning.

























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