Kenton Bar Primary School

Kenton Bar Primary School is a 1½ form entry foundation primary school for boys and girls aged 3-11 years. It is located on Kenton Bar housing estate, a mixed catchment area in North Central Newcastle The school includes a specially resourced provision for pupils with special educational needs. This consists of a full-time, six place Communication Centre for pupils with autism spectrum disorder and Asperger's Syndrome in Key Stages 1 and 2. The school has an attached nursery.

 There is a free breakfast club each day. A reading club takes place before school and there is a parent and volunteer team who read with children throughout the whole school. Extracurricular opportunities include a wide range of sporting activities and a range of clubs and Year 6 children are taken on a residential weekend each year during the summer term. The school also has its own chickens. A number of awards have been achieved, including Healthy Schools status, Activemark, International School Award and Eco School Award.

At Kenton Bar you will find a warm welcoming atmosphere where everyone is valued and pupils are keen to learn. We believe that a strong partnership between home and school is crucial in ensuring that we maintain high standards of behaviour and safety for our children. Our pupils feel very safe in school.

In this vibrant, multi-cultural school we encourage creativity, independence and co-operation and we aim to develop self-confidence, understanding and the ability to make choices. Our school is a caring school where all children are given the opportunity, skills and support to achieve their full potential. We have five core values that run through everything we do – Respect, Honesty, Friendship, Perseverance and Teamwork

Our motto is '“Belong, believe and achieve!”

You can find more about our school on our website:  www.kentonbar.newcastle.sch.uk

Mrs Alison Cairns

Interim Executive Headteacher

alison.cairns@northfawdon.newcastle.sch.uk

Interim Executive Head Teacher of:
Kenton Bar Primary School
North Fawdon Primary School

Ms Elaine Pattison

Head of School

elaine.pattison@kentonbar.newcastle.sch.uk

Mr Paul Cleghorn

Chair- Local Governing Board