In this section you will find information on any success stories throughout the school year associated with both the school as a whole and also our pupils and staff members.
We are proud to announce that we have now been awarded the Autism Accreditation which is a huge accomplishment being the only school in Gateshead to have this prestigious award.
We have the Gold Inclusion Standard from Gateshead Council and is part of their vision in helping “children and young people to develop to their full potential in order that they may play an active part in society”.
The Sainsbury’s School Games Kitemark is a Government led awards scheme launched in 2012 to reward schools for their commitment to the development of competition across their school and into the community. Schools in England are able to assess themselves across bronze, silver and gold levels of the Kitemark. This is the first time we have been awarded the Gold mark so we are all extremely pleased.
Eco-Schools is an international award programme that guides schools on their sustainable journey, providing a framework to help embed these principles into the heart of school life. Gibside have worked through all levles and now hold the top award which is the Green Flag!!
Blazing The Trail (BTT) was launched in 2012 as the Gateshead School Sport Partnership’s(GSSP) London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic legacy programme.
With the games now behind us, Blazing The Trail is arguably more significant than ever as we seek to fulfil the promise of delivering a lasting legacy from London 2012 and in particular, a lasting legacy here in Gateshead. The award is giving to those school demonstrating the seven olympic and paralympic values.
The Creative Partnerships programme brought creative workers such as artists, architects and scientists into schools to work with teachers to inspire young people and help them learn.
Artsmark is Arts Council England’s flagship programme to enable schools and other organisations to evaluate, strengthen and celebrate their arts and cultural provision. At GIbside we now have the Gold award!