Welcome to Newsham Primary School

Newsham Primary School is a vibrant, exciting and transformative place to learn and work. We are at the heart of fantastic community of Newsham, and we are supported by the parents and carers of our wonderful pupils. We have supported thousands of children in making the very best start in their schooling. Our innovative curriculum is backed by intensive pastoral care. We tailor learning to suit a significant range of needs. Families love the friendly welcome they receive at our school and we do whatever we can to help them whenever we can.

Our website aims to provide you with up to date information about our school vision, general organisation and curriculum activities. We also want children, parents and carers, our wider community and new visitors to have a window into all that we do and are so proud of here at Newsham.

If you would like more detailed information about the curriculum we offer at Newsham, please do not hesitate to get in touch with us through the contact information at the bottom of this page.

Please enjoy exploring our website.

Anne-Marie Armstrong (Headteacher)

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Latest news...

Young Citizen of the Year

We are so proud to announce that Safa has won an award for being the Young Citizen of the Year from our great friends at Rotary. Safa was selected for the amazing way she has settled here after such a challenging start. Furthermore, the judges Read more...

The Newsham Ninja!

Some children from Year 5 went to Gateshead Stadium to race their Goblin car ‘The Newsham Ninja’. They competed against lots of other schools from the North East in both slalom and drag events and we are delighted to have won third Read more...


Dear parents and carers,

Newsham Primary school will be working in partnership with North of Tyne Combined Authority over the next school year on a range of projects designed to help make improvements for people in the local Read more...

Position and Direction

In Year 2 we have put our position and direction learning to the test by drawing and describing routes for our friends. We are very impressed with the children’s understanding of the terms left, right, forwards, backwards, anti-clockwise, Read more...

Finding Half

Penguins class drew on the tables today! Don’t worry though, it was just them showing us how brilliant they are at finding half. They even drew their own sharing pockets before equally halving different amounts. A great job!