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Hadrian Primary School

"Pupils enjoy coming to school everyday, they are highly motivated and leaders and teachers are enthusiastic about providing an ambitious curriculum for all pupils" Ofsted 2022

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School Information

School Information (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2012


Statutory Information


Each school is required by law, (The School Information (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2012), to make the following information available:


• The school’s name, postal address and telephone number, plus a contact name to whom enquiries should be addressed:

Hadrian Primary School,

Baring Street,

South Shields,

Tyne and Wear.

NE33 2BB

Tel: (0191) 4554514


All enquiries should be addressed to: Mr S Brown (Head Teacher)


• The school’s admissions policy in full (including arrangements for selection, oversubscription criteria and the application process). Or – information on where and how this information can be accessed on the local authority’s website.


The school follows the guidance set out for local authority admissions. Further information can be found at :


• The school’s most recent Ofsted report can be accessed from the link on the ‘Useful Information’ page of the website.


•To access the School Performance Tables on the DfE website, go to:


 • The following information about the school curriculum:


a) For each academic year, the content of the curriculum followed for each subject, and guidance on how to find additional information about the curriculum.


The Foundation classes follow the Early Years Foundation Curriculum. This is organised into topics that engage the children's interests. The curriculum is constantly changing and being adapted to meet the interests of the children.

Key Stages 1 and 2 (Years 1 to 6) follow the revised 2014 National Curriculum.

The maths curriculum focuses on the mastery approach using small steps to learning.

All other subjects are taught on a two year rolling cycle based around topics.

The curriculum is constantly changing as teachers adapt it to the needs of their current children and respond to opportunities that arise.

In addition, each term some work may focus around a theme or event that is taking place at that time, such as the Black History Month or National Poetry Week.

PSHE and citizenship is taught through class PSHE time.


b) For KS1, the names of any phonics or reading schemes in use. 


Sounds-Write Nursery, Reception, KS1 & KS2


Dandelion Readers



• The measures determined by the head teacher under section 89 of the Education and Inspections Act 2006 (determination by head teacher of behaviour policy).

The schools Behaviour Policy is shown below:




Statement of Intent


At Hadrian Primary School we are committed to providing a caring, friendly and safe environment for all of our pupils so they can learn in a relaxed and secure atmosphere. We believe every pupil should be able to participate in all school activities in an enjoyable and safe environment and be protected from harm. This is the responsibility of every adult employed by, or invited to deliver services at, Hadrian Primary School. We recognise our responsibility to safeguard and promote the welfare of all our pupils by protecting them from physical, sexual or emotional abuse, neglect and bullying.



1 To provide high quality learning and teaching 
2 To develop an ethos that promotes attainment and 
achievement beyond expectation 
3 To develop links between home, school and community 
and promote good relationships 
4 To promote the intellectual, social and physical 
development of the individual 
5 To provide a broad and balanced curriculum across its 


The culture of our school will be based on the principles of dialogue, inclusion and mutual respect. All dealings between staff, students and parents will be characterised by a code of common courtesy and good manners. Partnership, working together and celebrating our diverse cultures, are the corner stone of our school community. 
We are committed to providing a service to our students who are recognised as the most important group within the school community. Staff will demonstrate due consideration and respect for their students. Students' rights to voice opinions will be recognised and staff will work with students to deal with their concerns. 
The efforts which members of staff make to improve the learning process and promote partnership will be recognised by students adopting an active role in their own learning. 
When dealing with difficult situations we will seek to resolve problems by mediation, respecting the feelings of all involved. 
The school will continue to develop its existing positive links with the local community and promote civic pride in its achievements and reputation.