Parent and Carer Information

This section of our website provides information that will be useful to parents and carers.  Please use the menu on the right of this page to find the information you need.

Places available for 2 and 3 year old’s at Grace Darling, Thomas Bewick and Robert Stephenson campuses for September 2019
Bishop’s Primary will be offering places for 2 year olds eligible for 15 hours of funded provision as well as the full 30 hours extended entitlement for eligible 3 year olds at the Grace Darling Campus from September 5th 2019. Parents of eligible 2 year olds may select either five morning sessions per week – 8.30am to 11.30am or five afternoon sessions – 12.15pm to 3.15pm (term time only).

Places will be allocated on a first come, first served basis. Fee paying places may also be available upon application.  3 year olds who are eligible for the extended entitlement will be offered the additional 15 hours added to their Nursery place over five days per week. Parents and carers wishing to access a place should send their request to 30 hours eligibility codes must be received before 30th  August for those children starting in September.  You may visit the Grace Darling Campus between 1pm and 2.30pm on Monday 2nd September when staff will be present to discuss the places available.  Parents need to bring with them evidence of their eligibility.

There are also places available for 2 year old’s and for the 30 hour extended entitlement for 3 year olds at Thomas Bewick and Robert Stephenson Campuses in Ashington. Please email for more information. 30 hours eligibility codes must be received before 30th  August for those children starting in September.


We are constantly trying to improve the education that we offer the pupils of our school and would be grateful if you could spare the time to complete an online questionnaire, which will tell us how well you think we are doing and how we can improve the things that are important to you. You can access the questionnaire here:

Bishop’s School Parent Questionnaire

The password is: NRP14789parent (this is case sensitive)

Your answers will be strictly confidential.

With thanks for your help.