Welcome to Rickleton Primary School 

We are a busy but friendly school, with lots going on.  This website aims to give you an insight into the school, as well as providing regular updated information for both parents and pupils.  We hope that you enjoy your visit to our website, and that you find any information you are looking for.  Please feel free to contact the school direct with any queries you may have.

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 Enter the school post code: NE38 9EZ

30 Hour Childcare

How do I apply for the 30 hours free childcare? 

  • Apply online through the childcare service www.childcarechoices.gov.uk
  • If you are eligible you will receive a code.  Bring this code into school along with you National Insurance number and your child's date of birth.  We will check the code is authentic and allocate your child a free childcare place up to 30 hours a week.  If you are not eligible you my be able to purchase additional hours at an hourly rate. 

Are you eligible?

30 hours flexible form 

Basic Skills Award

We received the Basic Skills Award in March 2017 in recognition of the provision, practice and performance in respect of the 'Basic Skills' in literacy and numeracy.  We have shown a consistent approach to many aspects of teaching and learning and a strong high quality commitment to improving the skills of all staff through a Professional Learning Programme. 

World Book Day 2017

Building Renovation

Renovations to modernise and improve our school will take place from May to September this year. The scheme will see two areas of school renovated.  This will allow for a purpose built classroom areas for Year One and Two and a playground.  Year Three and Four will have four brand new classrooms.

Please click below for further information and to view plans. 

Roald Dahl Day 

Assembly on Sugary Drinks

We learnt about how different drinks contain different amounts of sugar in our assembly to help us make healthy choices.  Click here to view the assembly powerpoint

A Very Musical School

Rickleton Music Project

Latest Calendar Events

Parent Consultation Evening17Oct2017

12:00 am - 1:00 am

Parent Consultation Evening18Oct2017

12:00 am - 1:00 am

Half Term Week23Oct2017

Calendars page(s): Calendar >>

Coming Soon...

Sunderland Singing Festival

Children from Rickleton Primary School enjoyed taking part in the Sunderland Singing Festival held in Sunderland Minster on January 30th.  The children performed two songs and then enjoyed singing along with other schools. All the choir thought this was a wonderful experience and enjoyed participating.

Investors in Children Award

We are delighted to announce we have successfully gained the Investors in Children Award.