Gosforth East Middle School

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Gosforth East Middle School
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Motto In the pursuit of excellence
Established 1960 (1960)
1973 (as Gosforth East Middle)
Type Comprehensive
Headteacher Tim J Stout[1]
Location Harewood Road
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Tyne & Wear
Coordinates: 55°00′56″N 1°37′00″W / 55.0155°N 1.6166°W / 55.0155; -1.6166
Local authority Newcastle upon Tyne (391)
DfE URN 108521 Tables
Ofsted Reports
Students 474[2]
Gender Coeducational
Ages 9–13
Website www.gosfortheast.newcastle.sch.uk

Gosforth East Middle School is a middle school in Gosforth, Newcastle upon Tyne, England. Students usually transfer to Gosforth High School. The school is in the Parklands electoral ward.


Gosforth East Middle School building

The school started in 1960 as, Gosforth East Secondary School and later became Gosforth East Middle School, when Northumberland County Council changed to the Three-tier education system in 1973.

In 2003, Gosforth East had a new building erected.[3] This building costing £4 million was officially opened on 12 September 2003 by Mr David Bell, who then was Chief Inspector of Schools.[4]

Gosforth East was inspected by Ofsted in 2009; the report noted that "This is a good and improving school".

In 2014 the Gosforth Schools Trust was formed with Archibald First, Archbishop Runcie CE First, Broadway East First, Brunton First, Dinnington First, Gosforth Central Middle, Gosforth East Middle, Gosforth Park First, Grange First, Regent Farm First and South Gosforth First School.[5]


The KS2 SATs results score by year are listed below:[6]

Year Results score
2005 250
2006 260
2007 269
2008 284

Feeder schools[edit]

Notable alumni[edit]


  1. ^ "Staff". Gosforth East Middle School. Retrieved 9 January 2014. 
  2. ^ "GEMS School Overview". DirectGov. Retrieved 2008-04-06. 
  3. ^ "Gosforth East Middle School, Erection of two storey school" (DOC). Newcastle City Council. 2002-02-15. Retrieved 2008-04-06. 
  4. ^ "Ofsted boss welcomes new PFI school". The Journal (hosted at highbeam). 2003-09-13. Retrieved 2008-04-08. 
  5. ^ "Schools in Newcastle join forces to form collaborative trust". The Journal. 23 May 2014. Retrieved 5 July 2014. 
  6. ^ "League Tables". BBC News. 2009-04-01. Retrieved 2009-04-02. 
  7. ^ "Robbie Elliott Biography". OfficialPlayerSites.com. Retrieved 2008-04-06. 
  8. ^ "Ben Price plays Nathan Spencer". holby.tv. Archived from the original on 2011-05-26. Retrieved 2008-04-06. 

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