Tyne and Wear HER(15908): Houghton-le-Spring, Hall Lane, Bernard Gilpin School - Details
Houghton-le-Spring, Hall Lane, Bernard Gilpin School
Secondary Modern School
Houghton Secondary Modern School or Houghton Council Intermediate School. It had very good sports facilities - a running track, football pitch, hockey pitch, cricket pitch, tennis courts and a gymnasium. The school merged with Houghton School and Sancroft School in 1987 to form Houghton Kepier School. In 1990 all pupils moved into an extended school on the former Sancroft site. A primary school was built on the Bernard Gilpin site in 1993.
www.houghtonlespring.org.uk; Paul Lanagan, 2013, School aimed for high endeavour, article in Seaham and Houghton Star, Wednesday 16 January 2013