Breckenbeds Junior High School

Breckenbeds Junior High School was a secondary school in Low Fell, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, United Kingdom. The school taught pupils aged 11-14 and acted as a feeder school for Heathfield Senior School. The school closed as Breckenbeds in September 1996.[1]

Breckenbeds Junior High School
Saltwell Road South

Low Fell, Gateshead
Tyne and Wear


The Breckenbeds site was redeveloped to provide additional capacity for 14-18 year old pupils that had previously studied at the defunct Heathfield Senior High School. The newly merged schools reopened on the Breckenbeds site as Joseph Swan (since 2019 Grace College).

footballer Paul Gascoigne and conductor John Wilson were its most famous pupils.


  1. ^ "Breckenbeds Junior High School". Archived from the original on 10 September 2008. Retrieved 19 October 2009.