Magdalen Gates Primary School

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This video is a virtual tour of our Reception classroom made in collaboration with the Norwich Opportunity Area (NOA)

You can also watch the VR Tour using VR glasses on your iPhone. Simply download the app to your phone and follow the instructions. Here is a link to the app. 

Welcome to Magdalen Gates Primary

At Magdalen Gates Primary School, we understand that choosing your child’s school is one of the most important decisions that a parent will make. I hope that you will find everything that you want to know about our wonderful school on this website to make this decision easier for you.

Magdalen Gates Primary is a good school (Ofsted, 2018) that is working very hard to become an excellent school. Our school motto, ‘Working together to give every child the best’ describes what we are trying to achieve and how we are intending to get there. The best means; the best education, the best support, the best opportunities and the best start in life. We hope that coming to Magdalen Gates Primary School will set your child on course to be able to make their own choices and succeed in whatever they choose to do in life. To help them to get there, we believe that the working partnership between school and home needs to be consistently strong and effective so that your child can flourish in their primary education.

We are very proud of the community that surrounds and nurtures the school. As a ‘School of Sanctuary’ we are recognised for our inclusive practise, the diversity of our pupils and their families and our work with asylum seeking and refugee families too. We are proud to be known as ‘the village school on the edge of the city’ as it reflects the friendly and welcoming atmosphere that you will feel if you choose to visit us.

If have any questions or would like to arrange a visit please email the school office. ( If you would like to apply for a place for your child at Magdalen Gates Primary School, please click on this link.

I look forward to meeting you and your child.


Mr Chris Hutchinson
Head Teacher

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Magdalen Gates School Fund Charity Registration Number - 1042244