You're correct - the path leading to the Infants' School, used to be named Rowhope Street.
Here is a piece on Rowhope Street, from the Streets of Hebburn:
ROWHOPE STREET: Hebburn Quay. Built in or before 1911. Demolished c.1972.
Accessed via Argyle Street. Now a footpath that leads into St. Aloysius RC Infant School.
Named after: Rowhope is part of the Cheviot Hills in Northumberland on the borders of Scotland.
Here is a map showing it today: