Durham Sixth Form Centre


If you have a question, concern or you would like to discuss your son/daughter's progress, please use the relevant contact details below:

Student Recruitment Questions
Student Finance
Pastoral Concerns, Questions or Feedback
Subject Specific Concerns, Questions or Feedback
SLT Contacts

COVID 19 Contact Details for All Staff (23.03.20)

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General Enquiries

For general enquiries, please contact the Reception using the contact details below:

Mrs Emma Tallentire
Headteacher's PA and Office Manager
Durham Sixth Form Centre
Providence Row 
The Sands
Durham City
0191 383 0708

Student Recruitment Questions

If you have a specific question about student recruitment, or would like to discuss securing a place to study at Durham Sixth Form Centre, please contact:

Mrs Sidra Bruce
Student Recruitment Manager

Student Finance Questions

If you would like to discuss student finance issues, including bursary information, please contact:

Mrs Christine Simpson
Student Finance and Attendance Officer

SEN / Student Support

If you have a question relating to Special Educational Needs and/or Student Support, please contact:

Ms Amanda Eggett
Senior Lead Teacher and SENCo

Pastoral Concerns, Questions or Feedback

If your concern, question or feedback is of more of a general nature and/or regards your son/daughter's attendance, attainment or any other issue, in the first instance, please contact your son/daughter's Pastoral Support Manager. 

Mrs Jessica Clayton
Pastoral Support Manager - Year 12

Miss Lucy Shearer
Pastoral Support Manager - Year 13  

Subject Specific Concerns, Questions or Feedback

If your concern, feedback or suggestion links to a specific subject area, please contact one of the following Leaders of Learning - Curriculum:

Mrs Carole Henderson
Leader of Learning: Human Sciences

Mrs Kathryn Duffy
Leader of Learning: Science, Technology and Mathematics

Miss Ruth Robinson
Leader of Learning: Arts, Business and English

SLT Contacts

In the rare circumstance that you are not completely happy with the outcome or your dealings with your son/daughter's Leader of Learning or a Leader of Learning - Curriculum, please contact a member of the Senior Leadership Team.

Mrs Ellen Beveridge

Miss Joanne Lain
Deputy Headteacher

Miss Lesley Thompson
Deputy Headteacher

Mr Lee Bone
Assistant Headteacher

Mr Steven Robinson
Assistant Headteacher

Mrs Lisa Packer
Assistant Headteacher

Mrs Claire Rye
Assistant Headteacher


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All interviews for prospective students will now be completed via telephone. Queries should be directed to Sidra Bruce, Student Recruitment Manager, via email.

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