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Applications close Friday 26th April.

Results Day

Year 13 Results

Yet another extraordinary year of results for students both national and at Durham Sixth Form Centre. Two-thirds of all A-Level entries awarded at grades A*- B. Students have gained on average a Distinction/Distinction* in vocational courses. Well done!

Train to Teach

Train to teach in an outstanding post-16 school...

We run a school-based PCET course, in association with the University of Sunderland, and are recruiting for September.


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

General Enquiries

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

Mrs Emma Tallentire
Principal’s PA and Office Manager
Durham Sixth Form Centre
Providence Row 
The Sands
Durham City
0191 383 0708
[email protected]

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
[email protected]

Student Finance Questions

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

Finance Team
[email protected]

SEN / Student Support

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

Ms Amanda Eggett
[email protected]

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. 

Dr Mariarita Martino
Pastoral Support Manager – Year 12  
[email protected]

Mrs Rachel Thexton
Pastoral Support Manager – Year 12
[email protected]

Mrs Jessica Clayton
Pastoral Support Manager – Year 13
[email protected]

Miss Lucy Shearer
Pastoral Support Manager – Year 13  
[email protected]

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 Sarah Mitcheson
Leader of Learning: Human Sciences (Maternity Cover)
[email protected]

Mrs Kathryn Duffy
Leader of Learning: Science, Technology and Mathematics
[email protected]

Miss Marie Harrison
Leader of Learning: Arts and Humanities
[email protected]

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 Joanne Lain
[email protected]

Miss Lesley Thompson
Vice Principal
[email protected]

Mr Lee Bone
Vice Principal
[email protected]

Mr Steven Robinson
Assistant Principal
[email protected]

Mrs Ruth Watson
Assistant Principal
[email protected]

Mr Matthew Anglesea
Assistant Principal
[email protected]


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Website / Social Media Enquiries

For website or social media opportunities, please contact the Design Studio using the contact details below:
[email protected]

Requests for paper copies

If you would like a paper copy of the information on this website, please contact us.

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