Year 11 Open Days

Monday 18th July 2022, 8.45am - 2.00pm
or Tuesday 19th July 2022, 8.45am - 2.00pm.


Do you want to 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.


Take a tour...

Produced by former student Nathan Clark,
Director of Canvas HQ...

New Development

Exciting New Development

We are delighted to announce the Department for Education has awarded Durham Sixth Form Centre funding to provide additional capacity for post-16 learners in County Durham. 


Teaching and Learning...

Presented by our Deputy Headteacher, Jo Lain...


What our students say...

Presented by our Student Leadership Group...

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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
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. 

Mr David Bains
Pastoral Support Manager – Year 13

Miss Lucy Shearer
Pastoral Support Manager – Year 13

Mrs Emily Church
Pastoral Support Manager – Year 12 

Mrs Julie Maude
Pastoral Support Manager – Year 12

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 Laura Naesham
Leader of Learning: Human Sciences

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

Miss Marie Harrison
Leader of Learning: English, Business and History

Mr Michael Robinson
Leader of Learning: Arts and Media

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
SeniorAssistant Headteacher

Mrs Claire Rye
Senior Assistant Headteacher

Mr Steven Robinson
Assistant Headteacher

Mrs Lisa Packer
Assistant Headteacher

Miss Ruth Robinson
Assistant Headteacher

Mr Matthew Anglesea
Assistant Headteacher


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Requests for paper copies

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

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