Find All Schools in Durham - 292 Schools.

There are 292 schools and 139 nurseries located in Durham.

Facts About Durham Schools

Best Schools in Durham

Top 5 Nurseries

School name
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Oxhill Nursery School
Age: 2-5 yr 164 students
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Horden Nursery School
Age: 2-5 yr 123 students
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Seaham Harbour Nursery School
Age: 2-5 yr 119 students
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Rosemary Lane Nursery School
Age: 2-5 yr 97 students
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Oxclose Nursery School
Age: 2-4 yr 93 students

Top 5 Primary Schools

School name English Maths
A+
Laurel Avenue Community Primary School Age: 2-11 yr 129 students
105 104
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West Pelton Primary School Age: 4-11 yr 64 students
107 106
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Dean Bank Primary and Nursery School Age: 2-11 yr 177 students
105 108
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St Helen Auckland Community Primary School Age: 2-11 yr 210 students
104 103
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Woodhouse Community Primary School Age: 2-11 yr 236 students
101 104

Top 5 Secondary Schools

School name 5+ at GCSE Entering eBacc
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Sedgefield Community College Age: 11-16 yr 976 students
53% 51%
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Durham Johnston Comprehensive School Age: 11-18 yr 1668 students
64% 39%
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The Academy at Shotton Hall Age: 11-16 yr 1218 students
48% 41%
58% 41%
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Wolsingham School Age: 11-18 yr 565 students
40% 14%

Top 5 Private Schools

School name Fee yearly
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The Chorister School Age: 3-13 yr 155 students
£1,176 to £4,275
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Durham School Age: 3-18 yr 538 students
£1,892 to £5,331
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Barnard Castle School Age: 4-18 yr 673 students
£2,288 to £4,650
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Durham High School Age: 3-18 yr 402 students
£2,290 to £4,375
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Delta Independent School Age: 13-16 yr 45 students

Durham Admissions

To apply for your child's admission, visit https://www.durham.gov.uk/schools

Durham Holiday

Title Holiday Dates
Autumn Half Term Holidays 25th Oct 2021 - 29th Oct 2021
Winter Holidays 20th Dec 2021 - 3rd Jan 2022
Spring Half Term Holidays 21st Feb 2022 - 25th Feb 2022
Spring Holidays 11th Apr 2022 - 22nd Apr 2022
Summer Half Term Holidays 30th May 2022 - 3rd Jun 2022
Summer Holidays 22nd Jul 2022 - 2nd Sep 2022

Durham Termdates

Title Term Dates
Autumn Term 1st Sep 2021 - 24th Oct 2021
Autumn Term-2 30th Oct 2021 - 19th Dec 2021
Spring Term 4th Jan 2022 - 20th Feb 2022
Spring Term-2 26th Feb 2022 - 10th Apr 2022
Summer Term 23rd Apr 2022 - 29th May 2022
Summer Term-2 4th Jun 2022 - 21st Jul 2022

Students in Durham

By phase of education

Nursery
1,004
Primary
42,944
Special
9,428
Secondary
33,144

Teachers in Durham

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Frequently Asked Questions

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Is school free in Durham?

Yes, 2 schools are free in Durham.
28.7% of pupils are known to be eligible for free school meals out of 76,088 pupils.

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Are schools in Durham good?

Total 0.58% of schools are currently judged to be good or outstanding by Ofsted in Durham.
List of ofsted outstanding & good schools:

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Which is largest school in Durham?

Durham Johnston Comprehensive School is Largest school in Durham with 1,668 pupils.

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