12th May 2020 – Letter regarding cancelled GCSE Exams
29th April 2020 – Message regarding Free School Meals.
8th April 2020- Message on how GCSE Grades will be awarded
On Friday the exams regulator wrote a letter to all students explaining how they intend to issue GCSE grades to students this summer. This letter has been issued and  shared with all students. The most recent documentation is updated on the  OFQUAL government site. The two key documents are linked below:
Letter  to students
and Guidance for Teachers, Students, Parents and Carers
Rest assured we are doing everything we can to ensure what happens is in the best interest of our students.
6th April 2020 – Message for those families in receipt of free school meals. 
In addition to the voucher which you received last week, we are currently in the process of sending out a further Asda voucher to cover the holiday period.
From Monday 20th April 2020, when we have the new system up and running and have confirmed your email address we will be able to use the Government scheme. Please ensure you respond to our Schoolcomms message to confirm your email or alternatively send a message to pastoral@durhamfederation.net


27th March 2020 – School Temporarily Closed

Thank you very much to our community for continuing to support each other in these unprecedented times. We will continue throughout this time to maintain contact with our students and their families. We will continue to have staff available to support students with their work during the school day from 9am to 3pm.
As we currently have no families who require our site provision, from Monday 30th March, Durham Federation site will be temporarily closed, should you have a query or be a key worker who needs our school to support your child please contact us at pastoral@durhamfederation.net


Student Home Learning:

Learning from Home Tasks – Week 1

Learning from Home Tasks – Week 2

Easter Challenges

Student Work – Week beginning 27/04/2020

Student Work – Week beginning 04/05/2020

Student Work – Week beginning 11/05/2020


Useful Resources & Info:

Coronavirus – Home education resources for Schools, Teachers & Parents

Parent fact sheet to home learning

DfE – List of Online Educational Resources for Home Education

Mutual Aid North Durham

Mutual Aid East Durham & Durham City

Rollercoaster Services

Help For Teenagers

Teenage Stress

Sexual Abuse Advice

OnePoint Online Sessions 


Virtual Support Hub

Coronavirus and your wellbeing