Joining Us

Parkside is an “Outstanding” secondary school, one of only a handful in Co. Durham. This means the education that we will provide for your child is second to none.

We will ensure they leave us with the very best examination results they can get – but they will achieve these results in a caring and supportive environment where teachers and support staff care for their welfare and wellbeing.

“The needs of the student remain at the heart of everything the school does”. Ofsted 2011

We provide tremendous opportunities to find your child’s talents and then invest the time and effort in nurturing and developing them, so the child that joined us at age eleven leaves us at age sixteen as a happy, confident and successful young man or woman.

We hold an annual Open Evening, but we don’t put on a special Open Day as it is possible to visit us on any normal school day and see that the outstanding quality of our lessons and the enthusiasm and exemplary behaviour of our pupils is the norm every day at Parkside.

Please telephone the school to arrange a visit.

Further information about our admissions policy is available by following this link.

Admissions Polcy

September 2018
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August 27, 2018 August 28, 2018 August 29, 2018 August 30, 2018 August 31, 2018 September 1, 2018 September 2, 2018
September 3, 2018 September 4, 2018 September 5, 2018 September 6, 2018 September 7, 2018 September 8, 2018 September 9, 2018
September 10, 2018 September 11, 2018 September 12, 2018 September 13, 2018 September 14, 2018 September 15, 2018 September 16, 2018
September 17, 2018 September 18, 2018 September 19, 2018 September 20, 2018

Category: GeneralOpen Evening

Open Evening
September 21, 2018 September 22, 2018 September 23, 2018
September 24, 2018 September 25, 2018

Category: GeneralYr 11 Post 16 Info Evening

Yr 11 Post 16 Info Evening
September 26, 2018 September 27, 2018

Category: GeneralYear 11- Engage Evening

Year 11- Engage Evening
September 28, 2018 September 29, 2018 September 30, 2018