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

December 2018
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November 26, 2018 November 27, 2018 November 28, 2018 November 29, 2018

Category: GeneralParent Forum

Parent Forum
November 30, 2018

Category: School HolidaysSchool Closed

School Closed
December 1, 2018 December 2, 2018
December 3, 2018 December 4, 2018 December 5, 2018 December 6, 2018 December 7, 2018 December 8, 2018 December 9, 2018
December 10, 2018 December 11, 2018 December 12, 2018 December 13, 2018

Category: GeneralKS3 Intervention Evening /Y11 Parents Evening

KS3 Intervention Evening /Y11 Parents Evening
December 14, 2018 December 15, 2018 December 16, 2018
December 17, 2018 December 18, 2018

Category: GeneralParent Engagement Evening

Parent Engagement Evening
December 19, 2018 December 20, 2018 December 21, 2018 December 22, 2018 December 23, 2018
December 24, 2018 December 25, 2018 December 26, 2018 December 27, 2018 December 28, 2018 December 29, 2018 December 30, 2018
December 31, 2018 January 1, 2019 January 2, 2019 January 3, 2019 January 4, 2019

Category: School HolidaysChristmas Break

Christmas Break
January 5, 2019 January 6, 2019