Excellence, compassion &
respect for all

Welcome to
Framwellgate
School Durham

Framwellgate School Durham is a medium size 11-18 co-educational, non-selective secondary school within a Multi Academy Trust, the Excel Academy Partnership.

Framwellgate School Durham is committed to keeping children safe in education. We expect all of our staff and visitors to share this commitment.

Our school promotes academic excellence and embraces the shared values of honesty, integrity, respect and compassion. We want our students to be ambitious, kind, resilient and hardworking, and have a genuine passion for learning. We want them to change the world with the knowledge, skills and confidence they have learned here; to champion fairness, build friendships for life, and have pride in our school. Above all, we want our students to be happy.

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Headteacher's Welcome
@fram_official

In a time when many people are struggling to relax, it's important to encourage reading, especially in young people. For this reason, we are going to start a #bookoftheweekwednesday feature. Look out for our first #bookoftheweek post next Wednesday! https://t.co/VXla5WjNo7

RT @Framheadteacher: We’ve arranged for @streetcoffeeco to come into school for each of the last 3 Thursdays of term to serve coffee to the…

RT @FSDSixth: For any past students currently on a gap year who are wishing to apply through UCAS via the School or are requiring a referen…

GCSE and A' Level certificates for 2020 are available for collection from Student Reception Monday - Thursday between 3pm and 3.30pm only. Please bring some form of ID or if collecting on behalf of someone else, a letter of consent. Current students can collect at any time.

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This (rather giant) bear is sitting in my office looking rather disconsolate. Students @fram_official can help cheer him up this week by giving him a home! https://t.co/cEGYY3pzb8

03/12

Y10 Parents’ Evening

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07/12

Y11 Mock Exams (Week 1)

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10/12

Y10 Parents’ Evening

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15/12

Winter Concert

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18/12

School Closes for Christmas Holiday

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04/01

Staff Training Day – Students Do Not Attend

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05/01

Start of Term

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18/01

Careers Week

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19/01

Y8 Options Evening

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20/01

Y10 GCSE Food & Nutrition Practical Exam

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Sixth Form

Come and visit our fantastic facilities, and see what we can offer you! To find out more about the Sixth Form contact Mrs Mersh-Roberts at Framwellgate School Durham.

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Amanda is Chair of the Excel Academy Trust Board. Amanda became a parent governor in 2009 and has enjoyed several responsibilities across this time including being Chair of the Achievement and Standards committee, a member of the Excel Academy Audit committee, and most recently has been appointed as a Member of the Excel Academy Partnership. Her career started out with the Halifax Building Society where she worked as a mortgage advisor for 20 years, before entering the political arena. Amanda is a County Councillor for Durham County Council, representing Framwellgate and Newton Hall ward. Amanda was formerly a student at Framwellgate School Durham, where she met her husband and many other friends, as well as taking on the responsibility of being Deputy Head Girl. Amanda is passionate about the school and local area and is actively involved in the school at every opportunity.

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