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

We’re here to support all of our students to achieve their dreams. #Post16 #SixthForm @UniOfSurrey https://t.co/IrscQhfTOk

Some very tired kids after a great session of nighttime orienteering 🔦 🗺️ @framgeography https://t.co/VBJLH4P2yV

RT @FramGeography: Some nice views at Ullswater! https://t.co/xExlAAe37K

Fab first day in a beautiful location - river field work complete with only a few wet feet 🏔️ @FramGeography https://t.co/Sdazfd6MQg

Dates for the Diary

20/12

School Closes for Christmas Holiday

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04/01

Staff Training Day - Students Do Not Attend

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05/01

School Re-opens for All

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12/01

Year 9 Progress Evening - X Band (online)

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19/01

Year 9 Progress Evening - Y Band (online)

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27/01

Holocaust Memorial Day

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01/02

Year 9 Options Evening

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07/02

Year 8 Progress Evening - X Band (online)

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14/02

Year 8 Progress Evening - Y Band (online)

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16/02

School Closes to Students for Half Term Holiday

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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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