Durham Sixth Form Centre (The Sands) data

Durham Sixth Form Centre is located in The Sands, Durham and falls under the local authority of County Durham. This mixed-sex secondary school has 1,764 pupils, with a capacity of 2,000, aged from sixteen up to nineteen, and the type of establishment is community school. The school has 63 teachers with each teacher on average earning the full-time equivalent of £41,154. The most recend Ofsted inspection was 2nd March 2017 resulting in an outstanding rating.

Durham Sixth Form Centre contact details

AddressDurham Sixth Form Centre
Providence Row
The Sands
County Durham
HeadteacherMrs Ellen Beveridge

About Durham Sixth Form Centre

Phase of EducationSecondary
Type of EstablishmentCommunity school
Admissions PolicyNot applicable
Statutory Low Age16
Statutory High Age19
BoardersNo boarders
Official Sixth FormHas a sixth form
Religious CharacterDoes not apply
DioceseNot applicable
Special ClassesNo Special Classes


Census Date21st January 2021
School Capacity2,000
Number of Pupils1,76488% capacity
Number of Boys69840%
Number of Girls1,06660%

Where is Durham Sixth Form Centre?

Street AddressProvidence Row
LocalityThe Sands
CountyCounty Durham
PostcodeDH1 1SG
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Durham Sixth Form Centre on a map

Durham Sixth Form Centre map (DH1 1SG) - OS VectorMap District (Ordnance Survey)

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Ofsted RegionNorth East, Yorkshire and the Humber

Durham Sixth Form Centre Ofsted Report

This table compares the Durham Sixth Form Centre Ofsted reports from 1st March 2017 (10000869) and 10th May 2012 (ITS378841).

Inspection number10000869ITS378841
Inspection typeMaintained Academy and School Short inspection
Inspection type groupingSection 8 conversion
Inspection start date1st March 201710th May 2012
Inspection end date2nd March 201711th May 2012
Publication date30th March 201731st May 2012
Overall effectiveness
Effectiveness of leadership and management
Early years provision (where applicable)
No Judgement
No Judgement
Ofsted Last Inspection2nd March 2017
Ofsted RatingOutstanding
Ofsted Special MeasuresNot applicable

Teachers at Durham Sixth Form Centre

Total Number of Teachers63
Total Number of Teachers (Full-Time Equivalent)58.9
Total Number of Teaching Assistants5
Total Number of Teaching Assistants (Full-Time Equivalent)3.4
Total Number of Non Classroom-based School Support Staff21
Total Number of Non Classroom-based School Support Staff (Full-Time Equivalent)18.4
Pupil:Teacher Ratio19.4
Mean Gross Full-Time Equivalent Salary of All Teachers£41,154

Durham Sixth Form Centre administrative data

Establishment NameDurham Sixth Form Centre
Establishment Number4191
Unique Reference Number114310
Local AuthorityCounty Durham
Local Authority Code840
Previous Local AuthorityPre LGR (1997) Durham
Previous Local Authority Code913
Government Statistical Service Local Authority CodeE06000047
Government Office RegionNorth East
DistrictCounty Durham
District CodeE06000047
WardElvet and Gilesgate
Parliamentary ConstituencyCity of Durham
Urban/Rural Description(England/Wales) Urban city and town
Middle Super Output AreaCounty Durham 030
Lower Super Output AreaCounty Durham 030D

Durham Sixth Form Centre history

Establishment StatusOpen
Last Changed Date12th January 2022
Reason Establishment OpenedNot applicable
Reason Establishment ClosedNot applicable

Pupil Referral Unit

Teenage MothersNot applicable
Child Care FacilitiesNot applicable
Special Educational Needs (SEN) Provision in Primary Care UnitNot applicable
Pupil Referral Unit (PRU) Provides for Educational and Behavioural Difficulties (EBD)Not applicable
Pupil Referral Unit (PRU) Offers Tuition by Another ProviderNot applicable

Special Educational Needs

Section 41 ApprovedNot applicable


Trust flagNot applicable
School Sponsor flagNot applicable


Federation flagNot under a federation

Further Education/Higher Education

UK Provider Reference Number10002065
Further Education TypeNot applicable

Durham Sixth Form Centre geodata


Nearest schools to Durham Sixth Form Centre

SchoolPhase of EducationDistance
The Independent Grammar School:Durham
Claypath, Durham, DH1 1RH
Not applicable197m
University of Durham
University Office, Old Evet, Durham, DH1 3HP
Not applicable623m
St Leonard's Catholic School
North End, Durham, DH1 4NG
St Oswald's Church of England Aided Primary and Nursery School
Church Street, Durham, DH1 3DQ
Durham Cathedral Schools Foundation
Quarry Heads Lane, DURHAM, DH1 4SZ
Not applicable1.1km
St Margaret's Church of England Primary School
Crossgate Peth, Durham, DH1 4QB
Durham Trinity School & Sports College
Dunholme Close, Aykley Heads, Durham, DH1 5WB
Not applicable1.3km
Durham Johnston Comprehensive School
Crossgate Moor, Durham, DH1 4SU
Laurel Avenue Community Primary School
Laurel Avenue, The Woodlands, Durham, DH1 2EY
Durham Gilesgate Primary School
Kepier Crescent, Gilesgate, Durham, DH1 1PH