Finchale Primary School (Newton Hall) data

Finchale Primary School is located in Newton Hall, Durham and falls under the local authority of County Durham. This mixed-sex primary school has 209 pupils, with a capacity of 210, aged from four up to eleven, and the type of establishment is community school. The school has 9 teachers with each teacher on average earning the full-time equivalent of £38,108. The most recend Ofsted inspection was 7th November 2019 resulting in an good rating.

Finchale Primary School contact details

AddressFinchale Primary School
Canterbury Road
Newton Hall
County Durham
Head TeacherDr Sandra Whitton

About Finchale Primary School

Phase of EducationPrimary
Type of EstablishmentCommunity school
Admissions PolicyNot applicable
Statutory Low Age4
Statutory High Age11
BoardersNo boarders
Official Sixth FormDoes not have a sixth form
Religious CharacterDoes not apply
DioceseNot applicable
Special ClassesNot applicable


Census Date21st January 2021
School Capacity210
Number of Pupils209100% capacity
Number of Boys10450%
Number of Girls10550%
Free School Meals (%)2.9%

Where is Finchale Primary School?

Street AddressCanterbury Road
LocalityNewton Hall
CountyCounty Durham
PostcodeDH1 5XT
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Finchale Primary School on a map

Finchale Primary School map (DH1 5XT) - OS VectorMap District (Ordnance Survey)

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Ofsted Last Inspection7th November 2019
Ofsted RatingGood
Ofsted Special MeasuresNot applicable

Teachers at Finchale Primary School

Total Number of Teachers9
Total Number of Teachers (Full-Time Equivalent)8.2
Total Number of Teaching Assistants7
Total Number of Teaching Assistants (Full-Time Equivalent)5.3
Total Number of Non Classroom-based School Support Staff2
Total Number of Non Classroom-based School Support Staff (Full-Time Equivalent)1.7
Pupil:Teacher Ratio25.1
Mean Gross Full-Time Equivalent Salary of All Teachers£38,108

Finchale Primary School administrative data

Establishment NameFinchale Primary School
Establishment Number2748
Unique Reference Number130312
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
WardFramwellgate and Newton Hall
Parliamentary ConstituencyCity of Durham
Urban/Rural Description(England/Wales) Urban city and town
Middle Super Output AreaCounty Durham 022
Lower Super Output AreaCounty Durham 022E

Finchale Primary School history

Establishment StatusOpen
Last Changed Date11th February 2022
Reason Establishment OpenedNot applicable
Open Date1st January 1996
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 Number10075589
Further Education TypeNot applicable

Finchale Primary School geodata


Nearest schools to Finchale Primary School

SchoolPhase of EducationDistance
Blue Coat CofE (Aided) Junior School
Langley Road, Newton Hall Estate, Durham, DH1 5LP
Durham Newton Hall Infants' School
Langley Road, Newton Hall, Durham, DH1 5LP
St Godric's Catholic Primary School, Durham
Carrhouse Drive, Framwellgate Moor, Durham, DH1 5LZ
Framwellgate School Durham
Newton Drive, Framwellgate Moor, Durham, DH1 5BQ
Framwellgate Moor Primary School
Newton Drive, Framwellgate Moor, Durham, DH1 5BG
Durham Trinity School & Sports College
Dunholme Close, Aykley Heads, Durham, DH1 5WB
Not applicable2km
New College Durham
Framwellgate Moor Centre, Framwellgate Moor, Durham, DH1 5ES
16 plus2.2km
Durham Gilesgate Primary School
Kepier Crescent, Gilesgate, Durham, DH1 1PH
Durham Sixth Form Centre
Providence Row, The Sands, Durham, DH1 1SG
St Leonard's Catholic School
North End, Durham, DH1 4NG