North Durham Academy (Stanley) data

North Durham Academy is located in Stanley and falls under the local authority of County Durham. This mixed-sex secondary school has 985 pupils, with a capacity of 1,700, aged from eleven up to nineteen, and the type of establishment is academy sponsor led. The school has 74 teachers with each teacher on average earning the full-time equivalent of £38,863. The most recend Ofsted inspection was 4th October 2018 resulting in an requires improvement rating.

North Durham Academy contact details

AddressNorth Durham Academy
High Street
County Durham
Executive PrincipalMrs Angela Sweeten

About North Durham Academy

Phase of EducationSecondary
Type of EstablishmentAcademy sponsor led
Admissions PolicyNon-selective
Statutory Low Age11
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 Capacity1,700
Number of Pupils98558% capacity
Number of Boys46147%
Number of Girls52453%
Free School Meals (%)42%

Where is North Durham Academy?

Street AddressHigh Street
CountyCounty Durham
PostcodeDH9 0TW
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North Durham Academy on a map

North Durham Academy map (DH9 0TW) - OS VectorMap District (Ordnance Survey)

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Ofsted RegionNorth East, Yorkshire and the Humber

North Durham Academy Ofsted Report

This table compares the North Durham Academy Ofsted reports from 3rd October 2018 (10053680) and 23rd May 2017 (10032008).

Inspection number1005368010032008
Inspection typeSerious Weaknesses S5 Reinspection
Inspection type groupingSerious Weaknesses S5 Reinspection
Event type groupingSchools - S5
Inspection start date3rd October 201823rd May 2017
Inspection end date4th October 201824th May 2017
Publication date3rd December 201814th July 2017
Overall effectiveness
Requires Improvement
Category of concernSerious Weakness
Effectiveness of leadership and management
Requires Improvement
Requires Improvement
Early years provision (where applicable)
No Judgement
No Judgement
Ofsted Last Inspection4th October 2018
Ofsted RatingRequires improvement
Ofsted Special MeasuresNot applicable

Teachers at North Durham Academy

Total Number of Teachers74
Total Number of Teachers (Full-Time Equivalent)72.1
Total Number of Teaching Assistants3
Total Number of Teaching Assistants (Full-Time Equivalent)3
Total Number of Non Classroom-based School Support Staff44
Total Number of Non Classroom-based School Support Staff (Full-Time Equivalent)42.1
Pupil:Teacher Ratio15.4
Mean Gross Full-Time Equivalent Salary of All Teachers£38,863

North Durham Academy administrative data

Establishment NameNorth Durham Academy
Establishment Number4000
Unique Reference Number136745
Local AuthorityCounty Durham
Local Authority Code840
Previous Local Authority Code999
Government Statistical Service Local Authority CodeE06000047
Government Office RegionNorth East
DistrictCounty Durham
District CodeE06000047
Parliamentary ConstituencyNorth Durham
Urban/Rural Description(England/Wales) Urban city and town
Middle Super Output AreaCounty Durham 008
Lower Super Output AreaCounty Durham 008E

North Durham Academy history

Establishment StatusOpen
Last Changed Date4th February 2022
Reason Establishment OpenedNew Provision
Open Date1st September 2011
Reason Establishment ClosedNot applicable

Pupil Referral Unit

Teenage MothersNot applicable
Special Educational Needs (SEN) Provision in Primary Care UnitNot applicable
Pupil Referral Unit (PRU) Provides for Educational and Behavioural Difficulties (EBD)Not applicable

Special Educational Needs

Section 41 ApprovedNot applicable


Trust flagSupported by a multi-academy trust
School Sponsor flagLinked to a sponsor
School SponsorNew College Durham Academies Trust


Federation flagNot applicable

Further Education/Higher Education

UK Provider Reference Number10034917
Further Education TypeNot applicable

North Durham Academy geodata


Nearest schools to North Durham Academy

SchoolPhase of EducationDistance
St Joseph's Catholic Primary, Stanley
Front Street, Stanley, DH9 0NP
East Stanley School
Chester Road, East Stanley, Stanley, DH9 0TN
Shield Row Primary School
King Edward VIII Terrace, Shield Row, Stanley, DH9 0HQ
Stanley Burnside Primary School
Mendip Terrace, South Stanley, Stanley, DH9 6QP
South Stanley Infant and Nursery School
Tyne Road, South Stanley, Stanley, DH9 6PZ
South Stanley Junior School
Tyne Road, South Stanley, Stanley, DH9 6PZ
Tanfield School
Tanfield Lea Road, Stanley, DH9 8AY
St Mary's Catholic Primary School, South Moor
Hustledown, South Moor, Stanley, DH9 6PH
Oxhill Nursery School
Oxhill, Stanley, DH9 7LR
Bloemfontein Primary School
The Middles, Craghead, Stanley, DH9 6AG