Why Tanfield School?

What Ofsted say:

  • "Help for people who need it is excellent".
  • "Governors and staff support wholeheartedly the headteacher's vision for a school where staff and students work together to reach the highest standards in all aspects of its work".
  • "Students' progress was in the top 6% of all schools nationally".
  • "The school exceeded its challenging targets".
  • "Students behave well in lessons and move around school in a safe and calm way to create a harmonious environment".
  • "Students enjoy school and have excellent attitudes to learning".
  • "By the time they leave, students are extremely well-prepared for the future".
  • "There is a significant proportion of outstanding teaching".
  • "Learning moves at a rapid pace".
  • "The school has excellent links with feeder primary schools".
  • "The school values diversity and welcomes all students".

What our students say:

  • "The relationship between Tanfield and the colleges in our area help us to take the next step more easily".
  • "There are many sporting opportunities and everyone gets the chance to be part of a team".
  • "Older pupils help younger ones".
  • "Lessons are good, brilliant in fact".
  • "Teachers treat you with respect and in a mature manner".

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