"At my school everyone is kind"

We have high expectations. We have trust in each other, we work hard and we are kind. We hold doors open for others and help each other in any way we can.

"At my school we all stick together and we are all equal"

We are stronger together. We are a team and this helps us to be our very best selves. We don't judge people for being different.



"Tanfield students have gone on to have amazing careers"

We give you the tools to have a successful future. Leavers are now dentists, criminologists, footballers, museum curators, physiotherapists… what career will you have?

"My school is inclusive and friendly"

We are a family. We look out for each other and support each other to be the very best version of ourselves. We make time for each other.



"My school helps us through the good and the bad"

We work at making better choices so that we can have better experiences and lives. We get help when we need it.

"Many of our students' parents and grandparents came here. We are Tanfield!"

Tanfield has a strong sense of community and a huge number of adults invested in its success.



"My school's Vex Robotics team is successful"

We have competed against and beaten students who are older and from more privileged backgrounds. We have reached the nationals several times.

"My school has lots of opportunities for sport and many successful teams"

We value every opportunity to work together and to improve ourselves. We have won district and regional trophies.



"We are charitable"

We work collectively to raise money for others. This includes Sports Relief, Children in Need and Red Nose Day.

"We are writers"

In the Rotary competitions, five students have reached the regionals, three the district and one the national finals. This year, a student was shortlisted for the BBC 200 word writing challenge. Over 50 students have been published as Young Writers. So far…