Ponteland High School

Northumberland, United Kingdom

Location: Northumberland, United Kingdom
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age range: 13 - 18 years

About Ponteland High School

Ponteland High School is a co-educational secondary school based in Ponteland, Northumberland, for students aged 13-18. It is non-denominational. 

Facilities include a library, high-quality mainstream and electronic facilities, and space for study and discussion. The school is equipped with 30 networked computers, all with internet access.   


Kieran McGrane   

Values and vision 

Academic success is regarded as very important at Ponteland High School. However, the school recognises that school life is about a lot more than just lessons, and is proud of the wide range of enrichment activities on offer to its students. Teachers strongly encourage pupils to get involved in these activities, as they believe this is how students develop enduring friendships and interests for life. 

Ponteland High School asks students to demonstrate a commitment to their learning, as well as perseverance and resilience, especially when faced with setbacks. It is believed that success is often more to do with effort and motivation than mere talent. The secondary school trusts that parents will help to reinforce this message.   

Ofsted report 

“This is a good school. Achievement is strong overall and the progress of students is increasing. The sixth form is good which reflects the quality of outcomes, teaching and organisation. Behaviour in the school is good. School leaders are effective in shaping and directing the work of the school… Inspectors observed students making good progress in lessons. Students attain academic standards which are well above the national average. They achieve particularly well in science in the main school.”   

View Ponteland High School’s latest Ofsted report 

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Address: Callerton Lane, Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, NE20 9EG, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1661 824 711