St Bede's Catholic Comprehensive School & Byron Sixth Form College

Durham, County, United Kingdom


Location: Durham, County, United Kingdom
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Voluntary Aided
Gender: Mixed
Age range: 11 - 19 years

About St Bede's Catholic Comprehensive School & Byron Sixth Form College

St Bede’s Catholic Comprehensive School & Byron Sixth Form College is a mixed, non-selective, Roman Catholic secondary school with sixth form in County Durham, serving students from the age of 11-19. The secondary school, situated in Peterlee has approximately 949 students on record.

St Bede’s Catholic Comprehensive School & Byron Sixth Form College opened in 1970.

Executive Headteacher

Brendan Tapping

Values and vision

St Bede’s Catholic Comprehensive School & Byron Sixth Form College’s vision is to celebrate individual’s success, along with their spiritual journey in the Catholic faith. The secondary school wants all students to achieve to the highest of their capabilities. Students are nurtured so that they can develop their spiritual life, along with their social and academic skills. Community is at the heart of the County Durham secondary school, and it nurtures a close partnership between parents, teachers, students, parishes and the wider community. Students are encouraged to get involved with extra-curricular activities to expand their skills and interests. Students are also given opportunities to compete in local, national and international competitions. St Bede’s Catholic Comprehensive School & Byron Sixth Form College holds a Healthy Schools status, International School Award, Investors in People acknowledgement and holds specialist status for Humanities. 

Ofsted

“The overwhelming majority of parents and carers are supportive of the school's work. Many of their comments focused on the friendly and welcoming nature of the school. In particular, parents and carers commented on how well the school informs them of their children's progress”. 

View St Bede’s Catholic Comprehensive School & Byron Sixth Form College’s latest Ofsted report

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Location


Address: Westway, Peterlee, County Durham, SR8 1DE, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 191 587 6220