Useful Information

Please see here for any uselful or additional information that you may need regarding UTC South Durham, with regard to exams, SEND, attendance and Statutory information.

Location and facilities
Transport to UTC

Students travel to UTC from across County Durham and the North East. We have a number of transport options available to students, please con ...

Principal Tom Dower with two students
Year 9 Consultation

The Trustees of UTC South Durham are consulting relevant stakeholders and partners on a proposed change to its admissions arrangements. The ...

Visors, consisting of a blue headband and plastic sheet, made by UTC South Durham
Visors for Victory

In response to the limited availability of PPE, UTC South Durham staff are making visors using the school’s laser cutters and donating them ...

UTC South Durham - Learn, design and make your future
COVID-19 Online Learning

As a result of the government’s decision to close schools, UTC South Durham has moved all teaching online.

Key Dates & Times

We follow the same term dates as all other schools in the Durham County Area, please see here for details.

Student smiling receiving careers advice

Attendance is a key component of your son or daughter’s ability to succeed and reach their full potential whilst studying at UTC.


At UTC South Durham we follow guidance from the ‘Supporting pupils at school with medical conditions statutory guidance’, December 2015 to e ...


Here at UTC South Durham we value the abilities and achievements of all our students, and we are committed to providing the best possible le ...

Female student working in the Engineering Hall
Unexpected Closure

Whilst we endeavour never to have to close, there are occasions from time to time where this is the safest option for the safety of our staf ...

Statutory Information

Please see here for all statutory information required.

Financial Support

In some circumstances we can support students and families financially, please see here for more information.

6th Form students smiling over independent study period
Use of IT & E-Safety Advice

At UTC South Durham we are proud to be at the forefront of STEM education and provide our students with opportunities to explore the latest ...