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Useful Information

Please see here for any useful information that you may need regarding UTC South Durham, including information on transport, key term dates and times, exams, SEND, attendance, and statutory information.

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Key Dates & Times

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

Location and facilities
Transport to UTC South Durham

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

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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 ...

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Attendance

Attendance is a key component of a student's ability to succeed and reach their full potential whilst studying at UTC South Durham.

A male student in class at UTC
Medication

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

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SEND

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

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 ...

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Statutory Information

Please see here for all statutory information.

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Financial Support

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

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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 ...

A student works in a classroom at UTC South Durham.
British Values & Prevent

UTC South Durham is a fully inclusive learning environment, and there is an expectation that our students act, both inside the college and o ...