Tel: 01642 890800
Fax : 01642 603559
Headteacher: Mr Chris Hammill
Chair of Governors: Mr J Cunningham
To contact the chair, please write care of the school
Our Lady & St Bede Catholic Academy is a Voluntary Aided Roman Catholic School in the Diocese of Hexham and Newcastle.
As of September 2016 there are 747 pupils on roll
The capacity of the school is 168 pupils in each of 5 year groups.
Visits to the school can be made by prior arrangement with the Deputy Head.
The school promotes the Catholic faith and we work closely with local parishes and feeder schools to create a Catholic family. A voluntary mass for pupils is held every Friday morning and all year groups undertake religious retreats.
We have :
A large playing field and running track,gymnasium and swimming pool.
3 dedicated ICT suites.
A Radio Studio
A high level of computers/laptops per pupil and a high percentage of interactive whiteboards in classrooms.
We are part of the Hexham and Newcastle Catholic Partnership which comprises 11 schools and provides training for staff and events and learning activities for pupils.