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A to Z

On our A to Z you will find an alphabetical list of the services and information we offer, as well as some information about key partner organisations. Please click on the letters below to see what options are available.

We are here to support you if your child has any problems attending school.
Sometimes schools have to close temporarily because of bad weather, loss of utility services (such as gas, electricity or water) or other emergencies.
The role of the school governor is demanding but very rewarding and is a good way to give back to your local community. School governing bodies work with schools to make sure they provide the best possible education for their pupils.
Our schools provide a cafeteria-style service offering a full range of freshly prepared dishes - including healthy snacks, traditional meals, deli and salad bars.
Find out when and how to apply for a secondary or primary school place, what to do once you've been offered a place and how to appeal if you're unhappy with the decision.
Thornhill Primary now administer the School Benevolent Fund for County Durham. This is a registered charity which offers a grant towards shoes and coats for school pupils.
This page gives you information on transport for children of compulsory school age to and from schools, as well as for those who are post 16.
This page gives you information about the instances when the exclusion of a pupil from school is appropriate, and the procedures the school must follow.
Find details of school holidays and additional teacher training days.
School services, contact details, Ofsted reports and performance tables.
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