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School closures


There is a planned teachers strike on Wed 26th March. Please contact your child's school if you are unsure whether or not they will be closed.

Primary & Junior Schools

School Name Status
Bede Community Primary School Closed
Brandling Primary School Partially closed - open to Year 5/6 pupils only
Dunston Hill Community Primary

Open as normal for the following classes:

  • Nursery (morning and afternoon)
  • Reception: Classes RTn and RTr
  • Year 1: Class 1M
  • Year 4: Class 4M
  • Year 5: Classes 5Re and 5Ro
  • Year 6: Classes 6A and 6T


Fell Dyke Community Primary School Open except White class & Silver class will be closed
St. Joseph’s RC Primary School, Highfield Closed
Swalwell Primary School Partially closed - open for children attending Nursery and Reception class only
Harlow Green Primary School Closed
Ravensworth Terrace Primary Closed
Ryton Infant and Junior Schools

RP,1C, 1/2J and 2P will be closed . Pupils in Nursery and RA may attend as usual at the infant school.

At the junior school all classes except 5A and 3FS/JP will be closed

White Mere Primary Closed to all children from Reception to Year 6 on Wednesday 26th March due to strike action. Little Owls Nursery will be open as usual.

Secondary Schools

School Name Status
Dryden School Open
Heworth Grange Comprehensive Open to years 11, 12 and 13 only
Hill Top School Closed

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