Statutory Information

The Duchess’s Community High School Statutory Information

There is a requirement for every school to publish certain information on their website. To aid in locating this data we have collated some of required information on this page.

Contact Information

You can find our contact information including information on how to obtain a paper copy of this site on our Contact Us page. If you have a complaint please view our complaints procedure.

Our Ethos

Our ethos and values  are found in the About Us section of this site


Our published policies are listed on our Policies page.

Ofsted Report

You can access our Ofsted report and links to the Ofsted website on our Ofsted page. You can also access Ofsted’s Parent View.


You can access our current exam results on our Key Stage Results page.

School Performance Table

You can see the schools performance using the DFE performance tables website.


Our Curriculum section lists our current curriculum for our school including our Sixth Form and our GCSE options.

Pupil Premium and SEND

Our Pupil Premium and SEND information can be found on our Pupil Premium / SEND page. The Local Offer can be found through Northumberland County Council’s Local Offer pages

Careers Provider Access

You can see our Careers Provider Access Statement on our Provider Access page.

Weekly Hours

There is a government expectation that all mainstream state-funded schools should provide a school week of at least 32.5 hours by September 2024. Currently the school week at DCHS is 33.75 hours as the school day runs from 08:50 until 15:35 Mon-Fri. Further information on the governments expectations can be found here.

Financial Information

Schools must publish how many school employees (if any) have a gross annual salary of £100,000 or more. DCHS has no employees with a salary of £100,000 or more. Information on our school's finances is available on the schools financial benchmarking service 

Paper Copies

If you would like a paper copy of any of the information provided on this website, please contact the school and we will make arrangements to provide this free of charge.