THE DUCHESS'S COMMUNITY HIGH SCHOOL

BUILDING RELATIONSHIPS,

INSPIRING SUCCESS

WELCOME TO

THE DUCHESS’S COMMUNITY HIGH SCHOOL

At The Duchess’s Community High we expect everyone will take responsibility to contribute positively and creatively. Students will take pride in our achievements and continue to grow and develop as special human beings as well as appreciate, value and support each other.

Our core values are: Relationships, Respect & Success

Mr Alan Rogers & Mr James Wilson

Co-Headteachers


OUR HISTORY

WE VALUE OUR HISTORY AND LOOK TO THE FUTURE

In 1808 the Duchess Julia founded a small school for twenty girls in one of the Duke’s houses in Walkergate. By 1820 the numbers had grown to fifty and the school moved to larger premises in Canongate where it remained until 1888.

The school then moved into the Bailiffgate building. It was an entirely private school until 1903 when it was recognised by the Northumberland County Council as a County Secondary School. Read More

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Vlog 17th June 2022

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