Tudhoe Learning Trust

We are a family of seven schools within County Durham each with its own identity and heritage with a collective aim to work and learn together.

Welcome from the CEO


Our Vision

Tudhoe Learning Trust is a family of schools in County Durham, each with its own identity and heritage with a collective aim - to work and learn together; always striving to ensure our pupils achieve their full potential, developing the skills and knowledge required for an ever-changing world.


Our Trust Values



We are committed to utilising our expertise and high levels of professionalism, challenging each other to ensure our focus upon standards & school Improvement is consistent across the Trust.



We provide innovative and creative opportunities which engage everyone, in an inclusive environment where risk taking is encouraged, with positivity and passion a prerequisite.



We operate our Trust with high levels of transparency, integrity and trust with a small t. We share information freely, with well established communication systems between our schools and the Board of Directors.



We encourage and demand shared responsibility at all levels, which along with joint working practices and a mentality of complete buy in, all stakeholders have a sense of ownership.



We want our institutions to be fun, supportive and caring environments, where people want to come to work, to learn, to challenge themselves and be the best that they can be.


Our Schools

Acre Rigg Academy
Dene House Primary School
Shield Row Primary School
South Hetton Primary School
Stephenson Way Academy and Nursery School
Tudhoe Colliery Primary School
Victoria Lane Academy

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Privacy Policy

We regard your privacy as important and any personal information you give to us will be used in accordance with the Data Protection Act and the General Data Protection Regulations.

We do not store personal information about individuals who visit this site except where they provide contact information via our contact us page and contact forms available on various pages throughout the website.

Any information you provide will only be used for the reasons specified and it will not be shared with any third party without your consent, unless required by law.

Your contact details are kept securely and are only accessed by authorised members of staff as part of the provision of school services. If you do not wish us to keep this contact information please tell us.

This website uses Google Analytics which provides statistical data about the usage of the site. This information is not used to identify individuals, but is collected to provide us with an understanding of the areas of interest on our site and how our site is being used.

If you are connected to the internet you will have an IP Address. This may take the form of a figure, such as 333.333.22.1. The address will be automatically collected and logged as part of the connection of your computer to our web server and may be used to determine the total number of visits to each part of the site. This data is not collected and used for other purposes.

This website contains links to other websites. The School is not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites or organisations and recommends you consult the privacy information on those sites.

This policy will be reviewed and updated versions will be posted on the website.

If you have any questions about the use of your personal information, the Information Commissioner is the independent regulator for both Data Protection and Freedom of Information.