School is closed until further notice.

School is open in an extremely limited capacity only for those children who are vulnerable, and children whose parents are critical to the Covid-19 response and cannot be safely cared for at home. Parents cannot send their child to school without informing us first. Please use the Students section of the website to access work for home learning. If you need to get in touch please ring the school between 8.30am and 3.00pm on 0191 2161115 or email

Information Regarding School Re-opening for Year 10 and Year 12 students

Free School Meals during school closure

The Government has now launched their Free School Meals eVoucher scheme and George Stephenson has now registered with this national scheme.

School Closure Home Learning

Home Learning during school closure is now available in the Students section.

Preparing for Year 10

Bridging packs of work for Year 9 students ahead of their options subjects.

Year 6 Transition

Year 6 Transition Information

George Stephenson High School is a “Good” school (Ofsted December 2019.)

Click this link to the right for more information

External URL


We have been overwhelmed with letters and poems coming in for the link up project with Segdefield Court Sheltered Accommodation in West Moor with help from West Moor Residents Association' We would like to share just some of them with you so far.
Thank you to all our wonderful students who have worked so hard!

Click this link to the right for COVID-19 Student Poetry

Downloadable File





Head teacher welcome start Quote

I would like to offer you a very warm welcome to George Stephenson High School. Named after local visionary, our school stands for the same things he did: academic excellence and self-improvement. Ian Wilkinson.

Head teacher welcome end Quote



George Stephenson High School is proud of its working relationships with parents and carers. We are committed to working closely with parents so that we can help every student succeed in school and we are always striving to develop and improve our links with parents.


Last day of half term

22 May 2020

First day of the new half term

01 June 2020

Last day of summer term

16 July 2020

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