"This is a happy school where pupils work hard and relish the breadth of opportunities provided for them." OFSTED 2017"Parents are thrilled to be part of a school community in which each child is made to feel valued and important‟ OFSTED 2017

Welcome to our website . . .

On Thursday 19th July the phone lines will be disconnected in preparation of moving to the new building. 

Please email vaneroad@durhamlearning.net or ring the Out of Hours Club phone on 07900 701981 if you need to get in touch - please note as staff will be busy moving these may not be manned continuously.


If your child is due to start school in September 2018, please click here for the Powerpoint Presentation from our Induction Meeting and copy letters sent 25/5/18

To learn more about our Rights Respecting School Award, please click here

Durham Music Service - for any  queries on your child's music lessons, instruments, etc

NEW LUNCH MENUS FROM 16TH APRIL 2018  - click here


 Welcome to our Website .  We hope that you will find this useful as a source of information whatever your reason for visiting the site.  It is also designed to be 'mobile friendly' which means that you should be able to see it on your smartphone or tablet.

If you would like free paper copies of any of the information on this site, please contact the office.  The first point of contact for any query regarding the school is the school office where Miss Tomkins and Mrs Whalen will be happy to help.

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joe I(less than a year ago)

It's a good school

2017 leaver(less than a year ago)

I finished Vane Road in September and it was the saddest day of my life, I will miss all the teachers massively x

Megan Alderson(less than a year ago)

I have now moved to Scotland and miss you all so muck thx for helping me get through my sats

Anne Dockray university Tutor Durham University(less than a year ago)

Many thanks to Mrs Wren and the pupils who came to speak to our Teacher trainees today at our conference.. The were wonderful ambassadors for both the school and UNCRC.

Tony Armstrong(less than a year ago)

Both my daughter's have enjoyed good teaching, friendly, approachable head teacher. Fun community events and great to see a fantastic new state of the art school building being started. Good luck in OFSTED you deserve success.

ryan e(about a year ago)

I miss the school hope your all ok (Miss Johnson, Mr Pavey and my favourite teacher, Miss Sim)

E.h(about a year ago)

I'm in year 6 and am leaving in 2 days as this week is the last week before the summer holiday, I am going to miss Vane Road massively, especially the teachers who have made my time here extraordinary!

Person(about a year ago)

In year 6 I'll miss the school

Lana A & Ashley H(about a year ago)

We are currently in year 6 and we are both enjoying it very much. Thanks everyone! :D

Janet Lightfoot(about a year ago)

My granddaughter started in September and loves going to school. She enjoys all activities. Thank you to all the staff at Vane Road especially her teacher Mrs Armstrong and the Teaching Assistants.

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