"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

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 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.

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joe I(about a year ago)

It's a good school

2017 leaver(about 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(about 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(about 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(about 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(a couple of years 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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School News

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Latest Main Calendar Events

KS2 Children Church Celebration19Dec2018

@ Methodist Church, Neville Parade, Newton Aycliffe

Children in even numbered classes will go on the morning and children in odd numbered classes will go on the afternoon. Parents/Carers are invited to join us but due to health & safety regulations only 2 adults per child will be able to attend. Please meet us at the church. Thank you.

Break up21Dec2018

3:15 pm - 3:45 pm

School returns on Monday 7th January 2019

Back to School07Jan2019

9:00 am - 3:15 pm

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