School is currently only open to offer essential childcare for key workers. We will be closed on Monday 25th May for Bank Holiday. Please see the 'parents' section above for more information. Please go to the 'contact us' page for staff emails and our urgent contact number. Student work and bridging support for your next steps can be found in the 'students' section.


South Shields School is a family away from home. We aim to provide a learning environment with high challenge coupled with high support rooted in education research.

We have a holistic approach to learning focused on both therapeutic and academic intervention and we pride ourselves on ensuring that exceptional teaching, learning and assessment is at the heart of everything we do, underpinned by a relentless belief in the importance of developing a growth mindset approach to our life as learners.

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South Shields School endeavours to unlock the academic and personal potential of every child; which will in turn prepare them for leadership, community participation and life-long fulfilment, in an ever changing world.

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Cadets will be held Friday period 6 Starting this week Cadets will be on Friday period 6 (no longer Tuesdays)

Our foodbank donations are being dropped off today. Huge thanks to students, parents, carers and staff who have don…

The Christmas Elf learned a very valuable lesson this morning not to hide chocolates from the admin staff. I don’t…