Students return to school on Tuesday 5th September 2017. School commences promptly at 8.30am.


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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Royal Navy Cadets visit the Royal Naval Reserve unit HMS Calliope

'Knives Ruin Lives' This initiative has had an ever lasting effect on our students.

Cadet Ahoy! Students are on the crest of a wave after enlisting in the Royal Navy Cadets.

Celebrating Difference - Diversity Day ii Success! The day supported the British values of mutual respect and toler…

We currently have a vacancy for Royal Navy Combined Cadet Force School Staff Instructor #jointeamsouthshields