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Nunnykirk Centre for Dyslexia, Northumberland

Netherwitton, Morpeth, Northumberland, NE61 4PB
Tel: +44 1670 772685  Fax: +44 1670 772434
Founded 1977
Headteacher: Mrs Carol Hodgson, BA (Hons) PGCE NPQH
Admissions: Mrs Carol Hodgson, BA (Hons) PGCE NPQH
Bursar: Mrs Hilary Heron

School attributes
Age range:9 - 18
Day pupils: 23 boys and 5 girls
Annual day fees: £12,645 - £13,590
Weekly boarding pupils: 17 boys
Annual weekly boarding fees: £21,030 - £22,950
This school offers flexi-boarding.
TOTAL PUPILS: 40 boys and 5 girls, including 11 boys and 1 girl in the 6th form
Staff numbers: 8 full time and 2 part time
Method of entry: Interview, Referral by Local Authority or Social Services, Educational psychologist's report, Statement of needs, This is a Special School, Trial day at school, Visit school
Accreditations and affiliations: NAHT, BDA, NASS Special Schools, CReSTeD Specialist Provision (SP), DFE, UK
Religious affiliation: All denominations welcome, Inter-denominational
Teaching languages: English
Scholarships and bursaries: Other bursaries

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School facilities

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Academic Languages Sport Activities Music Miscellaneous
  • Agriculture/Horticulture
  • Design technology
  • Drama/Theatre
  • Electronics
  • ICT
  • Media/Film studies
  • Painting/Sculpture
  • Photography
  • English
  • English as foreign/2nd language
  • Archery
  • Athletics
  • Badminton
  • Basketball
  • Cricket
  • Cross-country
  • Fitness training
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Hockey
  • Rounders
  • Swimming
  • Table tennis
  • Tennis
  • Touch rugby
  • Water sports
  • Adventure training
  • Beavers/Cubs/Scouts
  • Cadets - CCF/ACF/ATC etc
  • Canoeing
  • Chess
  • Cycling
  • Dance
  • Drama productions
  • Duke of Edinburgh Award
  • First aid/life savers
  • Fishing
  • Horticulture
  • Rock climbing
  • Sailing
  • Yoga
  • Guitar
  • Keyboard
  • Singing
  • After school club
  • Experience of services' children
  • Particular diets
  • Rail/Airport services
  • School bus service

Curriculum and exams

Exam boards: AQA, OCR, AS Level, GCSE
  • % pass rate at grades A* to C (exams at age 16): 33%
  • % pass rate (exams at age 18): 100%
  • Are vocational courses (such as AVCE/GNVQ) offered?
  • Yes
  • 2 courses are offered for age 18 exams
  • 100% of pupils went on to Higher Education or took a Gap Year

Special needs

This school is a special school that provides for this particular need:

  • Dyslexia or Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLD)*

* indicates the primary needs the school provides for.

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School reference: R70714

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