School finishes at 2.00pm on Friday 20th July

Start of Next Term:

Monday 3rd September: students do not attend

Tuesday 4th September: only students in Years 7 and 12 attend

Wednesday 5th September: all students attend

Welcome to

Framwellgate School Durham

Framwellgate School Durham is a medium size 11-18 co-educational, non-selective secondary school within a Multi Academy Trust, the Excel Academy Partnership.

Framwellgate School Durham is committed to keeping children safe in education.  We expect all of our staff and visitors to share this commitment.

Excellence, compassion and respect for all

Our school promotes academic excellence and embraces the shared values of honesty, integrity, respect and compassion.  We want our students to be ambitious, kind, resilient and hardworking, and have a genuine passion for learning.  We want them to change the world with the knowledge, skills and confidence they have learned here; to champion fairness, build friendships for life, and have pride in our school. Above all, we want our students to be happy.



Fram Sixth Form

Come and visit our fantastic facilities, and see what we can offer you!
To find out more about the Sixth Form click here or contact Mrs Mersh-Roberts at FSD.

Follow us on twitter @FSDSixth


School opens for Years 7 and 12

September 4 @ 8:30 am - 3:00 pm

School opens for ALL year groups

September 5 @ 8:30 am - 2:30 pm

Welcome to the Sixth Form Evening

September 13 @ 6:00 pm


Welcome to a trial of our new online parents’ evening booking system.

Click here to access instructions on how to make a booking.

Click here to make a booking



Please click here for summer 2018 exams information

Correspondence Home

Click here to view our Correspondence Home Letters

School Prospectus

Click here to view our School Prospectus

Statutory Information

Click here to view our Statutory Information

2017 Term Dates

Click here to view FSD 2017 Term Dates