Mrs Andrea Thompson is the Head’s PA and your first point of contact for the Admissions process. If you get in touch during office hours, Mrs Thompson will get back to you before the end of the day.
While there are standard entry points to the school, we remain open to entrants at any stage. Pupils find that they integrate very quickly, so we would encourage you to get in touch.
Informal assessment through play.
Examination, interview and school report.
The Entrance Examinations in English and Maths plus a Verbal Reasoning Test take place in January. Scholarships and bursaries are generally awarded at this point.
Click on the links below for sample 11+ Maths and English papers. Practice Verbal Reasoning tests are available on-line or at retailers.
Entrance Examinations, interview, school reference and GCSE results.
The Sixth Form Entrance Examinations take place in November. Scholarships and bursaries are awarded following GCSE results.
If you would like to find out more about Durham High School or arrange a visit to come and see what we have to offer, you contact Mrs Thompson on 0191 384 3226 or complete our enquiry form.