Greenfield Community College, Newton Aycliffe

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Greenfield Community College
Established 1974 (1974)
Type Foundation school
Headteacher Mr. D Priestley
Location Newton Aycliffe and Shildon
Coordinates: 54°37′12″N 1°36′04″W / 54.620°N 1.601°W / 54.620; -1.601
DfE number 840/4176
DfE URN 114305 Tables
Ofsted Reports
Staff c. 100
Students c. 1000
Gender Coeducational
Ages 11–16
Colours black and green

Greenfield Community College is a secondary school on the outskirts of Newton Aycliffe. It was opened in 1974 and it has been visited by Tony Blair.[citation needed] It was previously awarded specialist status as an Arts and Science College.

Greenfield provides a range of opportunities in and out of the classroom. The strength of the provision was noted by OFSTED, who rated the school as GOOD in October 2012.[citation needed] The school also has Rights Respecting Schools status from UNICEF, the International Schools Award from the British Council, and anti-bullying accreditation from NSPCC and Childline. Greenfield has a Community Arts Centre on site and is a founder member of The Asset Schools.[citation needed]

Local school comparison[edit]

Percentage achieving 5+ A*-C GCSEs including English and maths [1] 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Greenfield 34% 44% 44% 50% 56% 70% 68%


  1. ^ "Greenfield KS4 Performance Table". Department For Education. Retrieved 2012-09-10. 

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