Useful links for Parents

Poor Attendance - DCC Advice for Parents 2015/2016 

Department for Education

DfE Compare Schools site - allows parents/carers to find schools in England and view school performance, characteristics and spend per pupil data and for academies, their latest set of financial accounts. You can find schools using a map, search or follow the quick links.

Direct Gov

Durham County Council

Internet Safety - Keeping your child safe on the Net.

The internet has changed all our lives, whether used for communication, entertainment or information.

For many parents they feel as though they are playing catch up with their children when it comes to using the technology and the internet. Whether you are a technophobe or a technophile - one question we all need to ask ourselves:

This will become increasingly harder to monitor as students mature and as technology continues to advance.

The documents below were presented to all parents who attended a parental information briefing session.

Facebook - Parental Control Setting Guidance Notes

Snapchat - A Parents' Guide

Google & YouTube Parental Control Settings Guidance Notes

CEOP Parental Guidance Notes

help4teens, a website for all 13‐19 year olds in County Durham. It provides lots of useful and up to date information on a wide range of topics, to help you in the future.

Durham County Council provide many opportunities for young people  to participate in a number of activities.

Parent View gives parents/carers the chance to tell Ofsted what you think about Consett Academy.

Parent View asks for your opinion on twelve aspects of your child’s school, from the quality of teaching, to dealing with bullying and poor behaviour. Ofsted will use the information you provide when making decisions about which schools to inspect, and when.

By sharing your views, you will be helping Consett Academy to improve. You will also be able to see what other parents have said about us. Or, if you want to, view the results for any school in England.  Parent View Parental Leaflet.



Name Date File Size Category  
Anti-Bullying Policy 22nd October 201388 KB Staff Documents Download
December Newsletter 2013 9th January 2014550 KB Parent Documents Download
Discpilinary Procedure for Staff 27th June 2014225 KB Staff Documents Download
Extra Curricular Timetable - 16/17 Term 1 Sept - Oct 19th September 2016156 KB Staff Documents Download
Financial Summary 9th January 2013639 KB Parent Documents Download
Homework Policy 26th October 2016237 KB Staff Documents Download
July Newsletter 2013 16th October 2013331 KB Staff Documents Download
Key Priorities 2015 16 v3 12th October 2015 Staff Documents Download
Letter to Parents 28.11.2013 12th December 2013169 KB Parent Documents Download
Parents E-safety guide 16th January 2012927 KB Parent Documents Download
Parents' Newsletter February 2014 20th February 2014697 KB Parent Documents Download
Principals Newsletter 2013 25th October 2013422 KB Staff Documents Download
Stakeholders Views Policy - September 2014 9th October 2014420 KB Staff Documents Download
We are a good school because..v2 12th October 2015 Staff Documents Download