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General Enquiries

For general school “Admin” inquiries, please contact Mrs J. Robinson - Administration and Premises Manager.

Land Address:

The Venerable Bede CE Academy
Tunstall Bank
Tel: 0191 5239745
Fax: 0191 5239775



Reception & School Office Opening Hours:

Term Time

Mon - Fri 7.30 am - 4.00pm
Fri 7.30 am - 3.30pm

During Holidays

Mon - Fri 8.00 am - 4.00pm
Fri 8.00 am - 3.30pm

Find Us on Public Transport:

Nearest Metro Stations - Sunderland or Park Lane

Nearest Train Station - Sunderland

Nearest Bus Interchange - Park Lane

Then take the following busses:

From Vine Place (Near Park Lane Metro and Bus Interchange/Bridges Shopping Centre) or Sunderland Fawcett Street (Near Sunderland Metro/Train Station and Wilkinsons):

Bus 2/2A - Click for Timetable

Bus 39 - Click for Timetable

Alight at Tunstall Bank or Tunstall Village.


Executive Headeacher - Mrs G Booth
Head of School - Mr D Airey
Deputy Headteacher/MAT Business Director - Mrs L O'Leary

Assistant Headteacher - Andrew Charlton
Assistant Headteacher - Joanne Fox
Assistant Headteacher - Mr R Goodman
Assistant Headteacher - Mr C Roberts
Assistant Headteacher - Mr P William-Powlett

Head of Year 7 - Mr J Exley
Acting Head of Year 8 - Mr P Roddy
Head of Year 9 - Mrs M Birtwistle
Head of Year 10 - Mrs D Outen
Head of Year 11 - Mr B Earl