Key Information

School Contact Information

Postal Address
Head Teacher
Harton Academy
Lisle Road, South Shields
Tyne & Wear
NE34 6DL
Tel. 0191 427 4050
Fax. 0191 427 1478

Executive Head Teacher: Sir Ken Gibson
Head of School: Mr David Amos
Chair of Illuminare Multi Academy Trust: Mr Scott Duffy
Chair of governing body: Mr Mark Usher | Address: Harton Academy, Lisle Road, South Shields, Tyne and Wear, NE34 6DL
SENCO: Mrs R Wall | Email:
Careers Leader: Dr C Sinnett | Email:

Member of staff who deals with queries:
Miss Pam Lynn (PA to Executive Head Teacher / Leadership and Governance Manager)
Mrs Marilyn Hynes (PA to Executive Head Teacher)

Admission Arrangements

Harton Academy Admissions Policy 2019-2020
Harton 6th Form Admission Policy 2020-2021

Harton Academy still observe the Local Authority admissions code.
Please click here to view our admission arrangements via the Local Authority’s website.

Information for Parents School Education in September 2019.

Ofsted Reports

Ofsted (Office for Standards in Education, Children’s Services and Skills) awards Harton Technology College (now Harton Academy) with ‘Outstanding’ status once again.

Read full report here or view via the Ofsted website here

Key Stage 4 Results (2019)

  • 68% of students achieved a grade 9 to 4 or equivalent in 5 or more GCSEs
  • 63% of students achieved Standard Pass in English and Maths (4 and above)
  • 59% of students achieved 5 or more Standard Passes including English and Maths (C/4 and above)
  • 26% of students achieved the English Baccalaureate
  • 95.1% of students achieved 9 to 4 or equivalent
  • 98.9% of students achieved 1 or more 9 to 1 or equivalent
  • 98.5% of students achieved 5 or more 9 to 1 or equivalent

Click here for more information on Key Stage 4 results.

Key Stage 5 Results (2020)

Overall positive A Level Value Added (VA) = +0.23 (Un-validated)

This means that across the 6th form the students on average achieved above their target grades which are very demanding and based on GCSE average points score.
A-Level pass rate = 100% 

36.8% of students achieved 3 A-levels at grades A*-B

60.7% of students achieved 3 A-levels at grades A*-C

Click here for more information on Key Stage 5 results.

Performance Tables

Access the performance tables on the GOV.UK website

Please click here to access performance tables


Curriculum Policy

Click here for Key Stage 4 Curriculum Information

Click here for Key Stage 5 Curriculum Information

Safeguarding at Harton Academy

Click here to view safeguarding information for Harton Academy

Behaviour Policy

Click here to see our Behaviour Management Policy

Complaints Policy

Click here to see our Complaints Policy

Disadvantaged Students (Pupil Premium)

Click here to see our pupil premium

Year 7 Literacy & Numeracy Catch-up Premium

No. <L4 KS2 Students who made progress from starting point No. of students who started year 7 < L4, who had reached L4 at end of y7
Reading 15 13 (86%) 7 (46%)
Writing 13 11 (84%) 5 (38%)
maths 26 14 (53%) 8 (31%)


Charging and Remissions Policies

Click here to see our charging and remissions policies

Values and Ethos

Click here to view our school’s ethos and values


Click here to view full governance information

Special Educational Needs (SEN) Report

Click here to view our SEN Information Report

Fundamental British Values coverage at Harton

Click here for our fundamental British Values coverage at Harton