Ferryhill Business & Enterprise College
‘Inspiring learners to succeed as enterprising individuals’
Ferryhill College is a secondary 11-16 school for boys and girls. Some 600 students are drawn principally from five primary schools in Ferryhill, Ferryhill Station and Chilton. Excellent liaison with our partner primary schools allow for curriculum links, effective information transfer, and initiatives such as ICT and summer schools, cluster out of hours learning programme and a KS2/3 Transition Teacher.
The college’s mission is to provide a caring, orderly environment in which all students learn and develop a thirst for knowledge. We work in partnership with our community to ensure that quality teaching meets everyone’s needs. We set high standards, find ways to continuously improve and recognise our successes.
The School was inspected in 2014 by Ofsted and was judged to be Good with Outstanding Features. Ofsted reports can be viewed on the Ofsted website using a link on the FBEC site. In the past five years the college has seen a radical improvement in its GCSE performances. The College is now ranked in the top 21% of schools in England a trend that repeats successes from previous years.
Ferryhill Business & Enterprise College values its people very highly – students, staff, governors and visitors. Staff members are friendly, supportive, hard-working and determined. We place great emphasis on ‘getting things right’, setting and achieving high standards. Our performance is improving over time, this is a tribute to teamwork and partnership. Our school is well regarded by parents where 96% of parents tell us that teaching at the school is good and that their children are happy.