Jo is an active volunteer in local NHS maternity services and parent services via a charitable organisation. The Teesside Princess, a two-deck river boat, docks alongside and offers river cruises to Yarm, via Preston Park all year round. Around the town hall, the largest outdoor market in the north east of England, which has been in existence since the 1300s, is held every Wednesday and Saturday.[16]. The town has many suburbs with individual identities: Fairfield, Grangefield, Hardwick, Hartburn, Elm Tree Farm, Norton, Roseworth, Newtown, Bishopsgarth and Oxbridge to name a few. Home; The Grangefield Academy; The Grangefield Academy. The town centre has retained a number of the original yards such as Wasp Nest Yard, Hambletonian Yard and Ship Inn Yard that would have historically been a feature. It became a unitary authority on 1 April 1996 and part of the Tees Valley region. Stockton Football Club existed from 1882 until it folded 1975. The Grangefield Academy is a member of the Northern Education Trust. SUPP = Suppressed: in certain circumstances we will suppress an establishment's data. That’s why we need a strong Labour Council dedicated to maintaining the best possible services and putting forward a positive vision and agenda for the entire Stockton-on-Tees Borough; that puts the well-being of our children and older people first; and defends you against Tory cuts. More detail is available in Figures in the performance tables will only include those qualifications documented on the list of approved qualifications for the performance tables. This website uses cookies to improve your experience. This is a matter of dispute, but Stockton was only a part of Norton until the eighteenth century, when it became an independent parish in its own right. Year 9’s is purple. Since he did not obtain a patent, Walker received neither fame nor wealth for his invention, but he was able to retire some years before his death. The club currently fields three senior teams at weekends in the 1st, 2nd and 3rd Divisions of the Dukes North East Premier League. Work to improve the grades and reputation of the school began, and by 2018, GCSE results were the best ever. A Grade II listed theatre built in 1936 on the same site as two previous theatres, it has hosted many famous acts such as Buddy Holly, the Platters, Guy Mitchell, the Rolling Stones, the Animals, Cilla Black, Carl Perkins, Cliff Richard, the Shadows and Chuck Berry. The name is thought by some to derive from the Anglo-Saxon word Stocc meaning log, tree trunk or wooden post. Stockton began as an Anglo-Saxon settlement on high ground close to the northern bank of the River Tees. Overlooking the lake, the bandstand provides live band music on Sunday afternoons, during the summer months. Stockton Cricket Club was established in 1816, and has been located at the Grangefield Cricket Ground, Grangefield since 1891. In 1985, another school merged in, and the combined entity was renamed Grangefield School. Beyond the Princess of Wales Bridge, the slipway at the River Tees Watersports Centre is situated at the western area of Northshore, which is currently development and leads up to the Tees Barrage. We organise UK open data by location and signpost the source. Accept cookies. [citation needed], Following an Ofsted inspection in December 2012, the school was placed in "Special Measures" under the Education Act 2005 because it was failing to provide an acceptable standard of education and the persons responsible for leading, managing and governing the school were not demonstrating the capacity to secure the necessary improvements in the inadequate achievements of pupils, quality of teaching, standards of behaviour, and managerial leadership. It occupies two floors; the ground floor incorporates Stockton Borough Council's Customer Services Centre and Cashiers, an adult lending library and a children's library. The Tees Walkway on the north bank of the river can be accessed from the town centre by the Teesquay Millennium Footbridge or the Riverside Footbridge and provides a walk along the embankment, as well as a cycle path which forms part of the National Cycle Network. The area later saw a £12million regeneration which involved mass demolition or refurbishment of the existing properties, as well as new housing and community facilities being built.[11]. Find all the transport options for your trip from Stockton-on-Tees to The Grangefield Academy right here. Several miles to the west of the town is the A1(M) Motorway. In previous years absence data was based on the autumn and spring terms only. Modern additions included a sports hall and library. Home games are now played at the Grangefield Ground following a historic community partnership agreement with Stockton Cricket club and Grangefield Academy in 2015. The town centre retail is largely concentrated within two shopping centres, Castlegate and Wellington Square. The school dates back to 1896, originating as the Stockton Higher Grade School.