Once GCSEs are complete, Tynedale and its neighbours Newcastle and Gateshead offer plenty of options for further study.

Sixth Form Colleges

Newcastle Sixth Form college (part of Newcastle College – see below) offers an alternative to staying on a the local high school.


Newcastle College’s main Rye Hill Campus is conveniently located near Central Station, allowing frequent bus and rail connections. Go North East’s 10X from Hexham/Prudhoe stops next to the campus on Scotswood Road


Newcastle offers two universities, both within easy travelling distance by bus or train.

Newcastle University is located towards the northern edge of the city centre. The University is next to the Haymarket and Eldon Square bus station, offering bus links to Tynedale and further afield. Additionally, the University is 15 minutes away from Central Station.