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.