Frequently asked questions asked by parents looking for the best schools near Oakroyd Hotel

How do I find out what schools are available around Hartlepool? 

There are some frighteningly frank websites for you to choose from. The Government one is You simply enter your location, perhaps Hartlepool, or another location and select primary schools or secondary schools. All the information parents need all there in percentages!

You could also try the paid for websites like . This one is quite cheap and you can pay monthly.

This is of course just the very first stage in selecting a school. You will to need see the videos on this page before even thinking of visiting the shortlist of schools on your list.

How do I find the state school catchment area in or around Oakroyd Hotel? 
If you just need to know your school catchment area try .If you are looking for exhaustive information on the schools as well go to

How do I find out how good a school is?
You will absolutely have to visit the school. However, do look at the video below. For armed is to be fore warned!

Nursery Schools

What's the difference between nursery and preschool? 
Preschools usually work around a formal curriculum and trained teachers - making them a little more expensive! Nursery schools are usually a more relaxed learning environment and more flexible enrolment terms. They are also cheaper and vary greatly.

What age is a preschooler? Ages up to 4 is considered preschooler with toddlers are 1 - 3 year old bracket. Basically 4-year-old are not 'toddling' around any more and so are no longer toddlers!

What does preschool mean? A preschool, or nursery school, is a pre-primary school, or play school for early childhood education. Preschool is for children before they begin compulsory education at primary school. 

Is Pre K considered preschool? Pre K schools are pre-kindergartens.

This page should help you answer these school finding questions!


Local Area Creches and Day Nurseries for TS26
Click also to find: Childcare Services, Nursery Schools, After School Care

PreSchools and Playgroups for Hartlepool

Ready Steady Grow! Day Nursery

171 Elwick Rd, Hartlepool TS26 9NP, UK – 01429 890729

My daughter is in the babies room at this nursery and I cannot fault the professionalism of the the staff there To see my daughter's face light up with excitement every time we take her and then to see that same smile when she sees the staff leads us to believe that she is happy and safe in the nursery. There have been occasions when she has had to be taken home but on occasion they have been in constant contact with either myself or my wife. I can't recommend this nursery enough. You just have to look at how happy your child is to know how good it is. As far as I am concerned, this nursery is flawless and all the staff especially those in the babies room with my daughter are amazing. Well deserved 5 stars.

Footprints Learning for Life Nursery

Tees St, Hartlepool TS24 8HA, UK – 01429 261122

Very friendly, fantastic service, I would highly recommend

Ward Jackson Nursery School

Clark St, Hartlepool TS24 7LE, UK – 01429 293888

After School Care

Clavering Primary School

Clavering Rd, Hartlepool TS27 3PN, UK – 01429 422088

I worked as a one to one at Clavering and loved every moment, sadly due to family circumstances I had to leave but I couldn't fault the staff or school absolutely lovely to work at x

Stranton Primary School

47A Stockton Rd, Hartlepool TS25 1TX, UK – 01429 275595

Love it lovey staff lovely pupils sps all the way

Kingsley Primary School

1 Taybrooke Ave, Hartlepool TS25 5JR, UK – 01429 273102

Really good Primary school, well located, and recently upgraded and refurbished. Have heard from other teachers in the area it's one of the best schools in the area. Used to go here myself many years ago.

Excellent primary school, love by kids, parents and teachers too.

Choosing a school around Hartlepool. This is an Australian video but has some really good Tips!

Hartlepool Independent Schools - Prep & Secondary - for Hartlepool

Independent Schools for Hartlepool - private preparatory and senior schools. Prep schools age 8 yrs to 11yrs or 13 yrs. Senior schools age 11yrs or 13 yrs to 18yrs. Some independent schools have a pre-prep department (age 3 to 8yrs) as well as prep and senior schools. Independent schools can be co-educational or single sex.

Best Hartlepool Secondary Schools -

High Tunstall College of Science

Elwick Rd, West Park, Hartlepool TS26 0LQ, UK – 01429 261446

It is a snazzy school but the food is a bit oof 5.68/10 there's a lot of emos

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St Hild's Church of England School

King Oswy Drive, Hartlepool TS24 9PB, UK – 01429 273041

They needs to rebuild on their rules

Eldon Grove Academy

Eldon Grove, Hartlepool TS26 9LY, UK – 01429 273895

A very good school.

I went here

Independent Schools

The Hartlepool School Cambian

Hartlepool TS25 1NN, UK – 01429 224965

Local Authority Schools - Primary & Secondary Schools

Local Authority primary and secondary schools for TS26 9HT . LEA primary schools age 4yrs (the year in which a child is 5) to 11yrs. Secondary schools age 11yrs to 16yrs or 18 yrs. Each school has a local catchment area.

Primary Schools

Brougham Primary School

Brougham Terrace, Hartlepool TS24 8EY, UK – 01429 273663

I love this school. Best school ever. The teachers are AMAZING!!!

This school is the best schoo ever charli rose

West View Primary School

Davison Dr, Hartlepool TS24 9JG, UK – 01429 267466

I miss you west view if you don't remember me it's Toni Dent i was inside k Taylor's class I miss you all and you all of my BFFS

Amazing school! Support for children and parents.

Rossmere Primary School

Catcote Rd, Hartlepool TS25 3JL, UK – 01429 274608

Great place to work. ..

Hard to exit if in car

Ofsted is the Office for Standards in Education, Childrenโ€™s Services and Skills. Ofsted reports directly to Parliament and is independent and impartial, inspecting and regulating services which care for children and young people, and those providing education and skills for learners of all ages.

Click for the full database of OFSTED's inspection reports - check out schools in TS26 or anywhere in the country.
GetTheRightSchool was formed to offer a unique reference point on getting your child into the school of your choice. The web site covers all you need to about education choices with tips and a guide to the application process and issues that could impact your child's school day, from dealing with bullying, to money issues, to how to work out school catchment areas when they move schools.
Independent Schools Council Website - has a search facility: by county, school or postcode. The ISC brings together eight associations of independent schools, their heads, bursars and governors and represents over 1,200 independent schools in the UK and overseas.
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Dyslexia support centres
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Special schools for Hartlepool for moderate to severe learning difficulties, ADHD, Autism, Physical impairment, complex health needs, communication difficulties, dyspraxia and other special needs.

Special Needs Schools around you

catcote academy

2 Catcote Rd, Hartlepool TS25 4HD, UK – 01429 264036

Special needs college, it's recommended

Springwell School

Wiltshire Way, Hartlepool TS26 0TB, UK – 01429 280600

Catcote Academy

193 Brierton Ln, Hartlepool TS25 4AA, UK – 01429 264036

Website with facility to search for many different kinds of special needs schools and links to lots of support groups.  Find a special needs school near Hartlepool or search the website for special schools throughout the UK

Adult Education Centres for TS26 - Language Tuition

Adult Education Centres for Hartlepool which may run evening or daytime language classes

Adult Education

Hartlepool Adult Education Centre

6-8 Tower St, Hartlepool TS24 7HD, UK – 01429 868616


Hartlepool College of Further Education

Stockton St, Hartlepool TS24 7NT, UK – 01429 295111

Congratulations to the people resposible for all the hard work, making Thursday night (28th Nov 2013) a memorable occasion for the students who won the awards. The film shows were brilliant and the music well orchestrated. At the end of the evening magnificent food was provided, which had been prepared and presented by the student chefs . Thanks also to the dedication of the tutors for the support they have given their students over their academic years at the college.

K.R.Dance Studios

47a Dalton St, Hartlepool TS26 9EL, UK – 07590 322792

Fantastic place to learn! My daughter has been here for 2 years now and we couldn't imagine being anywhere else. The staff mum's and get team mates are like family to us! Great facilities, clean and tidy and supportive friendly staff!

My daughter attends this dance school and absolutely loves it here.

Language Schools

Ward Jackson C of E Primary School

Clark St, Hartlepool TS24 7LE, UK – 01429 293777

Hi, cool school! Love the yard. :)

it was amazing best school ever

Dyke House School

Mapleton Rd, Hartlepool TS24 8NQ, UK – 01429 266377

It is amazing if you actually want a decent education

Its a good school and gives you lots and I mean LOTS of education and it is really strict and the teachers get cocky with you and theyight be having a joke but it gets soooooo annoying like my maths teacher spelled me name wrong ON PURPOSE and I wasn't happy ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚

High Tunstall College of Science

Elwick Rd, West Park, Hartlepool TS26 0LQ, UK – 01429 261446

It is a snazzy school but the food is a bit oof 5.68/10 there's a lot of emos

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Language Schools for Hartlepool

Language schools for TS26. Also consider Adult Education Centres which might run evening language classes

Private Tutors for Hartlepool

Private Tuition for TS26
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Private Tutors

Em Personal Tuition

11 Church St, Hartlepool TS24 7DJ, UK – 01429 232895

Brilliant. Tutors are so patient and dedicated. Katlin loves going and grades have improved as well as confidence.

First Class Learning Maths & English Tuition (Hartlepool & Billingham)

St. Teresa's Parish Hall, Braemar Road, Hartlepool TS25 3AS, UK – 01429 234459

Kumon Maths & English

Old Home Farm, Front St, Hart, Hartlepool TS27 3AX, UK – 01429 421682