The school office is currently closed.

If you are delivering goods, collecting a pupil or there is an emergency please ring the door bell and wait for someone to come (you may need to ring more than once).

We are no longer taking telephone calls, all communications are currently through email.

Key Worker bookings, information, cancellations, changes, updates etc: Contact Dave Clay: d.clay@peletrust.org.uk

Before and after school information, cancellations, changes, updates etc: Contact Nicola Dooher: nicola.dooher@dhpschool.uk

For queries related to pupils working at home or for contact with teachers re support or resources, contact the teacher directly via Class Dojo.

Any other needs, including contractors, please email Anna at admin@dhpschool.uk

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  • Darras Hall Primary School, Middle Drive, Ponteland, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE20 9DS
  • 01661 823857
  • admin@dhpschool.uk

Mr Trevor Swann (Co-opted)

Trevor Swann has worked in education for over 35 years, including roles as Headteacher in three different schools and Her Majesty’s Inspector of Schools (HMI) with Ofsted. From his work with Ofsted, Trevor worked for the Mouchel Group as a Principal Consultant to support school and local authority improvements across the UK and for the sponsorship of new academies.


Currently, Trevor currently works as the Interim Principal at Grindon Hall Christian School in Sunderland and also as a part-time Education Adviser for the Department of Education (DfE).


Trevor joined the Governing Body of Darras Hall First School in 2012 as a Local Authority Governor. He lives in Ponteland and his grandson attends the school

Declaration of Pecuniary and Personal Interest